Wayne AllenPDT Staff WriterJax Theatre of Wheelersburg is set to host ‘A Christmas Carol’ with performances on Dec. 13, 14, 20 and 21.As an added bonus to this year’s performance, the theatre has brought back R.J. Haddy a creature designer and make-up effect artist to do the makeup for the performances. For each performance Haddy will be transform a number of cast members into their characters.
Grocery Store & Post Office No. 2 Portsmouth, OhioSubmitted by Jon DialsLuanne Wiget wrote: Where is this?Jon Dials wrote: I don’t know. These were in my Dad’s photo collection.Jim Detty wrote: Great picture!Ernie Williams wrote: It says Hall & Emory Meat on windowsKaren Sue Wikoff wrote: Just noticed it...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterOhio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the 14-count indictment of Richard Roderick, 71, of Gallipolis. A Gallia County grand jury indicted Roderick on three counts of kidnapping with sexual motivation and sexually violent predator specifications; three counts of rape with sexual motivation and sexually violent predator specifications; two counts of abduction; attempted rape; felonious assault; possession of criminal tools; two counts...
Neil CarpathiosContributing ColumnistThey say that the essence of a home never quite fades, even when we relocate to a new place. In fact, the feeling of a hometown can smolder inside the heart like a burning coal. The singer and songwriter, Tom Waits, says: “I never knew my hometown until I stayed away too long.” Sometimes distance can even intensify one’s love of home.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterSo you say you want to get someone a really unique gift this Christmas. The question is, how serious are you about the gift being really unique? If you answered, “very serious,” Betty Conley may have a gift idea that will have friends talking for years to come.“I make goat milk soap,” Conley said. “I milk my goats and I make the soap.”Conley, a kindergarten teacher from West Portsmouth, ...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterPortsmouth City Council could appropriate nearly $400,000 in their first four pieces of legislation Monday night. Scheduled for third reading, and thus passage, are four ordinances with big price tags.The first is an ordinance authorizing the appropriation of funds in the amount of $3,703.34 from the General Fund into a Community Development Miscellaneous line item to repay unexpended grant funds. A mystery continues to surround the ...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterTo the members of James Dickey Post 23 of the American Legion, there is no one more important to honor than U.S. military veterans. That’s why this Wednesday at noon they will stage their 23rd Annual Nursing Home Veterans’ Christmas Party.“We have many many, in fact, this year, 144 veterans that are residing in nursing homes throughout Scioto County,” Jane Saddler of Post 23 said. “And we find that many ...
Frank LewisPDT Staff Writer“Jolly old St. Nicholas, lend your ear this way…” go the lyrics to a traditional Christmas song. But it was a reality Saturday morning as boys and girls lined up at the New Boston Community Building to tell the jolly man in the red suit what they want for Christmas.Breakfast with Santa has become a tradition for New Boston families, thanks to Mayor Jim Warren and New Boston Village Council.
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