NEWS


Americna Idol winner performs at Scioto County Fair

Americna Idol winner performs at Scioto County Fair

LUCASVILLE — Scioto Countians got their golden tickets punched on Thursday.That ticket being their fair passes and a trip to the Scioto County F...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Scioto County Rabbit Show – August 9, 2022

Class 1: Commercial Doe & Litter; Gage Hall – 1st, Aliya Isaac – 2nd, Noah Wright – 3rdClass 2: Fancy Doe & Litter; Kairi St...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Scioto County Junior Fair Goat Show placings

Scioto County – Goat Production Show, August 9, 2022Class 7 Jr. Doe: Will Kegley – 1st, Linkin Crabtree – 2nd, Carly Thoroughman ...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Shawnee State University to host Express Orientation

Shawnee State University to host Express Orientation

Shawnee State University’s Office of Admission has announced an additional Orientation date for those students enrolling to the university in th...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Scioto County Junior Fair Poultry, Sheep placings

Scioto County Junior Fair Market Lamb Show – August 8, 2022Class 1: Lucas Allen – 1st; Joseph Dadosky – 2nd; Emmylou Ward – 3r...

August 10th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Syndergaard sharp, Sosa drives in 3, Phillies beat Reds 4-3

Syndergaard sharp, Sosa drives in 3, Phillies beat Reds 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Noah Syndergaard won for the second time in three starts since being traded to Philadelphia, and Edmundo Sosa drove in three r...

August 16th, 2022 |  


SPORTS SCOREBOARD —August 15

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —August 15

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —August 15Boys Soccer Clay 5, Piketon 4West 7, Wellston 3 Girls TennisWheelersburg 5, Portsmouth 0 .neFileBlock { margin-bott...

August 16th, 2022 |  


Lady Pirates fall on late goal

Lady Pirates fall on late goal

CHILLICOTHE — Unfortunately for the Lady Pirates, they got stung by a “Bee” in the final minute-and-a-half on Friday night.That woul...

August 15th, 2022 |  


Field of Dreams, Preseason Analysis, and Mike Petraglia

Field of Dreams, Preseason Analysis, and Mike Petraglia

“Is this Heaven?…No, it’s Iowa”This past week, the Cincinnati Reds had the honor of playing in the 2nd ever MLB Field of Dream...

August 15th, 2022 |  


Reds stop slide with win over Cubs

Reds stop slide with win over Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Barrero hit a tiebreaking RBI-single in Cincinnati’s three-run fifth inning, and the Reds stopped a five-game slide...

August 15th, 2022 |  


Bengals drop preseason opener to Cardinals

Bengals drop preseason opener to Cardinals

CINCINNATI — Oh yeah — there was a ball game on Friday night at Paycor Stadium (formerly known as Paul Brown Stadium.)Not many of us in th...

August 15th, 2022 updated: August 15th, 2022. |  


LIFE


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Shawnee State University’s Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) has announced the 2022-2023 VRCFA Performing Arts Series. Beginning in early S...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Did I ask you for your advice?

Did I ask you for your advice?

This week I’m not writing about a hospice patient; I’m confessing my sins. I confess that giving unsolicited advice and making premature s...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Adoptable pet of the week

Adoptable pet of the week

Looking for a new furry friend to add to your family? Look no further than PDT’s Adoptable Pet of the Week!Each week, in cooperation with a loca...

July 31st, 2022 |  


Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

Defined, ebb and flow is a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth. The frequently used phrase is used to describe...

July 30th, 2022 |  


FBP Supports Disaster Relief Initiatives

FBP Supports Disaster Relief Initiatives

PORTSMOUTH—Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $1,000 to the Scioto Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief programs...

July 29th, 2022 |  


Defeating Our Giants

Defeating Our Giants

One of the greatest battles in history was not fought between two armies but rather between two people, David and Goliath. How could David defeat a gi...

July 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Fat Science: Methionine restriction causes weight loss in mice

Fat Science: Methionine restriction causes weight loss in mice

Last time we talked about the new fad of intermittent fasting that has most of the benefits of calorie restriction on longevity and good health withou...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Fat Science: The five conundrums of obesity

Fat Science: The five conundrums of obesity

It’s time to review the 5 conundrums. It’s been awhile. The mysteries of obesity can be organized into my 5 conundrums. I don’t have...

August 7th, 2022 |  


Do Your Tree’s Leaves Look Scorched?

Do Your Tree’s Leaves Look Scorched?

Do you see patches of dark, almost black foliage on your ornamental pear trees? Are the branch tips turning black and wilting into a “shepherd&#...

August 7th, 2022 |  


Team Biden Holding school lunches hostage – Ohioans must speak out

Team Biden Holding school lunches hostage – Ohioans must speak out

There is no reason for the Biden administration and the United States Department of Agriculture to hold school lunches hostage. Baffled, perplexed, co...

August 4th, 2022 |  


Burnside Law, Picking up the Torch

Burnside Law, Picking up the Torch

Portsmouth is a special place. In Portsmouth, Jeremy Burnside found a rare sense of community and he was so loved by everyone. For this, Jeremy moved ...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Why the 340B Drug Discount Program Must Survive

Big Pharma has launched a stealth assault on a drug discount program low-income patients depend on for life-saving medicines. The 340B program was cre...

July 30th, 2022 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA