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ODOT issues travel update

CHILLICOTHE — The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Lawrence County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. U.S. 52/Wal-Mart Way ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Chesapeake school board to meet Monday

The Chesapeake Board of Education will host a special board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, which will be livestreamed on the school district’s website. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio University announces updated plans for fall semester

President Nellis affirms commitment to safety and academic quality ATHENS — Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has announced updated plans for the University’s approach ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

23 Ohio death row inmates test positive for COVID-19

COLUMBUS (AP) — More than 20 Ohio death row inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak flaring up just this past week, The ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Press Room Recordings Receives International Awards

Press Room Recordings, a program by Armstrong Cable in partnership with The Ironton Tribune, is happy to announce that two of their episodes have been ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Reopening The Vault: Ironton business sets date for Friday

The Vault Market will reopen on Friday for the first time since the COVID-19 closures. Co-owner Abby Kuehne said the process took longer than originally ... Read more

5 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Ohio pharmacy board backs down on banning drug for COVID-19

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio pharmacy board reversed course Thursday and tossed a rule that would have prohibited use of a malaria drug for patients ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Chesapeake BOE meets Friday

CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday. The meeting will take place via Zoom and will be accessible ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Lawrence County remains at Level Three alert

State sees highest daily cases yet; DeWine pushes to change alcohol sales hours COLUMBUS — Lawrence County remained at Red Level Three for the second ... Read more

5 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Householder ousted as speaker after arrest in bribery scheme

Still to retain seat in Legislature COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio House ousted its Republican speaker as the chamber’s top leader in a historic, unanimous ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases have tripled since July 4

On Wednesday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported that the number of COVID-19 cases are now at 217. That is double the number of cases ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio House sets Thursday vote to remove disgraced speaker

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio House plans to vote Thursday on the removal of the disgraced House speaker arrested last week in connection with a ... Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

Ohio prohibits county fairs, will expand day care capacity

COLUMBUS  (AP) — Day cares can return to normal staffing ratios, but county fairs will be reduced to junior fairs featuring livestock competitions for children ... Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

United Way providing masks at Briggs library

Those in need of a face mask during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can find them at the Briggs Lawrence County Public Library’s main branch in ... Read more

6 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Huntington’s annual Chilifest canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Huntington, W.Va. — The annual Chilifest that supports the Ronald McDonald House of the Tri-State has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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