NEWS


5:56 pm
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Texas school shooting kills 18 children, 3 adults
AAA: Memorial Day travelers facing higher gas prices this year

AAA: Memorial Day travelers facing higher gas prices this year

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is 20 cents higher this week at $4.482 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas P...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Celebrating the life of a legend: ‘Burg community remembers Ed Miller

Celebrating the life of a legend: ‘Burg community remembers Ed Miller

WHEELERSBURG — The heat, the full parking lot, the fight song and the cannon blast would have made one think it was an August Friday night in Wh...

May 23rd, 2022 updated: May 23rd, 2022. |  


Miss West Karlee York turns the page for early childhood literacy

Miss West Karlee York turns the page for early childhood literacy

WEST PORTSMOUTH—River Days candidate Karlee York welcomed local children to a community gathering designed to promote childhood literacy in a di...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


250 mile canoe trip to launch the Ohio River Way May 31

250 mile canoe trip to launch the Ohio River Way May 31

PORTSMOUTH — A team of 20 modern day adventurers will paddle 250 miles on the Ohio River from Portsmouth, OH to Louisville, KY from May 31 throu...

May 23rd, 2022 updated: May 23rd, 2022. |  


Shawnee State’s Tanner Shepherd receives Library Research Award

Shawnee State’s Tanner Shepherd receives Library Research Award

PORTSMOUTH-Shawnee State University’s Celebration of Scholarship (COS) committee announced the presentation of the Library Research Award to Tan...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State to dedicate 148th habitat homes on May 23

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. –Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State will dedicate our 148th on Monday, May 23 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be streamed via F...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 24-May 25

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 24-May 25

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 24BaseballDivision III District Semifinals(7) Meigs 10, (2) Wheelersburg 2(6) Fairland 7, (3) Portsmouth 0SPRING SCHEDUL...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Jeeps blast way past Wildcats

Jeeps blast way past Wildcats

RIO GRANDE — Bri Claxon, the South Webster standout senior student-athlete who has played a key role in several serious Jeep tournament triumphs...

May 24th, 2022 updated: May 24th, 2022. |  


Titans run it back to regional

Titans run it back to regional

RIO GRANDE — Simply put, in the last week to 10 days of May, it’s all about three letters — and definitely not four — for ND.&...

May 24th, 2022 |  


SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 23-May 25

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 23-May 25

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 23BaseballDivision II District SemifinalsWashington Court House 2, Circleville 1Sheridan 6, Unioto 1Division IV District...

May 24th, 2022 updated: May 24th, 2022. |  


Indians go back-to-back: Valley wins Chillicothe No. 2 district final

Indians go back-to-back: Valley wins Chillicothe No. 2 district final

CHILLICOTHE — For the second-straight season, the Valley Indians have punched their ticket into the Division IV, Region 15 tournament.The defend...

May 24th, 2022 |  


A Jeep keeper at VA

A Jeep keeper at VA

CHILLICOTHE — Apparently, on Saturday night, the baseball gods all were with Connor Bender, Robert Martin, head coach Ryan McClintic — and...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


LIFE


Fire up the grill for fish

Grilling season presents ample opportunities to explore new culinary horizons.Just about anything that can be cooked indoors also can be prepared outd...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


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...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


“Music & Motion” festival to kick off summer

“Music & Motion” festival to kick off summer

PORTSMOUTH — Three Bridges will host the first “Music & Motion” spring festival highlighting music, health, recreation, exercise...

May 19th, 2022 |  


2 hospitalized, 112 infected by illness at local camp

2 hospitalized, 112 infected by illness at local camp

SCIOTO — More than 110 individuals who attended a Girl Scout camp in Lucasville have fallen ill with what is believed to be the Norovirus, accor...

May 18th, 2022 |  


King’s Daughters earns national recognition for excellence from American College of Cardiology

King’s Daughters earns national recognition for excellence from American College of Cardiology

ASHLAND, KY – King’s Daughters Medical Center has earned the American College of Cardiology’s HeartCARE Center: National Distinction...

May 18th, 2022 |  


OPINION


12:04 pm |    

Letter to the editor

If you’re a fan of the Marvel Universe go see this film

If you’re a fan of the Marvel Universe go see this film

We leave Hogwarts and head to the Marvel universe this week with the sequel to Doctor Strange (2016) this is also the 28th film in the Marvel Universe...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Magically hard to follow or care

Magically hard to follow or care

Well, we made it to Hogwarts this week. I will start this review by stating I’m not the biggest Harry Potter fan. I’ve watched the films b...

April 29th, 2022 updated: April 29th, 2022. |  


If you are a fan of the video game series go see this

If you are a fan of the video game series go see this

Hey everyone! I took two weeks off as I have been pretty sick. I joked that some weeks I don’t love seeing a new movie but I truly missed it in ...

April 15th, 2022 |  


Where courage abounds

Where courage abounds

It was the English statesman Sir Edmund Burke who said, “But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possi...

April 1st, 2022 |  


Grow in grace and knowledge

Grow in grace and knowledge

If you’ve ever planted a garden, you know that the only way it can grow properly is if they are carefully nurtured. In order to have good flower...

April 1st, 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...

April 1st, 2022 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA