NEWS


Scioto Foundation announces new scholarship fund

Scioto Foundation announces new scholarship fund

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the Christina Lester Niekamp Scholarship Fund, an Acorn Fund created by Zo...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Shawnee State University announces Matt Mathews Early Arrival Scholarship program

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University has announced the Matt Mathews Early Arrival Scholarship program to award 25 scholarships in the amount of...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Roy Rogers Festival to be held August 4-7, 2021

Roy Rogers Festival to be held August 4-7, 2021

PORTSMOUTH — Fans of the Roy Rogers Festival will be happy to hear that the festival is returning again this year after a canceled event in 2020...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Four arrested on drug and weapon offenses

Four arrested on drug and weapon offenses

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announced that three Portsmouth, Ohio residents ha...

July 20th, 2021 |  


After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

Four years after a carnival ride’s corroded steel arm snapped and flung a high school student to his death at the Ohio State Fair, the state is ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Patrol’s Sergeant Schuldt promoted to Lieutenant at the Portsmouth Post

Patrol’s Sergeant Schuldt promoted to Lieutenant at the Portsmouth Post

Columbus – On July 18, Sergeant Jeremy J. Schuldt was promoted to the rank of lieutenant by Colonel Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. Li...

July 20th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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SSU’s Hamilton earns MSC AD of Year

SSU’s Hamilton earns MSC AD of Year

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University athletic director Jeff Hamilton was named as the Mid-South Conference’s Athletic Director of the Yea...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Ademakinwa earns MSC Coaching for Significance Award

Ademakinwa earns MSC Coaching for Significance Award

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University women’s soccer head coach Natasha Ademakinwa was awarded with the Mid-South Conference’s Coach...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Indians to Guardians

Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced t...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Shockers finish runners-up in Region V

Shockers finish runners-up in Region V

CHILLICOTHE — The Waverly Post 142 Shockers won three-straight games over SCOL opponents to put them in the championship game of the Region V Se...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Cadogan earns MSC Coaching for Significance award

Cadogan earns MSC Coaching for Significance award

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University swimming head coach Gerald Cadogan was awarded with the Mid-South Conference’s Coaching for Signific...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Bengals announce 1st Ring of Honor class

Bengals announce 1st Ring of Honor class

The Cincinnati Bengals today announced Ken Anderson and Ken Riley will join Paul Brown and Anthony Muñoz in the inaugural Ring of Honor class. Se...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Pet of the week: Bebe

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...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

It seems we get sequels or prequels EVERY week. This week is no different. Escape Room: Tournament of Champions is a direct sequel to Escape Room (201...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


How to keep gardens safe in summer heatwaves

How to keep gardens safe in summer heatwaves

Summer is a season to relax and enjoy the warm weather. Basking in the summer sun is a great way to relax, but only when the temperatures are safe. Su...

July 18th, 2021 |  


A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

Slow-cooked foods seem tailor-made when the mercury is low. Stews, soups and casseroles can simmer and gain great flavor through slow-cooking methods....

July 18th, 2021 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendations

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...

July 18th, 2021 |  


All that jazz: Local jazz musician releases new album

All that jazz: Local jazz musician releases new album

WHEELERSBURG — A new album by a local jazz musician with multiple decades of experience from Wheelersburg has generated positive feedback from a...

July 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Choose a representative payee for social security to consider before you may need one

The future is uncertain. Our Advance Designation program allows you to pre-select a trusted individual if a time comes when you need a representative ...

July 18th, 2021 |  


God has it in hand

God has it in hand

Last week I had the grandparent-ly joy of picking up my 6-year-old grandson from Bible Day Camp… which I loved! We drove around running a few er...

July 18th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

It is hard to believe that we are in the middle of summer already. And I have been trying to make sure you have some summer learning ideas, I wanted t...

July 12th, 2021 |  


Ultra processed food fight

Ultra processed food fight

Many reports in the medical literature and etc… have shown that ultra-processed food is higher in calories and causes more weight gain. (1,2) Bu...

July 11th, 2021 |  


A very important day in July!

A very important day in July!

Speaking to the new and disturbing phenomenon of athletes refusing to honor the flag, Former Secretary of Education William Bennett said, “These...

July 11th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

Yesterday was a day of celebration with picnics, games and fireworks included. Many people have been waiting on this day for quite a while. It, of cou...

July 5th, 2021 |  


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