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Second luncheon slated for April 9 - Ironton Tribune
The first luncheon is out of the way. Now members of the Child Welfare Club are gearing up for the second luncheon of the season. This time it will be Thursday, April 9. Last week the club provided takeout lunch boxes for hundreds in the area with its ...
Panel studying reliance on public assistance - Ironton Tribune
COLUMBUS (AP) — A state panel studying Ohioans’ reliance on public assistance programs is getting extra time to come up with its recommendations for tackling the issue. The workgroup’s chairman, Tim McCartney, said Monday that Gov. John Kasich’s ...
Police panel calls for more oversight - Ironton Tribune
COLUMBUS (AP) — State oversight of Ohio police officers would increase and officers would get more training dealing with the mentally ill under several proposals being considered by a police-relations task force. Members of the panel created by Ohio Gov.
Ohio report shows capital punishment decline, only 3 sentenced last year - Ironton Tribune
COLUMBUS (AP) — Three people were sentenced to death in Ohio last year, far below previous years when as many as 17 were sentenced to death in a single year — in both 1995 and 1996, according to an annual report on capital punishment released Monday.
Why negotiate with Iran? - Ironton Tribune
“America and the West have a historic opportunity to negotiate a nuclear agreement that will promote peace in the Middle East and the world. It will give your country, Iran, a brighter future. What do you say to that?” “Death to America!”
Marco auditions to take place at Marshall University - Ironton Tribune
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Would you like to be the front man for Marshall University? It is a simple, but cool, role to play. He wears Kelly green, has horns, and rides a motorcycle on a football field. Kids love him. Fans adore him. Rivals fear him.
Keeping county cleaner - Ironton Tribune
The adage says, “Actions speak louder than words,” and that is the case for the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District. Each year, the organization works tirelessly with the help of many others in an effort to clean up Lawrence County.
Redwomen hold off Northwest - Ironton Tribune
McDERMOTT — The Rock Hill Redwomen opened an assembly line. The Redwomen combined eight hits with sacrifice bunts and errors to beat the Northwest Lady Mohawks 5-3 on Monday. “The girls did a good job manufacturing runs. Fundamentally they did things ...
Padres deflate DeSclafani with 6-3 win over Reds - Ironton Tribune
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp hit the first of San Diego’s three homers off Anthony DeSclafani — a new addition to Cincinnati’s rotation — and the Padres pulled away to a 6-3 victory over the Reds on Monday. Kemp hit a two-run shot in the ...
Hornets, Pierce get 8-1 triumph in season opener - Ironton Tribune
COAL GROVE — Jacob Pierce felt right at home. After missing his junior season, Pierce tossed a four-hitter as the Coal Grove Hornets opened the season with an 8-1 win over the St. Joseph Flyers on Monday. Pierce struck out 11, walked four and the run was ...
Jeeps slip past Fighting Tigers, 4-2 - Ironton Tribune
Pitching and defense go hand-in-hand. Just getting one working doesn’t always work. Ironton got good pitching but three errors proved costly as the Fighting Tigers fell 4-2 to the South Webster Jeeps on Monday. Dane Wilson went six strong innings and ...
Kaminsky, Okafor lead AP first team All-Americans - Ironton Tribune
Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common — both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press’ 2014-15 Division I All-America men ...
NFL suspends Farmer, fines Browns $250G - Ironton Tribune
CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL sent a tough message to Browns general manager Ray Farmer for texting. However, the league didn’t delete any of Cleveland’s precious draft picks. Farmer has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 ...
Lady Vikings, Brown get win over Lady Panthers - Ironton Tribune
CHESAPEAKE — Stephanie Brown came back in style. After missing last season with an injury, Brown was back pitching on Monday as the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings beat the Chesapeake Lady Panthers 7-2. Brown struck out 13, walked one and allowed five hits in ...
Chesapeake rolls past Portsmouth - Ironton Tribune
CHESAPEAKE — That’s why you get three outs. Chesapeake scored eight runs after two outs as the Panthers beat the Portsmouth Trojans 11-1 in five innings on Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game. Blake Lester got the win with a two-hitter. He struck ...