NEWS


Scioto County Junior Fair Hog Show results

Division IClass 1: Nevaeh Porter – 1st, Riley Pertuset – 2nd, Keaton Essman – 3rd, Megan Johnson – 4th, Maddox Crabtree –...

August 14th, 2022 |  


Education notes

Results of the New boston Board of Education special meeting, August 4, 2022The New Boston BOE employed the following person(s) for the 2022-2023 scho...

August 14th, 2022 |  


Eastern, Western and Contesting Horse show results from the Scioto County Fair

English Horse Show – Tuesday, August 9, 2022Saddle Showmanship 12-14: Austin Frantz – 1st ; Brooklyn Pierce – 2nd ; Candace Liles &#...

August 14th, 2022 |  


Coroner asks for help contacting deceased Rosario’s family

Coroner asks for help contacting deceased Rosario’s family

On Thursday, August 11, the Greenup County Coroner, Neil Wright, was called to a residence in Russell, KY where they identified the remains of a 30 ye...

August 14th, 2022 |  


Scioto County Rabbit Show – August 9, 2022

Class 1: Commercial Doe & Litter; Gage Hall – 1st, Aliya Isaac – 2nd, Noah Wright – 3rdClass 2: Fancy Doe & Litter; Kairi St...

August 12th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


QB changes for Trojans, Valley

QB changes for Trojans, Valley

SCIOTO COUNTY — It’s a new football season, of course, and a new meeting between the Portsmouth Trojans and the Valley Indians.And, in thi...

August 17th, 2022 |  


Former Valley coach Schuler honored

Former Valley coach Schuler honored

LUCASVILLE — Longtime Valley coach Dean Schuler was honored by the Valley Local Board of Education with a plaque inside the Indians’ new a...

August 17th, 2022 |  


Falcons prepare for season opener

Falcons prepare for season opener

MINFORD — With their season opener at Rock Hill on Friday, the Minford Falcons will be aiming toward the program’s fourth-straight trip to...

August 17th, 2022 updated: August 17th, 2022. |  


Browns lose starting center Harris for season

Browns lose starting center Harris for season

BEREA (AP) — The Browns lost their new man in the middle.Starting center Nick Harris was officially placed on injured reserve on Tuesday and wil...

August 17th, 2022 |  


Jeeps discuss life after state tourney

Jeeps discuss life after state tourney

SOUTH WEBSTER — While the memories do last an entire lifetime, at some point — like everybody else — South Webster’s volleybal...

August 16th, 2022 |  


Browns star CB Ward returns from foot injury

Browns star CB Ward returns from foot injury

BEREA (AP) — The Cleveland Browns secondary got back a primary piece.Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward was activated from the physically unable to...

August 16th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Top Gun: Maverick – THE IMAX EDITION

Top Gun: Maverick – THE IMAX EDITION

This is a first for me. I haven’t republished a review. As summer comes to a close, I wanted to give another opportunity to read (in my opinion)...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Shawnee State University’s Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) has announced the 2022-2023 VRCFA Performing Arts Series. Beginning in early S...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Did I ask you for your advice?

Did I ask you for your advice?

This week I’m not writing about a hospice patient; I’m confessing my sins. I confess that giving unsolicited advice and making premature s...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Adoptable pet of the week

Adoptable pet of the week

Looking for a new furry friend to add to your family? Look no further than PDT’s Adoptable Pet of the Week!Each week, in cooperation with a loca...

July 31st, 2022 |  


Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

Defined, ebb and flow is a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth. The frequently used phrase is used to describe...

July 30th, 2022 |  


FBP Supports Disaster Relief Initiatives

FBP Supports Disaster Relief Initiatives

PORTSMOUTH—Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $1,000 to the Scioto Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief programs...

July 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Fat Science: Methionine restriction causes weight loss in mice

Fat Science: Methionine restriction causes weight loss in mice

Last time we talked about the new fad of intermittent fasting that has most of the benefits of calorie restriction on longevity and good health withou...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Fat Science: The five conundrums of obesity

Fat Science: The five conundrums of obesity

It’s time to review the 5 conundrums. It’s been awhile. The mysteries of obesity can be organized into my 5 conundrums. I don’t have...

August 7th, 2022 |  


Do Your Tree’s Leaves Look Scorched?

Do Your Tree’s Leaves Look Scorched?

Do you see patches of dark, almost black foliage on your ornamental pear trees? Are the branch tips turning black and wilting into a “shepherd&#...

August 7th, 2022 |  


Team Biden Holding school lunches hostage – Ohioans must speak out

Team Biden Holding school lunches hostage – Ohioans must speak out

There is no reason for the Biden administration and the United States Department of Agriculture to hold school lunches hostage. Baffled, perplexed, co...

August 4th, 2022 |  


Burnside Law, Picking up the Torch

Burnside Law, Picking up the Torch

Portsmouth is a special place. In Portsmouth, Jeremy Burnside found a rare sense of community and he was so loved by everyone. For this, Jeremy moved ...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Why the 340B Drug Discount Program Must Survive

Big Pharma has launched a stealth assault on a drug discount program low-income patients depend on for life-saving medicines. The 340B program was cre...

July 30th, 2022 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA