NEWS


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Biden campaign bus stops in Portsmouth

Biden campaign bus stops in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The Biden Campaign’s “Soul of the Nation” Bus Tour touched down in Portsmouth Wednesday morning, passing out camp...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Commissioners request details from Donini’s payroll increases

Commissioners request details from Donini’s payroll increases

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners are requesting more information from Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini after receiving reports of sign...

October 21st, 2020 updated: October 21st, 2020. |  


Scioto Foundation awards third quarter grants

SCIOTO — For the third quarter of 2020, The Scioto Foundation has awarded nine grants totaling $80,979.25 to local nonprofit organizations servi...

October 21st, 2020 |  


May indictments handed down

May indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced Wednesday that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on October 16 and r...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Trick or treat still on in New Boston

Trick or treat still on in New Boston

NEW BOSTON — The topic of trick or treat once again came up in the Village of New Boston Council meeting Tuesday.During the meeting, members of ...

October 21st, 2020 |  


31 new cases; 19 recoveries of COVID-19

31 new cases; 19 recoveries of COVID-19

SCIOTO — During the past 24-hours, the Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments reported 31 new positive COVID-19 cases.The new case...

October 21st, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD — October 24
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‘Burg ready for Ready
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Gill concludes ‘Burg career at OHSAA state tourney
Jeeps sweep Green for sectional title

Jeeps sweep Green for sectional title

SOUTH WEBSTER — The South Webster Lady Jeeps swept the Green Lady Bobcats (25-7, 25-13, 25-6) on Thursday to claim their second straight Divisio...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Back for more: Lady Pirates secure spot in Division III districts

Back for more: Lady Pirates secure spot in Division III districts

WHEELERSBURG — The Wheelersburg Lady Pirates are indeed back for more.Following a one-year hiatus from the Division III district tournament due ...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Titans squash Rebels to win sectional

Titans squash Rebels to win sectional

PORTSMOUTH — Jon Bon Jovi’s Livin’ On A Prayer blared out — between games — over the speakers inside Notre Dame High Sch...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Knore’s winner lifts Lady Falcons over Rock Hill

Knore’s winner lifts Lady Falcons over Rock Hill

PEDRO — Postseason soccer has a habit of ensuring dramatic finishes.After neither team managed a goal during the first 80 minutes of play, Minfo...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


POSTSEASON SCOREBOARD — October 22

POSTSEASON SCOREBOARD — October 22

POSTSEASON SCOREBOARD — October 22Girls Soccer — Division III sectional finalsMinford 1, Rock Hill 0 (OT)Wheelersburg 3, South Point 1Fair...

October 22nd, 2020 updated: October 23rd, 2020. |  


LIFE


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Halloween full moon
Scioto County: Weekly construction update

Scioto County: Weekly construction update

CHILLICOTHE - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Scioto County the week of Oct. 12. All outlined work is weathe...

October 11th, 2020 |  


Get to know Jack of the lantern

Get to know Jack of the lantern

The toothy grins of jack-o’-lanterns are as much a part of Halloween as candy corn and costumes. Even though these carved pumpkins have become s...

October 11th, 2020 |  


A look back at popular Halloween costumes

A look back at popular Halloween costumes

Lavish costumes are one of the hallmarks of Halloween. Some people plan their costumes months in advance, and each year inspiration comes from some of...

October 11th, 2020 |  


Chicken Broth

Chicken Broth

Cut up and place in a large saucepan:1 chicken, or combination of leg quarters, or necks and backs. You can also use a roasted chicken or rotisserie c...

October 11th, 2020 |  


Sole Choice & the Portsmouth Shoe Industry

Sole Choice & the Portsmouth Shoe Industry

Explore the history of the sole-surviving remnant of Portsmouth, Ohio’s once mighty shoe industry, Mitchellace, Inc. This “narrow fabrics&...

October 4th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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When the going gets tough
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Helping you age better
What a feeling

What a feeling

There is nothing more rewarding for a player, coach, or parent than to watch their son or daughter make a big play when it counts the most.When the ga...

October 18th, 2020 |  


The Dogma Truth

The Dogma Truth

The word dogma defined: a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true. The word rose to prominence in conversati...

October 14th, 2020 |  


Movie Review: Hubie Halloween

Movie Review: Hubie Halloween

Directed by Steven BrillStarring: Adam Sandler, Julie Bowen, Kevin James, Maya Rudolph, Tim Meadows, Ray Liotta, Steve BuscemiRuntime: 103 MinutesRati...

October 14th, 2020 |  


“French women don’t get fat”

“French women don’t get fat”

That’s the title of a book by Mireille Guiliano (2005 Alfred A Knopf, New York) that I found in the book box in front of my office the other day...

October 11th, 2020 |  


No time to hesitate

No time to hesitate

I have long imagined what the atmosphere was like in the aftermath of the Battles of Concord and Lexington. The multitudes who had envisioned that dip...

October 11th, 2020 |  


Movie Review: Hocus Pocus

Movie Review: Hocus Pocus

Directed by Kenny OrtegaStarring: Bette Milder, Betty Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Omri Katz, Vinessa Shaw, Thora Birch, Sean MurrayRuntime: 96 Minut...

October 7th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA