NEWS


AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio; National average increases

AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio; National average increases

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is five cents lower this week at $3.039 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas ...

August 2nd, 2021 |  


COVID-19 cases up 83% in July compared to last year

COVID-19 cases up 83% in July compared to last year

PORTSMOUTH- COVID-19 cases increase nearly 83% in July compared to last year.Scioto County experienced the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in Jul...

August 2nd, 2021 |  


Frustration as Biden, Congress allow eviction ban to expire

Frustration as Biden, Congress allow eviction ban to expire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anger and frustration mounted in Congress as a nationwide eviction moratorium expired at midnight Saturday — one Democra...

August 1st, 2021 |  


AG Yost asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a coalition of 23 other states in a brief urging the United States Supreme Court to over...

August 1st, 2021 |  


Jessica Carrington awarded SSU Early Career Faculty Teaching Award

Jessica Carrington awarded SSU Early Career Faculty Teaching Award

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University has announced the 2021 Faculty Awards. As part of this year’s presentation, the recipient of the Ear...

August 1st, 2021 |  


NBPD chief remains on leave

NBPD chief remains on leave

NEW BOSTON- The Village of New Boston’s Police Chief Steve Goins remains on paid administrative leave after officers filed Equal Employment Oppo...

July 31st, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Quow signs with SSU WBB

Quow signs with SSU WBB

PORTSMOUTH — In basketball lore, the bright lights of Brooklyn have produced some exceptional basketball talents.Stephon Marbury, Lance Stephens...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


SSU swimming schedule released

SSU swimming schedule released

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State swimming programs will participate in nine regular-season meets over the course of the 2021-22 season, with four ...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


Can OSU get two encores in Indy?

Can OSU get two encores in Indy?

If everything goes well, Ryan Day and three of Ohio State’s football players traveling to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the Big Ten̵...

August 2nd, 2021 |  


Votto named July NL POTM

Votto named July NL POTM

Angels right-hander/designated hitter Shohei Ohtani and Reds first baseman Joey Votto were named MLB’s Players of the Month for July on Monday.O...

August 2nd, 2021 |  


Schauffle leads U.S. to golf gold

Schauffle leads U.S. to golf gold

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Four feet between his golf ball and the cup was all that separated Xander Schauffele from an Olympic gold medal, and he co...

August 1st, 2021 |  


Schrock 5 hits, homers filling in for Votto, Reds beat Mets

Schrock 5 hits, homers filling in for Votto, Reds beat Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Max Schrock went 5 for 5 with a home run while giving All-Star Joey Votto a break, leading fellow newcomer Vladimir Gutie...

August 1st, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Pet of the week: Ellie
Fall flavors shine in a chewy cookie

Fall flavors shine in a chewy cookie

Fall is a season of cooler temperatures and changing leaves, and it also marks the return of autumn flavor profiles. Root vegetables, roasts and heart...

August 1st, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Bebe

Pet of the week: Bebe

The pet of the week this week is Bebe. One of the many dogs that have filled the Scioto County Dog Shelter up to capacity.Who says bald isn’t be...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Veggies and pasta are an ideal pairing

Veggies and pasta are an ideal pairing

Pasta recipes are versatile and can quickly feed a crowd when increased accordingly. Another benefit to pasta is it often is a safe bet when hosting a...

July 25th, 2021 |  


How school shopping has changed in the pandemic era

How school shopping has changed in the pandemic era

Back-to-school shopping sales have long been indicators that the summer vacation season is coming to a close. Students and their parents may visit are...

July 25th, 2021 |  


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...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

It seems we get sequels or prequels EVERY week. This week is no different. Escape Room: Tournament of Champions is a direct sequel to Escape Room (201...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

The computer can be a good teacher and I remember when I taught Summer School to the younger children, they loved to learn skills on the computer so I...

July 26th, 2021 |  


COVID-19 leaves lasting impact on heart health

(NewsUSA) – As the threat of COVID-19 continues, doctors and patients are considering the long-term impact of the pandemic on public health, esp...

July 25th, 2021 |  


The extraordinary Gary Taubes

The extraordinary Gary Taubes

I just spent three hours and 13 minutes listening to Peter Attia and Gary Taubes talk about the cause of obesity. (1) Actually it was mostly about a l...

July 25th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

During my search for some more ideas to keep the brain alive for your kids this summer, I started reading something that caught my eye because it said...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Choose a representative payee for social security to consider before you may need one

The future is uncertain. Our Advance Designation program allows you to pre-select a trusted individual if a time comes when you need a representative ...

July 18th, 2021 |  


God has it in hand

God has it in hand

Last week I had the grandparent-ly joy of picking up my 6-year-old grandson from Bible Day Camp… which I loved! We drove around running a few er...

July 18th, 2021 |  


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