NEWS


Fall events canceled at Shawnee State Park

Fall events canceled at Shawnee State Park

SCIOTO — 2020 has had its shares of ups and downs and with this has come many cancellations of events, and Shawnee State Park has found themselv...

September 28th, 2020 updated: September 28th, 2020. |  


Greenlawn’s “Story of Us” curtailed by COVID-19

Greenlawn’s “Story of Us” curtailed by COVID-19

PORTSMOUTH — For the past three years as the fall colors started to emerge throughout Greenlawn cemetery, the Friends of Greenlawn Cemetery Foun...

September 28th, 2020 updated: September 29th, 2020. |  


15 new cases through weekend, 12 recovered

15 new cases through weekend, 12 recovered

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments reported Monday that since last Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, there have been 15 new...

September 28th, 2020 |  


SSU welcomes nearly 40 international students to fall semester

SSU welcomes nearly 40 international students to fall semester

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University welcomed thirty-eight international students in various degree programs to campus for the 2020-2021 academ...

September 28th, 2020 |  


NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a r...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Student of the Week: Madison Montavon

Student of the Week: Madison Montavon

The Student of the Week is Madison Montavon, 2020 Graduate of Northwest High School.Hi my daughter Madison Montavon graduated from Northwest high scho...

September 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


5:10 pm |    
Pirates’ payback
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Updated: 9:32 pm. |    
FALL SCOREBOARD — September 29th

FALL SCOREBOARD — September 28

FALL SCOREBOARD — September 28VolleyballWest 3, Rock Hill 0 (25-6, 25-8, 25-13)PEDRO — In a non-league visit to Pedro, the Portsmouth West...

September 29th, 2020 updated: September 29th, 2020. |  


Minford’s Koverman qualifies for district

Minford’s Koverman qualifies for district

JACKSON — And then, there was just one.With four Minford Lady Falcons, four West Lady Senators, two South Webster Lady Jeeps and one Valley Indi...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Mohawk boys 1st, girls 2nd at Minford

Mohawk boys 1st, girls 2nd at Minford

MINFORD — As several Scioto County cross country clubs competed at the recent Minford Invitational, the strength still lies with the Northwest M...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Trojans finish 4th at OVC golf championship

Trojans finish 4th at OVC golf championship

McDERMOTT — Fairland’s Clayton Thomas and Landon Roberts set the standard during the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference golf championships held a...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio HS football AP Poll — September 28

Ohio HS football AP Poll — September 28

DIVISION I1, Pickerington Central (16)5-01952, Dublin Coffman (1)5-01593, West Chester Lakota West (1)4-01474, Lakewood St. Edward (2)4-11405, Mentor4...

September 28th, 2020 updated: September 28th, 2020. |  


FALL SCOREBOARD — September 26

FALL SCOREBOARD — September 26VolleyballNorthwest 3, Portsmouth 0 (25-11, 25-23, 25-18)PORTSMOUTH — In a game which was originally schedul...

September 28th, 2020 updated: September 29th, 2020. |  


LIFE


Dental hygiene is about more than just your teeth

Dental hygiene is about more than just your teeth

Individuals tend to learn about dental hygiene at an early age. On the recommendation of their children’s pediatricians, parents may begin brush...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Logan’s Elm and commemorating Dunmore’s War

Logan’s Elm and commemorating Dunmore’s War

Here at the Logan Elm State Memorial, visitors can read the frontier history of the Scioto Valley written in bronze and stone. First conceived in the ...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Mike’s Favorite Apple Dumplings

2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cups Crisco5 Tablespoons water6 peeled and cored tart applesMix flour and salt. Cut in Crisco. Sprinkle with water. M...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Movie Review: Tenet

Movie Review: Tenet

Directed by Christopher NolanStarring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Brana...

September 16th, 2020 |  


The health benefits of spinach

The health benefits of spinach

Doctors may not recommend their patients take dietary advice from cartoons, but people looking to eat healthy could do worse than to follow the exampl...

September 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


11:23 am |    
Don’t get it twisted
Building your strongest faith

Building your strongest faith

Is your faith strong?Does it take hours, weeks, and even months to build?How hard do you work at making yourself spiritually stronger?My friend Liz Br...

September 27th, 2020 |  


But as for me

But as for me

The clouds overhead seemed to breed concern and angst. The rumors swirled through every vein of the state, the threats were real now. The man of God a...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Movie review: The Secret We Keep

Movie review: The Secret We Keep

Directed by Yuval AdlerStarring: Noomi Rapace, Christopher Messina, Joel Kinnaman, Amy SeimetzRuntime: 97 MinutesRating: R (For strong violence, rape,...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


There is time for redemption

There is time for redemption

As I informed you last week, my friend John and I recently inked a deal to write an encouraging and motivational book that examines the history of the...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Review of benefits and risks of bariatric surgery

Review of benefits and risks of bariatric surgery

This week’s Journal of the American Medical Association has a study done by investigators at our Cincinnati Children’s Hospital that showe...

September 20th, 2020 |  


The Right Choice

The Right Choice

In 1791, Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence wrote a lengthy piece providing a dozen or so reasons why America wo...

September 16th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA