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Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune

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Sewer line repaired at county jail

Pipe cracked after inmate flushed uniform A collapsed sewer line at the Lawrence County Jail has been fixed after it backed up into a single ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, October 30, 2020 4:04 pm

COVID-19

30 new cases, 28th death from COVID-19 reported

Lawrence County COVID-19 deaths have now reached 28, the Lawrence County Health Department reported on Thursday. That breaks down to 16 females and 12 males, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:14 pm

News

BEST OF 2020: Morris Barbershop has always been a family business

This year’s Best of the Tri-State winner in the Best Barber Shop category was Morris Barbershop, which has been a fixture in downtown Ironton for ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:08 pm

News

Lawrence County has 26th COVID-19 death

The Lawrence County Health Department is reporting the 26th COVID-19 death in the county on Wednesday. “We are reporting another COVID-19-related death today,” the health ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:08 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Ironton, Coal Grove Trick or Treat moved to Saturday

On Wednesday, the City of Ironton announced that Trick or Treat has been moved to Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m. The Village of Coal Grove has ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:40 pm

News

Portsmouth attorney indicted: Mearan could face 70 years in prison

PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth attorney was indicted last week on 18 felony charges related to human trafficking and prostitution with some of the charges going ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:03 am

COVID-19

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases top 1,000

Lawrence County hit a sad record this weekend when the number of positive COVID-19 cases reached over 1,000 on Saturday. By Monday, the number was ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 26, 2020 6:07 pm

News

Sheriff to get new cruisers

There will be some new cruisers on the roads of Lawrence County after the commissioners approved a request from Sheriff Jeff Lawless. On Tuesday, the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:36 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County sees highest one-day total of new COVID-19 cases

On Monday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a single day.   “We are reporting 30 new ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:40 pm

News

Voting early

Board of elections seeing high number of voters With the general election less than two weeks away on Nov. 3, to say the Lawrence County ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:14 am

News

Water mains to be flushed in Chesapeake area this week

Aqua Ohio employees will open fire hydrants to flush water mains in the Chesapeake area this week, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 2 ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 19, 2020 12:27 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County has 25th COVID-19 death, over 900 have had the novel coronavirus

On Sunday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported that the county has had over 900 COVID-19 cases since March 25 and that a 25th person ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 19, 2020 11:03 am

News

Yost addresses voting issues

Advises Ohioans not to engage in illegal activities On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General David Yost released a video addressing concerns about early voting in the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:51 am

COVID-19

Lawrence County sees rise in COVID-19

Virus being spread at community events In their meeting on Tuesday, the Lawrence County Commissioners went through their items on the agenda in about two ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

News

Braidy Industries emerges with new name

Now called Unity Aluminum The Greenup, Kentucky company Braidy Industries announced on Tuesday that the company has a new name. In a release, the company ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, October 16, 2020 4:15 pm

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