NEWS


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And Then There Four
Scioto County Fair attendance cotinues to lose ground

Scioto County Fair attendance cotinues to lose ground

At least for this year, there is a very simple explanation for the drop in attendance at the Scioto County Fair. It can be summed up in one word:Rain....

August 10th, 2018 |  


Fire claims life of man and his son

Fire claims life of man and his son

A Wheelersburg man and his small child died in a house fire early Firday morning.According to Ohio State Fire Marshal Chief Joshua Hobbs, Porter Towns...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Local 4H member sparks animal handling show for special needs persons

Local 4H member sparks animal handling show for special needs persons

Emma Lauder, 17, of Minford, has been a 4-H member for 10 years. She regularly raises and shows goats.“They’re just really funny to watch,...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Wiehle wins grand champion

Wiehle wins grand champion

The Annual Swine Show, a long time tradition at the Scioto County Fair, took place on Wednesday morning and began at 9 a.m. Split into three age divis...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Heroes will be recognized at breakfast

Portsmouth-Local heroes will take center stage next Thursday at SOMC Life Center.The Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross will recogniz...

August 9th, 2018 |  


City and county demolishing dilapidated homes

City and county demolishing dilapidated homes

A collaborative effort between many county and city offices resulted in yet another blighted home to be demolished early Thursday morning. At 8:30 a.m...

August 9th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


6:45 pm |    
Indians ready for week one
9:30 pm |    
History within reach
Tanks Roll On

Tanks Roll On

Post season success is nothing new for the West Portsmouth Tanks and head coach Jamie Rice.On Saturday night, the Tanks made the two hour journey west...

August 12th, 2018 |  


Burg prevails in thriller

Burg prevails in thriller

The Wheelersburg LL softball team faced their biggest challenge Friday afternoon in their matchup against Bacolod City West LL (Philippines). Heading ...

August 10th, 2018 |  


New season, new coach

New season, new coach

The 2018 football season for the Sciotoville East Tartans will feature a new head football coach, but not an unfamiliar face in the community with Mat...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Back, Back, Back

Back, Back, Back

The West Portsmouth Senators found their stride last season under head coach Ben Johnson, and finished their season with a 10-2 record, but ultimately...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Burg LL wins first game 9-0

The domination for the Wheelersburg LL softball team continued Wednesday evening in Portland, Oregon.The girls from ‘Burg represented their home...

August 9th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Updated: 4:16 pm. |    
Wallace Joins Bellefonte Heart Care
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. |  


‘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 |  


Friends remember ‘Old Man’ Richard Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’

Video clips of reality TV figure Richard Harrison played in a Las Vegas funeral home where the patriarch of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop empire was...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Box Office Top 20: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ is No. 1

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” and “Incredibles 2” fended off newcomers to top the box office again this weekend.The “...

July 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


2:39 pm |    
T.J. Starks
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 |  


Seat belts in Ohio school buses—it’s about time

Seat belts in Ohio school buses—it’s about time

Think back to riding the school bus during your younger years. WEEEEEE! Our bodies bounced and took flight when the bus driver hit potholes at a speed...

July 4th, 2018 |  


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