NEWS


ODH: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

ODH: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported three new cases Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 6,409 since the start of th...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Salvation Army celebrates employees this week

Salvation Army celebrates employees this week

PORTSMOUTH — In 1954, the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4 (now recognized in May) was declared by the United States Congress and proclaimed by President ...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Indictments handed down

Indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced Thursday, May 6 that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met April 30 ...

May 10th, 2021 |  


PHOTOS: Crash course in safety

PHOTOS: Crash course in safety

Young bicyclists had a crash course in safety Friday as Connex held its Safety Town. Children learned about the rules of the road for bicyclists as th...

May 10th, 2021 |  


ODH: No new cases Sunday

ODH: No new cases Sunday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported no new cases Sunday for Scioto County so the total stays at 6,406 since the start of the o...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Political Science opens world of opportunity for SSU students

Political Science opens world of opportunity for SSU students

PORTSMOUTH — Thomas Bunting, assistant professor of political science at Shawnee State, has been ‘hooked’ on this subject from the b...

May 9th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 11
Tartans hold off Royals in non-league

Tartans hold off Royals in non-league

SCIOTOVILLE — The East Tartans held off a comeback attempt by Rose Hill Christian in their 9-4 home win over the the Royals.The victory improves...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Trimble takes out Tigers in sectional

Trimble takes out Tigers in sectional

GLOUSTER — Unfortunately for the New Boston Tigers, one early error sent Monday’s Division IV softball sectional semifinal spiraling downw...

May 11th, 2021 updated: May 11th, 2021. |  


Pirates win outright SOC II title

Pirates win outright SOC II title

WHEELERSBURG —With Wheelersburg winning the Southern Ohio Conference Division II softball championship, what the overwhelming majority of observ...

May 11th, 2021 |  


ND outlasts Ironton in 16 innings

ND outlasts Ironton in 16 innings

PORTSMOUTH — What a way to stay perfect.Notre Dame and Ironton — two of the Southeast District’s best regardless of division —...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Panthers best Wildcats in prime D4 matchup

Panthers best Wildcats in prime D4 matchup

CHILLICOTHE — The Clay Panthers liked what they saw in their trip to Chillicothe to play at the VA Memorial Stadium.The Panthers — seeded ...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Jeeps top Mohawks in extras

Jeeps top Mohawks in extras

McDERMOTT — Pitching was the name of the game in Monday’s meeting between South Webster and Northwest.The game’s deciding run game i...

May 11th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Plants that can keep bugs away from outdoor living spaces

Outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular among homeowners in recent years, and that popularity grew even more over the last year. As soc...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Ice cream is a favorite dessert across the globe. The average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year, says the International Dair...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

As summer approaches we are seeing more tent-pole films open up. Recently with Godzilla vs. Kong and now MORTAL KOMBAT!I remember the original film th...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Bella

Pet of the week: Bella

This week’s Pet of the Week is Bella, Bella is seven years old and she is owned by the Parsley family in Minford. We wanted to share why this ph...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretched on, children who have been called on to do their part still may not fully understand why they have had to skip play...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Mothers selflessly devote themselves to their children from infancy into adulthood. A mother’s love never wanes, and she’s always ready an...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Let us pray for our nation
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The fat cell flux explained
While we still can

While we still can

CS Lewis said, “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Our Agency values the opportunity we have to provide our community with education and information surrounding helpful and beneficial resources. That i...

April 25th, 2021 |  


The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

Charles Gaspirino in the New York Post writes, “Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktai...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Your Glycemic index reminder

Your Glycemic index reminder

We were reminded about this thing called the glycemic index, which is probably really a thing, by the April 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medi...

April 18th, 2021 |  


The fruit of our lives

The fruit of our lives

My friend George Barna once said, “Leadership is the ability to put the plans into practice, and to accomplish the specified objectives through ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


What we do now!

What we do now!

I believe that it was Earl Nightingale who said, “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside...

April 11th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA