NEWS


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Scioto Gives keeps giving
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SSU to host Career Fair
Scioto Gives back

Scioto Gives back

PORTSMOUTH — Scioto Gives is an annual charity event run by the Scioto Foundation. They have been providing aid to local 501(C)3 nonprofits (NPO...

September 30th, 2022 |  


House OKs bill to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine

House OKs bill to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday that finances the federal government through mid-December...

September 30th, 2022 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 9:45 pm. |    
Mohawks shut out East
Heading away from home

Heading away from home

SOUTH WEBSTER — The Minford boys soccer team entered Tuesday’s Southern Ohio Conference Division II contest versus South Webster needing a...

October 5th, 2022 updated: October 5th, 2022. |  


SPORTS SCOREBOARD —October 4

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —October 4

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —October 4VolleyballSouth Webster 3, Minford 0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-11)Wheelersburg 3, Oak Hill 0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-11)Waverly 3, ...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Back to state: Valley’s Phillips win D-III district

Back to state: Valley’s Phillips win D-III district

McDERMOTT — The road back to state has been a year-long journey for Valley sophomore Cameron Phillips.During Monday’s Division III Southea...

October 5th, 2022 updated: October 5th, 2022. |  


Reds avoid 100th loss with walk-off win

Reds avoid 100th loss with walk-off win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Steer doubled off Brandon Hughes in the ninth inning to score Stuart Fairchild, and the Cincinnati Reds avoided their ...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Putnam cruises to win in Portsmouth Invite

Putnam cruises to win in Portsmouth Invite

WEST PORTSMOUTH — By his own admission, and indeed his candor, Portsmouth High School junior and standout cross country runner Charles Putnam ha...

October 4th, 2022 |  


Pirates roll past Oaks in SOC II

Pirates roll past Oaks in SOC II

WHEELERSBURG — From the opening kickoff on, it was all Wheelersburg during Friday night’s Southern Ohio Conference Division II meeting bet...

October 4th, 2022 updated: October 4th, 2022. |  


LIFE


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Touring Destination Gardens
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Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29
Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29

Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29

The Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center’s 2022 Prehistory Lecture Series continues on Thursday, September 29, at 6pm in the museum’s ...

September 26th, 2022 updated: September 26th, 2022. |  


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 |  


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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