A year of serendipity with Sara

A year of serendipity with Sara

I’ve written a lot about my wife, Sara, over the past year. She is often mentioned in my columns and Facebook posts. Through little anecdotes, I...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Supporting small business

Supporting small business

Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comPortsmouth is ever-growing with small businesses that provide opportunities and options for the community. From gou...

December 1st, 2015 updated: December 1st, 2015. |  


WHY FALL?

WHY FALL?

Dudley WootenWhy is fall for planting? Why not? Let me count the ways this is a win-win situation.ONE – Temperatures are going down and watering...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Newspaper reflects positives in our community

Newspaper reflects positives in our community

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comOver the last several years I have refrained from defending our newspaper when someone has a misconception about ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


‘The Martian’ is out of this world

‘The Martian’ is out of this world

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comIf you see one more movie this year, make it “The Martian” — an action and emotionally packed t...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor

I write this letter to ask legislators to reject any bills aimed to eliminate workplace rights for Ohio workers. Currently a bill sponsored by state R...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor

As a Christian, we are followers of Jesus Christ. Our guide is the Bible, the word of God. In the Bible, we find the blueprint for a Christian. It we ...

October 5th, 2015 |  


The legacy of a wonderful man of God

The legacy of a wonderful man of God

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comOn Sept. 28, 2015, I received some news that saddened my heart. Gregory Saunders, 70, of Portsmouth h...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


The dangers of misappropriated trust

The dangers of misappropriated trust

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comTrust is a simple five letter word that when applied properly, can improve one’s life far beyon...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Linda Poage: A Trojan legacy

Linda Poage: A Trojan legacy

By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comEducation isn’t about learning from books. It isn’t about studying vocabulary or mathematical formul...

September 10th, 2015 |