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Don Lee: Looking into the adventures of Lucky Lindy Lindbergh

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Lee is taking a break from his column this week. The following is a piece that originally was published in two of ... Read more

10 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Talk to lawyer before entering a drunk driving plea

Dear Lawyer Mark: I got pulled over on the highway recently, and the police made me get out of the car. After I took some ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Doug Johnson: Trying to break a texting record leads to record bill

Text-messaging is a popular form of communication for both young and old alike. But for two central Pennsylvania friends it became a very expensive one. ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Shawn Dominy: Takeout alcoholic drinks in Ohio: one for the road?

Now that Ohioans can buy three takeout margaritas with their enchiladas to go, is it OK to sip one on the way home? If not, ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Guardian Animal to have 5K for animals

One month to go! Guardian Animal Medical Center is hosting a 5K run and 1-mile dog walk on Saturday, May 22. We missed it last ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Making events possible

It was at this time last year that high school seniors across the nation were faced with a very different end of their school year ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Tim Ballard: Be wary of student loan repayment companies

If you owe money on federal student loans, you should be wary of sales pitches from companies offering to help borrowers lower their payments, warns ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Delivering results for Ohio

We passed the American Rescue Plan to get shots in people’s arms, money in families’ pockets, children back in schools and workers back on the ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The Shining shines, whether it’s the novel or the movie

It’s difficult to revisit Stephen King’s “The Shining” without picturing Jack Nicholson’s menacingly arched eyebrows and famously ad-libbed line “Here’s Johnny!” in Stanley Kubrick’s film, ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: Never hesitate to act

April has been proclaimed as Child Abuse Prevention Month by both Lawrence County and the City of Ironton. The observance, which coincides with a national ... Read more

7 days ago by Editorial Board.

Don Lee: One-eyed aviator Wiley Post met his sad end in Alaska

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Lee is taking a break from his column this week. The following is a piece that originally was published on Nov. 26, ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Jim Crawford: Restoring faith in us

You may agree or disagree with Joe Biden, but after nearly half a century in Americans politics, you know Joe. With Joe Biden, what you ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Caring for a turkey vulture is tricky

We have a turkey vulture in the hospital. While vultures are common and we see them everywhere, they are not common in our rehab program ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Doug Johnson: Even after 14 years, Virginia Tech shooting still shocking

On April 16, Virginia Tech will commemorate the 14th anniversary of when a student, Seung-Hui Cho, got a gun, walked onto the campus in Blacksburg, ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: Back to normal, safely

Last weekend, the city of Ironton hosted three Easter egg hunts across they city, which were organized along with the Lawrence County commissioners, Ironton City ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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