NEWS


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Suspected explosive device found in West Portsmouth

Tuesday is voter registration deadline for primary

The registration deadline for the Ohio primary election is Tuesday.Voters must be registered by Feb. 18 to vote in the primary election on March 17. O...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Black History lives on in Portsmouth

Black History lives on in Portsmouth

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of citizens in local and...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Governor DeWine announces hands-free Ohio bill

COLUMBUS - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced details of a new bill that will strengthen Ohio’s laws regarding the use of wireless devices, inc...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Flu still on the rise

COLUMBUS-The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reports that the number of new influenza-related hospitalizations rose again last week. The 994 hospitali...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Lawsuit Against SSU Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a case against Shawnee State University, from a professor.Nicholas Meriwether, a humanities professor with SSU since 199...

February 14th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Postseason scoreboard — February 19th
Clay’s comeback bid falls short to Eastern

Clay’s comeback bid falls short to Eastern

WELLSTON — Seemingly inch by inch, the Clay Panthers pressed on with a second-half comeback bid.That’s because the Panthers’ poor fi...

February 19th, 2020 |  


SSU’s No. 9 women, (RV) men to host Cumberlands (Ky.) Thursday at Waller Gym

SSU’s No. 9 women, (RV) men to host Cumberlands (Ky.) Thursday at Waller Gym

The women’s and men’s basketball programs at Shawnee State will have two crucial Mid-South Conference matchups ahead as the No. 9 women an...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Sampson cleans glass: Green rolls in sectional semi win over East

Sampson cleans glass: Green rolls in sectional semi win over East

McDERMOTT — Want an exposé in offensive rebounding and putback finishes?See Green’s Gage Sampson’s performance in the Bobcats&#...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Lady Pirates go perfect in SOC II

Lady Pirates go perfect in SOC II

SOUTH WEBSTER — For the Wheelersburg Lady Pirates, it’s a “Sweet 16” of a different kind.That’s because the Lady Pirates...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Postseason Scoreboard — February 18th

Postseason Scoreboard — February 18th

Tuesday, February 18thDivision IIUnioto 45, Hillsboro 38Waverly 59, Gallia Academy 49New Lexington 53, Sheridan 43Athens 62, Marietta 36Division IIIAl...

February 18th, 2020 updated: February 18th, 2020. |  


Cummins wins fifth MSC Player of the Week Award

Cummins wins fifth MSC Player of the Week Award

Behind her fourth outing of at least 30 points or more of the 2019-20 season against Life (Ga.) and a week where she shot over 60 percent from the fie...

February 18th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Fantasy Island
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Bird of Prey
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Howard/Matthews
The Rhythm Section

The Rhythm Section

Directed by Reed MoranoStarring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Tawfeek BarhomRuntime: 109 minutesRating: R (for sexual content, language ...

February 5th, 2020 |  


The Turning

The Turning

Directed by Floria SigismondiStarring: Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklyn Prince, Barbara MartenRuntime: 99 minutesRating: PG-13 (for terror, vi...

January 29th, 2020 |  


Dolittle

Dolittle

Directed by Stephen GaghanStarring: Robert Downey Jr, Michael Sheen, Emma Thompson. Rami Malek, Harry Collett, Kasia SmutniakRuntime: 101 minutesRatin...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of January 27 – February 1, 2020.

Join us in celebrating Take Your Child to the Library Day by visiting any of our library locations on Saturday, February 1st between 10am-5pm. Every c...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


1917

1917

Directed by Sam MendesStarring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard MaddenRunti...

January 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Let’s go to Tokyo
Humbled by a master

Humbled by a master

When it comes time to regenerate, I usually head south. Nashville or the Smokeys are my usual destinations. This weekend, we headed to Nashville. It h...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Got milk?

Got milk?

This week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has a review article by Harvard’s Drs. David Ludwig and Walter Willett that tells...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Fruit Trees – Spraying for Insects & Diseases

Fruit Trees – Spraying for Insects & Diseases

Late winter is a very important time for orchardists, because now is when you should apply dormant oil spray to your fruit trees. Dormant oil (also ca...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Suicide prevention in Ohio schools

Suicide prevention in Ohio schools

According to Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death among tweens and teens, and young African Americans ...

February 16th, 2020 |  


For real big crappie visit Reelfoot

For real big crappie visit Reelfoot

I was channel surfing one day this past week when I came across an outdoor show titled “Brushpile Fishing.”There were three men in the boa...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Millennials May Be Getting A Bad Rap When It Comes to Money

Maybe it’s time to reconsider what you thought you knew about Millennials.A new “Relationship With Money” survey by financial servic...

February 14th, 2020 |  


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