NEWS


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TOSRV numbers improve
FBP donates $50,000 to Jackson County for an airport expansion project

FBP donates $50,000 to Jackson County for an airport expansion project

JACKSON - On Sept. 20, representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) visited the James A. Rhodes Airport in Jackson to present a donation of $50,00...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Valley and SCCTC win grants

Two local school districts have received updated water fountains, thanks to an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant program.The program is...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


SOMC ready to light the town pink

SOMC ready to light the town pink

The annual Light it Pink event, a major breast cancer awareness campaign managed by Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC), is underway in the final plan...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


Wine Social to raise funds for 535

Wine Social to raise funds for 535

535 Second Street has been a part of the Portsmouth park family for two years now, after a major renovation by Main Street Portsmouth, with the help o...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Music and more welcoming TOSRV this weekend

For 60 years, TOSRV has brought bicyclists to the area on a trek that starts in Columbus, Ohio and ends here, all over the course of one day. Of cours...

September 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Mohawks play running games

Mohawks play running games

McDERMOTT — Another night of football for the Northwest Mohawks, another night of playing running games of keep-away, and another night in the M...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Pirates play a shutout: ‘Burg defeats Minford, 42-0

Pirates play a shutout: ‘Burg defeats Minford, 42-0

WHEELERSBURG — The Wheelersburg Pirates defended their home turf at Ed Miller Stadium in their Southern Ohio Conference Division II opener on Fr...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Steer’s go-ahead homer lifts Reds past Brewers

Steer’s go-ahead homer lifts Reds past Brewers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Steer hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth and Nick Lodolo pitched six strong innings as the Cincinnati Reds defeated...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Burrow leads Bengals to 1st win of season

Burrow leads Bengals to 1st win of season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Burrow played it cool all week, urging Bengals fans to not panic. Cincinnati’s quarterback then started r...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Brewers rout Reds

Brewers rout Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a pair of two-run homers and had a season-high five RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to their fourth stra...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Week Six Football Scoreboard

Week Six Football Scoreboard

Week Six Football ScoreboardOVCPortsmouth 43, Coal Grove 42Ironton 62, Chesapeake 0Gallia Academy 43, Fairland 35Rock Hill 21, South Point 7SOC IIWhee...

September 24th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host “Legally Blonde, the Musical” on Oct. 27

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will host Broadway’s “Legally Blonde, the Musical” Thursday, ...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Native authors books

West Portsmouth native, Jeffery Evans, has come a long way since his days of playing on Stoney Run. Now, proudly decorated with two Masters degrees, a...

September 20th, 2022 |  


PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

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...

September 18th, 2022 |  


A keeper breakfast cake

A keeper breakfast cake

Hello! In the kitchen this week I am making this great blueberry breakfast cake. It’s not only easy ,but it is so good. It’s a keeper for ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) has received Accreditation of Case Management for Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Committ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


Movie review: Pearl

Movie review: Pearl

I spoke a few weeks ago about the company A24 and how they have been producing a lot of really good movies lately. I should have also labeled them as ...

September 16th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Water your plants in Fall
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Movie Review: Barbarian
September is Kinship Care month

September is Kinship Care month

In Ohio, over 200,000 children are living in kinship families. Research shows that when they must be apart from their parents, children do better with...

September 19th, 2022 |  


Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Column Head: Now is the Ideal Time to Restore Your LawnBlog Title: Lawn Restoration in FallEarly Fall is an ideal time to restore your lawn. There is ...

September 10th, 2022 |  


Sinking my teeth into the job

Sinking my teeth into the job

I spent a week eating my memories.A sub bun sliced horizontally, two slices of old-fashioned loaf, three or four slices of salami, provolone (should b...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Soon it will be the season to plant bulbs for early spring color. You can have a colorful garden very early next spring if you plant some bulbs right ...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

The key to success in container gardening is having the right “soil”, or potting mix. The potting “soil” used to grow containe...

August 28th, 2022 |  


Letter to the EditorThe Pride display issue isn’t about protecting kids

A Pride display and a handful of kids’ books is an awfully small thing to get worked up about, but these are small-minded people. For about a mo...

August 28th, 2022 |  


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