NEWS


2:54 pm
Updated: 3:21 pm. |    
69 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday
International Graduate finds her “American Hometown” through Shawnee State

International Graduate finds her “American Hometown” through Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH — After completing both her undergraduate and master’s degree at Shawnee State University, Chinese native Shuyi Chen has starte...

November 22nd, 2020 |  


Brazilian student finds his international family at SSU

Brazilian student finds his international family at SSU

PORTSMOUTH, OHIO – Brazilian international student Bruno Rovares Schiefer has found his place at Shawnee State University as a member of the Men...

November 22nd, 2020 |  


Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May

Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May

The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand, with the country now averaging ov...

November 22nd, 2020 |  


SSU professor continues legal fight against university

SSU professor continues legal fight against university

CINCINNATI — A Shawnee State University professor suing his employer for unlawful punishment tried to revive his case at the Sixth Circuit of Ap...

November 22nd, 2020 |  


1 death; 82 new COVID cases reported Friday

1 death; 82 new COVID cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — Another local resident has died in connection with the COVID-19 virus.The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments reported...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Dollar General assists Minford group in helping others

Dollar General assists Minford group in helping others

MONFORD — Minford Local Schools will now be able to provide 12 Thanksgiving dinners Thanks to the help from Dollar GeneralMinford Local Schools ...

November 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


9:30 pm
Updated: 5:18 pm. |    
BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 23
Defense, Snow lead Bears to another win

Defense, Snow lead Bears to another win

PORTSMOUTH — For the second game in a row, the No. 9-ranked Shawnee State women’s basketball team came up with an outstanding defensive ef...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Northwest tops Clay in opener

Northwest tops Clay in opener

ROSEMOUNT — While early-season, non-league contests do have an impact on a team’s final record, in-game experience and finding those areas...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


SSU men blitz GCL late at URG

SSU men blitz GCL late at URG

RIO GRANDE — The Shawnee State University men’s basketball team, down 57-55 with 10 minutes to play in a non-conference contest against Gr...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 20, 21

BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 20, 21

BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — Nov. 20, 21Girls BasketballPiketon 36, Western 19Portsmouth West 67, Rock Hill 35Northwest 53, Clay 21Notre Dame 54, Sou...

November 22nd, 2020 updated: November 23rd, 2020. |  


Ironton gets its rematch

Ironton gets its rematch

IRONTON — They say to be careful for what you wish for — for indeed you just might get it.Don’t tell that to the Ironton Fighting Ti...

November 21st, 2020 updated: November 21st, 2020. |  


Lady Senators take season opener over Rock Hill

Lady Senators take season opener over Rock Hill

WEST PORTSMOUTH — What the Rock Hill Redwomen did, the Portsmouth West Lady Senators did twice as well.In both teams’ season opener, secon...

November 21st, 2020 updated: November 23rd, 2020. |  


LIFE


Bocook’s celebrate 70 years of marriage

PORTSMOUTH- Clifton and Marion Bocook of Portsmouth are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 19. A couple that met in high sch...

November 19th, 2020 |  


What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

Holiday hosts toil for hours to create lavish meals everyone will enjoy. It’s not uncommon for Thanksgiving tables to be covered with more food ...

November 15th, 2020 |  


Warm up with a rich, chocolate beverage

Warm up with a rich, chocolate beverage

Nothing beats sipping a hot, soothing beverage after a day of choosing the perfect Christmas tree or lobbing snowballs in the backyard. Teas, hot todd...

November 15th, 2020 |  


“I have to go; Jesus is here for me”

“I have to go; Jesus is here for me”

Lucy was in her sixties, but I’m just guessing, because it’s been more than thirty years since Lucy departed this world for her Heavenly h...

November 13th, 2020 |  


The Prodigal Son (In the Key of ‘F’)

The Prodigal Son (In the Key of ‘F’)

Feeling footloose and frisky, a feather-brained fellow forced his fond father to fork over the farthings and flew to foreign fields and frittered away...

November 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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The vitamin D debacle
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Thankful to be thankful
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Movie Review: Freaky
Have we forgotten?

Have we forgotten?

The air was filled with controversy; there were many disagreements and opinions were strong and vigorously debated… sounds like the year 2020, n...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Why Getting a Flu Shot Makes Sense

COVID-19 may be grabbing most of the headlines, but flu season has arrived as well, and unlike the novel coronavirus, there are safe and effective vac...

November 15th, 2020 |  


Delaying your future can cost time and money

Delaying your future can cost time and money

Staying safe during the pandemic has required us to temporarily change many of our routines, traditions and ways we interact with each other.Some have...

November 15th, 2020 |  


I’m certain, this was a cougar

I’m certain, this was a cougar

I’ve reported on at least three people – people of reputable standing – who swear and be-danged that they saw a mountain lion in the...

November 13th, 2020 updated: November 15th, 2020. |  


Movie Review: Let Him Go

Movie Review: Let Him Go

Directed by Thomas BezuchaStarring: Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Lesley Manville, Will Brittain, Jeffrey Donovan, Kayli Carter, Booboo StewartRuntime: 1...

November 11th, 2020 |  


They should know

They should know

After speaking in Delaware a few years ago I arrived back at Baltimore Washington International Airport to catch a flight home. As I walked into the t...

November 11th, 2020 |  


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