NEWS


Shawnee Game Conference celebrates student success in award presentation

Shawnee Game Conference celebrates student success in award presentation

PORTSMOUTH — Showcasing the best gaming work of students, alumni, and industry professionals through interactive sessions, displays, and tournam...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


First round OVRDC county caucus scheduled

SCIOTO — The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is holding annual county caucus reorganization meetings for Scioto County on Tu...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


SSU Development Foundation awards over $16,000 through 2022 Grants Program

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State University Development Foundation (SSUDF) has awarded $16,950 through the SSUDF Grants Program to numerous on-cam...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


GLO bringing park and venue to Lucasville

GLO bringing park and venue to Lucasville

LUCASVILLE — The Scioto County Commissioners discussed the request for funds to build a park in Lucasville.“The request is from Growing Lu...

January 21st, 2022 |  


6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Intel building $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

Intel building $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel will invest $20 billion in a new computer chip facility in Ohio amid a global shortage of microprocessors used in ev...

January 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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On their way

Girls Basketball Recaps — January 24

Girls BasketballPortsmouth 40, Gallia Academy 39CENTENARY — A close encounter indeed, but a good road win — and a season sweep — for...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Ohio High School Basketball Poll

Ohio High School Basketball Poll

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

January 25th, 2022 |  


Boys Basketball Recaps — January 21

Fairland 69, Portsmouth 61 (2OT)PORTSMOUTH — Regulation wasn’t enough time to decide this Ohio Valley Conference matchup.Neither was a sin...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Falcons fall late to Tigers

Falcons fall late to Tigers

WAVERLY — The Minford Falcons almost led wire-to-wire at Waverly on frigid Friday night.In addition, the Falcons almost got to the desired free-...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Jeeps edge Indians late

Jeeps edge Indians late

LUCASVILLE — A three-point Valley lead going into the fourth quarter in their SOC II home game versus South Webster was ultimately not to be.Tra...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Lady Jeeps hand Tomcats 1st loss

Lady Jeeps hand Tomcats 1st loss

GLOUSTER — South Webster coach Ryan Dutiel said he has a special player in senior Bri Claxon.“For people that don’t see her very oft...

January 24th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Salt has long been used to add flavor to people’s favorite foods. In fact, the use of salt as a means to preserving foods and adding flavor to r...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Are you willing to follow?

Are you willing to follow?

Do you know God’s will for your life? Now that is a question for the ages. You say, “I don’t know how to know God’s will”...

January 21st, 2022 |  


The Stubborn souls are the losers

The Stubborn souls are the losers

Maxine, “Max”, enrolled in outpatient hospice services with end stage renal disease at the age seventy-seven. Max was an attractive lady, ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

NEW BOSTON —When Emily Whitley RN of Interim HealthCare in Southern Ohio went to work on Jan. 17 she never thought that her ordinary day would t...

January 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


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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