By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe Second Annual Roy Rogers Character Awards Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Scioto County Visitors Bureau, will kick off the 31st Annual Roy Rogers Festival in Portsmouth.
By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe Portsmouth Area Children’s Theatre (PACT) is rehearsing for its third session of summer camps, where they teach theatre newcomers the art and dedication of theatre, while giving seasoned actors a chance to have a summer theatrical outlet. This season’s summer show is “A Year With Frog and Toad, Kids,” which is licensed through Musical Theatre International (MTI).
By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center (SOMACC) is in the middle of showcasing the Cream of the Crop exhibition and has announced the winning pieces.The Cream of the Crop is the museum’s premier, juried exhibition featuring the most outstanding art created by artists living within an 85 mile radius of Portsmouth. Included in the exhibition are over 100 works in a variety of media, techniques and styles, reflect...
By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comA Wheelersburg local has requested ownership of the Norfolk and Western Caboose, which is owned by Porter Township and sits on the lot attached to the Porter Township firehouse.Local resident Russell Porter submitted his formal proposal to the Porter Township Trustees on their June 16, 2014, regularly scheduled meeting and the proposal is currently being reviewed by the township’s attorney.“I’v...
By Joseph PrattRpratt@civitasmedia.comFor the past 10 years, members of the Levy Campaign Committee for the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities have arranged a golf scramble to raise funds for future levy campaigns.“Our levy dollars are an important part of funding for the services we provide,” said Chad Phipps, golf scramble coordinator. “We cannot use tax dollars to advertise a levy. Should we ever need to pass a levy, we want...
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comIn anticipation of City Invasion taking place at Spartan Municipal Stadium on Saturday, members of the local faith community gathered Thursday night at Christ Community Church for worship and support of the activities of the event.Invasion founder Amy Lambert has been working for months in anticipation of the event. She addressed those in attendance.
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOn Thursday, economic development officials gathered at the OSU Endeavor Center to learn about a new marketing program being launched in Scioto, Jackson, Pike and Ross Counties.To develop the program, the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) hired consultants Ady Voltedge. Since beginning their work in January, a number of key economic assets were identified. A number of target industries were als...
By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comIn recent weeks reports of bear sightings have become frequent in Scioto County. Now there’s a chance we might have to be on the lookout for wild coyotes.Wild dogs reported to have been roaming the streets of New Boston may not be dogs at all and may be coyotes instead. The Daily Times contacted Village Administrator Steve Hamilton about reports that wild dogs may have been attacking other dogs at night, and ...
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