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Dozens of emaciated beagles rescued from Lawrence Co. Ohio property

IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Sixty-seven beagles were rescued Friday from a property in Lawrence County. That’s according to the Friends of Lawrence County Rescue. The organization tells WSAZ that the property is in Ironton. Pitiful Paws Rescue and BREW are also assisting with the rescue and caring for the animals.
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Niece named as county chair for Timken campaign

Ashley Niece, a member of the Lawrence County Republican Central Committee, has been named as county chair for Jane Timken’s 2022 U.S. Senate campaign. Timken, the former chair of the Ohio Republican Party, is running for the seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, who is retiring after two terms.
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Commissioners seek nominations for 2021 Veteran of the Year

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners, they discussed nominations for the 2021 Lawrence County Veteran of the Year. “This is an award we are very proud of,” said Commission president DeAnna Holliday. “We worked with our veterans’ office and we have established this very important recognition in Lawrence County for a Lawrence County veteran.”
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Lawrence Co. Probate-Juvenile Court awarded technology grants

IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) - The Lawrence County Probate-Juvenile Court Judge says they are long overdue for technology upgrades. After being awarded two grants from the Ohio Supreme Court, changes are coming. The grant funding, totaling nearly $280,000, will help revamp much of the technology used on a daily basis in...
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Sheriff warns of phone scam

A familiar phone scam is making its rounds around Lawrence County again. It begins with a notice that it is from the sheriff’s office and you need to press a button to talk to an operator who notifies you that there is an arrest warrant and if you want to avoid going to jail, you need to buy a prepaid money card and then give them the money.
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Burglary, domestic violence among sheriff's reports

The following information was provided from Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reports:. HAVING WEAPONS WHILE INTOXICATED: A sheriff’s deputy earlier this month arrested a 41-year-old Kitts Hill area man on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and using weapons while intoxicated and transported him to jail. GROSS SEXUAL IMPOSITION: The aunt of...
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Lawrence County Courthouse records

Elizabeth Bell to Kimberly Bradburn, four parcels in Fayette Township, $118,000. Kiristin Shipman to Carolyn Shipman, a parcel in Perry Township, property valued at $27,000. David F. and Deborah S. Carter to Jeffery and Penny Welch, a parcel in Windsor Township, $45,000. Estate of Donna McCloud to Verlin and Joan...
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EDITORIAL: To honor local heroes

Do you know of someone who has served their country and community, whose efforts deserve wider recognition?. The Lawrence County Veteran of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for the 2021 Veteran of the Year. Started in 2019 by the Lawrence County Commission and the county’s Department of Veterans Services,...
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Vaccinations continue to rise in county

The commissioners got a written report from Lawrence County Health Department director Georgia Dillon about how vaccinations and COVID-19 cases are going in the county and it was read by Commissioner DeAnna Holliday. There were 36 new COVID-19 cases from May 31–June 6, bringing the total cases in the county...
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Teneka Ferguson bombshell; Lawrence county prosecutor’s office broke law with false complaint

LAWRENCE COUNTY(OH)-Teneka Ferguson will forever be tied to Lawrence county Prosecutor Brigham Anderson. Ms Ferguson is a child protective services supervisor, in Lawrence county. There is case involving cps and the prosecutors office, that could put an end to Brigham Anderson’s reign as the prosecutor. It involves a father and son from Kentucky, a mother in Ohio, and child protective services.