NEWS


It’s official: City Hall to be moved to former 5/3 Building

It’s official: City Hall to be moved to former 5/3 Building

PORTSMOUTH – After months of planning, the City of Portsmouth is set to move the location of City Hall from 728 2nd Street to 500 Chillicothe St...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth’s small town strength subject of upcoming documentary

Portsmouth’s small town strength subject of upcoming documentary

PORTSMOUTH—A locally filmed documentary hopes to show the world how Dale King is rebuilding Portsmouth one kettlebell lift at a time.When King g...

June 28th, 2022 |  


24 indictments handed down

24 indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on June 24 and returned...

June 28th, 2022 |  


AAA: Gas prices decrease ahead of Independence Day weekend

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is eight cents lower this week at $4.866 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Governor DeWine announces BroadbandOhio Community Accelerator Cohort

COLUMBUS— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and BroadbandOhio announced four teams from 11 Ohio counties will participate in t...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Atomic Credit Union to hold annual school supply drive

PORTSMOUTH — As a solid commitment to the community, Atomic Credit Union will, once again, hold its annual school supply drive.All items Donated...

June 27th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Post 142 Jr. team rallies versus Post 23

Post 142 Jr. team rallies versus Post 23

WHEELERSBURG — Entering the top of the fifth trailing 4-3, the Waverly Post 142 Jr. team was in search of offense in an attempt to overcome thei...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Late surge pushes Post 142 past Post 23

Late surge pushes Post 142 past Post 23

PIKETON — A three-run fifth inning helped the Waverly Post 142 Shockers defeat Portmouth Post 23 6-5 in SCOL play on Tuesday.Three-straight Post...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Column: Matt’s Take

Series StolenAfter a horrific losing streak, the Reds managed to steal a series from the San Francisco Giants to improve their record to 25-47. Cincin...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Luis Castillo strikes out 11 as Reds beat Cubs 5-3

Luis Castillo strikes out 11 as Reds beat Cubs 5-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Castillo hears all the trade rumors. He just doesn’t pay much attention to them.“I’m still trying to go ou...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Clay 10, 11, 12 SB wins District 11

Clay 10, 11, 12 SB wins District 11

IRONTON — The Clay 10, 11, 12 year old little league softball team will represent District 11 in the 2022 Ohio state tournament following their ...

June 28th, 2022 |  


PRP release from June 25 racing

PRP release from June 25 racing

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Raceway Park welcomed Modifieds, Limited Lates, Sport Mods, and Legends Cars Saturday for an evening of racing presented...

June 28th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Roe decision stokes opinions in community

SCIOTO—On Friday, The United States Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a ruling which has eliminated constitutional protect...

June 26th, 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...

June 26th, 2022 |  


A great evening at the theater

A great evening at the theater

Happy Saturday everyone! We actually have a horror film this week. Some of you may have been expecting Elvis. I know he was/is my Mamaw Jane’s f...

June 24th, 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...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Essential summer skin care tips

Essential summer skin care tips

Protecting and caring for skin should be part of people’s year-round health care regimens. Such an approach can help people look their best and ...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Campsite safety tips

Campsite safety tips

The appeal of camping is undeniable.According to The Business Research Company, a market research and intelligence company, the global camping and car...

June 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION


fun, but not infinity…or beyond

fun, but not infinity…or beyond

Buzz Lightyear……To Infinity and BEYOND. As I sat down to write this review it dawned on me how famous this character is. We are used to th...

June 17th, 2022 |  


If you’re a fan of the series, see this film

If you’re a fan of the series, see this film

Summer is here! We had an absolute blockbuster and AMAZING summer film with Top Gun: Maverick and Hollywood is hitting its groove on the big budget fi...

June 10th, 2022 |  


One of the best films I’ve ever seen

One of the best films I’ve ever seen

This review is dedicated to the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice as we honor them and our freedoms on this Memorial day….and ...

May 27th, 2022 |  


A lesser version of Gladiator yet more visually appealing

A lesser version of Gladiator yet more visually appealing

This film I had followed closely during production as the premise intrigued me. As a history major at The Ohio State University, I always enjoy anythi...

May 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION: Reindustrialization Project presents enormous opportunity for Ohio workers, families and communities

Throughout Ohio, communities have experienced job loss and deepening economic hardship with changes to energy production and declines in manufacturing...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Letter to the editor

Our elected officials at the statehouse have done some very costly political feet dragging at the expense of the Ohio constitution.In 2015 Ohio voters...

May 10th, 2022 |  


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