NEWS


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Scioto Dems to aid KY flood victims

Scioto Dems to aid KY flood victims

SCIOTO—Thanks to donated goods rounded up by the Scioto County Democratic Party, some much needed supplies are heading to Eastern Kentucky as th...

August 4th, 2022 |  


Unofficial result of second primary election

SCIOTO— As predicted the voter turnout for the second 2022 primary election was very low with only 5.34% of Scioto Countians exercising their vo...

August 4th, 2022 |  


Organized & Major Crimes Task Force assists the Ohio Adult Authority and U.S. Marshals

Organized & Major Crimes Task Force assists the Ohio Adult Authority and U.S. Marshals

Ohio Attorney General David Yost, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman, Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer, New Boston Police Chief Carl Compton,...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Swords arrested on drug charges

Swords arrested on drug charges

Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that a Portsmouth, Ohio resident has been arrested on drug c...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


First annual block party set

PORTSMOUTH—First Presbyterian Church will host their first-ever community block party on Saturday, August 6th, from 4-7 p.m.The block party was ...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Green ready to debut stadium: Bobcats host FCA in home opener August 20

Green ready to debut stadium: Bobcats host FCA in home opener August 20

FRANKLIN FURNACE — An investment in the Franklin Furnace community is bearing its first fruits.The Green High School football program will open ...

August 4th, 2022 updated: August 5th, 2022. |  


Shawnee State men’s soccer preview

Shawnee State men’s soccer preview

With the fall season rapidly approaching, soccer is right around the corner. Here is a preview of the Men’s 2022 Soccer season.As the team gets ...

August 4th, 2022 |  


NFL appeals 6-game suspension for Browns’ Deshaun Watson

NFL appeals 6-game suspension for Browns’ Deshaun Watson

The NFL is seeking an indefinite suspension of at least one year plus a fine in appealing a disciplinary officer’s decision to suspend Cleveland...

August 4th, 2022 |  


Kirkendall to throw for Rio

Kirkendall to throw for Rio

WHEELERSBURG — For Nalah Kirkendall, it’s better late than never —and now she makes a band of Wheelersburg Lady Pirates better by th...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Seattle Reds, “Phamiliar Faces”, and Practice

Seattle Reds, “Phamiliar Faces”, and Practice

La Piedra to the Space NeedleAfter such a bad start to the 2022 season, it was more than expected that Cincinnati was going to part ways with many fam...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Reds deal Drury, Mahle at deadline

Reds deal Drury, Mahle at deadline

The Cincinnati Reds continued to shed veterans at the deadline, trading their most productive offensive player, Brandon Drury, to the San Diego Padres...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


LIFE


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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 |  


Serve apple turnovers at summer gatherings

Serve apple turnovers at summer gatherings

Celebrations are common in July. American Independence Day is celebrated each July 4th, and that momentous occasion lays the foundation for a month-lo...

July 17th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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 |  


A newfound love for Elvis

A newfound love for Elvis

“You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog…” A famous line from one of the late, great Elvis’s famous songs. We had a horr...

July 1st, 2022 updated: July 1st, 2022. |  


This crisis is far from over

If you live in Scioto County, the opioid epidemic has impacted your life. We know the damage of this epidemic better than most because as everyone kno...

June 27th, 2022 |  


A great evening at the theater

A great evening at the theater

Happy Saturday everyone! We actually have a horror film this week. Some of you may have been expecting Elvis. I know he was/is my Mamaw Jane’s f...

June 24th, 2022 |  


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