Joseph PrattPDT contributorLocal photographer Pam DeCamp is celebrating a year of wins and firsts as the 2013 year comes to an end.DeCamp was recently featured in Daily Times when two of her pieces placed in The Ohio Art Council’s Governor’s Awards and even having the two pieces hung in the governor’s office. On top of that win, DeCamp has also increased her local outreach of business and has been juried into several other shows and brought home many new ribbons.However, the latest feat she has conquered is having her very own solo exhibit in the Thoroughbred Gallery out of Ashland, Ky.
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterSOUTH SHORE, Ky. — Helping Hands of Greenup County held the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for their second thrift store in South Shore Wednesday.Helping Hands Food Pantry of South Shore now has it’s own thrift store. The other Helping Hands Food Pantry and Thrift Store is located in Greenup.Dan Blevins, assistant director of the South Shore Helping Hands, said the thrift store has been in the ma...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterWhatever plans you have for the next few days should take into account the possibility of some hazardous weather. According to the National Weather Service, multiple rounds of precipitation will move through the area Friday night leading to the possibility of minor flooding.Precipitation will start out as rain. Sleet and freezing rain will also be possible tonight (Thursday) into Friday. That precipitation will change over to snow by...
Ryan Scott OttneyPDT Staff WriterMembers of New Boston Village Council voted Tuesday evening to rescind a previous ordinance extending its agreement with Portsmouth Insurance Agency, in order to continue its current policy and save $16,000.
Ryan Scott OttneyPDT Staff WriterIt just wouldn’t feel like the holidays without Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and the performers at Cirque d’Art in Portsmouth will be ready for “Le Nutcracker Cirque” at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.“We’re really excited. We have four different pieces of circus aerial apparatus that we actually designed and originated, and that we had fabricated locally with the iron smith artists at...
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterNEW BOSTON — The ABLE Program not only allowed Richard Kennison to complete his GED, but empowered him for gainful employment with the new Infra-Metals company.Rob Seaman, Director of the Scioto County ABLE program, said recent graduate Richard Kennison was a stellar student.“We are proud of Richard. We wanted to show him off, and get his story out there,” Seaman said.ABLE, Adult Basic and ...
Wayne AllenCommon Staff WriterAccording the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), the 740 area code will run out of numbers in early 2015. As a result, PUCO opened a case to investigate what to do about it.In November PUCO said there were two options under consideration to address the issue.According to released information, “Option 1 involves an overlay. An overlay would permit retention of all current 740 numbers, but require 10-digit ...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterThe Daily Times reported Wednesday that U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) led the Ohio Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to identify viable near-term and long-term options to preserve the United States’ domestic enrichment supply, which fulfills multiple national security and energy security needs including powering the nuclear Navy and main...
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