NEWS


Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

SCIOTO — Fluor-BWXT recently donated $3,000 for charitable outreach in Scioto County to Friends of Portsmouth, a non-profit 501c3 organization.&...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

PORTSMOUTH -The results from Tuesday’s 3rd Ward primary answered one question, but left one unanswered.What is known at this point is that Andy ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

PORTSMOUTH — Riding a bike is still one of the things that children still enjoy, but some have never been taught about riding and the safety nee...

May 5th, 2021 |  


3rd Ward voters take part in Primary

3rd Ward voters take part in Primary

PORTSMOUTH- On Tuesday, a portion of Scioto County voters were provided a chance along with many counties throughout Ohio to vote in the 2021 Primary ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


ODH: 8 new cases Wednesday

ODH: 8 new cases Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported eight new cases Wednesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 6,393 since the start of...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Joint investigation leads to 4 arrests

Joint investigation leads to 4 arrests

PIKE COUNTY — Pike County Sheriff Tracy D. Evans, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman and Jackson County Sheriff Ted Frazier reported on Fri...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Perfect once more
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Trojans top Mohawks under lights
Waverly takes SOC singles, doubles tournament titles

Waverly takes SOC singles, doubles tournament titles

PORTSMOUTH — The boys tennis team at Waverly High School book-ended a perfect season in Southern Ohio Conference play this week, taking home the...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Titans take down Bobcats

Titans take down Bobcats

PORTSMOUTH — Notre Dame’s Alex Cassidy pitched a complete-game two-hit gem with 11 strikeouts, and the host Titans took out the Green Bobc...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Clay finishes what it starts

Clay finishes what it starts

AID — Simply put, the Clay Panthers finished what they started.Taking two days to complete, and even extra innings, the Panthers put away the 20...

May 7th, 2021 |  


SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6BaseballClay 5, Symmes Valley 4 (11 innings)Notre Dame 7, Green 1Portsmouth 5, Northwest 2Waverly 6, Eastern 3Jackson 4...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Burg’s Montgomery to play at SSU

Burg’s Montgomery to play at SSU

WHEELERSBURG — Mason Montgomery is a regular at United Methodist Church in Wheelersburg —and at Branch Rickey Park in Portsmouth.Hence, it...

May 6th, 2021 updated: May 6th, 2021. |  


South Webster strikes back: Lady Jeeps answer early West runs to remain in SOC contention

South Webster strikes back: Lady Jeeps answer early West runs to remain in SOC contention

SOUTH WEBSTER — If Wednesday’s meeting with West was the appetizer, then South Webster truly set the stage for the main course on Friday.A...

May 6th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Pet of the week: Bella
Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Mothers selflessly devote themselves to their children from infancy into adulthood. A mother’s love never wanes, and she’s always ready an...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and many more remarkable women often work tirelessly and without fanfare to provide for their families. Even thoug...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Grilling chicken is an easy way to transform this versatile food into something even more delicious. Various cultures serve chicken in kebab form afte...

April 25th, 2021 |  


9 signs your young child is having vision problems

9 signs your young child is having vision problems

As many a parent can attest, decoding a youngster’s needs can be challenging when that child is not yet able to fully communicate. Diagnosing he...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Voyage to boredom

Voyage to boredom

As I spoke last week, we had two options with The Unholy and Voyagers. Obviously, The Unholy was a dud. (Even though my counterpart Abby says 3 stars....

April 22nd, 2021 |  


How to celebrate grads despite unique circumstances

How to celebrate grads despite unique circumstances

The end of a school year has traditionally been a time of celebration. Students may celebrate because summer vacation has arrived, and families typica...

April 18th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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The fat cell flux explained
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While we still can
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Emergency Broadband Benefit
The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

Charles Gaspirino in the New York Post writes, “Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktai...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Your Glycemic index reminder

Your Glycemic index reminder

We were reminded about this thing called the glycemic index, which is probably really a thing, by the April 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medi...

April 18th, 2021 |  


The fruit of our lives

The fruit of our lives

My friend George Barna once said, “Leadership is the ability to put the plans into practice, and to accomplish the specified objectives through ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


What we do now!

What we do now!

I believe that it was Earl Nightingale who said, “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside...

April 11th, 2021 |  


What is your identity?

What is your identity?

Most of my interviews with professional baseball players are quick hits. I grab them for a few moments before a game and talk about their faith or wha...

April 11th, 2021 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA