NEWS


8:45 pm |    
Expanding Vault Co.
1:00 pm |    
The best band in the land
4:03 pm |    
79th Downtown Parade
The best band in the land

The best band in the land

The tireless efforts spent marching on the high school pavement did not go in vain as the 2017 Minford Marching Falcons revel in making school history...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Minford Middle goes blue

Minford Middle goes blue

On Thursday, November 16, Minford Middle school went blue in honor of Childhood Grief Awareness Day. Teachers, students, and visitors alike dressed in...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Buckeye Elite Tournament returns Dec. 7

Miles Ferguson, of Buckeye Elite Event Management is proud to say that the Buckeye Elite Showcase will return Portsmouth Dec. 7-9 at Portsmouth High S...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


County’s weekly road report

Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017 for the Eng...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Land bank nears teardown deadline

Scioto County is closing in on one year of the Land Reutilization Program commonly referred to as the land bank. Chairman of the Scioto County Commiss...

November 16th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


7:00 pm |    
Stevens, Busch ideal match
2:45 am |    
A date with state
Smith spreads wings, signs with Cardinals

Smith spreads wings, signs with Cardinals

Over the course of the last four years, Notre Dame’s Lexi Smith has proven to be an absolute terror for opposing frontlines with her play on the...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Northwest celebrates success

Northwest celebrates success

As the fall sports season concludes, many local teams are celebrating their year with banquets to honor their players and coaches.At Northwest High Sc...

November 17th, 2017 |  


McCray celebrates senior day

McCray celebrates senior day

Life comes at you fast.For Minford graduate and Ohio University senior Jared McCray, it seems like just yesterday that the offensive lineman was walki...

November 17th, 2017 |  


‘Burg to face run-heavy Johnnies in regional finals

‘Burg to face run-heavy Johnnies in regional finals

As the old saying goes, ‘Something’s got to give.’And when an offense that has collected a total of 4,071 rushing yards and 55 touch...

November 16th, 2017 |  


New Boston Challenger Basketball League to start Dec. 10

For any sports fan — whether he or she is of the casual or the diehard persuasion — a sporting event is always fun to take in, no matter w...

November 16th, 2017 updated: November 16th, 2017. |  


Gill, Sommer proud of accomplishments

When an athlete reaches the high school level in any sport, it’s usually tough to contribute at a high level from Day One, as there are growing ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


LIFE


2:00 pm |    
The tale of TJ
2:58 pm |    
Victory Is In Your Grasp!

Pharrell Williams sounds warning about climate change

Pharrell Williams is using music to sound the warning about climate change.The Grammy-winning musician appeared in Shanghai this week to debut a song ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Boy banned from high school dance competition

Attorneys for a Wisconsin boy who wants to compete with his high school dance team have filed a federal civil rights complaint after the Minnesota Sta...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Rose McGowan plans not- guilty plea on drug charges

Rose McGowan surrendered Tuesday to law enforcement in Virginia in response to a warrant for her arrest on a drug-possession charge stemming from a Ja...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci auctioned in New York

A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist’s death is set ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Sony pulls festival premiere of ‘All the Money,’ with Spacey

Sony Pictures has pulled the film “All the Money in the World” from its AFI Fest premiere following the sexual misconduct allegations made...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Series a winner for Fox, but doesn’t match last year

The Houston Astros may not have the drawing power of the Chicago Cubs, but Fox isn’t about to complain.The network was blessed with a seven-game...

November 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:59 am |    
A Modern-Day Plant Invasion?
Fake science

Fake science

Gina Kolata is a kindred spirit who has written a series for the New York Times called “The Science of Fat.” She is a science journalist w...

November 20th, 2017 |  


In-store shopping still matters this holiday season

It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each semester, when I ask hundreds...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Americans are supposed to share more than a meal on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: Time for family to gather, eat food, watch football, go shopping. And maybe, if we’re lucky, tell a story or two.I love stories. G...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Cyber Monday gives a big boost to mobile commerce

Here is an accurate prediction for a change: No matter how Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales turn out, one big winner of the Thanksgiving shopping e...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Roses need winter protection

Roses need winter protection

Most roses need some sort of winter protection. Right now (mid-November) the most important advice we can offer is “not yet”. The time to ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Surfing for Cyber Monday deals

Surfing for Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday - the biggest, busiest online shopping day of the year - is a great way to avoid the Black Friday crowds and still find deals on your hol...

November 19th, 2017 |  


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