NEWS


Bringing the flavor

Bringing the flavor

PORTSMOUTH — It will be a flavorful weekend starting this Friday as St. Mary’s Church hosts its annual International Food Festival.The fes...

September 14th, 2021 |  


WGU celebrates 3 year anniversary

WGU celebrates 3 year anniversary

PORTSMOUTH — Western Governor’s University Ohio celebrated their three year anniversary in June.In 2018, WGU Ohio became a state-affiliate...

September 14th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: What kids need to know

KimsKorner: What kids need to know

I was looking for some back to the basics things for kids to know and on https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/22-skills-every-kid-time-theyre-10, I foun...

September 13th, 2021 |  


Funeral honors Ohio sailor killed in suicide bomber attack

Funeral honors Ohio sailor killed in suicide bomber attack

BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sailor killed in a suicide bomber attack during the recent evacuation mission in Afghanistan was laid to re...

September 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio governor delays more executions over drug shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday postponed four additional executions in keeping with his contention that lethal injection is no...

September 12th, 2021 |  


Free rapid at-home covid-19 tests available for Ohioans

COLUMBUS – Ohioans who are concerned about possibly contracting COVID-19 after a recent exposure can get free, rapid COVID-19 tests at many loca...

September 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Ohio bow hunters set record kill

Ohio bow hunters set record kill

Kentucky’s bow season for deer opened back on Sept. 4, giving Kentucky hunters a three-week head start on their Ohio counterparts. The popular &...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Impromptu task

Impromptu task

PORTSMOUTH — Now this is called making seriously something —out of what was originally nothing only three days ago.But life is all about m...

September 16th, 2021 updated: September 17th, 2021. |  


Mahle, Reds blank Pirates to avoid sweep

Mahle, Reds blank Pirates to avoid sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds reliever Mychal Givens has been around long enough to understand the rhythms of a season.Funks happen. What de...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Lady Pirates prevail in Act I

Lady Pirates prevail in Act I

WHEELERSBURG — Simply put, and perhaps well-aware of the sense of urgency, the Lady Pirates fired 15 shots on goal —and hit everything fro...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Fall Sports Scoreboard — Sept. 15

Fall Sports Scoreboard — Sept. 15

Fall Sports Scoreboard — Sept. 15VolleyballNotre Dame 3, Symmes Valley 0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-18) Wheelersburg 3, West 0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-16)Paint ...

September 16th, 2021 |  


de Lange wins 6th MSC Offensive POW

de Lange wins 6th MSC Offensive POW

PORTSMOUTH — Behind a four-goal effort against Trinity Christian which marked a career-high, as well as helping Shawnee State come out of Rio Gr...

September 16th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendation

Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendation

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Public Library would like to recommend these book titles. Each title is available to borrow with your library card! ...

September 5th, 2021 |  


Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Layer 1 - 1 cup of flour1/2 cup butter1/2 cup chopped pecansMix together and press into a 9X13 pan.Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes. CoolLayer 2 - 1 c...

September 5th, 2021 |  


Mistakes are only mistakes until you learn from them

Mistakes are only mistakes until you learn from them

This is part two of a series about Willard who enrolled in our outpatient hospice program with pancreatic cancer at age seventy-seven. Willard was a s...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Strength to endure

Strength to endure

Hebrews 12:2 says, “Looking unto Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despi...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Miss River Days candidates 2021

Miss River Days candidates 2021

Meet the final four of your 2021 River Days Contestants and learn a little bit about them. Each of the girls will be representing their home schools t...

September 2nd, 2021 |  


Fun and left with a smile on my face

Fun and left with a smile on my face

Two week in a row and we don’t have a SEQUEL! This film has been in development for over 3 years and seemed like a blend of unique movies that w...

September 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Lest we forget
The extraordinary Gary Taubes

The extraordinary Gary Taubes

I just spent 3 hours and 13 minutes of my life listening to Peter Attia and Gary Taubes talk about the cause of obesity. (1) Actually it was mostly ab...

September 5th, 2021 |  


Almost picture perfect

Almost picture perfect

It was a beautiful morning in Texas, a noon flight and the morning was mine… carefully scripted to accomplish much in a short period of time. No...

September 5th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Helpful sites to learn the keyboard

KimsKorner: Helpful sites to learn the keyboard

The beginning of the school year sometimes overwhelms both students and parents so I thought I would just take it easy on what to give you and I thoug...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Fun and left with a smile on my face

Fun and left with a smile on my face

Two week in a row and we don’t have a SEQUEL! This film has been in development for over 3 years and seemed like a blend of unique movies that w...

September 2nd, 2021 |  


Beneficial wellness programs

Beneficial wellness programs

Even throughout the pandemic, the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) has been providing valuable wellness programs over a telephone conference cal...

August 29th, 2021 |  


What is a hero?

What is a hero?

He-ro: a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. I love heroes… Biblical heroes, national ...

August 29th, 2021 |  


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