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Debunking common myths associated with breast cancer

Debunking common myths associated with breast cancer

Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless, as the World Health ...

October 14th, 2021 |  


SSU to host evening with the College of Arts & Sciences

SSU to host evening with the College of Arts & Sciences

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Office of Admissions will host an Evening with the College of Arts & Sciences on Thursday, Oct...

October 14th, 2021 |  


36 indictments handed down

36 indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on October 8 and ...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Roadside workers plead with motorists to move over, slow down

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, AAA, the Ohio Turnpike, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the Ohio State Highway Patrol, and The Risk Institute...

October 14th, 2021 |  


3 deaths; 42 New COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed three additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 vir...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Council considers hybrid EMS model

Council considers hybrid EMS model

PORTSMOUTH – Last month, the Portsmouth Fire Department asked City Council and City Manager Sam Sutherland for approval to hire three new firefi...

October 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Week nine football scores
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An SOC II perfect 10
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8 from Scioto compete in district tennis
Lady Pirates claim SOC outright

Lady Pirates claim SOC outright

MINFORD — Two of the Southeast District’s best met on Thursday with quite the prize on the line.Entering the second meeting of the 2021 fa...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |  


FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14

FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14

FALL SCOREBOARD — Oct. 14VolleyballSouth Webster 3, Valley 0 (25-14, 25-7, 25-7)Wheelersburg 3, Minford 0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-10)West 3, Waverly 1 ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Catching a muskie one big thrill

Catching a muskie one big thrill

Those fishers who have never hooked and battled the mighty muskellunge have missed the greatest thrill the sport of angling has to offer. The muskie, ...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |  


OHSAA football state championship all-session tickets on sale

OHSAA football state championship all-session tickets on sale

COLUMBUS — Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games, which will be played at...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Blue Jackets rout Coyotes in opener

Blue Jackets rout Coyotes in opener

COLUMBUS (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand had two goals and two assists, Max Domi added a goal and two assists, and the Columbus Blue Jackets made Brad...

October 15th, 2021 |  


CLEVELAND (AP) — They were once college teammates, two ultra-competitive, trash-talking alpha males pushing each other each day on the practice ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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How to roast pumpkin seeds

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...

October 10th, 2021 |  


A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

Slow-cooked foods seem tailor-made when the mercury is low. Stews, soups and casseroles can simmer and gain great flavor through slow-cooking methods....

October 10th, 2021 |  


Bond is back

Bond is back

Bond is Back. Wait…this isn’t a review of No Time to Die? No. The newest Bond film (and last for Daniel Craig) will be out next week. The ...

October 8th, 2021 |  


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...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


Tips to carve the perfect jack-O-lantern

Tips to carve the perfect jack-O-lantern

Jack-O-lanterns are one of many indelible symbols of Halloween. It’s hard to pinpoint the precise origins of jack-O-lanterns, but many historian...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Food insecurity in starlings

Food insecurity in starlings

This report of a demonstration of how food insecurity in captive young starlings by exposing them to 19 weeks of a regime where food was unpredictably...

October 10th, 2021 |  


What a family resemblance

What a family resemblance

We often resemble those we are related toWhen we first met him, I knew there was something different about this kind man. His name was Sutor Hoople. H...

October 10th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Fall is Here

KimsKorner: Fall is Here

Can you believe October is already here? Fall is my favorite time of the year, Summer is too hot for me, Sping is too wet, and Winter is too cold, but...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


Making stepping stone paths professionally

Making stepping stone paths professionally

Natural stone paths look good in almost any landscape. They never go out of style like so many man-made paver materials. Like most things made of ston...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


Let the bees buzz

Let the bees buzz

For what it’s worth… I saw the bees before I shut the door of my car. Trouble was, I didn’t see them all! Of all the exhilarating ex...

October 3rd, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Helping your child improve their reading skills

KimsKorner: Helping your child improve their reading skills

Let’s talk about reading and ways to make reading more enjoyable and be a bit smoother for your children. The ideas in today’s column are ...

September 26th, 2021 |  


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