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Patrol warns against drinking and driving this Fourth of July

OSHP made over 700 OVI stops in 2019 The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be out on the highways cracking down on impaired drivers during ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Funding available to expand community WIFI in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and AEP Ohio announce new funding opportunity to increase Internet access NELSONVILLE — Through a partnership between the Foundation for Appalachian ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

USDA Forest Service seeks applicants for Landscape Scale Restoration Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service Eastern Region is requesting applications for the FY 2021 Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) competitive grant program. The LSR ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Feeding the needy: Ironton Lawrence CAO hosts food giveaway

By Austin Johnson For The Ironton Tribune SOUTH POINT — Ironton Lawrence County Community Action Organization partnered with the Ohio Food Bank Thursday morning to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Two arrested on drug charges

SOUTH POINT — Two people were arrested on Thursday morning after a months-long investigation into drug trafficking. Around 9 a.m., members of the Lawrence County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mark Shaffer.

South Point gets $200,000 for community center

Will be used to modernize building The village of South Point will be receiving $200,000 from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for renovating its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Heath Harrison.

Chesapeake resident named to Harding University dean’s list

SEARCY, ARKANSAS — Andrew Miller, Sophomore exercise science major, is among more than 1,500 Harding University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Expanding its footprint: Central Hardware grows into Kresge building

Central Hardware & Furniture continues to expand its retail space with the purchase of the old Kresge store on Third Street in downtown Ironton. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mark Shaffer.

School news

Miami University names local to dean’s list OXFORD — Kalee Gannon was named to the dean’s list at Miami University for the 2019-20 spring semester. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Johnson, Brown introduce broadband legislation proposals

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, introduced the Wireless Broadband Competition and Efficient Deployment Act this week as part of what he said is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Huntington dance studio takes to the great outdoors in Lawrence County

By Taylor Burnette The Ironton Tribune CHESAPEAKE — A Huntington, West Virginia, dance studio has adapted by taking their classes outside, and across the Ohio ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Livestock Show set for fairgrounds

Event will run from July 14-16 ROME TOWNSHIP — When it was announced in May that the Lawrence County Fair was canceled due to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Heath Harrison.

Tennessee fugitive arrested in Ironton

A woman wanted out of Tennessee on a weapons charge was arrested in Ironton on Wednesday. At 8 a.m., the Ironton Police Department and the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mark Shaffer.

State sets ups color-coded COVID-19 health advisory system

Lawrence County is in second alert level of four-level system COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unveiled a color-coded health advisory system on Thursday, designed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Heath Harrison.

DeWine unveils guidelines for schools reopening

Masks required for faculty, strongly advised for students third grade and up COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unveiled on Thursday guidelines for the opening ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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