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News

Friends look for answers in man’s death

There will be a vigil at 7 p.m. tonight for Treven Frazier, of Ironton. The Ironton man went missing on Sept. 13 in Huntington, West ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:23 pm

News

Trustees talk about mowing issues at Woodland Cemetery

After initially only letting in five people at a time at their Thursday meeting, the Woodland Cemetery Trustees came outside the cemetery’s brick office to ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:36 am

News

Phone callers claims to raise funds for local fire, EMS

  Mac Yates, Lawrence County EMS executive director of operations, said they had heard that telemarketers, under the name of “Firefighters and EMS Fund,” are ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:00 am

News

Hotel tax tabled for now

UTVs allowed on city streets, if licensed The Ironton City Council once again debated adding a 3 percent tax on hotel rooms and once again, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:02 am

COVID-19

Eight new cases of COVID-19 reported on Monday

On Monday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported eight new cases of COVID-19. Among those, seven are female and one is male. The ages ranged ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, September 14, 2020 5:10 pm

Obituaries

Obituaries – 9/14/2020

Ernest McCormack Jr. Aug. 21, 1948–Sept. 12, 2020   Ernest “Bud” Keith McCormack Jr. peacefully died at his home on Sept. 12, 2020, surrounded by ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, September 14, 2020 10:55 am

News

Shoe drive to support cats

Humane Society fundraiser runs until Oct. 31 The Lawrence County Humane Society is having a shoe drive to help both humans and cats. Until Oct. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:34 pm

News

Switching gears — Pump station equipment replaced after 80 years

After 80 some years of service, the switch gears at Ironton’s Vesuvius flood control pump station have been replaced. The switch gears run as many ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:01 am

COVID-19

16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lawrence County

On Thursday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported 16 new cases of COVID-19. Among those, 10 were female and six were male. The ages ranged ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:04 pm

Coal Grove

Coal Grove votes to increase water rates

COAL GROVE — The village of Coal Grove is increasing water rates so a water plant can be built. The EPA wanted passage of water ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:35 am

COVID-19

Commission talks about COVID-19

Copley: False positives are expected, not widespread At the Tuesday meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners on Facebook, Lawrence County Health Department director Georgia Dillon ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:49 am

COVID-19

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases at 495

On Thursday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported its 495th positive case of COVID-19 since the first was reported on March 25.   There were ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:07 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County ranks 19 among Ohio’s 88 counties for COVID-19 cases

Lawrence County has dropped out of the top ten of counties with the most COVID-19 cases.   This week, the county was at 19 on ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:16 pm

News

Rallying on the river: Trump supporters to have local boat rally Saturday

This Saturday, area boaters and supporters of President Donald Trump will have a “Keep America Great Boat Rally. Organizer Stacey Holley said all participants are ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:18 am

COVID-19

Symmes Valley high school student reported to have COVID-19

Superintendents say schools, buses have been deeply sanitized School has barely started and they are already dealing with COVID-19 cases. Ironton schools opened last week ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:05 pm

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