NEWS


12:51 pm |    
3 indictments handed down
Research appointments aid SSU students through Clark Memorial Library

Research appointments aid SSU students through Clark Memorial Library

PORTSMOUTH — The Clark Memorial Library (CML) at Shawnee State University offers research appointments to students needing assistance in looking...

January 17th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Franklin Furnace to receive park

FRANKLIN FURNACE — The Scioto County Commissioners discussed building a park near the Greenup Dam at their meeting Thursday, January 13.The loca...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Teaching & Learning Center helping Shawnee State faculty succeed

Teaching & Learning Center helping Shawnee State faculty succeed

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) focuses on providing support for university faculty to achiev...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Atomic Credit Union donates to Pride Athletics

GREENUP KY. — Anna McCreary, Wheelersburg Assistant Branch Manager, presented a $125 check on behalf of Atomic Credit Union to Pride Athletics.P...

January 16th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


5:45 pm
Updated: 11:50 pm. |    
Lady Pirates hold off Vikes
Liddell scores 19 as OSU tops Penn State

Liddell scores 19 as OSU tops Penn State

COLUMBUS (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and No. 16 Ohio State defeated Penn State 61-56 on Sunday.Ohio State (11-4, 5-2 Big Ten) won despi...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Ohio High School Boys Basketball Poll

Ohio High School Boys Basketball Poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses, won-loss records and total poin...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Basketball Recaps — January 14 & 15

Basketball Recaps — January 14 & 15

Boys BasketballPortsmouth 72, South Point 61SOUTH POINT — The Portsmouth Trojans played arguably their best game of the 2021-22 season on Friday...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Washington helps No. 18 Kentucky rout No. 22 Tennessee

Washington helps No. 18 Kentucky rout No. 22 Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Freshman TyTy Washington Jr. scored a career-high 28 points, Sahvir Wheeler returned from injury to add 21 points and No. ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round pla...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Bengals get 1st playoff win in 31 years

Bengals get 1st playoff win in 31 years

CINCINNATI – Bengals linebacker Germaine Pratt picked off Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr’s fourth-down pass with 12 seconds left in the ...

January 16th, 2022 updated: January 16th, 2022. |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
Better than the last few
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 |  


Who will be Jesus to them?

Who will be Jesus to them?

This is part three of a three part series about Carl, a plain-spoken country fellow accustomed to hard work; a farmer and retired stone quarry worker....

January 14th, 2022 |  


OPINION


1:14 pm |    
Be careful what you drop
2:38 pm |    
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