NEWS


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Local bands do well at state
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Grandmothers arraigned in court
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Alleged conspiracy

Residents turn out to support Friends of Portsmouth Winterfest

Talking with the Portsmouth Daily Times prior to a Friends of Portsmouth volunteer meeting held Tuesday evening at the Scioto County Welcome Center, F...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Weather service issues winter storm advisory through noon today

Snowmaggedon?Probably not.But the National Weather Service in Wilmington, which serves the Scioto County area, has issued a winter weather advisory wh...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Alleged conspiracy

Alleged conspiracy

While law enforcement made clear during a press conference Tuesday, they feel they have in custody the persons responsible for the massacre of the Rho...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Meadows unhappy about comments

Portsmouth City Council met Tuesday, after postponing Monday’s meeting in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday. Before jumping into the...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Scioto Economic Development recieves more than $68,000

Over $68,000 has been awarded to the Scioto County Economic Development Department by Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth. “Out of that money $18,000 has gone...

November 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Pirates survive, defeat Madison 24-16
NW’s Rice signs with Kent State

NW’s Rice signs with Kent State

Laiken Rice, a senior at Northwest High School, signed her letter of intent to play softball for Division I Kent State University on Wednesday.Laiken ...

November 14th, 2018 |  


SW’s Cook signs with Trevecca Nazarene

SW’s Cook signs with Trevecca Nazarene

For South Webster senior Maddie Cook, her college choice of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville has just as much to do with the lifestyle Trevec...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Harris, Kammler compete at state

Harris, Kammler compete at state

On a cold and frigid morning in Hebron, Ohio near Columbus, the two qualifiers for the state cross country races, Matthew Harris of Minford and Aiden ...

November 13th, 2018 |  


OSSCA releases all-state honors

OSSCA releases all-state honors

On Saturday, the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association (OSSCA) released their all-state honorees for all-state first and second teams, and once a...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Pirates outlast Greeneview, 35-13

Pirates outlast Greeneview, 35-13

The Jamestown Greeneview Rams gave the Wheelersburg Pirates absolutely everything they had Saturday night at Herrnstein Field in Chillicothe, but stil...

November 10th, 2018 updated: November 11th, 2018. |  


West 5th/6th grade claims Peewee Super Bowl

West 5th/6th grade claims Peewee Super Bowl

On a cold, frigid afternoon, the Portsmouth West Senators were able to win the 5th and 6th grade peewee football Super Bowl over the Minford Falcons 1...

November 10th, 2018 updated: November 10th, 2018. |  


LIFE


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“I’m a Server”
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God’s Love
Charity Freewill Baptist Church

Charity Freewill Baptist Church

In Minford Ohio there is a tributary to the Little Scioto River. It is Rocky Fork Creek, a frequent Baptismal site before many churches found ways to ...

November 9th, 2018 |  


SOMC promoting importance of lung cancer screening available locally

SOMC promoting importance of lung cancer screening available locally

Maybe the cause needs a catchy slogan, like “Think Pink.”At least one of the promotional advertisements being run by the Southern Ohio Med...

November 8th, 2018 |  


The Sixth Annual Vern Riffe After Dark Event is calling all artists

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) is now seeking entries for the Sixth Annual Vern Riffe After Dark Event that will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov....

October 31st, 2018 |  


The Happy Trail to Duck Run Community Church

The Happy Trail to Duck Run Community Church

It was Branch Rickey, “Baseball’s ferocious gentleman” who brought Jackie Robinson into baseball. Though he was born in Stockdale Oh...

October 26th, 2018 |  


From Elvis to Elvira: Oak Ridge Boy Richard Sterban talks about their holiday show

From Elvis to Elvira: Oak Ridge Boy Richard Sterban talks about their holiday show

“Giddy up oom poppa, mow mow.”The above lyric, for lack of a better word, is probably not the most artistic composition ever written. But ...

October 26th, 2018 |  


Relationships: can someone’s inner critic cause them to put up with abusive behaviour?

Relationships: can someone’s inner critic cause them to put up with abusive behaviour?

If one is used to spending time around people who are abusive, they can come to the conclusion that they are a victim. It is then not that one is play...

October 24th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Memories of a cattle drive
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Right here in River City
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Give thanks
Reasons your life is okay no matter how bad things are

Reasons your life is okay no matter how bad things are

Present problems provide a perception that lacks perspective.As I browsed photos I’d posted on social media over the past two years I noticed so...

November 15th, 2018 |  


I’m thankful for my blessings

I’m thankful for my blessings

This post will be a little different than ones I usually write. I enjoy writing about inspirational and ordinary people I meet along the way and conve...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Helping veterans and active duty service members

Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members o...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Too good to be true?

Too good to be true?

Remember how we always say that diet and exercise aka lifestyle stuff, are abysmally poor explanations or treatments for weight problems. The message ...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Musings on a dark and gloomy day

Musings on a dark and gloomy day

Friday was a rainy, overcast, gloomy day, not fit for outdoor activity, but perfect for curling up in front of the fireplace with a good book.I have t...

November 12th, 2018 |  


When life reminds us that we don’t have a clue

When life reminds us that we don’t have a clue

When life bears its teeth for absolutely no reason at all (or at least it seems that way) we have a choice to make. And likewise, when we cannot belie...

November 11th, 2018 |  


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