NEWS


2:56 pm |    
ODH: No new cases Sunday
Infrastructure, new SCHD home discussed during Commissioners

Infrastructure, new SCHD home discussed during Commissioners

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners held their first weekly meeting of May Thursday, addressing 20 items on its agenda before tending to si...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Tri-State Habitat for Humanity making plans for the Restore

Tri-State Habitat for Humanity making plans for the Restore

NEW BOSTON — Tri-State Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is preparing to open a ReStore and generate money for building homes in Scioto County.As menti...

May 6th, 2021 |  


ODH: 5 new cases reported Thursday

ODH: 5 new cases reported Thursday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported five new cases Thursday for Scioto County bringing the total to 6,398 since the start of t...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

SCIOTO — Fluor-BWXT recently donated $3,000 for charitable outreach in Scioto County to Friends of Portsmouth, a non-profit 501c3 organization.&...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

PORTSMOUTH -The results from Tuesday’s 3rd Ward primary answered one question, but left one unanswered.What is known at this point is that Andy ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

PORTSMOUTH — Riding a bike is still one of the things that children still enjoy, but some have never been taught about riding and the safety nee...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


5:26 pm |    
Reds-Indians series finale postponed to Aug. 9

Reds-Indians series finale postponed to Aug. 9

CLEVELAND (AP) — The three-game series finale between the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians set for Sunday has been postponed by rain and re...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Reds’ Miley throws season’s 4th no-hitter

Reds’ Miley throws season’s 4th no-hitter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wade Miley’s 4-year-old son, Jeb, convinced him to put a temporary tattoo of the Hulk on his right forearm for his start ...

May 8th, 2021 |  


SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 7

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 7

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 7BaseballMinford 10, Northwest 0 (5 innings)Wheelersburg 10, South Webster 0 (5 innings)Portsmouth 16, West Union 1Waver...

May 8th, 2021 updated: May 9th, 2021. |  


Who wouldn’t love a horse ride?

Who wouldn’t love a horse ride?

I’ve always loved horses, but I’ve never owned one. And the few times I’ve had the opportunity to straddle one for a ride turned out...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Perfect once more

Perfect once more

PORTSMOUTH — The Notre Dame Lady Titans have done little to no sharing in Southern Ohio Conference Division I play during the 2020-21 school yea...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Trojans top Mohawks under lights

Trojans top Mohawks under lights

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Trojans, believe it or not, haven’t enjoyed a winning baseball season since 2010.Perhaps, though, the Trojans ...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


LIFE


Plants that can keep bugs away from outdoor living spaces

Outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular among homeowners in recent years, and that popularity grew even more over the last year. As soc...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Ice cream is a favorite dessert across the globe. The average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year, says the International Dair...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

As summer approaches we are seeing more tent-pole films open up. Recently with Godzilla vs. Kong and now MORTAL KOMBAT!I remember the original film th...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Bella

Pet of the week: Bella

This week’s Pet of the Week is Bella, Bella is seven years old and she is owned by the Parsley family in Minford. We wanted to share why this ph...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretched on, children who have been called on to do their part still may not fully understand why they have had to skip play...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Mothers selflessly devote themselves to their children from infancy into adulthood. A mother’s love never wanes, and she’s always ready an...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


10:38 am |    
Let us pray for our nation
10:50 am |    
The fat cell flux explained
While we still can

While we still can

CS Lewis said, “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Our Agency values the opportunity we have to provide our community with education and information surrounding helpful and beneficial resources. That i...

April 25th, 2021 |  


The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

Charles Gaspirino in the New York Post writes, “Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktai...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Your Glycemic index reminder

Your Glycemic index reminder

We were reminded about this thing called the glycemic index, which is probably really a thing, by the April 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medi...

April 18th, 2021 |  


The fruit of our lives

The fruit of our lives

My friend George Barna once said, “Leadership is the ability to put the plans into practice, and to accomplish the specified objectives through ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


What we do now!

What we do now!

I believe that it was Earl Nightingale who said, “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside...

April 11th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA