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Editorial: Staying reliable online

Earlier this week, those who were seeking information from the Lawrence County Health Department on Facebook hit a temporary obstruction. For about a day, the ... Read more

31 mins ago by Editorial Board.

Don Lee: Yeager broke sound barrier while injured

I have to admit, I made a mistake in the last week’s column. I wrote that the P-80 Shooting Star that Yeager flew under the ... Read more

54 mins ago by Guest Columnist.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Make your vote and your voice heard in 2020

Last week, former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft and I joined forces to encourage all Ohioans to vote in this upcoming election. We both served as ... Read more

17 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Brea McClung: Is it right to be right…or left?

Political polarization in our country is more evident in our current world, country, state and even county than ever before. Social media may be one ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The best of our region

Today’s edition of the Ironton Tribune contains the results of our annual Best of the Best feature. We would like to thank everyone who took ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Progress is being made

Two years ago, it was announced that the Lawrence County Commission, working with then-Ohio Rep. Ryan Smith, R-93, had secured $1 million in appropriations from ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Remember to appreciate your pastor for all that he has done for you

October is National Clergy Appreciation Month. Most people don’t understand that being a pastor is one of the hardest jobs in the world. In addition ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The time Chuck Yeager flew a jet under a bridge in Charleston

Chuck Yeager was, and is, a quite a character. The pilot who broke the sound barrier in 1947, is still alive at 97. He was ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Being watchmen of liberty means eternal vigilance

I can only imagine the weight and responsibility that found itself weighing on the shoulders of the man as he climbed the ladder to the ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Rules are different for funeral procession

Dear Lawyer Mark: I was coming out from the Walmart the other day, and when I got to an intersection where I had the right ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the Editor: Republican policies favor only the wealthy

Still want to vote Republican? If you are a working person in Ohio, you get to pay income tax on all income. But if you ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Jeri Fields: Sign up for Medicare Part B online

For many people, signing up for Medicare Part B doesn’t require you to leave the comfort of home. Please visit our Medicare Part B webpage ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Nora Swango Stanger: Let the children play

I believe God put a special spirit of joy in children. If you don’t think so, just watch them. From the moment they can stand, ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Help your vet help your pet

Why can’t I get in to see my vet? We have plenty of veterinarians in our local area, but pets are having trouble getting seen ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Letter to the editor: Please vote for kind and compassionate leadership

I think everyone realizes how important, thoughtful and prayerful voting will be this year. Please consider how important the kind of country we leave for ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

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