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Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune

Business

Man has long history in construction

Taylor built his first house at the age of 17 Jim Taylor has a long history in the construction business. His business, Jim Taylor Construction, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

News

Commissioners seek nominations for 2021 Veteran of the Year

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners, they discussed nominations for the 2021 Lawrence County Veteran of the Year. “This is an award we ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Sheriff warns of phone scam

A familiar phone scam is making its rounds around Lawrence County again. It begins with a notice that it is from the sheriff’s office and ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Coal Grove

Family Fun Days returns

After a year off, Coal Grove will have Family Fun Days at Paul Porter Park before the Fourth of July holiday this year. “We are ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

News

South Shore to have party to improve park

SOUTH SHORE, Ky. — A civic club in South Shore, Kentucky, has a long-term plan for building up the city’s Rotary Park and is throwing ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Obituaries

Charles Jarrett

Charles Jarrett Charles “Jacob” Jarrett, 30, of South Point, died on Monday, June 7, 2021 at CAMC, Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral service will be noon ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:42 pm

Obituaries

Robert Wade

Robert Wade Robert Allen Wade, 62 of South Point, died at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Slack ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:09 pm

Obituaries

Joan Robbins

Joan Robbins Joan Robbins, 87, of New Boston, died on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at River Run Healthcare in Portsmouth. A private family burial will ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:07 pm

News

Material Hugs: OUS faculty start quilting guild for veterans

Red, white and blue triangular fabric pieces sewn to surrounding square patches represent more than just hours of meticulous work. For Dr. Martha Evans, they ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:31 am

News

Touring the gardens of Ironton

IIB’s annual Over the Backyard Fence returns Instead of just taking a peek at a beautiful garden while out on a walk, people will be ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, June 7, 2021 12:00 am

Gallery

Honoring the ultimate sacrifice (WITH GALLERY)

Memorial service held in Woodland Cemetery On Sunday, people gathered at Woodland Cemetery to honor the Lawrence Countians buried in Soldiers Field. The Veterans Memorial ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 am

News

Collins, Cooper honored for their contributions

“I don’t deserve any of this,” said World War II U.S. Army veteran Buell Collins as he spoke to the crowd assembled on the Lawrence ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:00 am

Gallery

Getting parade ready (WITH GALLERY)

Past grand marshals gather for meal, fellowship On Tuesday night, the past grand marshals of the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day parade gathered for the first ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:00 am

News

MEMORIAL DAY 2021: Honorary Grand Marshal Tim Carpenter

The honorary grand marshal for the 153rd Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade is Tim Carpenter. “It is an honor,” he said. He is the Lawrence ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:26 am

News

Ironton Tuesday Night concerts kick off June 1

City Heat to open series, McNurlin to play June 8 The Ironton Tuesday Summer Concert Series is all set to resume a full season of ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:00 am

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