NEWS


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Phipps is volunteer of the month

Phipps is volunteer of the month

Claire Phipps Receives Volunteer of the MonthAtomic Credit Union is pleased to announce the October Volunteer of the Month, Claire Phipps! Claire is a...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Florida murder victim confirmed as area woman

Florida murder victim confirmed as area woman

According to various media in Florida and elsewhere the woman found allegedly murdered at a beach in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 9 was a Blue Creek resid...

October 20th, 2019 |  


First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

As recently as Thursday afternoon, the office of the clerk of the Pike County Court Of Common Pleas was reporting no new date had been set for the jur...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Plant contamination study awaits final approval

Plant contamination study awaits final approval

A long-awaited environmental study of alleged contamination possibly spreading from the defunct Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant still is in the wor...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Romp-O-Ween to highlight dedication

Romp-O-Ween to highlight dedication

Something pretty great is happening Sunday afternoon, Portsmouth is getting their multi-use path at Mound Park, something that many did not think woul...

October 18th, 2019 |  


PLT Casts The Witches

PLT Casts The Witches

After a successful season opener, the Portsmouth Little Theatre has announced a cast listing of its second show of the season, “The Witches.R...

October 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio HS AP football poll Oct. 21st
Lady Falcons sweep Panthers for sectional crown

Lady Falcons sweep Panthers for sectional crown

MINFORD — They say that the early bird gets the worm.Or, in this case, these early birds got themselves a sectional championship.With an early s...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Mohawks, Pirates win D-III sectional volleyball titles

McDERMOTT — Simply put, welcome back Lady Mohawks.That’s because the Northwest High School volleyball team captured its first sectional ch...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Jeeps, Pirates clinch district final berths

Jeeps, Pirates clinch district final berths

Wheelersburg and South Webster both punched tickets to Division III district final games with wins over district semifinal opponents at Waverly’...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Oaks upset Falcons on last-second FG

Oaks upset Falcons on last-second FG

MINFORD — It was highly unlikely anybody saw this one coming.In arguably the upset of the Southeastern Ohio football season thus far, the Oak Hi...

October 20th, 2019 updated: October 20th, 2019. |  


East falls to Symmes Valley in SOC I play

East falls to Symmes Valley in SOC I play

WILLOW WOOD - East fell in their SOC I road contest with Symmes Valely 39-8, Friday in Willow Wood.After facing the Vikings earlier in the season, a 4...

October 19th, 2019 updated: October 19th, 2019. |  


Trojans earn third straight W, down Fairland

Trojans earn third straight W, down Fairland

PROCTORVILLE - The Portsmouth Trojans rattled off their third straight victory of the 2019 season with a 20-12 road win over OVC rival Fairland.It wou...

October 19th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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YOUR VIEWFinal Friday
Abominable has heart

Abominable has heart

Directed by Jill CultonStarring: Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Eddie Izzard, Sarah PaulsonRuntime: 87 minutesRating PG (for some ...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Fall Trade Days hits Lucasville this weekend

Fall Trade Days hits Lucasville this weekend

If you are looking to buy anything from mums to car parts to lawnmowers to a new hunting rifle, the upcoming fall Lucasville Trade Days could be a wor...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Ad Astra

Ad Astra

Ad AstraDirected by Neil MarshallStarring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga, Donald SutherlandRuntime: 123 minutesRating: PG-13 (for ...

September 26th, 2019 |  


Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

I’m stepping out of my normal format this week. I’m not writing about a hospice patient; but about Charlie. I’m writing about one of...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Salvation Army Church

Salvation Army Church

In 1894 the bell ringing and service to our community began. Each year at Christmas and even throughout the community benefits from one organization o...

September 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


When adults bully adults, kids suffer

When adults bully adults, kids suffer

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. “Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Social Security ColumnUnderstanding social security spouses’ benefits

Marriage is a tradition that exists on every continent and in nearly every country. Having a partner not only means creating a family unit, it means s...

October 17th, 2019 |  


UNDERGROUNDIs art only valuable if its pragmatic?

UNDERGROUNDIs art only valuable if its pragmatic?

Something was clogging the bathroom sink. I fished out another note from the Creative Underground. The paper was rolled up in a small plastic baggie. ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Is Ohio serious about domestic violence?

Is Ohio serious about domestic violence?

More than 76,000 domestic disputes were reported to Ohio police in 2017, according to Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.The Ohi...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Hostas Are Problem Solvers for Shade

Hostas Are Problem Solvers for Shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Three studies and two editorials

Three studies and two editorials

The September 24 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has lots of interest to fat science aficionados.The treatment of type...

October 15th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA