NEWS


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Feeling God’s love

278 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 278 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 15,633 since the start of ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Jan. 13, second-highest day of cases reported in Scioto

SCIOTO — Scioto County is currently experiencing another surge in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron variant works its way through the Scioto County ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


210 COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 210 new cases on Thursday for Scioto County bringing the total to 15,355 since the start o...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Seven students inducted into Clay’s National Honor Society.

Seven students inducted into Clay’s National Honor Society.

PORTSMOUTH — Clay High School held its National Honor Society Induction on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, in the high school cafetorium. Seven new...

January 13th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


11:09 am
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Bengals get 1st playoff win in 31 years
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Basketball Scoreboard— January 14, 15 & 17
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 |  


Cavs add Calderón to front office

Cavs add Calderón to front office

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are bringing back former guard José Calderón as a special advisor in their front office.Calde...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Plenty of winter birdwatching here

Plenty of winter birdwatching here

Being a bird lover, it was a sad sight that I witnessed a few days after Christmas. A robin, which I’m assuming was a male, was perched in the b...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Wisconsin beats OSU for 6th win a row

Wisconsin beats OSU for 6th win a row

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison scored 25 points and No. 13 Wisconsin beat No. 16 Ohio State 78-68 on Thursday night for its sixth straight vi...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 13

Basketball Scoreboard— January 13

Basketball Scoreboard— January 13Girls BasketballSouth Webster 72, Valley 43Oak Hill 69, Eastern 33West at Northwest, ppd. to Jan. 29Minford at ...

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


Karate during Christmas

Karate during Christmas

Karate students at Cooper’s Karate in Portsmouth competed in Don Madden’s Memorial American Father Christmas Cup at Unioto High School in ...

January 13th, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
Better than the last few

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 |  


278 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 278 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 15,633 since the start of ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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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 |  


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