NEWS


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Scioto Gives keeps giving
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SSU to host Career Fair
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Scioto Gives back
Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Frida...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Brown addresses farm credit

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA),...

September 29th, 2022 |  


Salmons spreading fire awareness

Salmons spreading fire awareness

WHEELERSBURG — You only have minutes to react in a residential fire situation and local business owners and fire departments are spreading the w...

September 29th, 2022 |  


New SCCTC program changing lives

New SCCTC program changing lives

LUCASVILLE — One of the latest programs to join the impressive slate of offerings at the Scioto County Career and Technical Center (SCCTC) is th...

September 29th, 2022 |  


Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads north

Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads north

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of people trapped after Hurrica...

September 29th, 2022 |  


Brown urges Biden to fill posts

This week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led more than a dozen of his colleagues in a letter to President Biden, urging him to nominate a Commissi...

September 28th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


West wills a way

West wills a way

MINFORD — Big plays in a physical game helped the Portsmouth West Senators earn a 29-16 road win at Minford in a week -seven Southern Ohio Confe...

October 3rd, 2022 |  


SSU welcomes Banned Books Week

SSU welcomes Banned Books Week

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Clark Memorial Library is marking the national Banned Books Week with a display near the entrance ...

October 3rd, 2022 |  


Week Seven Football Scoreboard

Week Seven Football Scoreboard

Week Seven Football ScheduleOVCPortsmouth 35, Chesapeake 12Ironton 49, Rock Hill 7Gallia Academy 36, Coal Grove 33Fairland 35, South Point 22SOC IIWes...

October 1st, 2022 updated: October 1st, 2022. |  


Wildcats, Rebels have first game as ranked teams since ‘58

Wildcats, Rebels have first game as ranked teams since ‘58

Kentucky vs. Mississippi is quite a meaningful matchup in the Southeastern Conference these days.It’s a game of two teams with ambitions of chal...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Sampson strong again as Cubs beat Reds

Sampson strong again as Cubs beat Reds

CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw seven efficient innings, Nico Hoerner drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight gam...

September 30th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Touring Destination Gardens
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Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29
Another one dish, easy recipe

Another one dish, easy recipe

Hello! In the kitchen with Sharon is Patricia Nicholes with her Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole. Wow this is an amazing recipe.I am making this ...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host “Legally Blonde, the Musical” on Oct. 27

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will host Broadway’s “Legally Blonde, the Musical” Thursday, ...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Native authors books

West Portsmouth native, Jeffery Evans, has come a long way since his days of playing on Stoney Run. Now, proudly decorated with two Masters degrees, a...

September 20th, 2022 |  


PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

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...

September 18th, 2022 |  


A keeper breakfast cake

A keeper breakfast cake

Hello! In the kitchen this week I am making this great blueberry breakfast cake. It’s not only easy ,but it is so good. It’s a keeper for ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Water your plants in Fall
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Movie Review: Barbarian
September is Kinship Care month

September is Kinship Care month

In Ohio, over 200,000 children are living in kinship families. Research shows that when they must be apart from their parents, children do better with...

September 19th, 2022 |  


Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Column Head: Now is the Ideal Time to Restore Your LawnBlog Title: Lawn Restoration in FallEarly Fall is an ideal time to restore your lawn. There is ...

September 10th, 2022 |  


Sinking my teeth into the job

Sinking my teeth into the job

I spent a week eating my memories.A sub bun sliced horizontally, two slices of old-fashioned loaf, three or four slices of salami, provolone (should b...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Soon it will be the season to plant bulbs for early spring color. You can have a colorful garden very early next spring if you plant some bulbs right ...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

The key to success in container gardening is having the right “soil”, or potting mix. The potting “soil” used to grow containe...

August 28th, 2022 |  


Letter to the EditorThe Pride display issue isn’t about protecting kids

A Pride display and a handful of kids’ books is an awfully small thing to get worked up about, but these are small-minded people. For about a mo...

August 28th, 2022 |  


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