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News

Ironton Wizardfest delayed until 2021

Ironton Wizardfest will be taking 2020 off.   The announcement came on Friday from the festival organizers in a Facebook post that the third year ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:18 pm

News

Sheriff warns of phone scams targeting residents

Claim there is a warrant for arrest in an effort to get money Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the scammers are still ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 am

News

Liaison talks election security

Baldridge says Secretary of State taking numerous steps for November election During their virtual meeting on Tuesday, the Lawrence County Commissioners heard from Lori Baldridge, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:00 am

COVID-19

Lawrence County has 185 positive COVID-19 cases to date

98 out of isolation; 86 cases remain active On Thursday, there were 185 positive cases of COVID-19 recorded in Lawrence County since the first case ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:47 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Ironton City Council mandates masks

Ironton City Council mandates masks     People in the city of Ironton will have to wear a mask in public spaces to limit the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, July 17, 2020 8:11 pm

BREAKING NEWS

No jail time after former South Point assistant band director pleads no contest to three sexual imposition charges

A former South Point assistant band director was sentenced plead no contest to three counts of third degree misdemeanor sexual imposition charges on Friday in ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, July 17, 2020 3:48 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases double in 15 days

Lawrence County saw 13 more positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total up to 134 cases   The first case was identified on March ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:49 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County sees 14 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

Lawrence County saw a spike in positive cases of COVID-19 after the health department reported on Wednesday afternoon that there were 14 new cases bringing ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:11 pm

News

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases now over 100

On Sunday, Lawrence County hit an unhappy milestone with 100 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the first one was reported on March 25. As of Tuesday ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:53 pm

Columnists

Supporting children through a pandemic

Right now, families and young people are dealing with unprecedented financial stress, social isolation and abrupt changes to daily life. Child welfare agencies are worried ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:07 pm

Ashland, KY

Body recovered from Ohio River identified

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. — The body of an unidentified man found in the Ohio River near Catlettsburg, Kentucky on Thursday morning has been identified. Boyd County ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:47 pm

Ashland, KY

Boyd County Coroner seeks help identifying body recovered from Ohio River Thursday morning

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. — The body of an unidentified man was found in the Ohio River near Catlettsburg, Kentucky on Thursday morning and the Boyd County ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:19 pm

Coal Grove

Coal Grove gets $1M for water lines

Project could start this fall Coal Grove Mayor Gary Sherman is happy to see more funds coming in for the village to repair antiquated water ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:45 am

News

Man pleads guilty to three counts of rape

Former foster father Kelley sentenced to 20 years An Ironton man accused of raping foster children in his care in the 1990s has pleaded guilty ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:49 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Masks now mandatory in West Virginia

Last Thursday, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice warned that he may it mandatory that a mask be worn inside buildings and when social distancing isn’t ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, July 6, 2020 1:16 pm

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