NEWS


12:00 pm |    
More than just a game
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Singing the Blues
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Updated: 5:06 pm. |    
Trick-or-treating tips for rural residents

No fine, no jail time for marijuana possession?

Marijuana remains a hot topic in Portsmouth as the Cleveland Branch of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has been col...

October 17th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Portsmouth talks pot

Portsmouth City Council held a public hearing Monday night to allow members of the public to express their views and concerns on the possibility of th...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Chapter honors history of local cemetery

Chapter honors history of local cemetery

The Dever Historical Cemetery in Lucasville (though very old, yet well-maintained by Mr. and Mrs. Marty Locke) was the site of something likely never ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Life Point spreads the love

Life Point spreads the love

Life Point Church of Portsmouth held their Third Annual Laundry Love Day Saturday. Life Point volunteers took over Plummer’s Corner Laundromat a...

October 17th, 2017 |  


County hires Economic Development Director

The Scioto County Commissioners announced Tuesday the appointment of Robert Horton as Scioto County Economic Development Director, effective immediate...

October 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:30 pm |    
It takes two, baby!

Kammler wins OVC Meet

Over the past several seasons, the sport of cross country and track, and the overall competitiveness inside said discipline, has arguably gone through...

October 18th, 2017 |  


NW, ‘Burg ranked in final OSSCA Polls

It takes a lot to be flawless from start to finish.However, that’s exactly what the Northwest boys soccer and Wheelersburg girls soccer programs...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Daniels, Risner lead Minford in 2-0 win over ‘Peake

Daniels, Risner lead Minford in 2-0 win over ‘Peake

MINFORD — Throughout the duration of the 2017 season, the production of Erin Daniels and Marissa Risner at the head of the offensive attack has ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Mohawks best West, 3-1

Mohawks best West, 3-1

The seasons of two schools were at stake on Tuesday night at Northwest High School, as the Mohawks played the Portsmouth West Senators in a volleyball...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Waverly GSOC wins first playoff game in school history

Behind another dominating effort from Zoiee Smith, who accumulated four goals during a Division II Sectional Semifinal, the Waverly Tigers’ girl...

October 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


1:59 pm |    
Overcoming fear

Weinstein’s film academy ouster raises concerns about others

Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now quest...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Nielsen says it will report on who’s watching streamed shows

Nielsen says it will report on who’s watching streamed shows

The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how m...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts hosts Fourth Annual After Dark

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) will be hosting its Fourth Annual After Dark Event starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Selby Lob...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Church News

Pastor Chad Benner and the congregation of Coles Blvd. First Church Of God, located at 1300 Coles Blvd., invite you to come worship with them.Saturday...

October 13th, 2017 |  


On my way to someone more important

On my way to someone more important

It is a shame but many Christians are nearsighted, they only see what is in front of them with the eyes of the world instead of with spiritual insight...

October 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


1:45 pm |    
We must consider function

Who will rebuild? The undocumented

In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, mammoth hurricanes have left behind a colossal amount of work. The cleanup and reconstruction e...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Are you sure you want to force them to stand up?

Assuming that you could force a six-and-half-foot-tall, 290-pound, thoroughly muscled man with an aggressive attitude to do something — such as ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Addicted to outrage

Addicted to outrage

Conscienhealth.org is a website that I love and that my web site, fat-science.org, aspires to emulate. The writers at conscienhealth have recently poi...

October 16th, 2017 |  


River birch is beautiful and big

River birch is beautiful and big

It’s hard to resist the distinctive peeling bark, dappled shade and constantly rippling leaves that make birch trees so easily recognized. Winte...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Unsafe at any speed: Driving with Facebook on the dashboard

There was a time when a distracted driver was a parent fuming at a couple of kids yipping at each other in the back seat. Today, the internet and soc...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Victor Davis Hanson: It’s 1968 all over again

Almost a half-century ago, in 1968, the United States seemed to be falling apart.The Vietnam War, a bitter and close presidential election, antiwar pr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA