Trojans lead on court, in community

Trojans lead on court, in community

Coaches and educators often work together to help mold young students and athletes into leaders.You hear coaches praise their players for demonstratin...

February 16th, 2018 |  


New Fishing Regulations for 2018

New Fishing Regulations for 2018

A reduction in the statewide daily creel limit from 30 fish to 20 fish for crappie highlights the new fishing regulations for 2018. The regulations go...

February 16th, 2018 |  


The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.– Proverbs 18:10 (NIV)TODAY’S COMMENTARYby Dave Whitehead,...

February 16th, 2018 |  



County road work schedule

Clearing of right of way (weather permitting)Mt. Carmel Road (CR212) in Madison Township will be closed Tuesday, February 20th from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


“The best thing ever!”

“The best thing ever!”

The giggles and anticipation of small children are always a vision to treasure. It is amazing to see how the little ones can bring most people - young...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Portsmouth’s Scottie Powell to run for 90th District House seat

Portsmouth’s Scottie Powell to run for 90th District House seat

On his campaign website for Ohio’s 90th District House seat, Portsmouth resident Scottie Powell describes himself as “a faith-based leader...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Jour d’amour

Jour d’amour

Love is in the air, and today is the BIG day! It’s a day for giving candy, flowers, chocolates, jewelry, perfume … and the list could go o...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Commissioners send tax levy to electorate

Tending to regularly scheduled business was the primary order of business when the Scioto County Commissioners met Tuesday.Minutes of Feb. 8 were appr...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Haas, City Council spar over legislation

Haas, City Council spar over legislation

The Portsmouth City Council has passed new legislation regarding the termination of City Manager Derek Allen, despite resistance from the city solicit...

February 13th, 2018 |  


City Council passes emergency legislation

City Council passes emergency legislation

At Monday night’s meeting of the Portsmouth City Council, council reviewed several pieces of legislation for its respective first, second and th...

February 12th, 2018 |