NEWS


8:41 pm |    
Under the lights
Green Local Schools to be on the November ballot

Green Local Schools to be on the November ballot

The photograph of the first graduating class at Green Local High School is still hanging up in the school, but that was the class of 1972. It was also...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Two struck by vehicle in Sciotoville

An accident that occurred Monday evening on U.S 52 near Sciotoville sent two pedestrians to the hospital after they were struck by a vehicle. Informat...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Commissioners assist in paving projects

On Tuesday, the Scioto County Commissioners passed legislation to pave the way for county road maintenance.A resolution authorizing Scioto County Engi...

September 18th, 2018 |  


From prison to encouraging people across the country

From prison to encouraging people across the country

Being in prison, not one, but two times and having 60 detectives arrest him, most would think, that that man will never amount to anything.However, Vi...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Memorial tournament is huge success

Memorial tournament is huge success

Eight years and 207,000 plus meals later and the Steven A. Hunter Powerpack Program is stronger than ever.Jay Daehler, who was a close friend of Steve...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Special session cancelled

The special session meeting of Portsmouth City Council which was set to take place on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. has been cancelled.In an email sent out fr...

September 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


12:08 am |    
Trojans fall at home, 34-7
11:37 pm |    
Indians roll Fairview, 48-14
Senators fall at ‘The Rock’, 27-15

Senators fall at ‘The Rock’, 27-15

Not many teams are able to come into ‘The Rock’ at West Portsmouth and steal a victory, but that’s exactly what the Raceland Rams we...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Jeeps sweep season series with Pirates

Jeeps sweep season series with Pirates

On Thursday night, the Wheelersburg Pirates hosted a double header at Ed Miller Stadium. The Lady Pirates defeated the Fairland Dragons 7-0 in the fir...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Lady Trojans outlast Ironton, 3-2

Lady Trojans outlast Ironton, 3-2

The Portsmouth Trojans added another chapter to their longtime rivalry with the Fighting Tigers of Ironton Thursday night as they won a hard fought fi...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Week five previews

Week five previews

(0-4) East @ (2-2) ManchesterThe East Tartans will face another SOC I road test this week in their battle against the Manchester Greyhounds. The Tarta...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Pirates sweep Indians, 3-0

Pirates sweep Indians, 3-0

In an SOC II volleyball match Tuesday night, the Wheelersburg Pirates defeated the Valley Indians in straight sets by scores of 25-16, 25-5, and 25-11...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Trip of a Lifetime

Trip of a Lifetime

Portsmouth – Recently, DJ Wise experienced a fairy-tale day on a midweek trip to Pittsburgh. The huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan from Portsmouth wa...

September 18th, 2018 |  


LIFE


3 Tips for keeping your moral compass on course

Are there useful moral lessons in the latest Barr vs. ABC or Trump vs. the world Tweets?The news cycle is often rife with controversy involving public...

July 6th, 2018 |  


TourismOhio launches ice cream trail

Amid soaring summer temperatures, TourismOhio launched a new way to beat the heat: the Ohio Ice Cream Trail. The 15-stop trail highlights local, famil...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Wallace Joins Bellefonte Heart Care

Wallace Joins Bellefonte Heart Care

Amanda Wallace, APRN, has joined Bellefonte Heart Care [1180 St. Christopher Drive, Suite 2 on the Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) campus].Wall...

July 6th, 2018 updated: July 6th, 2018. |  


Rowe Joins Bellefonte Primary Care Greenup

Rowe Joins Bellefonte Primary Care Greenup

Bon Secours and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) have added the services of nurse practitioner Whitney Rowe, APRN. She has joined Bellefonte Pri...

July 6th, 2018 |  


‘Text Neck’ means trouble

‘Text Neck’ Means TroubleFor Those Addicted to Mobile DevicesWell before the invention of cell phones, medical experts agreed that poor po...

July 6th, 2018 |  


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 29:Fiction1. Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, narrated by the author (Random House Audio)2....

July 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


2:39 pm |    
T.J. Starks
The woods where ruffed grouse live

The woods where ruffed grouse live

I thought at first it looked like a drive to the end of the world. But the good folks living in Huttonsville, West Virginia might not like that descri...

July 8th, 2018 |  


People are not mind-readers

People are not mind-readers

Unless you’re a psychic, clairvoyant, or telepathic, you cannot read another person’s mind. You can observe body language, facial expressi...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Two sides to every story

Two sides to every story

There’s an old saying, “There’s two sides to every story and the truth is somewhere in the middle.”Individuals perceive events...

July 6th, 2018 |  


She Loves the Game Again

She Loves the Game Again

(WARNING: This post deals with the sensitive issue of sexual abuse.)I have the classic love/hate relationship with the game of golf.The love part come...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

The Portsmouth fireworks has been a tradition of mine annually for over 50 years. I attended back when they were let off in Spartan Stadium. This year...

July 5th, 2018 |  


A woman for USA President—someday

A woman for USA President—someday

As much I wanted, desired, and longed to see a female president in my lifetime, I did not want it to be Hillary. Neither would I have voted for Sarah ...

July 5th, 2018 |  


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