Local resident has had COVID twice since August
Dafford back painting murals
Ohio governor orders 3-week retail curfew to slow virus
County grant purchases laptops for virtual learning
Minford Marching Band holding online auction
- $550,000 appropriated to avoid Health Department deficit - 5:10 pm
- 23 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday - 3:34 pm
- DeWine: State’s first vaccine batch coming by Dec. 15 - 3:31 pm
- Commissioners report higher permissive sales tax - 1:37 pm
- States impose new rules, plead with public to stop spread - 11:09 am
- Student loan forgiveness: What that means to SSU - 3:27 pm
- Many Americans flying for holiday despite CDC pleas - 3:23 pm
- 69 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday - 2:54 pm updated: 3:21 pm.
- AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio ahead of Thanksgiving - 11:41 am
- International Graduate finds her “American Hometown” through Shawnee State - 11:37 am
- Brazilian student finds his international family at SSU - 11:28 am
- Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May - 11:24 am
- SSU professor continues legal fight against university - 11:12 am
- 1 death; 82 new COVID cases reported Friday - 5:42 pm
- Dollar General assists Minford group in helping others - 2:56 pm
- Moratorium, dispatcher’s contract on busy Council agenda - 2:45 pm
- State’s Business Fairness Act has support of local GOP politicians - 5:32 pm updated: 5:42 pm.
- 43 new cases reported Thursday; Scioto County remains Red - 2:51 pm
- SOMC offering new Discharge Pharmacy - 11:45 am updated: 11:09 am.
- New Boston cancels Christmas events thanks to COVID - 8:56 pm
- Covid breakdown by zip code, school, and care facilities - 5:47 pm
- Small business relief program revised - 1:25 pm
- Local resident has had COVID twice since August - 10:38 am
- Dafford back painting murals - 11:45 pm
- New vehicle, CARES Act discussed at Commissioners - 3:25 pm
International Graduate finds her “American Hometown” through Shawnee State
PORTSMOUTH — After completing both her undergraduate and master’s degree at Shawnee State University, Chinese native Shuyi Chen has starte...
Brazilian student finds his international family at SSU
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO – Brazilian international student Bruno Rovares Schiefer has found his place at Shawnee State University as a member of the Men...
Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May
The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand, with the country now averaging ov...
SSU professor continues legal fight against university
CINCINNATI — A Shawnee State University professor suing his employer for unlawful punishment tried to revive his case at the Sixth Circuit of Ap...
1 death; 82 new COVID cases reported Friday
SCIOTO — Another local resident has died in connection with the COVID-19 virus.The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments reported...
Dollar General assists Minford group in helping others
MONFORD — Minford Local Schools will now be able to provide 12 Thanksgiving dinners Thanks to the help from Dollar GeneralMinford Local Schools ...
Defense, Snow lead Bears to another win
PORTSMOUTH — For the second game in a row, the No. 9-ranked Shawnee State women’s basketball team came up with an outstanding defensive ef...
Northwest tops Clay in opener
ROSEMOUNT — While early-season, non-league contests do have an impact on a team’s final record, in-game experience and finding those areas...
SSU men blitz GCL late at URG
RIO GRANDE — The Shawnee State University men’s basketball team, down 57-55 with 10 minutes to play in a non-conference contest against Gr...
BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 20, 21
BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 20, 21Girls BasketballPiketon 36, Western 19Portsmouth West 67, Rock Hill 35Northwest 53, Clay 21Notre Dame 54, Sou...
Ironton gets its rematch
IRONTON — They say to be careful for what you wish for — for indeed you just might get it.Don’t tell that to the Ironton Fighting Ti...
Lady Senators take season opener over Rock Hill
WEST PORTSMOUTH — What the Rock Hill Redwomen did, the Portsmouth West Lady Senators did twice as well.In both teams’ season opener, secon...
Bocook’s celebrate 70 years of marriage
PORTSMOUTH- Clifton and Marion Bocook of Portsmouth are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 19. A couple that met in high sch...
What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers
Holiday hosts toil for hours to create lavish meals everyone will enjoy. It’s not uncommon for Thanksgiving tables to be covered with more food ...
Warm up with a rich, chocolate beverage
Nothing beats sipping a hot, soothing beverage after a day of choosing the perfect Christmas tree or lobbing snowballs in the backyard. Teas, hot todd...
“I have to go; Jesus is here for me”
Lucy was in her sixties, but I’m just guessing, because it’s been more than thirty years since Lucy departed this world for her Heavenly h...
The Prodigal Son (In the Key of ‘F’)
Feeling footloose and frisky, a feather-brained fellow forced his fond father to fork over the farthings and flew to foreign fields and frittered away...
Have we forgotten?
The air was filled with controversy; there were many disagreements and opinions were strong and vigorously debated… sounds like the year 2020, n...
Why Getting a Flu Shot Makes Sense
COVID-19 may be grabbing most of the headlines, but flu season has arrived as well, and unlike the novel coronavirus, there are safe and effective vac...
Delaying your future can cost time and money
Staying safe during the pandemic has required us to temporarily change many of our routines, traditions and ways we interact with each other.Some have...
I’m certain, this was a cougar
I’ve reported on at least three people – people of reputable standing – who swear and be-danged that they saw a mountain lion in the...
Movie Review: Let Him Go
Directed by Thomas BezuchaStarring: Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Lesley Manville, Will Brittain, Jeffrey Donovan, Kayli Carter, Booboo StewartRuntime: 1...
They should know
After speaking in Delaware a few years ago I arrived back at Baltimore Washington International Airport to catch a flight home. As I walked into the t...