NEWS


2:57 pm
Updated: 3:41 pm. |    
Final salute to officer Kane
Salvation Army welcomes ‘change’

Salvation Army welcomes ‘change’

A modern solution to a common holiday problem is now being utilized in Portsmouth by the Salvation Army. With pocket change becoming nearly obsolete, ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s Office: Blue Creek woman shoots, kills alleged intruder

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office says a Blue Creek resident shot and killed a would-be intruder during an alleged burglary Thursday.In a prepa...

December 7th, 2018 updated: December 7th, 2018. |  


County sheriff: Blue Creek resident shot and killed would-be intruder Thursday

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office says a West Portsmouth resident shot and killed a would-be intruder during an alleged break-in Thursday.In a ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Local man lost life on Oklahoma

Local man lost life on Oklahoma

December 7, 1941 will remain in the history books as the day the Japanese brought the United States into World War II.Seaman Second Class Challis Rudo...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Friends of Portsmouth ready Second Street HQ

Friends of Portsmouth ready Second Street HQ

Churches, retailers, even Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Davis – and, of course, organizers the Friends of Portsmouth – have gotten into...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Courthouse working to acquire additional parking

Courthouse working to acquire additional parking

During Thursday’s Scioto County Commissioners meeting, commissioners made a motion to accept the fully executed original purchase agreement from...

December 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


6:18 pm |    
Risner signs with Red Storm
Tigers get road win over rival Tartans

Tigers get road win over rival Tartans

SCIOTOVILLE – There are positives and negatives that come for Glenwood following the Tigers 87-69 road win over SOC I and county rival East in S...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Monday girls’ roundup

Girls:OAK HILL 65, PORTSMOUTH WEST 33The Portsmouth West Senators (2-4, 1-3) fell to the Oak Hill Oaks (4-1, 3-1) in a road trip to Oak Hill Monday ni...

December 11th, 2018 updated: December 11th, 2018. |  


Mohawks defense prevails vs. Jeeps

Mohawks defense prevails vs. Jeeps

MCDERMOTT - Though the game was back and forth through the first two quarters, Northwest held on to defeat the South Webster Jeeps Monday evening on t...

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


Minford holds off Valley’s comeback attempt

Minford holds off Valley’s comeback attempt

LUCASVILLE – Despite a slow start to their second SOC road game of the season, the Minford Falcons won their third game in five days over a red ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Pirates stave off Waverly’s late rally in conference play

Pirates stave off Waverly’s late rally in conference play

WHEELERSBURG — In the fourth quarter of a game they once trailed in by 18 points, Waverly’s Zoiee Smith and Paige Carter did their darndes...

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


LIFE


11:59 pm |    
Harvest Chapel
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 17th, 2018 |  


“I’m a Server”

“I’m a Server”

I’m revisiting my old friend, Gary, this week. Gary was sixty-eight years old when he enrolled in hospice services with end stage congestive hea...

November 16th, 2018 |  


God’s Love

God’s Love

Rejoice today if you’re a child of God. I mean sing the songs of faith to the top of the trees and at the top of your voice. Let all creation th...

November 16th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Sudden attack-Pearl Harbor

Sudden attack-Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harb...

December 7th, 2018 |  


A Christmas Tree to remember

A Christmas Tree to remember

Christmas time comes at the end of the year and embraces the spirit of giving.As I grow older, I honestly love to give much more than I do to receive....

December 5th, 2018 |  


Seasonal work can empower you

Soon after school begins in the fall, many businesses begin advertising for seasonal workers. It’s a good way for people to make some extra inco...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Obese zebrafish

Obese zebrafish

Obese zebrafishThe zebrafish is a freshwater fish belonging to the minnow family. Native to the Himalayan region, it is a popular aquarium “trop...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Teddy Roosevelt speaks out on immigration

Teddy Roosevelt speaks out on immigration

Immigration is a hot topic of debate these days, whether it comes in town halls or from anglers and hunters one the water and in the woods.Firing tear...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Giving thanks for Portsmouth’s history

Giving thanks for Portsmouth’s history

As we gather with our families on Thanksgiving and give thanks for our blessings. We are fortunate to have many history links to Portsmouth – gi...

November 30th, 2018 |  


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