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Ironton Tribune

It’s A Family Track Affair

South Point Lady Pointers freshman Bindi Staley and junior Makinzie Luhrsen came away with first place finishes in the Division 3 district track meet to earn a trip to the regional meet. The cousins are coached by their grandfather who is veteran coaching legend Randy Smith. Luhrsen (left) had a personal best as she won the discus with a toss of 106-feet 8-inches while Staley (right) won the pole vault as she broke her own school record by clearing 8-feet, 2-inches. The cousins — who had the only first place finishes for the Lady Pointers — are bookending their grandfather. (Photo Submitted)
Ironton Tribune

Lambert military museum sets up WW II display

Just in time for the 154th Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade, the William C. Lambert Military Museum and Archive has put up a new exhibit honoring Lawrence County citizens who served in World War II. Brent Pyles, the president of the museum, called it an extension of the museum that...

Emergency simulation conducted at Tri-State Airport in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Airport staff in Huntington are working to stay up to date while preparing for emergencies. Tri-State Airport held an emergency simulation on Saturday, with staff members testing their emergency response plans and services in the event of a major disaster. Airport staff members said they...
Ironton Tribune

Mark McCown: Be wary of cars coming out of blind alleys

Dear Lawyer Mark: So, I was walking down a sidewalk in Ironton the other day and when I was approaching the entrance way to an alley, a car just pulled right out. At first, I was quite frightened but after I composed myself I realized that I possibly could have been injured.

11 people suspected of stealing more than 100 vehicles in Colorado to fuel their meth, heroin and fentanyl habits

DENVER (KKTV/Gray News) - Nearly a dozen people are suspected of operating an organized crime ring in Colorado to help fuel their meth, heroin and fentanyl habits. The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment of 11 suspects on Thursday. The group is suspected of stealing at least 130 vehicles in the Denver Metro Area. The estimated value of vehicles and property taken is about $3 million.

Herd Falls in Season Finale on Senior Day to FAU

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall University baseball team (20-34-1, 9-21 C-USA) fell in its season finale to the Florida Atlantic Owls (34-21, 19-11 C-USA), 11-1, at the Kennedy Center on Saturday. The Herd honored Jordon Billups, Geordon Blanton, Louis Davenport and Jeffrey Purnell in its pregame Senior Day ceremony...

Del Prado Dominates as Owls Sweep Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Florida Atlantic University baseball team earned a sweep of Marshall on Saturday behind a complete game from starter Nicholas Del Prado. The Owls finished the regular season 19-11 in C-USA and will be the four-seed in the conference tournament beginning Wednesday in Hattiesburg, Miss. THE...
Ironton Tribune

It’s away to the UK for Pointers’ Kazee

SOUTH POINT — Just like a lot of graduating seniors this year, Mason Kazee is planning to go away to college. Check that. He’s not going away to college, he’s going AWAY to college. The South Point Pointers senior soccer standout signed to attend York St. John...

FAU Baseball: Owls end regular season with a three-game sweep at Marshall

The FAU Owls baseball team (34-21, 19-11 C-USA) ended the regular season with a convincing three-game sweep on the road in Huntington, W.Va against Marshall University (20-34-1, 9-21 C-USA). Game 1 (Thursday, May 19, 2022): FAU 8, Marshall 6. Senior left-hander Hunter Cooley earned his eighth win of the season...
Ironton Tribune

Lady Fighting Tigers fall in D3 district title game

CHILLICOTHE — The district title game was played Saturday. But it was probably decided a month ago. On April 26, Ironton played at Gallipolis and ace pitcher Keegan Moore stepped in a hole in the pitching circle during her warm-ups. She suffered an ankle and foot injury that sidelined her from pitching for two weeks.
Ironton Tribune

DeCastro a no show at court hearing

New hearing set for next week, warrant will be issued if he doesn’t appear in person. A YouTuber arrested after police said he refused to leave the Ironton City Center in March was a no show at his pretrial hearing on Thursday. A new hearing was set for next week and a bench warrant will be issued if Jose Maria DeCastro doesn’t show again.
Ironton Tribune

Chris Perry: Ask neither forgiveness nor for permission

In light of the horrible events surrounding yet another racially-motivated mass murder, I will ask neither forgiveness nor permission as I express my deep sorrow and even deeper anger!. As human beings, and more importantly, as children of the God we each worship, we, every one of us, can and...
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W.Va. Seniors Return to Elementary Schools Before Graduation

WAYNE, W.Va. (AP) — High school seniors who are about to graduate experienced a blast from the past as they walked the halls of the elementary schools they once attended. Wayne High School seniors visited East Lynn, Lavalette and Wayne elementary schools on May 16 and were welcomed by students there with cheers, signs and high-fives for making it through high school and getting ready to graduate in the coming weeks.