NEWS


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SSU Circle K Club hosts coat drive

SSU Circle K Club hosts coat drive

The Circle K International Club at Shawnee State University recently hosted a coat drive on campus to provide students, staff, and community members w...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Sheriff’s Office recieves funding for body cameras

Sheriff’s Office recieves funding for body cameras

PORTSMOUTH — Governor Mike DeWine awarded over $4.7 million in grant funding to 109 local law enforcement agencies for expenses associated with ...

January 25th, 2022 |  


City Council takes action against ‘failed’ hotel project

City Council takes action against ‘failed’ hotel project

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth City Council unanimously passed a resolution to reconstruct sidewalks at the former site of the Sleep Inn / Mainstay...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Scioto County COVID-19 Report — Jan. 25

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 125 new cases on Tuesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 18,284 since the start of the outbreak.T...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Two arrested on drug charges after drugs seized

Two arrested on drug charges after drugs seized

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that a Portsmouth resident along with a D...

January 25th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Jeeps gain split with West
Go for trout; turkeys in decline

Go for trout; turkeys in decline

The good news in the outdoors is that Monday will be the last day of this less than desirable month of January 2022.At midweek the high for the day st...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Young, hungry Bengals face grizzled Chiefs

Young, hungry Bengals face grizzled Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have been in this position before.Walking across the cold Arrowhead Stadium parking lot, dressing...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 27

Basketball Scoreboard— January 27

Basketball Scoreboard— January 27Girls BasketballWheelersburg 43, Northwest 29West 53, Waverly 49Minford 62, Eastern 58Oak Hill 32, Valley 28Not...

January 28th, 2022 updated: January 28th, 2022. |  


Keeney scores 1000th in Burg win

Keeney scores 1000th in Burg win

BEAVER — Sammy Hagar once sang he couldn’t drive 55.Maybe so, but the Wheelersburg Lady Pirates sure can —and Alaina Keeney can, and...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Lady Jeeps keep rolling on

Lady Jeeps keep rolling on

SOUTH WEBSTER — For Division IV Southeast District girls basketball programs, it’s likely a consensus that South Webster isn’t the s...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Carpenter signs with KCU baseball

Carpenter signs with KCU baseball

SOUTH WEBSTER — South Webster senior Cam Carpenter has been a staple in the Jeeps’ pitching rotation during his high school career.And, as...

January 27th, 2022 updated: January 27th, 2022. |  


LIFE


Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Salt has long been used to add flavor to people’s favorite foods. In fact, the use of salt as a means to preserving foods and adding flavor to r...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Are you willing to follow?

Are you willing to follow?

Do you know God’s will for your life? Now that is a question for the ages. You say, “I don’t know how to know God’s will”...

January 21st, 2022 |  


The Stubborn souls are the losers

The Stubborn souls are the losers

Maxine, “Max”, enrolled in outpatient hospice services with end stage renal disease at the age seventy-seven. Max was an attractive lady, ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

NEW BOSTON —When Emily Whitley RN of Interim HealthCare in Southern Ohio went to work on Jan. 17 she never thought that her ordinary day would t...

January 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Be careful what you drop
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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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