NEWS


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Miss Wheelersburg Amanda Salmons shines spotlight on sibling advocacy

Miss Wheelersburg Amanda Salmons shines spotlight on sibling advocacy

WHEELERSBURG—Amanda Salmons knew that when she was chosen to represent her school as Miss Wheelersburg in the upcoming Miss River Days Pageant, ...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Council encourages initiative on plastic bag ban

PORTSMOUTH – The Portsmouth City Council has tabled an ordinance that would have banned disposable plastic bags from being used in retail establ...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Education news

Preston Named to Dean’s list at Capital UniversityBEXLEY - Tanner Preston, of Portsmouth, was named to the Dean’s List at Capital Universi...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Glockner to relocate corporate offices inside Portsmouth

Glockner to relocate corporate offices inside Portsmouth

Portsmouth – Glockner Chevrolet Company, Ohio’s oldest Chevrolet Dealership, in coordination with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Develo...

August 7th, 2022 |  


City manager’s agenda and report

The Portsmouth City Manager, Sam Sutherland, announced the agenda and provided a report for the Monday, August 8th meeting that will immediately follo...

August 7th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Portsmouth prepares for opener
Cubs beat Reds in 2nd ‘Field of Dreams’ game

Cubs beat Reds in 2nd ‘Field of Dreams’ game

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Standing among rows of Iowa cornstalks, Nico Hoerner had Johnny Bench on his left and Billy Williams right next to him.&...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Watson starting Browns’ preseason opener as suspension looms

Watson starting Browns’ preseason opener as suspension looms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s debut for the Browns is tentative and subject to change.The same is true for his first season in Clevela...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Mets thump Reds for 6th straight win

Mets thump Reds for 6th straight win

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor scored three times, tying a franchise record by scoring a run in 13 consecutive games, and the New York Mets br...

August 10th, 2022 |  


Northwest seniors discuss season outlook

Northwest seniors discuss season outlook

McDERMOTT — Northwest seniors Alex Baer and Wyatt Brackman have been key contributors in each of their first three seasons for the Mohawk footba...

August 10th, 2022 |  


Cornerback depth could be an issue for OSU

Cornerback depth could be an issue for OSU

COLUMBUS – Ohio State’s new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles says he has installed only about 25 percent of his defensive concepts a litt...

August 10th, 2022 |  


Experienced, senior heavy Indians discuss season

Experienced, senior heavy Indians discuss season

LUCASVILLE — Of the 35 players on the 2022 Valley Indians varsity football roster, 12 are seniors.Those seniors include Justin Moore, a ‘2...

August 9th, 2022 updated: August 10th, 2022. |  


LIFE


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 |  


“Nope” is bewildering, but the film pulled me in. 4 1⁄2 out of 5 stars!

“Nope” is bewildering, but the film pulled me in. 4 1⁄2 out of 5 stars!

Where do we begin with this one? Here is the good news. This is a NEW, ORIGINAL, concept. This isn’t a Marvel film, or a sequel, prequel, spin-o...

July 22nd, 2022 |  


CDC endorses more traditional Novavax COVID shot for adults

CDC endorses more traditional Novavax COVID shot for adults

(AP) — U.S. adults who haven’t gotten any COVID-19 shots yet should consider a new option from Novavax—a more traditional kind of va...

July 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Will Ohio Attorney Don Yost join the fight for freedom of speech?

Will Ohio Attorney Don Yost join the fight for freedom of speech?

Freedom of Speech is being defended by two U.S. attorneys general and the Joe Biden censorship squad is being sued for social media collusion. Missour...

July 29th, 2022 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA