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Pruning in Late Winter

Pruning in Late Winter

Winter is the time to work on pruning your trees and shrubs. Once the sap starts to rise in spring and the buds on your woody plants start to swell, y...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Tickets now available for annual chocolate walk

Main Street Portsmouth and more than 30 businesses are preparing for the annual Ellen Vetter Chocolate Walk, which is set for Saturday, Feb. 8.The ann...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Red Cross urgently needs donors

Red Cross urgently needs donors

The Red Cross needs donors of all blood types and people are urged to give now and help restock blood supply.The American Red Cross has extended its u...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Caring for Soldiers

Caring for Soldiers

An organization in Ashland, Kentucky, is hoping to gain traction in Portsmouth, sending care packages to soldiers overseas.Care Packages for Soldiers ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


PPD requesting assistance

PPD requesting assistance

The Portsmouth Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a person of interest.On Monday the PPD posted to their Facebook page they wer...

January 20th, 2020 updated: January 20th, 2020. |  


‘We are their wildest dream’

‘We are their wildest dream’

14th Street has a dream, one to help every child in Scioto County.Saturday began a yearly tradition of empowerment. The 14th Street Community Center h...

January 19th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Falcons fall late at Oak Hill

Falcons fall late at Oak Hill

OAK HILL — The Minford Falcons needed to have a fast-paced, fire from three-point land, track-meet style of game going on Tuesday night at Oak H...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Basketball Scoreboard – January 21st

Basketball Scoreboard – January 21st

Tuesday, January 21stBoysEastern 58, Northwest 38Minford 52, Oak Hill 45Wheelersburg 72, Valley 46Chesapeake 71, Portsmouth 43Waverly 67, South Webste...

January 21st, 2020 updated: January 22nd, 2020. |  


Girls AP Poll: January 21st

Girls AP Poll: January 21st

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Keeney, Lady Pirates chop down Oaks

Keeney, Lady Pirates chop down Oaks

WHEELERSBURG — Usually, any game against the tradition-rich Oak Hill Lady Oaks is a “big” one —and not exactly a “trap&#...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Schaefer, Schmidt have season-highs in Titans’ road win over Indians

Schaefer, Schmidt have season-highs in Titans’ road win over Indians

LUCASVILLE - Behind season-highs from seniors Taylor Schmidt and Cassie Schaefer, the Notre Dame Lady Titans bounced-back following their first loss o...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Call nets 1,000th point

Call nets 1,000th point

LUCASVILLE - Valley senior Bre Call became the eighth Lady Indian in program history and the first since 2015 graduate Lexie Doddridge to pass the 1,0...

January 20th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Winterfest Schedule

Events & TimesOngoing eventsIce Skating Monday-Thursday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.Snow Tube Slide Friday: 3 p.m.-9 p.m.Candyland Express Saturday: 11 a.m. -...

December 25th, 2019 |  


Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Directed by Clint EastwoodStarring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia WildeRuntime: 131 minutesRating: R (for language i...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Rogers to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Rogers to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

The children of Robert & Susan Rogers of Lucasville are pleased and proud to announce the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents who were joine...

December 17th, 2019 |  


Get Your Family Outside in Cooler Weather: It’s Good for You

Parents and guardians may be tempted to dial back outdoor activities when cold temperatures arrive, but getting outside is good for children and their...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Shop small businesses to improve the holiday experience

It’s the time of year when newspapers thicken with sales circulars and holiday advertisements. Consumers looking to beat the hustle and bustle a...

November 27th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Follow the marijuana money trail

Follow the marijuana money trail

Children, what do you want to be when you grow up? I want to own a cannabis business and become rich. I want to be the Weed King of Wallstreet, the pr...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Fructose and the fat switch

Fructose and the fat switch

I just listened to a Petter Attia podcast with Dr. Richard Johnson who explains the controversial role of fructose in the epidemic of obesity. (1) Thi...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Does Florida offer the Fountain of Youth?

Does Florida offer the Fountain of Youth?

It’s been about 500 years now since Juan Ponce de Leon dropped anchor off the Florida coast and marched inland searching for the waters he had h...

January 19th, 2020 |  


Have you talked to your teen about marijuana?

Have you talked to your teen about marijuana?

Is America becoming a pothead nation? Pot logic is taking over the brains of the misguided. Because medical marijuana is legal in several states does ...

January 19th, 2020 |  


Youth Sports Becoming More… “Complex”

Rochester, New York is jumping on the bandwagon. Sandusky, Ohio refuses to be left out. Rantoul, Illinois is making its own big statement. What do the...

January 17th, 2020 |  


SMALL BUSINESSES AND SOCIAL SECURITY

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28.8 million small businesses in the United States represent 99.7% of all U.S. businesses and...

January 17th, 2020 |  


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