NEWS


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Lexie’s story of healing
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Christmas on Second reopens

Reckless driver in possession of gun, knives, and whiskey bottles

Just before 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Portsmouth Police Department received multiple calls regarding a reckless driver and multiple crashes. One cal...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Recovery Coalition to hold Christmas Party

The Recovery Coalition will hold its Holiday Extravaganza Christmas Party. The party is to be held at the 17th Street Armory from 6 - 9 p.m. on Saturd...

December 4th, 2019 |  


MSP Tour of Lofts

MSP Tour of Lofts

Main Street Portsmouth is bringing back a classic this holiday season with the Tour of Lofts.The tour, which is set for Sunday, Dec. 8, between 1-5 p....

December 4th, 2019 |  


A place to shop locally

A place to shop locally

Coming from a large family has its perks and downfalls, but for those who come from them say they learned things they would never have learned had the...

December 3rd, 2019 updated: December 3rd, 2019. |  


Commissioners complete move to 3rd floor

Commissioners complete move to 3rd floor

Tuesday marked the first meeting held by Scioto County Commissioners in their new designated meeting space.No longer being held on the first floor of ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


2:35 pm |    
State runners-up…again
12/7 Recaps: 8 Scioto County teams in action Saturday

12/7 Recaps: 8 Scioto County teams in action Saturday

Boys(3-2, 0-1 SOC I) Green 62, Rock Hill 50The Green Bobcats, after falling at the buzzer Friday to Clay, bounced-back nicely with a 62-50 home win ov...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Titans throttle Huntsmen with 3s and D

Titans throttle Huntsmen with 3s and D

PORTSMOUTH - Just two weeks removed from their 46-44 narrow win over Division IV district-hopeful South Webster, the Notre Dame Titans were in full-th...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 8th, 2019. |  


Bears sweep double-header over Running Eagles

Bears sweep double-header over Running Eagles

PORTSMOUTH - Shawnee State University men’s and women’s basketball teams each earned wins in a Mid-South Conference double-header versus L...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Basketball Scoreboard: December 7th

Basketball Scoreboard: December 7th

Saturday, December 7thBoysGreen 62, Rock Hill 50Manchester 50, Clay 49GirlsNotre Dame 65, Huntington 38Manchester 59, Clay 39New Boston 42, Portsmouth...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 7th, 2019. |  


Falcons soar past Eagles for SOC II win

Falcons soar past Eagles for SOC II win

MINFORD —The Eastern Eagles are the new birds on the block in the Southern Ohio Conference Division II.But the host Minford Falcons, by sticking...

December 7th, 2019 |  


12/6 Boys Recaps: Woods’ shot at the buzzer lifts Clay

12/6 Boys Recaps: Woods’ shot at the buzzer lifts Clay

(2-1, 1-0 SOC I) Clay 44, (2-2, 0-1 SOC I) Green 41Nine of Evan Woods’ 10 points in Friday’s home win over Green came from behind-the-arc,...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 7th, 2019. |  


LIFE


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Thanksgiving in America
Thanksgiving in America

Thanksgiving in America

The aroma is like none other! It fills the mind with visions of Norman Rockwell paintings and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parades. There is nothing ...

November 26th, 2019 |  


SOMC Births 11/11-11/18

November 11Heith and Jamie Leeth of Portsmouth, sonAlexandria Cooper and Aaron Howard of Vanceburg (Ky.), daughterRickie Wilson and Carmen Lefrancois ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari

Directed by James MangoldStarring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Josh Lucas, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona BalfeRuntime: 152 minutesRating: PG-13 (For some la...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 21st, 2019. |  


Sixth Street Pentecostal Church

Sixth Street Pentecostal Church

We thought we would attend church close to home recently. The church sign read Sunday School at 9:30 A.M. Therefore we assumed the church service woul...

November 15th, 2019 |  


Huff named Regional Director of Operations: Marshall as Rosemount Pavilion’s Administrator

Huff named Regional Director of Operations: Marshall as Rosemount Pavilion’s Administrator

Exciting changes have been occurring at Rosemount Pavilion (formerly Heartland of Portsmouth). The management team has had several changes from new un...

November 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Christmas Trees you can plant

Christmas Trees you can plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Your Sense of Urgency

Your Sense of Urgency

As you move into the holiday season viewing your workday, there are many times you may tell yourself “there’s no way I can achieve all of ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Got young readers on your Christmas list?

Children learn to love the sound of language before they even notice the existence of printed words on a page. Reading books aloud to children stimula...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Nature preserve dedicated to wildlife

Nature preserve dedicated to wildlife

The woods surrounding the narrow hollows of W-Hollow were alive with small game in those days. In his early years, he took the old single-shot shotgun...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Christmas Trees You Can Plant

Christmas Trees You Can Plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Fall to Winter in Appalachia

Fall to Winter in Appalachia

Sipping my morning coffee, I observed the results of the windy day (Wednesday). Not seeing the wind, but noticing the results as the leaf’s jump...

November 28th, 2019 |  


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