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No one left behind

Lighting the serpent event discontinued

Columbus, Ohio — The Ohio History Connection is discontinuing the event Lighting the Serpent, which was held in December at Serpent Mound by a t...

December 15th, 2017 |  


No one left behind

No one left behind

Valley Elementary School, along with the middle school and high school others within the community, have really stepped up to the plate this year. In ...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Shawnee Forest fights fires

Shawnee Forest fights fires

Fires are being talked about quite a bit right now, as the fires in California are still burning and causing destruction along their path. Locally, Th...

December 14th, 2017 |  


33 Indicted in drug ring

33 Indicted in drug ring

Six individuals are still being sought out by law enforcement after thirty three people were indicted on Wednesday as authorities dismantled what is b...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Autopsy reports in slaying of 8 shield

A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday rejected requests for unredacted autopsy reports from the unsolved slayings of eight family members.The court...

December 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Duncan: Time to ‘hang up the whistle’

At one time or another, most people come to a point in their lives where the time with their loved ones has to be put before the passions that they ho...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Clay, Minford obtain victories

Thursday (12/14)GIRLS BASKETBALLClay 69, Symmes Valley 41Behind a breakout performance from Cameron DeLotell, the Clay Panthers’ girls basketbal...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Valley downs Northwest, 55-34

Valley downs Northwest, 55-34

Thursday night was big for the Valley Lady Indians, as the girls basketball team won their first game of the season at Northwest 55-34.Led by a strong...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Flyers find footing in SOC once more

PORTSMOUTH — The Southern Ohio Conference has a new member — which used to be an old member.That’s because, on Tuesday, the SOC Boar...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Waverly fends off Portsmouth in nonconference bout

GIRLS BASKETBALLWednesday (12/13)Waverly 67, Portsmouth 48Behind a career night from Morgan Wiseman, the Waverly Tigers’ girls basketball progra...

December 14th, 2017 |  


LIFE


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Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show “The Chew” on Monday as he said that reports of sexua...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Box office top 20: ‘Coco’ tops charts for third weekend

With “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” set to open this weekend, Disney and Pixar’s “Coco” topped the quiet box office charts f...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

Updates with fire growing to 362 square miles and destroying 683 homes, winds expected to continue into the week, not fade Monday. Links new photo. Wi...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.”Yes, it’s been a big year or...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Journalists consider response to errors after Trump attacks

Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition in his battle against the media while raising quest...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Visiting the Little Scioto

Visiting the Little Scioto

It was around 1814 that Revolutionary soldier and Baptist Minister Thaddeus Bennett brought his family down the Ohio River to what we call the Little ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Trump has jolted us into fresh thought and action

Donald Trump’s first year in office seems to have been marked, above all, by his verbal incontinence. America’s tweeter-in-chief kept seve...

December 17th, 2017 |  


A walk in the woods does a body (and soul) good

Although I live on the outskirts of a small town, I love cities, especially around Christmastime. They have wonderful public sculptures and interestin...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that started on Tha...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Still thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Try focusing on the good life

The end of the year is always a time of reflection on what we have done and what we have left undone. And, of course, it’s time to start thinkin...

December 15th, 2017 |  


What not to ask, say or tolerate at holiday parties

Given the season, you’ll probably be invited to events that will force you to come into contact with people and, horribly enough, make conversat...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Holiday tradition — it’s about family

Holiday tradition — it’s about family

This is the most wonderful time of the year — the hustle and bustle of malls, the last minute dash across town for that special gift your loved ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


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