NEWS


12:51 pm |    
3 indictments handed down

Franklin Furnace to receive park

FRANKLIN FURNACE — The Scioto County Commissioners discussed building a park near the Greenup Dam at their meeting Thursday, January 13.The loca...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Teaching & Learning Center helping Shawnee State faculty succeed

Teaching & Learning Center helping Shawnee State faculty succeed

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) focuses on providing support for university faculty to achiev...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Atomic Credit Union donates to Pride Athletics

GREENUP KY. — Anna McCreary, Wheelersburg Assistant Branch Manager, presented a $125 check on behalf of Atomic Credit Union to Pride Athletics.P...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye coming to Vern Riffe Center Feb. 5

Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye coming to Vern Riffe Center Feb. 5

PORTSMOUTH — The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will host Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye at 8:00 p.m. on Satu...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Feeling God’s love

Feeling God’s love

Rejoice today if you’re a child of God. Let all creation know the blessings that come from our Lord. He is the alpha and omega the beginning and...

January 14th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Washington helps No. 18 Kentucky rout No. 22 Tennessee

Washington helps No. 18 Kentucky rout No. 22 Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Freshman TyTy Washington Jr. scored a career-high 28 points, Sahvir Wheeler returned from injury to add 21 points and No. ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round pla...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Bengals get 1st playoff win in 31 years

Bengals get 1st playoff win in 31 years

CINCINNATI – Bengals linebacker Germaine Pratt picked off Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr’s fourth-down pass with 12 seconds left in the ...

January 16th, 2022 updated: January 16th, 2022. |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 14-18

Basketball Scoreboard— January 14-18

Basketball Scoreboard— January 14Boys BasketballValley 59, Northwest 57Minford 78, Oak Hill 56Waverly 54, Wheelersburg 46New Hope Christian 58, ...

January 14th, 2022 updated: January 18th, 2022. |  


Bengals looking to end long playoff drought

Bengals looking to end long playoff drought

CINCINNATI (AP) — Either the Raiders or Bengals will win a playoff game on Saturday, and that will be news in itself.Postseason success has been...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Basketball Recaps — January 13

Basketball Recaps — January 13

Girls BasketballSouth Webster 72, Valley 43LUCASVILLE — The South Webster Lady Jeeps traveled to Valley on Thursday, and secured a 29-point (72-...

January 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
Better than the last few
Interesting facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Interesting facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential figures of the 21st century. King’s tireless activism during the Civil Rights Movement o...

January 16th, 2022 |  


244 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 244 new cases on Sunday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,333 since the start of ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendations

The Portsmouth Public Library would like to recommend these book titles. Each title is available to borrow with your library card! For more book recom...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Who will be Jesus to them?

Who will be Jesus to them?

This is part three of a three part series about Carl, a plain-spoken country fellow accustomed to hard work; a farmer and retired stone quarry worker....

January 14th, 2022 |  


Feeling God’s love

Feeling God’s love

Rejoice today if you’re a child of God. Let all creation know the blessings that come from our Lord. He is the alpha and omega the beginning and...

January 14th, 2022 |  


OPINION


1:14 pm |    
Be careful what you drop
2:38 pm |    
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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA