NEWS


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Living with a ‘Bang’
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Phillips executed
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100 years of commitment
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Batman visits Lucasville

‘Burg class of 1977 to hold reunion events in late July

The Wheelersburg Class of 1977 will celebrate its 40th Reunion on July 28, 29, and 30, 2017. Class teachers and school administrators are invited to a...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Floral design show at the Scioto County Fair

Area Garden Clubs, in conjunction with the Scioto County Fair Board, will present two separate, unique flower shows for the 2017 county fair. The firs...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Valley alumni holds annual banquet

Valley alumni holds annual banquet

The Valley Alumni Association held their annual banquet on the evening of Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the American Legion Post on Court Street in Ports...

July 25th, 2017 |  


The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.– Psalm 119:130 (NIV)Today’s commentaryby Dave Whitehead, Se...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Energy Secretary Rick Perry will visit Piketon plant July 31

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Rob Portman released the following statement announcing that Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit the Portsmouth...

July 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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‘Burg rolling along:

Allen:

CHICAGO, Ill. — Indiana coach Tom Allen says Ohio State’s Aug. 31 trip to Bloomington to play the Hoosiers will be “the biggest home...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Is Speight the starter?

CHICAGO – Michigan has only five returning starters, the fewest for any FBS team, but coach Jim Harbaugh seemed to want to indicate there is som...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Urban Project:

CHICAGO – Urban Meyer doesn’t dwell on a 31-0 loss to Clemson in a semifinal of the College Football Playoff last season. But he hasn̵...

July 25th, 2017 |  


PRP regular schedule cut short due to rain

On Saturday, Portsmouth Raceway Park hosted over 100 race teams and a wonderful set of racing, but unfortunately, the evening was cut short due to inc...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Phipps to play at Ohio Christian

Phipps to play at Ohio Christian

It’s one thing to have the talent and the pedigree that makes college coaches interested in offering a scholarship or an opportunity to join a c...

July 24th, 2017 |  


White developing into a winner at West

White developing into a winner at West

In any sport, one can only hope that a student-athlete will develop qualities that will lead him or her to further success in life.Count Makayla White...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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How to face life
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You reap what you throw
How to face life

How to face life

We all sometimes wonder how to face life as it instantaneously happens in our lives.How can you handle life when your twin sister forgets your birthda...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Get a bang out of your church service

Get a bang out of your church service

When you want to get a bang out of your church service you might want to attend the Rubyville Community Church Patriotic Service. That is exactly what...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Thanks I need that

Thanks I need that

This is part two of a series about Carolyn who was sixty-nine when she enrolled in Hospice services with Parkinson’s disease. Her husband, Charl...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Church News

Coles Blvd. First Church of GodPastor Chad Benner and the congregation of Coles Blvd. First Church Of God, located at 1300 Coles Blvd., would love to ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ debut draws record 10.1 million viewers

Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it’s the same with the “Game of Thrones” ratings.The HBO drama’s seventh-season p...

July 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Your favorite things

Your favorite things

Starting your Day with your favorite activity or person is a move in the right direction.Why not start with yourself?Why? (you may wonder) I have ofte...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Bridge of forgiveness

Bridge of forgiveness

Burning a bridge is easy. Strike the match and don’t look back—just hope you don’t have to backtrack. Building a bridge is tricky at...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Murder most foul

Dear Editor,To look at a picture of the one most committed to murdering the intended victim you would think, “No! Not him!” Alas, you̵...

July 25th, 2017 |  


The CRISPR revolution

The CRISPR revolution

Since obesity is mostly a genetic problem, CRISPR could be the cure. If you haven’t heard of CRISPR prepare to be amazed.I just read a book abou...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Mosquito Repellent Plants – Fact or Fiction?

Mosquito Repellent Plants – Fact or Fiction?

The unusually wet summer we’re having is a boon for mosquitoes. During seasons when we’d like to enjoy ourselves outdoors, repelling mosqu...

July 24th, 2017 |  


$55 for two people to see a hit movie?

A Wonder Woman fan as a kid, I couldn’t wait to see the movie. My husband reluctantly agreed to join me, so we headed to the theater for a late-...

July 24th, 2017 |  


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