NEWS


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Walking towards a cure
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Pumpkin show draws crowds
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Lucasville welcomes new business
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A chance to give back
Distinguished lecture series

Distinguished lecture series

At Shawnee State University, guest lecturers from all over the world are brought in to speak.The Jane M.G. Foster Distinguished Lecture Series is name...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Round of App-paws

Round of App-paws

The words “dog pound” often bring to mind negative associations. Images of abandoned, sickly, and uncared for dogs cramped into small, unk...

October 19th, 2017 |  


New Boston in running for medical marijuana dispensary

The Village of New Boston has chimed in on the medical marijuana discussion, announcing that Portsmouth is not the only local municipality eligible fo...

October 19th, 2017 |  


County feels affects of MCO tax

The Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax is starting to affect Scioto County.Through the month of August, the County’s permissive sales tax was d...

October 19th, 2017 updated: October 19th, 2017. |  


Harboring a fugitive

A New Boston resident is fighting to keep her pet pig, despite an ordinance preventing residents from keeping pigs within the Village.“I have a ...

October 19th, 2017 updated: October 19th, 2017. |  


One step at a time

You’ve heard this before, right? Physical activity is good for your heart, your overall health – and, believe it or not, even your bank ac...

October 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


‘Burg moves to 9-0

One way of knowing if a team is a legitimate force is how it performs when circumstances don’t necessarily go its way.Despite committing two fir...

October 22nd, 2017 updated: October 22nd, 2017. |  


Douthat, East leave no doubt

Douthat, East leave no doubt

WILLOW WOOD — When a team comes into a contest having something to prove to itself, it’s always an excellent scene when said team shows si...

October 21st, 2017 |  


East38Symmes Valley7Northwest41Green0Portsmouth39South Point0Wheelersburg38Valley7West64Cincinnati Shroder14Waverly49Minford7Manchester21Notre Dame14O...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Stone Cold:

Stone Cold:

NEW BOSTON — Winning postseason games are no easy task in any sport.And at New Boston, it has certainly been a struggle to obtain a playoff vict...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Clay, ND win sectional titles

Clay, ND win sectional titles

Thursday (10/19)Notre Dame def. Paint Valley, 3-0 (25-6, 25-17, 25-19)Behind another monster effort from Lexi Smith and strong hitting performances fr...

October 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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A father’s Day feel
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Tell them to talk about it
What is Communion?

What is Communion?

Some people, including young children preparing to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion, may be confused by what it is all about. Children may mist...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Simple ways to personalize Holy Communion celebrations

Simple ways to personalize Holy Communion celebrations

Budding flowers and humming birds are some of the first harbingers of spring. So, too, are young Christian children dressed in white as they embark on...

October 20th, 2017 |  


New characters give ‘Thomas & Friends’ a jolt of girl power

Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine’s boy-dominated world.Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office

The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well.This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic R...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the wo...

October 18th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Why it matters

Why bystanders rarely speak up when they witness sexual harassment

The uproar over allegations that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually abused and harassed dozens of the women he worked with is inspiring coun...

October 20th, 2017 |  


US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes

Almost all parties agree that the health care system in the U.S., which is responsible for about 17 percent of our GDP, is badly broken. Soaring costs...

October 20th, 2017 |  


A sincere thank you

A sincere thank you

In light of the recent tragic situation that occurred in Decatur Township, Lawrence County, Ohio on 10/11/2017, I want to first say to the families an...

October 19th, 2017 |  


We must consider function

We must consider function

As we look at landscape design, we must consider function. This is usually why you called me. Either you want shade or you want something that will gr...

October 19th, 2017 |  


High school football participation may have peaked.

That’s the argument I make in a recent analysis for the international sports governance association Play the Game.The conclusion is based on dat...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sleep eating syndrome: My recovery

Sleep eating syndrome: My recovery

How many sheep does one need to count before falling asleep or, in my case, how many spoons of peanut butter does one need to consume? Insomnia is a p...

October 17th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA