NEWS


Ribbon cutting of the Heritage House Home slated for May 29

LUCASVILLE — Members of the Lucasville Area Historical Society and invited guests will be celebrating the Grand Opening of the Heritage House wi...

May 16th, 2021 |  


SOMC now providing COVID vaccines to those as young as 12

PORTSMOUTH — Southern Ohio Medical Center is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals as young as 12, following the FDA’s decision...

May 16th, 2021 |  


Shawnee State goes “South of the Border” with chilaca dining

Shawnee State goes “South of the Border” with chilaca dining

At the beginning of November 2020, Aladdin Dining Services and Shawnee State University opened Chilaca near the entrance of The Bears Den in the Morri...

May 16th, 2021 |  


CARES Act, Sheriff’s vehicles again discussed during Commissioners

CARES Act, Sheriff’s vehicles again discussed during Commissioners

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners addressed 25 items on its Thursday agenda pertaining to such discussions surrounding the Earl Thomas Co...

May 14th, 2021 |  


West holding musical production on new outdoor stage

West holding musical production on new outdoor stage

WEST PORTSMOUTH — For the first time since its’ inception in 1988, the Portsmouth West High School Musical Theatre Department will present...

May 14th, 2021 |  


PWS concert set for Saturday

PWS concert set for Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — Following multiple canceled shows in its 28th season, the Portsmouth Wind Symphony will host its first performance of the year Satu...

May 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Pirates put up 25 on Eagles
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SPRING SCOREBOARD — May 17
Valley rally leads to sectional title

Valley rally leads to sectional title

CROOKSVILLE — That a-way Addy Conaway, and way to go Valley Indians.That’s because Conaway, with a three-home run in the sixth inning, spe...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Lady Trojans claim sectional crown

Lady Trojans claim sectional crown

PORTSMOUTH — The height of the bar is typically set by those who put in the work.The 2021 Portsmouth Lady Trojans (20-7) softball team broke the...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Land of Landen

Land of Landen

McDERMOTT — Landen Smith was specifically asked about individual accomplishments as part of his role in Northwest’s dominance of the South...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Jeeps collab for win over Miller

Jeeps collab for win over Miller

SOUTH WEBSTER — It was quite the team affair for the South Webster Jeeps baseball team on Saturday.In defeating visiting Miller 11-0 in a Divisi...

May 17th, 2021 updated: May 17th, 2021. |  


Late Spartans score costs Senators sectional

Late Spartans score costs Senators sectional

WEST PORTSMOUTH — It took a late-game run for the Portsmouth West Lady Senators to extend their Division III sectional final contest versus Alex...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Panthers strike with two outs, down Huntsmen

Panthers strike with two outs, down Huntsmen

PORTSMOUTH — Doing their best damage last.Clay had not led at any point of their non-league meeting versus visiting Huntington — until the...

May 17th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Diploma display ideas
Top notch cast helps with cheesy monologue

Top notch cast helps with cheesy monologue

When I think of Jason Statham movies, I don’t get overly excited. I love action films like most, but he is usually hit or miss. To me, the trail...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Beau and Toby

Pet of the week: Beau and Toby

“Beau and Toby are the beloved pets belonging to Dr. Jerod and Stacy Walker. These dogs are really photogenic and they seem quite the pair when ...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Can I travel after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Can I travel after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

It is that time of year when many people are looking forward to their summer vacation plans. However, people may be wondering if this is finally a tim...

May 9th, 2021 |  


The dos and don’ts of fire pits

The dos and don’ts of fire pits

Many homeowners relish any opportunity to retreat to their back yards, where they can put up their feet and relax in the great outdoors. That retreat-...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Plants that can keep bugs away from outdoor living spaces

Outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular among homeowners in recent years, and that popularity grew even more over the last year. As soc...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Tips to making delicious ice cream at home

Ice cream is a favorite dessert across the globe. The average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year, says the International Dair...

May 9th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Let us pray for our nation

Let us pray for our nation

As a proud American, I’ve always been blessed to read of our nation’s founding fathers’ reliance on God’s grace and strength, ...

May 9th, 2021 |  


The fat cell flux explained

The fat cell flux explained

I just listened to Peter Attia’s latest ask-me-anything podcast (AMA#22 April 12, 2021) where together with superhero assistant Bob (I can’...

April 28th, 2021 |  


While we still can

While we still can

CS Lewis said, “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Our Agency values the opportunity we have to provide our community with education and information surrounding helpful and beneficial resources. That i...

April 25th, 2021 |  


The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

The meaning of “Woke” and its dangers

Charles Gaspirino in the New York Post writes, “Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktai...

April 25th, 2021 |  


Your Glycemic index reminder

Your Glycemic index reminder

We were reminded about this thing called the glycemic index, which is probably really a thing, by the April 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medi...

April 18th, 2021 |  


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