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Making Thanksgiving dementia friendly

NEW YORK-With Thanksgiving approaching, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering seven tips to help families affected by Alzheime...

November 18th, 2022 |  


6 Safety tips during darker nights this season

6 Safety tips during darker nights this season

(StatePoint) During the long dark nights of fall and winter, concerns about personal safety may increase. Whether commuting for work or class, getting...

November 17th, 2022 |  


Shawnee State University to host Day of Giving on Nov. 29

Shawnee State University to host Day of Giving on Nov. 29

PORTSMOUTH - Shawnee State University Development Foundation (SSUDF) will host its sixth annual Day of Giving on Tuesday, Nov. 29 as part of Giving Tu...

November 17th, 2022 |  


SSU Military & Veteran Services supporting student veteran success

SSU Military & Veteran Services supporting student veteran success

Assisting students who are veterans, current service members, and their family members, Shawnee State University’s Office of Military & Vete...

November 13th, 2022 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host “A Christmas Carol”

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host “A Christmas Carol”

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will host “A Christmas Carol” on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The classic Cha...

November 13th, 2022 |  


Legion hosts Veterans Day gathering

Legion hosts Veterans Day gathering

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the fighting of World War 1 officially came to an end. Originally formed as Armistice day,...

November 13th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Sueing leads Buckeyes past Texas Tech in Maui

Sueing leads Buckeyes past Texas Tech in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Justice Sueing couldn’t have asked for a much better homecoming, especially after sitting out nearly all of last se...

November 25th, 2022 |  


Toppin scores 20, UK routs North Florida

Toppin scores 20, UK routs North Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jacob Toppin had a second straight breakout performance.Toppin scored a career-high 20 points and had 10 rebounds to help ...

November 25th, 2022 |  


2022-23 Portsmouth Lady Trojans season preview

2022-23 Portsmouth Lady Trojans season preview

2021-22 Finish: Division III Sectional Semifinals2021-22 Seniors: Nia Trinadad, Tru Cofer2022-23 Seniors: NoneQuotes from Coach Amy Hughes (5th Season...

November 24th, 2022 |  


Clash of the Big 10 Titans

Clash of the Big 10 Titans

COLUMBUS (AP) — The stakes could hardly be higher for this year’s edition of The Game.A win for No. 2 Ohio State (11-0, 8-0 Big Ten, CFP N...

November 24th, 2022 |  


SSU women’s fall to Freed-Hardeman

SSU women’s fall to Freed-Hardeman

Continuing their road trip, the Shawnee State women’s basketball team would travel to face off against Freed-Hardeman University. A massive nigh...

November 23rd, 2022 |  


SSU men’s fall to Freed-Hardeman

SSU men’s fall to Freed-Hardeman

Searching for their first win in this conference season, the Shawnee State men’s basketball team would travel to Freed-Hardeman University. Afte...

November 23rd, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Portsmouth Public Library book recommendations

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...

November 20th, 2022 |  


Easy bread pudding offers options

Easy bread pudding offers options

In the kitchen with Sharon this week is Patricia Nicholes with her bread pudding. It’s simple and most of you will have the ingredients. It̵...

November 20th, 2022 |  


Wheelersburg Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Saturday, November 19The Wheelersburg area will again this year be blessed with a free community dinner. T...

November 17th, 2022 |  


November 20th church news

November 20th church news

Wheelersburg Community Thanksgiving DinnerThe Wheelersburg area will again this year be blessed with a free community dinner. This annual event is spo...

November 17th, 2022 |  


Black Adam

Black Adam

This week we are back to the “superhero” genre. It seems like it’s been quite a while and surprisingly we have a break from horror f...

November 16th, 2022 |  


Is Your Hedgerow a Savings Account?

Is Your Hedgerow a Savings Account?

As I drive around southwest Ohio, I pass by miles of hedgerows along fences and property lines. These are places where, because it’s difficult t...

November 13th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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A Thankful Beginning
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RSV worries

RSV worries

There has recently been a lot of unreasonable worry about RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) infections again. RSV can cause bronchiolitis which is inf...

November 4th, 2022 |  


Being thankful

Being thankful

As soon as my eyes open each morning, I give thanks for the air going in and out of my lungs. Another day – I am alive. God still has a purpose ...

November 4th, 2022 |  


THEIR VIEW

My name is Collin Docterman. I currently serve as Chair of the Scioto County Democratic Party. I am a hospice nurse aide and my wife and I currently f...

November 4th, 2022 |  


A pillar or a post

A pillar or a post

A number of years ago I was honored to tour the Museum of the Bible in Washington DC during its early stages of construction. It was fascinating to se...

October 13th, 2022 |  


The Future of Truth

The Future of Truth

To quote that timeless sage Yogi Berra, “The future ain’t what it used to be.” Just last week, a House committee hearing on abortion...

October 6th, 2022 |  


Water your plants in Fall

Water your plants in Fall

The next few weeks are a critical time to water your landscape, particularly your evergreen shrubs and trees. A thorough soaking during late September...

September 25th, 2022 |  


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