North East Headstart now enrolling

North East Head Start is accepting new enrollments for 2017-18 school year (follows Greenup County Schedule). Transportation is available; students ar...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Free and reduced lunch policies

The Scioto County Schools and Portsmouth City Schools announced its 2017-2018 program year policy for free and reduced priced meals for students unabl...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Valley alumni award scholarships

Valley alumni award scholarships

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 30th, 2017 |  


Cross rededication

Cross rededication

Sunday morning, July 23, Portsmouth’s First Lutheran Church rededicated the Cross on the front of the building. The congregation sang “Ben...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Celebration of Portsmouth’s First Presbyterian Church

Celebration of Portsmouth’s First Presbyterian Church

Into May of 1809 the fertile Scioto Valley was densely wooded, damp and swampy. This condition made the vicinity unhealthful and those who finally cle...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Shawnee State Park programs

Naturalist ProgramsArchery, Friday, Aug. 11, 5pm — Try your hand at a new outdoor skill or join us to show of your precision shooting. Meet at t...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Ava McCleese, a 2017 graduating senior and Salutatorian of Clay High School was accepted to the Ohio State University Department of Engineering, where...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Community Partners awards scholarships

Community Partners of Shawnee Mental Health Center announces the award of three $500.00 scholarships to students majoring in a program that will enabl...

July 23rd, 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 |  


Sitting along Ohio’s scenic byway

Sitting along Ohio’s scenic byway

Beverly and I found our way to the Friendship United Methodist Church for a Sunday morning service. The church sits in the shadow of what is proclaime...

July 14th, 2017 |