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Program geared to families - Ironton Tribune
Improving relationships among parents and youth is the goal of the Strengthening Families program. Sponsored by the Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization’s Family Guidance Center Unit through a grant from the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund ...
Ironton In Bloom Fall Deco-Pot Contest begins on Sept. 26 - Ironton Tribune
The second annual Ironton In Bloom Fall Deco-Pot Contest begins Sept. 26 for any person, business, school, church or other group interested in planting and decorating one of Ironton In Bloom’s large flowerpots. Pots decorated with fall flowers, gourds ...
Community concert series begins Sept. 29 - Ironton Tribune
The 2014-2015 Ohio University Southern Community Concert Series kicks off the first of seven performances on Monday, Sept. 29, with the Ohio University Southern Community Band. The Community Band performs several times a year on campus and throughout the ...
Wreaths goal lauded - Ironton Tribune
While the ceremony may not be on the scale of the annual event at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., the Wreaths Across America event locally to honor Lawrence County’s veterans is still an endeavor that needs support. The 2013 event in the ...
Brickhouse to begin SilverSneakers classes - Ironton Tribune
ROME TOWNSHIP — Starting in October Brickhouse Cardio in Proctorville will offer classes specifically for senior citizens. “We’re really excited about the SilverSneakers program,” Angie George, owner of Brickhouse, said. “There is a large ...
Rice reaction knee jerk - Ironton Tribune
Let’s get to the burning national media issue of the week — Ray Rice and spousal abuse. All the professional media moralizers are jumping on the politically correct Rice soapbox to prove to each other how much they are against physically abusing women.
Election law decision correct - Ironton Tribune
Correctly calling it “inherently flawed,” a federal judge in Cincinnati on Thursday struck down an Ohio election law banning political “false statements” in campaigns. Though probably well-intentioned, the law represented an unconstitutional ...
Casinos not cash cow promised - Ironton Tribune
When Ohio voters finally agreed a few years ago to allow casino gambling in their state, many did so with reservations. The referendum’s numbers – 53 percent voting in favor of casinos and 47 percent against – were not exactly a landslide. But talk ...
Ironton prepares for rival Ashland - Ironton Tribune
The Ironton Fighting Tigers lead the series with the Ashland Tomcats 44-31-3 but the home team has won the last six meetings including Ashland 42-20 last year. Ironton will try to continue the trend Friday when they host the rival Tomcats in the first ...
Ironton field dedication Friday - Ironton Tribune
Ironton will dedicate its new artificial playing surface at Tanks Memorial Stadium prior to Friday’s game against Ashland. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 7:25 p.m. that will include major sponsors who contributed to the funding of the turf ...
Arrietta’s 1-hitter adds more woes to punchless Reds - Ironton Tribune
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips’ one-out double, the only blemish for the Chicago Cubs pitcher in a 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Arrieta (9-5) struck out 13 ...
Coal Grove wins tri-match at ICC - Ironton Tribune
PINE GROVE — Good weather, good match. On a day with mild temperatures, the Coal Grove Hornets won a four-team golf match on Tuesday. Coal Grove had a 171 team score while the Ironton Fighting Tigers were just six shot back at 177. The Hornets’ Brent ...
Female Flyers blank Fairland, 9-0 - Ironton Tribune
PROCTORVILLE — The passing was good. So was Sidney Payne. Payne scored one goal and had four assists as the St. Joseph Female Flyers blanked the Fairland Lady Dragons 9-0 on Tuesday in girls’ soccer. “We got off to a good start tonight with good ...
Bengals put Smith on IRL, ink Brock - Ironton Tribune
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals put tight end Alex Smith on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season and cutting deeper into Cincinnati’s depth at the position. Smith hurt his left biceps during a 24-10 win over Atlanta on Sunday. The Bengals (2-0 ...
Pointers shoot past Blue Devils, 3-1 - Ironton Tribune
GALLIPOLIS — The South Point Pointers kept shooting until they would score. The unbeaten Pointers had plenty of shots on goal as they forced the Gallipolis goalie Caden Wilt to register 19 saves, but they managed to find the net enough to post a 3-1 in ...