NEWS


3:55 pm |    
Feeling God’s love
Newly formed task force arrest 3 in drug bust

Newly formed task force arrest 3 in drug bust

PORTSMOUTH — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman, Pike County Sheriff Tracy Evans, Lawrence County Sheriff ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Feeling God’s love

Feeling God’s love

Rejoice today if you’re a child of God. Let all creation know the blessings that come from our Lord. He is the alpha and omega the beginning and...

January 14th, 2022 |  


278 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 278 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 15,633 since the start of ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Jan. 13, second-highest day of cases reported in Scioto

SCIOTO — Scioto County is currently experiencing another surge in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron variant works its way through the Scioto County ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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. |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 14, 15 & 17

Basketball Scoreboard— January 14, 15 & 17

Basketball Scoreboard— January 14Boys BasketballValley 59, Northwest 57Minford 78, Oak Hill 56Waverly 54, Wheelersburg 46New Hope Christian 58, ...

January 14th, 2022 updated: January 17th, 2022. |  


Bengals looking to end long playoff drought

Bengals looking to end long playoff drought

CINCINNATI (AP) — Either the Raiders or Bengals will win a playoff game on Saturday, and that will be news in itself.Postseason success has been...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Basketball Recaps — January 13

Basketball Recaps — January 13

Girls BasketballSouth Webster 72, Valley 43LUCASVILLE — The South Webster Lady Jeeps traveled to Valley on Thursday, and secured a 29-point (72-...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Cavs add Calderón to front office

Cavs add Calderón to front office

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are bringing back former guard José Calderón as a special advisor in their front office.Calde...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Plenty of winter birdwatching here

Plenty of winter birdwatching here

Being a bird lover, it was a sad sight that I witnessed a few days after Christmas. A robin, which I’m assuming was a male, was perched in the b...

January 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
Better than the last few
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 |  


Feeling God’s love

Feeling God’s love

Rejoice today if you’re a child of God. Let all creation know the blessings that come from our Lord. He is the alpha and omega the beginning and...

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