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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Ironton Tribune
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we have made so much progress in breast cancer early detection and treatment, but there are still so many women who are at risk. I want to make sure that you are aware of efforts to provide screenings and ...
Self-employed people know more about taxes - Ironton Tribune
If more Americans were self-employed independent contractors, the country would soar. Maybe I better explain. In addition to writing this weekly column, I provide professional copywriting services to a variety of organizations. If they like my work, they ...
Committee honored by House, Senate - Ironton Tribune
ROME TOWNSHIP — A black granite memorial headstone is the first thing most visitors see when arriving at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery on County Road 775 outside Proctorville. “It is engraved with the words: ‘To all those who have gone before us,’” Susanne ...
Wall of Heroes returns - Ironton Tribune
For the third year county commission administrator Tami Goody will put up the Wall of Heroes, displaying photographs of Lawrence County veterans who have served in any branch of the military at any time. “Every year people bring in photos and it keeps ...
Ohio agency to get $300K for Ebola protection - Ironton Tribune
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state’s first Ebola case. The agency, acting because a Dallas nurse tested positive for the virus ...
Public forums are key - Ironton Tribune
In two weeks voters will enter their respective polling places to cast ballots on various races. One of the most important things a voter can do prior to Election Day is to gather all the information possible to make a knowledgeable decision. It is equally ...
Fighting Tigers face unbeaten power Jackson - Ironton Tribune
It will be power football at its best as the unbeaten Jackson Ironmen hosts the Ironton Fighting Tigers Friday. Jackson has run past all eight opponents this season including a 27-0 win over the Wheelersburg Pirates, a team that beat Ironton 42-16 in week one.
Parents of austistic boy duct-taped to goal post won’t file charges - Ironton Tribune
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parents of an autistic high school soccer player who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank earlier this month don’t want charges filed against two students involved if they apologize and do community service, the parents ...
Bumgarner, Shields start World Series - Ironton Tribune
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A six-pack won’t be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series. The Giants ace chugged four beers after beating Pittsburgh in the NL wild-card game, upped the count to five following the NL ...
Reds drop Smith as 3B coach - Ironton Tribune
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have decided to replace third base coach Steve Smith. The rest of the staff is expected to return following a rough season. Smith joined the Reds last season. He worked in the Mariners’ system with Bryan Price, who ...
Morgan, Lemley get district golf POY honors - Ironton Tribune
It looks like Brent Morgan has put two great rounds together once again. Only this time it’s off the course. The Coal Grove Hornets’ senior golfer went back-to-back as he was voted the Southeast District Golf Coaches’ Division III Player of the Year ...
IIB wants to know what’s ‘people’s choice’ - Ironton Tribune
Now everybody can be a judge. This year for the first time Ironton In Bloom is asking the public to rate the Deco Pots that have been adorning downtown since mid-October. “We did it as a response to last year,” Carol Allen, IIB president, said.
WVU riot damage being assessed - Ironton Tribune
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Morgantown authorities are assessing damage from riots that broke out following West Virginia’s 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor. Police Chief Ed Preston said Sunday that crowds pushed over street lights and threw rocks, beer ...
Kelly: no penalty should’ve been called - Ironton Tribune
SOUTH BEND (AP) — The next day, Brian Kelly’s biggest regret was Notre Dame let a game with Florida State come down to a point where a penalty he still insisted should not have been called could have so much to do with the outcome. “I mean, you got ...
Local man doesn’t let disability interfere with volunteering - Ironton Tribune
As the line of people waiting to traverse the Ironton Lions Club’s Haunted Tunnel on Saturday, Steve Cahal and his son, Aaron, stood just outside the entrance. Steve was made up like a zombie complete with a blood-oozing gash on his forehead. Aaron was ...