NEWS


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3 indictments handed down

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 |  


220 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 220 new cases on Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,553 since the start of ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Attorney General Yost announces $1.85 billion settlement with student loan servicer Navient

COLUMBUS— Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 38 attorneys general, announced that Navient, one of the nation’s largest student lo...

January 17th, 2022 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


5:08 pm
Updated: 5:46 pm. |    
Falcons fly back into SOC II race
Ohio High School Girls Basketball Poll

Ohio High School Girls Basketball Poll

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

January 19th, 2022 |  


Lady Pirates hold off Vikes

Lady Pirates hold off Vikes

WHEELERSBURG — Well, it turned out to be a good night —if you’re rooting colors were indeed Orange and Black.And, while both contest...

January 18th, 2022 updated: January 18th, 2022. |  


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 |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
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


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