NEWS


SOMC ready to light the town pink

SOMC ready to light the town pink

The annual Light it Pink event, a major breast cancer awareness campaign managed by Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC), is underway in the final plan...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


Wine Social to raise funds for 535

Wine Social to raise funds for 535

535 Second Street has been a part of the Portsmouth park family for two years now, after a major renovation by Main Street Portsmouth, with the help o...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Music and more welcoming TOSRV this weekend

For 60 years, TOSRV has brought bicyclists to the area on a trek that starts in Columbus, Ohio and ends here, all over the course of one day. Of cours...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Valley Football Homecoming Queen and Court 2022

Valley Football Homecoming Queen and Court 2022

The Valley Indians celebrated their 2022 Homecoming Ceremony on Friday, September 16th prior to kickoff of the varsity game. The Indians hosted the No...

September 19th, 2022 |  


Serve Day serves all

Serve Day serves all

Serve Day volunteers gave back to their communities in a plethora of ways over the weekend, as local parishioners and churches banded together for the...

September 19th, 2022 |  


International Fest closes another year

International Fest closes another year

The Annual St. Mary International Festival provided treat for locals over the weekend, with foods, entertainment, and more.The event welcomed cooperat...

September 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


4:25 pm |    
Brewers rout Reds
5:19 pm |    
SW, ‘Burg win SOC golf
Falcons fend off Mohawks…again

Falcons fend off Mohawks…again

MINFORD — With time ticking away on Thursday night, and like the basketball standout he most certainly is, Minford’s Myles Montgomery made...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Browns rebound from collapse, beat Steelers

Browns rebound from collapse, beat Steelers

CLEVELAND (AP) — An unimaginable collapse still fresh in their minds, the Browns managed to avoid a second one in four days.Jacoby Brissett thre...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 22

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 22

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 22VolleyballWheelersburg 3, Waverly 0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-18)Notre Dame 3, Clay 0 (25-18, 25-6, 25-7)Fairland 3, Port...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Ohio State expects stiffer test against Wisconsin

Ohio State expects stiffer test against Wisconsin

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson tried to tone down the accolades and hyperbole that came after the Buckeyes’...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Burrow, Bengals not panicking as they face Jets

Burrow, Bengals not panicking as they face Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There’s no panic in Cincinnati.Well, at least not in the Bengals’ locker room.While social media is buz...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Annual DTWC event set for PRP

Annual DTWC event set for PRP

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Raceway Park’s next event will be Carl Short’s 42nd annual General Tire Dirt Track World Championship p...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


LIFE


Native authors books

West Portsmouth native, Jeffery Evans, has come a long way since his days of playing on Stoney Run. Now, proudly decorated with two Masters degrees, a...

September 20th, 2022 |  


A keeper breakfast cake

A keeper breakfast cake

Hello! In the kitchen this week I am making this great blueberry breakfast cake. It’s not only easy ,but it is so good. It’s a keeper for ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) has received Accreditation of Case Management for Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Committ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


Movie review: Pearl

Movie review: Pearl

I spoke a few weeks ago about the company A24 and how they have been producing a lot of really good movies lately. I should have also labeled them as ...

September 16th, 2022 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host HarpOhio on Oct. 16

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host HarpOhio on Oct. 16

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will present HarpOhio, a harp ensemble for pre-college and college-age students...

September 16th, 2022 |  


OPINION


3:42 pm |    
Water your plants in Fall
2:58 pm |    
Movie Review: Barbarian
September is Kinship Care month

September is Kinship Care month

In Ohio, over 200,000 children are living in kinship families. Research shows that when they must be apart from their parents, children do better with...

September 19th, 2022 |  


Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Column Head: Now is the Ideal Time to Restore Your LawnBlog Title: Lawn Restoration in FallEarly Fall is an ideal time to restore your lawn. There is ...

September 10th, 2022 |  


Sinking my teeth into the job

Sinking my teeth into the job

I spent a week eating my memories.A sub bun sliced horizontally, two slices of old-fashioned loaf, three or four slices of salami, provolone (should b...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Soon it will be the season to plant bulbs for early spring color. You can have a colorful garden very early next spring if you plant some bulbs right ...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

The key to success in container gardening is having the right “soil”, or potting mix. The potting “soil” used to grow containe...

August 28th, 2022 |  


Letter to the EditorThe Pride display issue isn’t about protecting kids

A Pride display and a handful of kids’ books is an awfully small thing to get worked up about, but these are small-minded people. For about a mo...

August 28th, 2022 |  


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