NEWS


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2 deaths; 39 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday
New Boston’s Patrick resigns amid controversy

New Boston’s Patrick resigns amid controversy

NEW BOSTON —The New Boston Village Council met for their regular second meeting in January, even though it was business as usual, there was a sh...

January 20th, 2021 |  


City could clear fiscal watch status in 2021

City could clear fiscal watch status in 2021

PORTSMOUTH — Mayor Kevin Johnson says the city’s financial outlook has improved throughout the past few years, but there are still roadblo...

January 20th, 2021 |  


1 death; 27 new COVID cases reported Wednesday

1 death; 27 new COVID cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Portsmouth City and Scioto County Health Departments reported another local death in connection with the COVID-19 virus.The victim ...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


High school students head to virtual court

SCIOTO — Students across the state will take their place in front of the camera to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” H...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Darn impressive

Darn impressive

McDERMOTT — Fantastic, impressive, necessary.Each of these adjectives are more superlative in describing Wheelersburg senior Kaylee Darnell̵...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Doc Bertram and the 13-year-old boy

Doc Bertram and the 13-year-old boy

The late Dr. Herbert M. Bertram Jr. of Vanceburg, along with his father before him, slapped the bare bottoms of the majority of Lewis County’s 7...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship

All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship

For as much as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have accomplished in their Hall of Fame-caliber careers, they’ve rarely faced off on the field.Never ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


2nd-quarter run fuels Falcons past Valley

2nd-quarter run fuels Falcons past Valley

MINFORD — Simply put, Minford made visiting Valley well aware — or just reminded the young Lady Indians — that basketball is indeed ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Movie Review: News of the World

Movie Review: News of the World

Directed by Paul GreengrassStarring: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Michael Covino, Fred Hechinger, Neil SandilandsRuntime: 118 MinutesRating: PG-13 (for v...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Where to find information about the COVID-19 vaccine programs in all 50 states

Where to find information about the COVID-19 vaccine programs in all 50 states

Every state in the United States has started administering COVID-19 vaccinations. The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines varies by state, and below is where...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Dinner’s done quickly with savory chops

Dinner’s done quickly with savory chops

More people are cooking at home in 2020, which makes this a great time to expand your culinary repertoire with delicious meals that can feed the whole...

January 17th, 2021 |  


DIY projects that can conserve energy around the house

DIY projects that can conserve energy around the house

Home renovation projects can pay numerous dividends. Renovations can have a positive effect on resale value, make homes more livable for residents and...

January 15th, 2021 |  


When can children brush their own teeth?

When can children brush their own teeth?

Parents quickly learn that their children go through a transition marked by a desire to be more independent. They’re picking out their own misma...

January 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


First things first

First things first

Here in the United States of America and around the world the freedom of religion, speech and the press are among the most important components in the...

January 17th, 2021 |  


In a slump?

In a slump?

Have you ever been in a slump?I’m not just talking about a sports metaphor.When people hear this word, they probably think of a baseball player ...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Directed by Patty JenkinsStarring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Connie NielsenRuntime: 151 MinutesRating: PG-13 (f...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on newspapers hasn’t been...

January 13th, 2021 |  


The meaning of Amen

The meaning of Amen

Just when you think it couldn’t get any worse or that we have no more lines of sensibility to cross… leave it to Congress to boldly go whe...

January 6th, 2021 |  


To be like that

To be like that

It is from him I learned a love for history. It could have been the stamp collection he helped me start or perhaps it was because of his love and invo...

January 3rd, 2021 |  


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