NEWS


ODH: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

ODH: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

SCIOTO —The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported three new cases Tuesday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,266 since the star...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Man shot by police, hospital security in emergency room

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man died after he was shot by police and hospital security officers following an altercation in an Ohio hospital emergen...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Rep. Johnson discusses tank ordeal at Portsmouth Airport

Rep. Johnson discusses tank ordeal at Portsmouth Airport

MINFORD — A tank has stood outside the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport for the past 25 years and one U.S. Congressman is trying to keep it t...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Kim’s Korner: Children’s spring cleaning

Kim’s Korner: Children’s spring cleaning

Now that Spring has arrived, I was thinking on ways you can get your kids to help do some Spring cleaning and was happy to find the following 13 thing...

April 12th, 2021 |  


ODH: 1 death; 7 new COVID-19 Cases reported Monday

ODH: 1 death; 7 new COVID-19 Cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments announced another local death in connection with the COVID-19 virus.The victim...

April 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 14
Mohawks’ 7th inning rally leads to win over Portsmouth

Mohawks’ 7th inning rally leads to win over Portsmouth

McDERMOTT — Never say never.Even trailing 7-3 and not having scored a run since the first inning, the Northwest Mohawks did not quit in their no...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Pirate tennis suffers first loss

Pirate tennis suffers first loss

WHEELERSBURG — Unfortunately for the Wheelersburg High School boys tennis team, its undefeated start to the season came to an end on Tuesday.Tha...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Indians top Panthers in D4 non-league matchup

Indians top Panthers in D4 non-league matchup

LUCASVILLE — The Valley Indians and Clay Panthers have both been contenders in their respective league races to start the 2021 season.And as bot...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Jeeps blank Blue Angels to stay perfect

Jeeps blank Blue Angels to stay perfect

SOUTH WEBSTER — Tuesday’s setup for the South Webster Jeeps just simply worked out almost to perfection.That’s because three Lady Je...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Senators score season-high runs in win over Eastern

Senators score season-high runs in win over Eastern

BEAVER — After weekend weather delayed this Southern Ohio Conference Division II matchup a day, the Portsmouth West Senators came to play on Tue...

April 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


How to save on family expenses

How to save on family expenses

The pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 blindsided much of the world. Since the World Health Org...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Modified graduations again likely for many schools

Modified graduations again likely for many schools

Students continue to face many challenges related to the global pandemic. No one could have predicted at the start of 2020 that the schooling students...

April 4th, 2021 |  


How to master grilling a thick cut of meat

How to master grilling a thick cut of meat

A thick cut of meat grilled over an open flame can make for a mouth-watering meal. While such an endeavor likely won’t lead to any complaints ar...

April 4th, 2021 |  


“Here’s your sign!”

“Here’s your sign!”

Butch was fifty-five when he enrolled in outpatient hospice services with terminal cancer. He recounted, “It sneaked up on me and bit me on the ...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Church news

Nauvoo United Methodist Church-Nauvoo United Methodist Church, 1410 5th Street in West Portsmouth, would like to welcome you to worship with us. Sunda...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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What we do now!
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What is your identity?
Yet another magic bullet

Yet another magic bullet

You’re probably tired of me proclaiming magic bullets for the cure of obesity which is still pretty intractable. But one day one of these magic ...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

We have all been reminded that it all began with March 8, 1978 with a weeklong celebration coordinating with International Women’s day first cel...

April 4th, 2021 |  


The solution to be found in the word of God

The solution to be found in the word of God

According to sportslingo.com, “A personal foul is assessed whenever illegal physical contact takes place during a game. This may include chargin...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Don’t toss that chair

Don’t toss that chair

When I was younger, I loved to watch college basketball almost as much as the National Basketball Association.Back then in the NBA, players let their ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Trouble with a capital “T”

Trouble with a capital “T”

“Freedoms come in “threes.” writes my good friend, Pastor Jim Garlow, “Political freedom, economic freedom and religious liber...

March 28th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: The Courier

Movie Review: The Courier

Directed by: Dominic CookeStarring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Jessie Buckley, Rachel Brosnahan, Angus WrightRuntime: 111 minutesRating: PG-...

March 25th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA