NEWS


County getting pumped: Pump Track grand opening slated for Oct. 30

County getting pumped: Pump Track grand opening slated for Oct. 30

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Construction has begun and a grand opening has been set for the Pump Track at Earl Thomas Conley Park.During a Scioto County C...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Notre Dame Development donates to local hospitals for breast cancer awareness

Notre Dame Development donates to local hospitals for breast cancer awareness

PORTSMOUTH — To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Notre Dame Titans hosted a Pink Out Game this past Friday, October 9, against the No...

October 14th, 2021 |  


A true fighter

A true fighter

PORTSMOUTH — Jamie Williams, a two-time breast cancer survivor, was first diagnosed in 2007 at the age of 35 and was diagnosed for a second time...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Portsmouth man arrested for drugs at Rosemount hotel

Portsmouth man arrested for drugs at Rosemount hotel

ROSEMOUNT — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman and Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announced that a Portsmouth, Ohio man has been arre...

October 14th, 2021 |  


1 death; 26 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

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

October 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Week nine football scores

Marshall scores on first 6 drives in rout of N. Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Grant Wells passed for 323 yards and two touchdowns, ran for three more and Marshall routed North Texas 49-21 on Friday nig...

October 17th, 2021 |  


An SOC II perfect 10

An SOC II perfect 10

MINFORD — Simply put, for the Minford Falcons, it’s an SOC II Perfect 10.That’s because the Falcons finished off on Thursday night a...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


8 from Scioto compete in district tennis

8 from Scioto compete in district tennis

PORTSMOUTH — Indeed, eight originally advanced, but unfortunately for Scioto County’s girls tennis district tournament qualifiers, the roa...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Lady Pirates claim SOC outright

Lady Pirates claim SOC outright

MINFORD — Two of the Southeast District’s best met on Thursday with quite the prize on the line.Entering the second meeting of the 2021 fa...

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


FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14

FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14

FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14VolleyballSouth Webster 3, Valley 0 (25-14, 25-7, 25-7)Wheelersburg 3, Minford 0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-10)West 3, Waverly 1 ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


LIFE


PLT flames and not flickers with “Angel Street: Gaslight”

PLT flames and not flickers with “Angel Street: Gaslight”

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Little Theatre (PLT) will host its second performance of the expanded 2021/2022 theatrical season. They open curtain wit...

October 15th, 2021 |  


23 new cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 23 new cases on Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 11,190 since the start of t...

October 11th, 2021 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendations

The Portsmouth Public Library would like to recommend these book titles. Each title is available to borrow with your library card! For more book recom...

October 10th, 2021 |  


How to roast pumpkin seeds

How to roast pumpkin seeds

Carving jack-o-lanterns is a Halloween tradition that both adults and children enjoy. It’s hard to resist an opportunity to carve a funny or sca...

October 10th, 2021 |  


A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

Slow-cooked foods seem tailor-made when the mercury is low. Stews, soups and casseroles can simmer and gain great flavor through slow-cooking methods....

October 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


12:12 pm |    
Residents’ Rights Month
Bond is back; 5 stars out of 5

Bond is back; 5 stars out of 5

Bond is Back. He actually is this time. This IS the review of No Time to Die. No. The newest Bond film (and last for Daniel Craig) is finally here. I ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Kim’sKorner: Go get a mammogram, it can save your life

Kim’sKorner: Go get a mammogram, it can save your life

There is nothing that can prepare you for the moment when a doctor says to you, “Your results came back and you do have cancer.” Many of u...

October 14th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Ghosts are in the air

KimsKorner: Ghosts are in the air

Have a Bootiful week this week! My column is filled this week, with ghosts crafts and fun, plus even some ghostly food. As I said before, I love fall ...

October 10th, 2021 |  


Food insecurity in starlings

Food insecurity in starlings

This report of a demonstration of how food insecurity in captive young starlings by exposing them to 19 weeks of a regime where food was unpredictably...

October 10th, 2021 |  


What a family resemblance

What a family resemblance

We often resemble those we are related toWhen we first met him, I knew there was something different about this kind man. His name was Sutor Hoople. H...

October 10th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Fall is Here

KimsKorner: Fall is Here

Can you believe October is already here? Fall is my favorite time of the year, Summer is too hot for me, Sping is too wet, and Winter is too cold, but...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


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