NEWS


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Local man discusses faith, wrestling, and more in podcast

Local man discusses faith, wrestling, and more in podcast

PORTSMOUTH — More and more people have started tuning into podcasts, getting their fix of the latest news, sports, politics, or seemingly in wha...

April 7th, 2021 |  


ODH: 4 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

ODH: 4 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported four new cases Wednesday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,237 since the st...

April 7th, 2021 |  


SSU to host virtual Spring Bear Run

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University will hold its annual Spring Bear Run in a virtual format beginning April 26 and continuing through May 9. ...

April 7th, 2021 |  


CAO Scioto holding food box event

CAO Scioto holding food box event

PORTSMOUTH — Local families in need of fresh food can stop by Spartan Municipal Stadium Wednesday morning to pick up food boxes.Hosted by the Co...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Dr. Amy Acton roils US Senate race by saying she won’t run

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dr. Amy Acton, the former state health director whose entry into the U.S. Senate race in Ohio had been highly anticipated,...

April 6th, 2021 |  


ODH: 8 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

ODH: 8 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported eight new cases Tuesday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,233 since the sta...

April 6th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Singleton, Sanders combine for 14 Ks as Bobcats down Western

Singleton, Sanders combine for 14 Ks as Bobcats down Western

LATHAM — The drive to Latham from Franklin Furnace is always better when the Green Bobcats come away with a W.On the backs of seniors Levi Singl...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Clay plates 11 against Symmes in meeting of SOC unbeatens

Clay plates 11 against Symmes in meeting of SOC unbeatens

PORTSMOUTH — The wheels went on for Clay and off for Symmes Valley in the home half of the fourth inning of their meeting on Friday in Portsmout...

April 10th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


Late game runs lift Northwest to first league win

Late game runs lift Northwest to first league win

SOUTH WEBSTER — Northwest tallied runs in the fifth, sixth, and seventh innings and earned their first SOC II win of the young season — a ...

April 10th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


Big hits, shutout performance lead Valley over West

Big hits, shutout performance lead Valley over West

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Scoring at-least two runs in each of the first four innings, the Valley Indians took early control and held on for a shutout i...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Five-run sixth pushes Minford past ‘Burg

Five-run sixth pushes Minford past ‘Burg

MINFORD — With the crowd on hand for the Minford Invitational Track Meet, the softball game next door, and a matchup between the defending SOC I...

April 10th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


Spring Scoreboard — April 9

Spring Scoreboard — April 9BaseballMinford 6, Wheelersburg 2Valley 12, Portsmouth West 0Northwest 4, South Webster 2Waverly 8, Eastern 0Clay 11,...

April 9th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


LIFE


How to master grilling a thick cut of meat

How to master grilling a thick cut of meat

A thick cut of meat grilled over an open flame can make for a mouth-watering meal. While such an endeavor likely won’t lead to any complaints ar...

April 4th, 2021 |  


“Here’s your sign!”

“Here’s your sign!”

Butch was fifty-five when he enrolled in outpatient hospice services with terminal cancer. He recounted, “It sneaked up on me and bit me on the ...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Church news

Nauvoo United Methodist Church-Nauvoo United Methodist Church, 1410 5th Street in West Portsmouth, would like to welcome you to worship with us. Sunda...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


The Holy Cross

The Holy Cross

Here we are we all dressed in our new clothes and some even have a brand-new bonnet. We certainly look good on Resurrection Sunday, but have we forgot...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Portsmouth Elks Lodge #154 awards grant to Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

Portsmouth Elks Lodge #154 awards grant to Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Elks Lodge #154 awards grant to Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund.The Portsmouth Elks Lodge #154 in collaboration with the Elks...

March 30th, 2021 |  


Skewered chicken goes great on the grill

Skewered chicken goes great on the grill

Grilling chicken is an easy way to transform this versatile food into something even more delicious. Various cultures serve chicken in kebab form afte...

March 28th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Yet another magic bullet
The solution to be found in the word of God

The solution to be found in the word of God

According to sportslingo.com, “A personal foul is assessed whenever illegal physical contact takes place during a game. This may include chargin...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Don’t toss that chair

Don’t toss that chair

When I was younger, I loved to watch college basketball almost as much as the National Basketball Association.Back then in the NBA, players let their ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Trouble with a capital “T”

Trouble with a capital “T”

“Freedoms come in “threes.” writes my good friend, Pastor Jim Garlow, “Political freedom, economic freedom and religious liber...

March 28th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: The Courier

Movie Review: The Courier

Directed by: Dominic CookeStarring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Jessie Buckley, Rachel Brosnahan, Angus WrightRuntime: 111 minutesRating: PG-...

March 25th, 2021 |  


What are your top favorites?

What are your top favorites?

If you are asked to pick your favorite movies, chances are you can whip off the titles quickly. I have discovered that for the most part, people, incl...

March 21st, 2021 |  


It is up to you

It is up to you

The basic and most important reasons for doing or believing something is defined as first principles. Organizations from churches to businesses know t...

March 21st, 2021 |  


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