Observe the yellow curb

Observe the yellow curb

Why is it okay for people to park next to a yellow curb some places and not others? I have reported one of those places, but it hasn’t changed a...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Our Debt Demands Action

Our Debt Demands Action

Imagine opening your mail to find this bill for $60,000 from the federal government. It seems far-fetched, doesn’t it?Actually, that’s abo...

April 28th, 2016 |  


The Commissioner’s Corner

The Commissioner’s Corner

First, let me apologize for my absence in writing over the last few months. First I had extensive eye surgery making reading and writing difficult. Th...

April 23rd, 2016 |  



Sierra’s Haven hosts adoption event at Shawnee State

Sierra’s Haven hosts adoption event at Shawnee State

Sierra’s Haven held an adoption event at Shawnee State University on April 21, 2016, bringing several of their dogs to the campus for a visit.Si...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Protecting Ohio Students from For-Profit College Scams

Protecting Ohio Students from For-Profit College Scams

Imagine working for months or years toward a college degree - investing hours in late-night study sessions, and tens of thousands of dollars in loans,...

April 18th, 2016 |  


What will you do with his resurrection?

What will you do with his resurrection?

On a continuing thought about Easter I would now like to focus on its meaning, which is a wonderful, glorious celebration of the resurrection of our L...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Sieling heads the design of a new Smithsonian museum

Sieling heads the design of a new Smithsonian museum

One day Bryan Sieling was simply walking past the Southern Ohio Museum and he stopped in. Now he is the exhibit designer for the new National Museum o...

April 5th, 2016 |  


River Days Pageant preparations underway

River Days Pageant preparations underway

Recently the contestants for the 2016 Miss River Days Pageant gathered for an informational meeting that outlined the role and expectations for each c...

March 8th, 2016 |  


‘Foghat’ to headline concert

‘Foghat’ to headline concert

The Washington-Nile School District announced Monday, the group “Foghat” will headline a concert to benefit the district’s technolog...

March 7th, 2016 |  


Blevins’ paintings on display

Blevins’ paintings on display

If you have done a double take when you drove past the show windows at the former Marting’s building in downtown Portsmouth, taking a second loo...

February 24th, 2016 |