NEWS


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Jerry Skiver seeks 3rd Ward seat
Local teacher explains why he took the COVID-19 vaccine

Local teacher explains why he took the COVID-19 vaccine

PORTSMOUTH- Gerald Cadogan is a prominent name in the Portsmouth community. The Portsmouth native has a long list of accomplishments and has lived a l...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end ‘forever war’

Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end ‘forever war’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the “forever war” in Afghanistan, d...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Scioto Foundation announces first quarter grants for 2021

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto Foundation has awarded grants totaling $105,756.54 to ten local nonprofit organizations for the first quarter of 2021.Th...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Lucasville Trade Days make return for 2021 season

Lucasville Trade Days make return for 2021 season

LUCASVILLE — After one set of days last September, the Lucasville Trade Days are coming back in 2021 with three events throughout the course of ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Protests over man shot dead at hospital reach police station

Protests over man shot dead at hospital reach police station

COLUMBUS (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital city used pepper spray on a small group of people who briefly breached the outer doors of the age...

April 14th, 2021 |  


ODH: 5 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

ODH: 5 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported five new cases Wednesday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,271 since the st...

April 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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No hitting Minford’s Martin
SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16

SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16

SPRING SCOREBOARD — April 16BaseballMinford 2, Northwest 0Wheelersburg 20, South Webster 1Waverly 3, Valley 1Oak Hill 5, Portsmouth West 4Clay 1...

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Tartans hammer Indians for first win

Tartans hammer Indians for first win

LATHAM — The East Tartans brought their bats with them in their road trip to Latham on Thursday in an SOC I makeup game, totaling 19 hits and sc...

April 16th, 2021 updated: April 16th, 2021. |  


Dettwiller’s late hit pushes Northwest over Eastern

Dettwiller’s late hit pushes Northwest over Eastern

McDERMOTT — While the Northwest Mohawks’ pitching staff got it done by committee on Thursday, they took their final lead in their SOC II w...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Senators hold off Jeeps for SOC II win

Senators hold off Jeeps for SOC II win

WEST PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth West Senators earned their second-straight SOC II win on Thursday — a 5-3 decision over South Webster to ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Valley pitching allows two hits in shutout win over Oak Hill

Valley pitching allows two hits in shutout win over Oak Hill

OAK HILL — The least amount of runs you allow your opponent to score is typically best.For the third time this season, the Valley Indians (7-4) ...

April 16th, 2021 updated: April 16th, 2021. |  


Titans score in bunches, best South Point

Titans score in bunches, best South Point

SOUTH POINT — Notre Dame did their scoring in bunches on Thursday.The Titans scored at-least three runs in four different innings during their 1...

April 16th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Movie Review: The Unholy
Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

The popularity of cooking-based television shows has led many people to look at food through a new lens. Experiencing food in new ways may involve try...

April 11th, 2021 |  


How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

Vacation season is right around the corner. For the second straight summer, travelers may have to contend with uncertain circumstances as the world co...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

The lines between work and home life can easily become blurred. Such lines became even more blurry during the pandemic, when many children did not att...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


How to save on family expenses

How to save on family expenses

The pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 blindsided much of the world. Since the World Health Org...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Modified graduations again likely for many schools

Modified graduations again likely for many schools

Students continue to face many challenges related to the global pandemic. No one could have predicted at the start of 2020 that the schooling students...

April 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Your Glycemic index reminder
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The fruit of our lives
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What we do now!
What is your identity?

What is your identity?

Most of my interviews with professional baseball players are quick hits. I grab them for a few moments before a game and talk about their faith or wha...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Yet another magic bullet

Yet another magic bullet

You’re probably tired of me proclaiming magic bullets for the cure of obesity which is still pretty intractable. But one day one of these magic ...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

We have all been reminded that it all began with March 8, 1978 with a weeklong celebration coordinating with International Women’s day first cel...

April 4th, 2021 |  


The solution to be found in the word of God

The solution to be found in the word of God

According to sportslingo.com, “A personal foul is assessed whenever illegal physical contact takes place during a game. This may include chargin...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Don’t toss that chair

Don’t toss that chair

When I was younger, I loved to watch college basketball almost as much as the National Basketball Association.Back then in the NBA, players let their ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA