NEWS


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Gene the Great:
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Mourning a legend

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.– Matthew 5:5 (NIV)TODAY’S COMMENTARYby Dave Whitehead, Senior Pastor, GraceNYC.org,...

August 16th, 2017 |  


City Manager discusses fundraising

Portsmouth City Manager Derek Allen presented members of Portsmouth City Council with a potential solution to under staffing in the Portsmouth Police ...

August 15th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


Council passes emergency measures

During Monday night’s regular meeting, Portsmouth City Council passed several emergency items in effort to deal with drainage and flooding issue...

August 15th, 2017 |  


A young man’s heroes

A young man’s heroes

A local family is thankful for the “heroes” that saved their young son’s life.Dawn and Seth Smith, of Sciotoville, presented plaques...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Ready for an adventure?

Shawnee State Park is offering some exciting, free events for families to get out and enjoy together this coming Labor Day weekend.The park’s fr...

August 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Falcons edge past Trojans
Guthrie, Mault finish in top-five at opening SOC II Preview

Guthrie, Mault finish in top-five at opening SOC II Preview

WHEELERSBURG — Over the years, the Southern Ohio Conference has proven to be ultra competitive in the sport of golf, especially at the Division ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Conkey’s Circle:

Conkey’s Circle:

In the world of sports, there are great players.However, on occasion, there are players that are so dominant that they stand out on an island or in a ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Solid SOC I competition sets tone at Little Scioto

Over the course of his time as a Green Bobcat, Drew Ramey has proven himself as a true worker in multiple sports.And in Monday’s SOC I match at ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Southeast Ohio Sports Talk launches

When new staff comes aboard, it doesn’t fail to see them come up with innovative ideas.Behind the smart thinking and planning of new sports repo...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Mault, Sturgill finish in top-15

Over the first week of the 2017 season, Wheelersburg’s Trevin Mault and Portsmouth’s William Sturgill have proven themselves as dependable...

August 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Want Do You Want?
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An historic staple
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Looking for a signal?
An historic staple

An historic staple

Grace Community Church @ Bigelow is another Scioto County Church on the historic roster. Over the years I have known many of the Pastors who have serv...

August 11th, 2017 |  


I am a life that was changed

I am a life that was changed

This is part four of a series about Carolyn and her husband, Charlie. Carolyn was admitted to hospice when she was sixty-nine with Parkinson’s d...

August 11th, 2017 |  


The Dark Tower leaves a dark feeling

My understanding is that this film is not a straight adaptation of Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” book series, but rather a sort of seq...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Education Notes

The Scioto County Career Technical Center will have its Regular Board Meeting on August 10th at 5:00 p.m., and will be held in the Taylor Bldg of the ...

August 6th, 2017 |  


U-Haul to Meet Moving Demands of Wheelersburg

U-Haul Company of Ohio is pleased to announce that Southern Ohio Antique Mall LLC has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Wheelersb...

August 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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More than a legend

US tops world in oil and natural gas jobs, but many more await

It’s been a summer of good energy news for American consumers: Memorial Day gas prices averaging $2.36 and Independence Day gas prices at 12-yea...

August 17th, 2017 |  


As legroom on planes shrinks, is passenger safety compromised?

If you fly coach often, you’ve experienced this: You’re in a window seat, and you’ve got to move toward the aisle to reach the lavat...

August 14th, 2017 |  


How to respond to hate

What makes American democracy shine is not the absence of hate but the response. Repugnant ideas have always swirled in this country amid the legitima...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Showy magnolias aren’t fussy about Clay soil

Showy magnolias aren’t fussy about Clay soil

If you’re looking for a showy flowering tree that’s not too large but grows fast, consider the Magnolia! There are some gorgeous Magnolia ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Trump break with party would doom already lousy presidency

President Trump’s intensifying feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has led to speculation that this could be a prelude to a formal ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


An end to password frustration?

So now you tell us.In 2003, Bill Burr wrote the rules for password security for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, urging comput...

August 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA