NEWS


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City Council takes action against ‘failed’ hotel project

City Council takes action against ‘failed’ hotel project

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth City Council unanimously passed a resolution to reconstruct sidewalks at the former site of the Sleep Inn / Mainstay...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Scioto County COVID-19 Report — Jan. 25

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 125 new cases on Tuesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 18,284 since the start of the outbreak.T...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Two arrested on drug charges after drugs seized

Two arrested on drug charges after drugs seized

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that a Portsmouth resident along with a D...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Scioto Foundation announces 2022 scholarship application process

Scioto Foundation announces 2022 scholarship application process

Now is the time for all area college-bound high school seniors to get started on their scholarship applications in pursuit of approximately $600,000 w...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Scioto Foundation awards fourth quarter grants

Scioto Foundation awards fourth quarter grants

For the fourth quarter of 2021 The Scioto Foundation has awarded six grants totaling $68,838 to local nonprofit organizations serving community needs ...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Three generations proudly serving the community

Three generations proudly serving the community

RUBYVILLE — One Rubyville resident began as a volunteer firefighter 47 years ago — a tradition which has now become three generations of f...

January 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Jeeps keep rolling on
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Carpenter signs with KCU baseball
Basketball Scoreboard— January 26

Basketball Scoreboard— January 26

Basketball Scoreboard— January 26Boys BasketballSouth Webster 69, West 54Gallia Academy 63, Ironton 58Girls BasketballSouth Webster 66, West 45W...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Tigers top Jeeps, complete sweep

Tigers top Jeeps, complete sweep

SOUTH WEBSTER — There really wasn’t much Brenton Cole could say, or even did say, following the host Jeeps’ Southern Ohio Conference...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Falcons’ Zimmerman scores 1,000th point

Falcons’ Zimmerman scores 1,000th point

MINFORD — The goal of winning the game becomes easier when you win every quarter.In their 67-39 win over Northwest on Tuesday, the Minford Falco...

January 26th, 2022 updated: January 26th, 2022. |  


Titans top Tigers on road

Titans top Tigers on road

NEW BOSTON — Notre Dame outscored the host New Boston Tigers 37-11 in the second half of Tuesday’s Southern Ohio Conference Division I mee...

January 26th, 2022 updated: January 26th, 2022. |  


UK needs OT to give Calipari 800th win

UK needs OT to give Calipari 800th win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — To John Calipari, his latest milestone only means he’s been coaching a long time.Fittingly, No. 12 Kentucky and the ...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 25

Basketball Scoreboard— January 25

Basketball Scoreboard— January 25Boys BasketballPortsmouth 69, Rock Hill 58Valley 66, Paint Valley 35Minford 67, Northwest 39West 51, Oak Hill 3...

January 26th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Salt has long been used to add flavor to people’s favorite foods. In fact, the use of salt as a means to preserving foods and adding flavor to r...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Are you willing to follow?

Are you willing to follow?

Do you know God’s will for your life? Now that is a question for the ages. You say, “I don’t know how to know God’s will”...

January 21st, 2022 |  


The Stubborn souls are the losers

The Stubborn souls are the losers

Maxine, “Max”, enrolled in outpatient hospice services with end stage renal disease at the age seventy-seven. Max was an attractive lady, ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

NEW BOSTON —When Emily Whitley RN of Interim HealthCare in Southern Ohio went to work on Jan. 17 she never thought that her ordinary day would t...

January 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Be careful what you drop
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Not good at all!

LTE: Get to know your candidates

As we enter another midterm year I think it is important to remember that our local elected officials only have so many things that are in their spher...

December 26th, 2021 |  


Peace on earth!

Peace on earth!

This seems to be a day of challenge at home and abroad, a day where terror is real and danger abounds. A day where the moorings of character, integrit...

December 26th, 2021 |  


It’s all about the baby!

It’s all about the baby!

You just might be a grandpa if… a sweet grandchild accidentally spills grape juice on your $90.00 Brooks Brothers tie and you could care less! O...

December 19th, 2021 |  


What you’re looking for

What you’re looking for

I do love a good commercial. One of my favorite Christmas commercials from the past is one with a little girl that is encouraged by her mom to go to s...

December 12th, 2021 |  


Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

I wanted this week to get you excited for the NEXT Spiderman that comes out next week. I’d imagine most have forgotten this review of the last f...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Semaglutide (and other drugs like it that imitate the intestinal hormone GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1)) has been hailed as the holy grail, the gastr...

December 5th, 2021 |  


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