NEWS


County votes to opt-in to Janssen opioid settlement

SCIOTO —After an executive session discussing pending litigation Thursday, the Scioto County Commissioners voted to participate in an opioid set...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Green track coach starts GoFundMe for athlete

Green track coach starts GoFundMe for athlete

FRANKLIN FURNACE — Green High School Track and Field coach, Randy Smith, has started a GoFundMe for one of his athletes who is wheelchair-bound....

December 1st, 2021 |  


66 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 66 new cases on Wednesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 12,354 since the start o...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Portsmouth PD investigating Kendall Ave. shooting

Portsmouth PD investigating Kendall Ave. shooting

PORTSMOUTH — On Nov. 30, at approximately 1:56 p.m., the Portsmouth Police Department emergency 911 center received a call concerning a shooting...

December 1st, 2021 |  


BCI investigating Waverly man’s death

WAVERLY —Chief John Winfield of the Waverly Police Department reported on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, a 911 call was received from Alan Walsh for med...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Adrienne Buckler Callihan sworn in as member of Scioto County Board of DD

Adrienne Buckler Callihan sworn in as member of Scioto County Board of DD

Adrienne Buckler Callihan signed paperwork during her swearing-in ceremony to join the Scioto County Board of DD.Adrienne Buckler Callihan was sworn i...

November 30th, 2021 updated: November 30th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Girl power on boys pitch

Girl power on boys pitch

LUCASVILLE — Quite blunt, high school soccer has been an entirely unique experience for Valley’s Lucie Ashkettle.But just think about it.I...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Girls Basketball Recaps — Dec. 2

Girls Basketball Recaps — Dec. 2

West 58, Northwest 33WEST PORTSMOUTH — The West Lady Senators have been only “winators” this season, and got defensive in their late...

December 3rd, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


Gone in the dark of the night

Gone in the dark of the night

Writers attempt to write to entertain readers, give them a chuckle, pass along some information they can use, make them feel better about themselves.I...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Bengals start critical December stretch against Chargers

Bengals start critical December stretch against Chargers

CINCINNATI (AP) — For the first time in years, the Cincinnati Bengals are positioned to make some noise in December.The Bengals (7-4), with offe...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Manfred, Clark divergent views point to lengthy lockout

Manfred, Clark divergent views point to lengthy lockout

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hours into Major League Baseball’s first work stoppage in 26 years, Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony C...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


OVC seeks soccer assignor

OVC seeks soccer assignor

PROCTORVILLE — The Ohio Valley Conference is accepting applications for an assignor of officials to cover boys and girls soccer at the high scho...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


LIFE


58 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 58 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 12,474 since the start of t...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Resident Evil does not leave a lasting impression

Resident Evil does not leave a lasting impression

Well….we have SOMEWHAT or a classic film returning again. Resident Evil…..if you are a fan you’ll know this started as a video game ...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


43 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 43 new cases on Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 12,235 since the start of t...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Charlie Brown Christmas coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on Dec. 14

Charlie Brown Christmas coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on Dec. 14

PORTSMOUTH — “Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage” is coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Comforting chicken soup

Comforting chicken soup

As weather chills, that dip in temperature is often accompanied by cold and flu season. Many people are anxious to avoid feeling under the weather thi...

November 28th, 2021 |  


How to care for winter birds that visit your yard

How to care for winter birds that visit your yard

The pristine, white backdrop of a snowy winter day can be a wonder to behold. While fresh snow on the ground can make for awe-inspiring landscapes, th...

November 28th, 2021 |  


OPINION


More of the salt saga

More of the salt saga

Ever since our ancestors crawled out of the ocean we have had to maintain the salt water constancy of our milieu intérieur, our inside juices. Th...

November 28th, 2021 |  


What do Social Workers do anyway?

What do Social Workers do anyway?

When I made the decision myself to get into Social Work, it was pretty straightforward. A lot of people I looked up to in my professional life were Ma...

November 28th, 2021 |  


What ever happened to Thanksgiving Day?

What ever happened to Thanksgiving Day?

Written ByDr. James SpinnatiAs I look at America today, I see a secularization of Thanksgiving and exclusion of God from this holiday. And my friends ...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Fourth graders in Ulaanbaatar who exercise are smarter

Fourth graders in Ulaanbaatar who exercise are smarter

Those of you who avidly read my column may have noticed a lapse in the last few weeks. There is a simple explanation. Nothing I have read has inspired...

November 21st, 2021 |  


Hopes for a 5-star film were in vain

Hopes for a 5-star film were in vain

We are back revisiting an old classic. GHOSTBUSTERS!!! Who you gonna call? If you’re a fan of the original films you’ll know the original ...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Addiction: A defining moment

Addiction: A defining moment

Our news outlets and Facebook feeds have been overwhelmingly active – and, though you might not have known it before… most of your friends...

November 14th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA