Osbornes celebrate 60th wedding anniversary John and Betty Osborne of Lucasville, Ohio will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2013. John is the son of the late Reuben and Goldie Osborne of Portsmouth. Betty is the daughter of the late Francis and Verla Voorheis of Lucasville.
John is a 1951 graduate of Portsmouth High School. He is a US Army veteran serving from 1953-1955 and retired in 1980 from the Empire Detroit Steel Mill in New Boston. Betty is a 1952 graduate ...
SOMC births May 5
Nathan and Danielle Vest of Portsmouth, son
Mr. and Mrs. Harbolt of Lucasville, daughter
Jon and Chelsie Putt of West Portsmouth, daughter
Molly Knox and Branden Ball of Wheelersburg, daughter
Angela Ayovi of Portsmouth, son
Mr. and Mrs. Luke McGlone of Lucasville, son
Jeremy and Renee Pitts of Lucasville, daughter
Amy and Billy McKenzie, son
Michael and Katie Allard of South W...
Sturgeon-Szava-Grundle Wedding Amalia Szava-Grundler and Aaron Matthew Sturgeon were united in marriage May 18 in Siesta Key, Florida. The Reverend Kym James of DeGraff United Methodist Church, formerly of Portsmouth, officiated.
The maid of honor was Alexandra Szava-Grundler, sister of the bride, and the bride’s matron was Jessica James, friend of the bride. The best man was Richard Sturgeon, brother of the groom, and groomsman was Jonathan James, friend of the groom. T...
You know you are from Portsmouth if… Decoration Day submitted by Karen Sue Wikoff
Karen Sue Wikoff wrote: Decoration Day Parade…Offnere Street…probably going to Greenlawn Cemetery.
Kim Smith Bauer wrote: Yep, looks like Holy Redeemer towers in the background..
Karen Sue Wikoff wrote: The street isn’t paved either and they are all wearing white…wash day is Monday anyway.
Loretta Keyser wrote: Wow look how long the line of people goes back!
Andrew Lee Feight...
Fitch-Breech announce engagement and upcoming wedding P.J. and Shelly Fitch of Stockdale, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mariah Fitch to Tyler Breech , son of Scott Breech and Rhonda Boyd of McDermott, Ohio.
The bride to be is a 2011 graduate of Eastern High School in Beaver, Ohio and is a student at SSU majoring in Secondary Education specializing in Mathemetics. She is currently employed at the CLC learning center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
The groom to be is a 2008 graduate of...
Do You Have What It Takes? Marcia Harris
As you think of the month of May, your year is fast approaching the half-way mark. How do you feel about yourself, your routine, and your surroundings at this time?
I encourage you to take a moment to seriously consider your daily, weekly and monthly routines. Are you in control of your life or do your life demands have control of you?
Now, ask yourself, “does my routine represent my own free will,...
Let’s Talk Poetry: When Angels Cry Neil Carpathios
What could make an angel cry? What could bring one of these ethereal beings—that literature tells us possess great wisdom and heavenly vision—to tears? Whether you believe in angels or not, maybe the notion is simply to ponder what on this earth could be sad enough to conjure the image of angels weeping.
Charles Whitt, who lives just across the river in Kentucky and whose poetry has appeared before...
Daily appetite cycles John DiTraglia MD
Did you ever wonder why you’re not hungry in the morning when you wake up. Me neither. But if you had thought about it you would realize that it is strange. If you went eight hours during the day without eating you would be starving. And it’s not just that you are inactive when you sleep because most of the calories you burn in a day are for basal metabolism. If you had thought about this you might...