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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

7 hours ago by Mark Shaffer.

OU to provide one-time grant funding to help students get connected

ATHENS – Ohio University has announced the new “OHIO Get Connected Grant,” a one-time, $750 award to help meet technology needs for all full-time, first-year, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Gov. DeWine orders children to wear masks as schools reopen

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine issued a health order Tuesday requiring masks for children returning to in-person classes this fall.   The governor pleaded ... Read more

8 hours ago by Associated Press.

Education association wants remote learning for schools in counties with higher cases of COVID-19

By The Center Square COLUMBUS– The Ohio Education Association (OEA) wants schools in counties with higher cases of COVID-19 to start the year with remote ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Baldridge congratulates Cupp on becoming speaker

COLUMBUS – Ohio Rep. Brian Baldridge, R-90, congratulated Bob Cupp, R-4, last week on his selection as the next Speaker of the Ohio House of ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio elections chief seeks openness for dark money groups

COLUMBUS (AP) — The source of money contributed to so-called dark money groups operating in Ohio and trying to influence the political process should be ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Cabell Huntington Hospital earns Optum’s Center of Excellence Designation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Cabell Huntington Hospital’s (CHH) Center for Surgical Weight Control has been named a Center of Excellence (COE) for bariatric surgery by the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

County urges safe practices on COVID-19

Health department director Dillon discusses testing, social distancing By Austin Johnson The Ironton Tribune The Lawrence County Health Department continues to urge residents to follow ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

King’s Daughters welcomes general surgeon Sean Ryan, M.D.

ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome general surgeon Sean Ryan, M.D., to its medical staff, joining KDMS General Surgery, surgeons Kevin Miller, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Lawrence County gets its first female fire chief

Dutey aims to give back to community By Taylor Burnette The Ironton Tribune HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Kim Dutey began her career as a volunteer firefighter ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Kitts Hill man indicted on sex charges

Sammons has pleaded not guilty to three counts A Kitts Hill man has found himself caught up in the Gallia County Sheriff’s Operation Predator, which ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Two suits target Ohio voting procedures ahead of 2020 election

COLUMBUS (AP) — Voting rights groups and Democrats filed separate lawsuits in Ohio on Friday aimed at making voting easier in the battleground state this ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

School supply giveaway set for Aug. 8

CHESAPEAKE — New Hope United Methodist Church is hosting a school supply giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 8 for families in the Fairland and Chesapeake school ... Read more

4 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Ohio House picks GOP ex-justice to replace its ousted leader

COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Thursday chose former state Supreme Court justice and current Rep. Bob Cupp to lead the Ohio House, replacing the ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Ohio among lowest insurance premiums for auto, home in country

COLUMBUS — Ohio insurance consumers pay among the lowest average auto and homeowners insurance premiums in the country according to a recent analysis, Ohio Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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