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Ohioans urged to wear masks

COLUMBUS — The number of coronavirus cases topped 4,000 over the weekend and Gov. Mike DeWine advised residents to begin wearing cloth masks when in ... Read more

10 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

Recycling sites to stay open

Commissioners in Lawrence and Scioto counties said they have worked to keep recycling bins in place for now. The Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District announced ... Read more

10 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

Ashland’s Summer Motion postponed

ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland’s annual music and arts festival Summer Motion has been postponed until 2021. The committee that puts on the event made the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Mark Shaffer.

Trump promotes non-medical masks

(MCT) — President Donald Trump said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that people wear “non-medical cloth” face coverings when entering public ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio ballot applications are now online

With the primary election delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Lawrence County Board of Elections is reminding voters that the new date for the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Community Calendar – 4/7/2020

Thursday Ironton City Council Meeting The Ironton City Council will meet at 6 p.m. The meeting not open to the public. It can be viewed ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Cancellations – 4/7/2020

Lawrence County DD Board Lawrence County Developmental Disabilities has canceled its April board meeting. Chesapeake Village Council Meeting Canceled The Chesapeake Village Council meeting scheduled ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Announcements – 4/7/20

— The leadership of Healing Our Nation Prayer Rally has canceled the Healing Our Nation Community Bible Giveaway 2020, scheduled for the Memorial Day parade, ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

4-Hers continue projects under COVID-19 restrictions

With restrictions on crowd size in place for the foreseeable future, organizers of many large events in the county are waiting to see what happens ... Read more

1 day ago by Heath Harrison.

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County has third case of COVID-19

On Thursday and Friday, the Lawrence County commissioners and the Lawrence County Health Department announced that there were a second and a third case of ... Read more

3 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Board taking requests for primary ballots

Due to the restrictions around the coronavirus, Ohio will have a nearly all-mail primary election on Tuesday April 28. Ohio Secretary of State Frank Larose ... Read more

3 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Recycling halted because of trash dumping

Effective next week, the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District is pulling its 30 recycling containers from 12 sites in Lawrence and Scioto counties because of ... Read more

3 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Senior Shopping Hours – 4/4/2020

Senior hours of local stores listed below: • Bartram & Son 2407 South 6th Street, Ironton 7-8 a.m. daily • Dollar General 520 South 3rd ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Community Calendar – 4/4/2020

Thursday Ironton City Council Meeting Ironton City Council Meeting The Ironton City Council will meet at 6 p.m. The meeting not open to the public. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Briggs Library news – 4/4/2020

The Briggs Lawrence County Public Library will remain closed until at least Monday, April 20 to ensure social distancing and public safety during the COVID-19 ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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