NEWS


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Legacy of the locks
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BWC to issue $1.5 billion in workers’ comp rebates

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will mail $1.5 billion in rebate checks to roughly 180,000 Ohio employers this s...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Counterfeit money recovered

Counterfeit money recovered

Money, it has been observed, does not grow on trees. It also doesn’t lay around in the street.It was Wednesday when a Scioto County Sheriff̵...

May 25th, 2018 |  


10-year-old hospitalized after shooting

A Minford 10-year-old is in critical but stable condition after being shot in the stomach.Scioto County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Minford F...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Portman receives outstanding legislator award

Portman receives outstanding legislator award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) Tuesday received the Committee on Pipe and Tube Imports’ (CPTI) Outstanding Legislator ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Senators pass bill to block national security threats

Senators pass bill to block national security threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs – led by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Republican Cha...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Hocking Hills shuttle launches Memorial Day weekend

Hocking Hills shuttle launches Memorial Day weekend

LOGAN – Travelers now have an easier way to move between the most popular natural features of Ohio’s dazzling Hocking Hills region without...

May 24th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Nele, Ruggles named Adult, Student Athletes of Year

Nele, Ruggles named Adult, Student Athletes of Year

Scioto County Special Olympics honored its nearly 70 athletes at its annual banquet at the SOMC Friends Center on May 21. Jacob Nele was named Adult A...

May 25th, 2018 |  


‘Burg’s Jackson to rep Scioto Co. at state tennis tourney

‘Burg’s Jackson to rep Scioto Co. at state tennis tourney

Editor’s Note: It was incorrectly stated that Wheelersburg’s Drew Jackson has qualified for the OHSAA Division II State Tennis Tournament ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Pirates drop heartbreaker to Buckeye Trail, 4-3

LANCASTER — When two-thirds of an entire starting unit is truly going through the fire of everyday varsity competition for the first time, it ca...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Clay drops gritty, hard-fought bout to Strasburg-Franklin in 15-inning thriller

Clay drops gritty, hard-fought bout to Strasburg-Franklin in 15-inning thriller

PICKERINGTON — Over the course of the 2018 season, it was evident that Jason Gearheart’s prediction of this year’s team being his be...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Indians fall in 2-1 defeat to Lady Aces

Lady Indians fall in 2-1 defeat to Lady Aces

PICKERINGTON — Over the balance of its postseason run to the regional semifinals, the Valley Indians’ softball program showed off the trem...

May 24th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Visiting South Webster Baptist Church

Visiting South Webster Baptist Church

Chester Spencer lived from his birth on March 4, 1883 to November 1938. As a Major League Baseball outfielder, but with only eight career games, he ha...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Dinner on the Bridge scheduled

Dinner on the Bridge scheduled

The 12th annual Dinner on the Bridge will begin at 6 p.m. June 2 with music and free wine tasting. The wines will be homemade by nearby neighbors. Thi...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Grilling hotline helps avoid cooking ‘misteaks’

Grilling hotline helps avoid cooking ‘misteaks’

You’ve heard of the Butterball turkey hotline that helps cooks at Thanksgiving. Well when it comes to grilling on Memorial Day, LongHorn Steakho...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Party on the Patio scheduled

The Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District’s next Party on the Patio is 7 to 11 p.m. June 15 at Heritage Station.Larry Whitt & Bl...

May 24th, 2018 |  


A watchdog group asks Netflix to pull ‘13 Reasons Why’

A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its “13 Reasons Why” series because of potentially harmful content.The Parents Televi...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday’s announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netfli...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


OPINION


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Lessons to be learned this Memorial Day

To the editor:Memorial Day is almost upon our nation again. Preparations are under way in thousands of communities and a myriad of venues to honor tho...

May 26th, 2018 |  


The myth of the ever-rising stock market

Some of the more depressing stories that one may read as he ages involve missed opportunities in the stock market. Oh, why didn’t we buy Google&...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Getting caught up in the darknet

Getting caught up in the darknet

Whenever a device (Internet) is developed for the good — there are those who will counterfeit it for bad. World Wide Web, surface web, deep web,...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Are today’s college graduates capable and cultivated?

It’s college commencement time, and the question is the future of the graduates, whether we will have “capable and cultivated human beings...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 25th, 2018. |  


On his 200th birthday, wouldn’t Karl Marx be surprised?

In many places, the name of Karl Marx evokes the same response as the name of John Wayne Gacy in Chicago: anger, disgust and resentment. The German ec...

May 24th, 2018 |  


America celebrates the new biracial princess

America celebrates the new biracial princess

Meghan Markle — see her sparkle. Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle of the USA are married. And millions watched as the couple gazed into e...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


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