NEWS


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Taming of the ‘tongue’
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Three cheers for craft beer
2:30 pm
Updated: 3:30 pm. |    
Community shines light on suicide awareness

The Portsmouth City Schools September board meeting will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Portsmouth High School in the multipu...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Scioto Gives, Making a Difference

Scioto Gives, Making a Difference

Scioto Gives - What an exciting day for giving! - October 19, 2017The region is filled with non-profit organizations that put in countless hours of wo...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Human Rights Garden enters second phase

Human Rights Garden enters second phase

Students at Portsmouth City Schools continue to learn about human rights as well as Appalachian culture and human rights issues as they start the seco...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Kids put things in their own hands

Kids put things in their own hands

In this day and time, with all the disasters happening around our country, even the kids see a need, and they want to do their part to help.Five young...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


SSU seeking volunteers for Hurricane Relief Drive

Shawnee State University is seeking volunteers and donations for a Hurricane Relief Drive scheduled for Tues., Sept. 26 and Weds., Sept. 27 from 9 a.m...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Massacre from Portsmouth

Massacre from Portsmouth

McDermott native, turned actor/model, Mark Justice will return to Portsmouth for the release of his upcoming horror film “Pool Party Massacre.&#...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


9:05 pm |    
Orange Crush goes down:
4:00 pm
Updated: 4:15 pm. |    
Streeter scores four TD’s, Indians roll
Hot Wheels: Minford Invitational

Hot Wheels: Minford Invitational

Saturday morning marked a special day for the Minford Falcons cross country team, as well as other teams from across the area.The Minford Invitational...

September 24th, 2017 |  


East pounds Manchester, 49-7

Throughout the course of the 2017 season, the East Tartans’ offensive attack has been nothing less than explosive.On Friday evening, that point ...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Minford takes care of Williamsburg, 47-20

Minford takes care of Williamsburg, 47-20

MINFORD — The 2-2 Minford Falcons welcomed the 1-3 Williamsburg Wildcats of Clermont County, to Falcon country Friday night, defeating them 47-2...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth falls in heartbreaker, 36-35

Portsmouth falls in heartbreaker, 36-35

The Portsmouth Trojans hit the road for the fourth straight week on Friday to take on the Gallia Academy Blue Devils.Both teams came in to the game 1-...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Special ingredients push ‘Burg to victory

Special ingredients push ‘Burg to victory

JACKSON — To obtain victories on the road against state-ranked opposition, it takes a special effort in all three phases — offense, defens...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Week 3 High School Football Scoreboard

Wheelersburg38Jackson14West27Raceland (Ky.)21Valley40Fairview (Ky.)6Minford47Williamsburg20East49Manchester7Symmes Valley40Green8Eastern32Northwest0Ir...

September 23rd, 2017 updated: September 24th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Handle With Prayer
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Listen to his voice
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Pass the dogma please
Life is a wonder

Life is a wonder

Ruth enrolled in hospice services when she was ninety years old. She and her late husband, Loren, were raised in Wellston, Ohio but lived most of thei...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “S...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Box office top 20: ‘It’ totals $218M in two weeks

The horror hit “It” topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic t...

September 20th, 2017 |  


The ‘Assassin’ missed

“American Assassin” stars Dylan O’Brien as CIA asset Mitch Rapp. The paperback-based Rapp is an action hero akin to Jack Ryan, Jack ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 15:Fiction 1. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber (Simon & Schuster Audio)2. A Column ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:59 am |    
Is your pine tree dying?

Johnson: ARC report ‘disgusting’

Most recently the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) again designated Scioto County as having a “distressed” economy; which means we co...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Landscaping 4 you two

Landscaping 4 you two

In this “Landscaping 4 U” series, my mission statement is to illustrate the many ways to enhance your great outdoors. You may be looking f...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

The month of September holds memories of unbelievable acts (9/11) as well as current challenges from nature (hurricanes). Let’s keep families ev...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

I read in the paper this past week of the death of 93-year-old Leroy Danner, who I remembered as one of the men who helped to blaze the Jenny Wiley Tr...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Tax bill movement detected, but can these Republicans get something done?

Tuesday was a busy day for the upcoming tax bill, but Republicans are moving in different directions, so it’s hard to say whether it moved forwa...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Motormouth Trump warns ‘rocket man’ Kim

Many a world leader has come to the United Nations to give a mealy-mouthed speech or issue a vague declaration. Delegates understood they could remain...

September 20th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA