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Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022

Wednesday Chesapeake Elementary School will host its kindergarten registration from 8:30–11 a.m. and from noon–2:30 p.m. Registration is by appointment only. To make an appointment, ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Reports.

CAO gets grant for Recovery Ecosystem Expansion Initiative

The Ironton-Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization has gotten a grant to help the recovered get back into the workforce. The Appalachian Regional Commission has ... Read more

13 hours ago by Mark Shaffer.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author J.D. Vance quits firm after tweets

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance has resigned from the board of a company that uses green technology to mass-produce food in ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

SOMC Development Foundation to host online auction to benefit Caritas fund

PORTSMOUTH — The Southern Ohio Medical Center Development Foundation will host an on-line auction May 6. The event, Race for the Roses, is a horse ... Read more

13 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Food: Sante Fe Chicken Saute

• 2 teaspoons chili powder • 1 teaspoon ground cumin • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil • 1 3/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves • ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Reports.

April Calendar of Events

Monday Ironton Schools Board Meeting The Ironton School Board will meet 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Ironton High School Cafeteria, 1701 S. Seventh St., Ironton. Upon ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Lawrence County Clean-up event set for May 14

Lawrence County has scheduled its first clean-up event for the year, county commission president DeAnna Holliday announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commission. ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Simmons.

Swarm of large, noisy cicadas about to emerge across Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG — Get ready! We’re about to be bombarded by a swarm of very noisy, very large bugs. A type of cicada that only comes ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Food: Blueberry Cheesecake Pie

• 1 can (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling, divided • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind, divided (optional) • 1 6-ounce graham cracker pie crust • ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

HGTV star Ford will be OU commencement speaker

ATHENS — Leanne Ford, a 2003 Ohio University graduate, self-taught interior designer and co-host of “Home Again with The Fords” on HGTV, will deliver OU’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Workforce Solutions offering deckhand training

ASHLAND, Ky. — Workforce Solutions is offering a one-week deckhand training course. According to Chris Boggs, Business and Industry Project Coordinator, deckhands operate and maintain ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Arts & Culture: Madeline Tipton

Genre/Style: Visual Art and Hand-Lettered Signs Location: Ashland, Kentucky How did the project start? I have made art ever since I could remember. I recently ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Food truck rally scheduled for May

SOUTH POINT — With warm weather finally here, the Village of South Point is bringing back its food truck rallies. Mayor Jeff Gaskin said one ... Read more

3 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Guardian Animal to have 5K for animals

One month to go! Guardian Animal Medical Center is hosting a 5K run and 1-mile dog walk on Saturday, May 22. We missed it last ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

House GOP spending plan includes 2 percent personal income tax cut

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohioans would receive a 2 percent personal income tax cut and the state would fund schools in a more equitable fashion under ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

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