NEWS


Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

Fluor-BWXT provides $3,000 donation to Friends of Portsmouth

SCIOTO — Fluor-BWXT recently donated $3,000 for charitable outreach in Scioto County to Friends of Portsmouth, a non-profit 501c3 organization.&...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

Ten ballots remaining in 3rd Ward Primary

PORTSMOUTH -The results from Tuesday’s 3rd Ward primary answered one question, but left one unanswered.What is known at this point is that Andy ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

Connex Safety Town slated for Friday

PORTSMOUTH — Riding a bike is still one of the things that children still enjoy, but some have never been taught about riding and the safety nee...

May 5th, 2021 |  


3rd Ward voters take part in Primary

3rd Ward voters take part in Primary

PORTSMOUTH- On Tuesday, a portion of Scioto County voters were provided a chance along with many counties throughout Ohio to vote in the 2021 Primary ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


ODH: 8 new cases Wednesday

ODH: 8 new cases Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported eight new cases Wednesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 6,393 since the start of...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Joint investigation leads to 4 arrests

Joint investigation leads to 4 arrests

PIKE COUNTY — Pike County Sheriff Tracy D. Evans, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman and Jackson County Sheriff Ted Frazier reported on Fri...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 7
Perfect once more

Perfect once more

PORTSMOUTH — The Notre Dame Lady Titans have done little to no sharing in Southern Ohio Conference Division I play during the 2020-21 school yea...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Trojans top Mohawks under lights

Trojans top Mohawks under lights

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Trojans, believe it or not, haven’t enjoyed a winning baseball season since 2010.Perhaps, though, the Trojans ...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Waverly takes SOC singles, doubles tournament titles

Waverly takes SOC singles, doubles tournament titles

PORTSMOUTH — The boys tennis team at Waverly High School book-ended a perfect season in Southern Ohio Conference play this week, taking home the...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Titans take down Bobcats

Titans take down Bobcats

PORTSMOUTH — Notre Dame’s Alex Cassidy pitched a complete-game two-hit gem with 11 strikeouts, and the host Titans took out the Green Bobc...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Clay finishes what it starts

Clay finishes what it starts

AID — Simply put, the Clay Panthers finished what they started.Taking two days to complete, and even extra innings, the Panthers put away the 20...

May 7th, 2021 |  


SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6

SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 6BaseballClay 5, Symmes Valley 4 (11 innings)Notre Dame 7, Green 1Portsmouth 5, Northwest 2Waverly 6, Eastern 3Jackson 4...

May 7th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

Mortal Kombat: mediocrity at its finest

As summer approaches we are seeing more tent-pole films open up. Recently with Godzilla vs. Kong and now MORTAL KOMBAT!I remember the original film th...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Bella

Pet of the week: Bella

This week’s Pet of the Week is Bella, Bella is seven years old and she is owned by the Parsley family in Minford. We wanted to share why this ph...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

How to foster social skills in an era of social distancing

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretched on, children who have been called on to do their part still may not fully understand why they have had to skip play...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Surprise Mom with a special dessert in her honor

Mothers selflessly devote themselves to their children from infancy into adulthood. A mother’s love never wanes, and she’s always ready an...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and many more remarkable women often work tirelessly and without fanfare to provide for their families. Even thoug...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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While we still can
Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Our Agency values the opportunity we have to provide our community with education and information surrounding helpful and beneficial resources. That i...

April 25th, 2021 |  


The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

Charles Gaspirino in the New York Post writes, “Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktai...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Your Glycemic index reminder

Your Glycemic index reminder

We were reminded about this thing called the glycemic index, which is probably really a thing, by the April 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medi...

April 18th, 2021 |  


The fruit of our lives

The fruit of our lives

My friend George Barna once said, “Leadership is the ability to put the plans into practice, and to accomplish the specified objectives through ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


What we do now!

What we do now!

I believe that it was Earl Nightingale who said, “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside...

April 11th, 2021 |  


What is your identity?

What is your identity?

Most of my interviews with professional baseball players are quick hits. I grab them for a few moments before a game and talk about their faith or wha...

April 11th, 2021 |  


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