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Jim Crawford: Trump’s has programmed multiple re-election productions

Trailing in virtually all polling by margins seemingly too wide to overcome, Trump Productions has turned to its best entertainment programming and it is not ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Chris Perry: Nation is grateful for the accomplishments of Lewis

Ex•em•plar noun A person or thing serving as an example or excellent model. I, like the rest of the world, woke to the sorrowful news ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: We all owe them a debt

In a few weeks, the world will mark the 75th anniversary of V-J Day. While observed officially in the United States on Sept. 2, internationally ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: A word of thanks to a contributor

We would like to take this time to thank Patti Howerton for her contributions to The Ironton Tribune. For the past several years, Howerton has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Speech should have included action

Last week, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gave a televised address to the state regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases spiking in many areas and several ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Letter to the editor: Options exist to help with gas expenses in pandemic

Many Ohioans are having a tough time paying their bills because of the pandemic -— and we want to help. I urge Columbia Gas customers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Danny Tyree: Do you have a favorite story from heat waves past?

Much of the nation is experiencing a prolonged heat wave, so of course your humble columnist counterintuitively conjures up WARM MEMORIES to comfort himself. When ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: Bankruptcy works in certain circumstances

Dear Lawyer Mark: I have a question about bankruptcy. I got stuck with a mortgage payment that went way up last year and couldn’t pay ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson: Williams is worthy of Presidential Medal of Freedom

EDITOR’S NOTE: U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson released the following statement this week, regarding efforts to lead a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Jim Crawford: Redefining socialism and capitalism

What word could carry more negative content in the political world than socialism? What other word could Republicans use more frequently to define Democrats as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

MJ Wixsom: Waiting until last minute is not good for animals

I’m getting a late start to my article writing this Saturday afternoon because we had an emergency come in after we closed. While some of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Jeri Fields: New Social Security web feature puts you in control

The future can be uncertain. However, Social Security’s new Advance Designation program can help put you in control of your benefits if a time comes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Carter is clear choice for MU building

Last week, Marshall University’s board of governors, in a special meeting, voted to strip the name “Jenkins Hall” from its education building. It brought to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Don Lee: Replacing a telescope, getting back to the moon

We will explore some coming space events.The James Webb Space Telescope, which NASA expects to replace the Hubble Telescope, is a coming soon. It is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Supporting children through a pandemic

Right now, families and young people are dealing with unprecedented financial stress, social isolation and abrupt changes to daily life. Child welfare agencies are worried ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mark Shaffer.

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