NEWS


Scioto Foundation awards fourth quarter grants

Scioto Foundation awards fourth quarter grants

For the fourth quarter of 2021 The Scioto Foundation has awarded six grants totaling $68,838 to local nonprofit organizations serving community needs ...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Three generations proudly serving the community

Three generations proudly serving the community

RUBYVILLE — One Rubyville resident began as a volunteer firefighter 47 years ago — a tradition which has now become three generations of f...

January 24th, 2022 |  


DeWine awards body-worn camera grants to law enforcement agencies

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today awarded more than $4.7 million in grant funding to 109 local law enforcement agencies for expenses associated with lau...

January 24th, 2022 |  


148 new cases reported Sunday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 148 new cases on Sunday for Scioto County bringing the total to 18,036 since the start of ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Shawnee Game Conference celebrates student success in award presentation

Shawnee Game Conference celebrates student success in award presentation

PORTSMOUTH — Showcasing the best gaming work of students, alumni, and industry professionals through interactive sessions, displays, and tournam...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


First round OVRDC county caucus scheduled

SCIOTO — The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is holding annual county caucus reorganization meetings for Scioto County on Tu...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Falcons’ Zimmerman scores 1,000th point
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Titans top Tigers on road
Basketball Scoreboard— January 25

Basketball Scoreboard— January 25

Basketball Scoreboard— January 25Boys BasketballPortsmouth 69, Rock Hill 58Valley 66, Paint Valley 35Minford 67, Northwest 39West 51, Oak Hill 3...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Ohio High School Girls Basketball Poll

Ohio High School Girls Basketball Poll

DIVISION I1. Cin. Mt. Notre Dame (13)17-01442. Reynoldsburg (3)14-21383. Dublin Coffman15-11204. Akr. Hoban15-01015. Cin. Princeton15-3886. Mason15-26...

January 26th, 2022 |  


On their way

On their way

PORTSMOUTH — The 2021-22 Notre Dame Lady Titans took a major step towards their goal of an outright Southern Ohio Conference Division I champion...

January 25th, 2022 updated: January 25th, 2022. |  


Girls Basketball Recaps — January 24

Girls BasketballPortsmouth 40, Gallia Academy 39CENTENARY — A close encounter indeed, but a good road win — and a season sweep — for...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Ohio High School Basketball Poll

Ohio High School Basketball Poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record and total po...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Boys Basketball Recaps — January 21

Fairland 69, Portsmouth 61 (2OT)PORTSMOUTH — Regulation wasn’t enough time to decide this Ohio Valley Conference matchup.Neither was a sin...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


LIFE


Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Fresh herbs that can reduce your reliance on sodium

Salt has long been used to add flavor to people’s favorite foods. In fact, the use of salt as a means to preserving foods and adding flavor to r...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Are you willing to follow?

Are you willing to follow?

Do you know God’s will for your life? Now that is a question for the ages. You say, “I don’t know how to know God’s will”...

January 21st, 2022 |  


The Stubborn souls are the losers

The Stubborn souls are the losers

Maxine, “Max”, enrolled in outpatient hospice services with end stage renal disease at the age seventy-seven. Max was an attractive lady, ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

NEW BOSTON —When Emily Whitley RN of Interim HealthCare in Southern Ohio went to work on Jan. 17 she never thought that her ordinary day would t...

January 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Be careful what you drop
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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 |  


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