NEWS


Seven arrested during law enforcement operation

Seven arrested during law enforcement operation

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announced that seven people were arrested, and sus...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Annual student art show goes virtual in 2021

Annual student art show goes virtual in 2021

NEW BOSTON– The 2021 Scioto County High School Art Show “Visually Literate” was held virtually, displaying 50 pieces of student artw...

April 16th, 2021 |  


ODH: 6 new COVID cases reported Friday

ODH: 6 new COVID cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported six new cases Friday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,286 since the start ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Sheriff vehicle junkyard situation resolved

Sheriff vehicle junkyard situation resolved

SCIOTO — Thursday’s Scioto County Commissioners meeting was a brief nine item affair, but not one without significance.In its final legisl...

April 15th, 2021 |  


9 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

9 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported nine new cases Thursday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,280 since the sta...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Minford Elementary dedicates new playground

Minford Elementary dedicates new playground

MINFORD — Students at Minford Elementary School have some new playground equipment thanks to a joint effort from the Harrison Township and Madis...

April 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Lady Panthers pound at the plate, top Green

Lady Panthers pound at the plate, top Green

PORTSMOUTH — The Clay Lady Panthers hitting ability showcased itself again on Friday as they combined for 17 hits to best Green 14-3 in five inn...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Clay baseball gets road win at Green, stay unbeaten in SOC

Clay baseball gets road win at Green, stay unbeaten in SOC

FRANKLIN FURNACE — A four RBI day by senior Shaden Malone and a combined one-hit performance on the hill led the Clay Panthers to an 11-0 win ov...

April 17th, 2021 |  


No hitting Minford’s Martin

No hitting Minford’s Martin

MINFORD — In Friday’s all-sophomore pitching duel between Northwest and Minford, it was Falcons sophomore Noah Martin whose pitching performance s...

April 17th, 2021 updated: April 17th, 2021. |  


SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16

SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16

SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16BaseballMinford 2, Northwest 0Wheelersburg 20, South Webster 1Waverly 3, Valley 1Oak Hill 5, Portsmouth West 4Clay 1...

April 16th, 2021 updated: April 16th, 2021. |  


Tartans hammer Indians for first win

Tartans hammer Indians for first win

LATHAM — The East Tartans brought their bats with them in their road trip to Latham on Thursday in an SOC I makeup game, totaling 19 hits and sc...

April 16th, 2021 updated: April 16th, 2021. |  


Dettwiller’s late hit pushes Northwest over Eastern

Dettwiller’s late hit pushes Northwest over Eastern

McDERMOTT — While the Northwest Mohawks’ pitching staff got it done by committee on Thursday, they took their final lead in their SOC II w...

April 16th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Movie Review: The Unholy

Movie Review: The Unholy

Directed by: Evan SpiliotopoulosStarring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cricket Brown, Katie Aselton, Cary Elwes, William SadlerRuntime: 99 minutesRating: PG-1...

April 15th, 2021 updated: April 15th, 2021. |  


Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

The popularity of cooking-based television shows has led many people to look at food through a new lens. Experiencing food in new ways may involve try...

April 11th, 2021 |  


How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

Vacation season is right around the corner. For the second straight summer, travelers may have to contend with uncertain circumstances as the world co...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

The lines between work and home life can easily become blurred. Such lines became even more blurry during the pandemic, when many children did not att...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


How to save on family expenses

How to save on family expenses

The pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 blindsided much of the world. Since the World Health Org...

April 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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What we do now!
What is your identity?

What is your identity?

Most of my interviews with professional baseball players are quick hits. I grab them for a few moments before a game and talk about their faith or wha...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Yet another magic bullet

Yet another magic bullet

You’re probably tired of me proclaiming magic bullets for the cure of obesity which is still pretty intractable. But one day one of these magic ...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

We have all been reminded that it all began with March 8, 1978 with a weeklong celebration coordinating with International Women’s day first cel...

April 4th, 2021 |  


The solution to be found in the word of God

The solution to be found in the word of God

According to sportslingo.com, “A personal foul is assessed whenever illegal physical contact takes place during a game. This may include chargin...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Don’t toss that chair

Don’t toss that chair

When I was younger, I loved to watch college basketball almost as much as the National Basketball Association.Back then in the NBA, players let their ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA