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Don Lee: Perseverance rover heading to Mars, MAX 737 likely to fly again

Before we go off into space, I really think that the Boeing 737 MAX will fly again this fall. The FAA has given an indication ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

Jim Crawford: Inspiration and anger

We are a nation in crisis. The coronavirus is killing so many of us, so cruelly. Our economy is failing as the virus prevents the ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Michael Reagan: The virus of anarchy threatens U.S.

I have very good reasons to be worried about catching the coronavirus. I fit the demographic profile for the most typical victim – I’m 75 ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the editor: As infections rise locally, please follow the guidelines

I wanted to update you on King’s Daughters COVID-19 infection rate. It is important to know the infection rate because it reflects the portion of ... Read more

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Editorial: A much-welcome return

Yesterday marked the reopening of a valued part of downtown Ironton. The Vault Market opened its doors to customers for the first time since COVID-19 ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Sometimes, mischief will take us in directions we don’t want to go

When I was a young boy, I would often get bored during summer vacation from school.  My grandmother would tell me, “Idle hands are the ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Constitution has roots in Christ

As I write this, I find myself in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania. English Quaker William Penn founded Pennsylvania in 1681 when King Charles II ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Proper legal documents can help heirs avoid probate court

Dear Lawyer Mark: I have a question about my home place. I want my kids to have it when I die, and did a will ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Buying local helps business owners help community, economy

Buy local, they say. But why?, you ask. Local purchasing is a consumer preferring to buy locally-produced goods and services over those produced farther away. ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Tom Purcell: Laughter really is still the best medicine

I missed it again. So did the rest of America. July 1’s unofficial International Joke Day came and went without fanfare. That’s regrettable, because we ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Contentious atmosphere at Grayson protest

Armed counter protestors on streets, roofs of buildings By AUSTIN JOHNSON For The Ironton Tribune Editor’s note: The following is an account by Austin Johnson, ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Danny Tyree: Must we live with one foot in the grave?

“Shower the people you love with love/ Show them the way that you feel.” – James Taylor With all due respect to the five-time Grammy ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Readying for the return

In less than a month, school districts in Lawrence County will be resuming in-person classes for the first time since the governor ordered them closed ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Jeri Fields: COVID-19 Medicare scam alert

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: We must keep up fight on addiction

For more than 25 years, I’ve worked to address the drug addiction epidemic that has affected so many lives across Ohio. Over the last several ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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