NEWS


159 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 159 new cases on Tuesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,712 since the start of...

January 18th, 2022 |  


3 indictments handed down

3 indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on January 7 and re...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Patrol’s Trooper Landrum promoted to Sergeant at the Jackson Post

COLUMBUS – On January 16, Trooper Russell L. Landrum was promoted to the rank of sergeant by Colonel Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. S...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Local court receives state certification and announces new staff member

Local court receives state certification and announces new staff member

PORTSMOUTH — The Juvenile Drug Court of the Scioto County Juvenile Court has earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Comm...

January 18th, 2022 |  


SOMC employees give back through Make a Difference Campaign

PORTSMOUTH — Each year, SOMC employees have the opportunity to donate to local charities through a year-long pledge known as the Make a Differen...

January 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Titans defend home court
UK withstands test from Aggies

UK withstands test from Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari would certainly prefer his team shoot better than the 36.2-percent the Wildcats shot ...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 18 & 19

Basketball Scoreboard— January 18 & 19

Basketball Scoreboard— January 19Girls BasketballNotre Dame 51, South Webster 41South Gallia 70, Symmes Valley 42Rock Hill 56, Chesapeake 35Port...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Titans top Oaks in close one

Titans top Oaks in close one

PORTSMOUTH — The Titans are now back to .500.That’s because host Notre Dame, in a non-league encounter on Tuesday night, defeated the Oak ...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Pirates gain revenge on Jeeps

Pirates gain revenge on Jeeps

WHEELERSBURG — Quite frankly, it just seemed so strange —unheard of even —that the Wheelersburg Pirates are under .500, were on a fi...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Falcons fly back into SOC II race

Falcons fly back into SOC II race

MINFORD — Trailing at halftime, and in the late stages of the third quarter, the Minford Falcons were undeterred in their comeback attempt in th...

January 19th, 2022 updated: January 19th, 2022. |  


Liddell helps OSU breeze past IUPUI

Liddell helps OSU breeze past IUPUI

COLUMBUS (AP) — E.J. Liddell had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 19 Ohio State never trailed in its 83-37 win over IUPUI on Tuesday night.Lid...

January 19th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Better than the last few

King’s Daughters primary care offices receive recognition

PORTSMOUTH—King’s Daughters announced that several King’s Daughters primary care locations in Portsmouth and Wheelersburg were recen...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Warm up with a rich, chocolate beverage

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...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Interesting facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Interesting facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential figures of the 21st century. King’s tireless activism during the Civil Rights Movement o...

January 16th, 2022 |  


244 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 244 new cases on Sunday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,333 since the start of ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


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...

January 16th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Be careful what you drop
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Not good at all!

LTE: Get to know your candidates

As we enter another midterm year I think it is important to remember that our local elected officials only have so many things that are in their spher...

December 26th, 2021 |  


Peace on earth!

Peace on earth!

This seems to be a day of challenge at home and abroad, a day where terror is real and danger abounds. A day where the moorings of character, integrit...

December 26th, 2021 |  


It’s all about the baby!

It’s all about the baby!

You just might be a grandpa if… a sweet grandchild accidentally spills grape juice on your $90.00 Brooks Brothers tie and you could care less! O...

December 19th, 2021 |  


What you’re looking for

What you’re looking for

I do love a good commercial. One of my favorite Christmas commercials from the past is one with a little girl that is encouraged by her mom to go to s...

December 12th, 2021 |  


Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

I wanted this week to get you excited for the NEXT Spiderman that comes out next week. I’d imagine most have forgotten this review of the last f...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Semaglutide (and other drugs like it that imitate the intestinal hormone GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1)) has been hailed as the holy grail, the gastr...

December 5th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA