NEWS


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Scioto Gives back
Quilt Festival a fabric of the community

Quilt Festival a fabric of the community

SOUTH SHORE, Ky, — The South Shore Quilt Festival brings creative colors and immaculate music to the near-by river community.This past weekend, ...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Glocktoberfest set for Sunday

Glocktoberfest set for Sunday

PORTSMOUTH — It’s fall once again, which means pumpkin spice and Glocktoberfest.The event is a celebration of the Glockner Family of Deale...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Wheelersburg Homecoming

Wheelersburg Homecoming

Wheelersburg High School will have its Football Homecoming Friday, September 30 at 6:25 p.m. during pregame festivities when the Pirates host the Oak ...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Chamber Announces new Burnside Award

After the passing of community icon Jeremy Burnside, many groups were shaken and left with the desire to do something extra to honor the mover and his...

September 27th, 2022 |  


City Engineer proposes consolidating parks into massive new project

City Engineer proposes consolidating parks into massive new project

PORTSMOUTH – The City of Portsmouth has a plethora of parks. From newer parks such as the Skate Park and Spock Memorial Dog Park, to older parks...

September 27th, 2022 |  


TOSRV numbers improve

TOSRV numbers improve

Imagine getting up early, putting on comfortable, well-fit clothing, and jumping on a bicycle for over six hours. You ride and ride through highways a...

September 26th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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2 Jeeps advance in D3 boys golf
Indians rally past Flyers

Indians rally past Flyers

LUCASVILLE — An early Ironton St. Joe goal put host and first-place Valley at a 1-0 deficit less than 10 minutes into Thursday’s Southern ...

September 30th, 2022 updated: September 30th, 2022. |  


Minford’s Akers, ND’s Kirby and Lansing win SOC tournaments

Minford’s Akers, ND’s Kirby and Lansing win SOC tournaments

WEST PORTSMOUTH — The 2022 Southern Ohio Conference girls tennis tournaments took place at a different venue than Shawnee State’s Daehler ...

September 30th, 2022 updated: September 30th, 2022. |  


6-0 Bobcats tangle with Titans

6-0 Bobcats tangle with Titans

SCIOTO COUNTY — As October is officially upon us, who would have thought that the Green Bobcats would have enjoyed an August and September to re...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Bengals defense key to wins

Bengals defense key to wins

CINCINNATI — Not only was the record-setting crowd of 67,650 fans at Paycor Stadium decked out in all-white gear for the “White Tiger Whit...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Bengals rally to win on TNF

Bengals rally to win on TNF

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati offense clicked while the defense stiffened in the Bengals’ 27-15 win over previously-unbeaten Miami — i...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Chubb, Browns face ‘heavyweight’ run test against Falcons

Chubb, Browns face ‘heavyweight’ run test against Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons coach Arthur Smith knows what to expect from a Cleveland Browns offense that revolves around Nick Chubb’s powerful ...

September 30th, 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 |  


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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