NEWS


1:23 pm
Updated: 2:12 pm. |    
Flooding causing several road closures
2021 Little League signups underway

2021 Little League signups underway

SCIOTO — It’s nearly time for America’s pastime to take center stage with Scioto County’s youth leading the way.After every lo...

February 26th, 2021 updated: February 26th, 2021. |  


City Board of Health congratulates former Environmental Director, look for new one

City Board of Health congratulates former Environmental Director, look for new one

PORTSMOUTH — When he leaves the Portsmouth City Health Department, Andy Gedeon will continue serving the city but his co-workers say he will be ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Minford and Notre Dame share a scholarship

Minford and Notre Dame share a scholarship

SCIOTO — Two local schools came together to share a common goal of a scholarship for two seniors.Minford and Notre Dame were able to work togeth...

February 26th, 2021 |  


ODH: 16 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

ODH: 16 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO —ODH reported 16 new cases Friday for Scioto County.The new cases bring the total to 5,906 since the start of the outbreak.There were two...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship Programs now available to Shawnee State students

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Are you a student interested in technology? Then the Diversity & Inclusion Technology Program is a great opportunity for ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


ODH: 4 new cases reported Thursday

ODH: 4 new cases reported Thursday

SCIOTO — ODH reported four new cases Thursday for Scioto County.The new cases bring the total to 5,890 since the start of the outbreak.There wer...

February 25th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


3:49 am |    
‘Burg hangs on, advances
Titans down Bobcats in district semis

Titans down Bobcats in district semis

PORTSMOUTH — Thursday’s Division IV district semifinal between Notre Dame and Green was seemingly a game of two significant runs.The last ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


West tops Valley in season finale

West tops Valley in season finale

LUCASVILLE — The Portsmouth West Lady Senators raced out to a 20-2 lead after the first quarter, and coasted their way to a 30-point win over th...

February 26th, 2021 updated: February 26th, 2021. |  


SSU’s Hoover qualifies for NAIA Indoor T&F National Championship

SSU’s Hoover qualifies for NAIA Indoor T&F National Championship

Shawnee State senior indoor track and field athlete Hunter Hoover will make his first career national championship appearance while representing the P...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Bears fall to Tigers in five sets

Bears fall to Tigers in five sets

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — For the fourth time in its first five contests, the Shawnee State volleyball program engaged in a tough five-game battle with ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — February 25

BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — February 25

BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — February 25Girls Division IV — District SemifinalsNotre Dame 44, Green 22Waterford 63, South Webster 30Peebles 59,...

February 25th, 2021 updated: February 26th, 2021. |  


LIFE


Hobbies promote personal growth

Hobbies promote personal growth

Hobbies can help people escape the daily grind. Though it’s easy to view hobbies as enjoyable ways to pass the time, they also can be vehicles t...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Crusty Mac and Cheese

Crusty Mac and Cheese

Serves 4 to 61 pound elbow macaroni1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper1/2 cup chicken stock3/4 cup heavy cream1/2 tablespoon Worc...

February 21st, 2021 |  


rush up on pet dental health

rush up on pet dental health

Companionship, unconditional love and security are just some of the perks of pet ownership.People who bring pets into their homes understand that a ce...

February 21st, 2021 |  


The role different vitamins play

The role different vitamins play

A nutritious diet is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. When it’s part of a health regimen that includes routine exercise, a healthy diet...

February 21st, 2021 |  


“I didn’t always look like this!”

“I didn’t always look like this!”

Allow me to introduce you to Barb who was sixty-eight years old when she enrolled in our outpatient hospice program with chronic airway obstruction. B...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Look to the Specialist!

Look to the Specialist!

I need to ask you some questions today. Would you trust your local plumber to do open heart surgery on you? How about a local carpenter doing your den...

February 19th, 2021 |  


OPINION


10:42 am |    
Truth is marching on
10:38 am |    
The bitter-sweet
Adjust your expectations

Adjust your expectations

Have you ever had a time when something important to you was planned but did not happen?Maybe you had an idea for a perfect evening with a special fri...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Does Beauty Mean High Maintenance?

Does Beauty Mean High Maintenance?

Would you like “low maintenance landscaping” in your yard? You could probably reduce landscape maintenance easily, but you may have to cha...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Ice possible; Use caution

Ice possible; Use caution

At the time, it wasn’t all that funny! It was as if my car wanted to express a little dashboard sarcasm just before I dragged it into a long sno...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Persistence of obesity from childhood

Persistence of obesity from childhood

It has long been a contention of mine that the remarkable thing about obesity in childhood is that it goes away much more often than obesity goes away...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Weather grabs the headlines

Weather grabs the headlines

Extreme weather conditions take over the front page of daily newspapers. Three such blows by nature stick out in my mind, events which I helped cover ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Having good footing in life

Having good footing in life

In the First World War soldiers in the trenches on both sides would sometimes give themselves a non-fatal wound (intentionally shooting themselves in ...

February 14th, 2021 |  


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