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 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Vernon Township Trustee MeetingThe July 2017 Vernon Township Trustee meeting has been moved to July 13 at 6 p.m., at Vernon Fire Station Number 1, 333...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Ratliff goes Positively Pink

Ratliff goes Positively Pink

Miss West 2017, Jade Ratliff, hosted her community service event “Positively Pink Packages for Patients,” where she donated packages to th...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Located in the heart of Portsmouth

Located in the heart of Portsmouth

While Jesse Owens was winning four Gold Medals at an Olympics sending a crucial message to madman Adolf Hitler Portsmouth Ohio was building a church. ...

July 7th, 2017 |