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Bears —oh my! Scioto residents report black bear sightings

Bears —oh my! Scioto residents report black bear sightings

SCIOTO—A handful of recent black bear sightings in the area have some residents wondering how to deter such unexpected guests from visiting thei...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Southern Ohio Senior Games seeks participants, warms up for September kickoff

Southern Ohio Senior Games seeks participants, warms up for September kickoff

PORTSMOUTH– The all-volunteer Southern Ohio Senior Games Board of Directors are excited to announce the dates and locations for the 2022 athleti...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by it...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public fo...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


Fluor-BWXT honored by Scioto County Commissioners

Fluor-BWXT honored by Scioto County Commissioners

PORTSMOUTH - The Scioto County Commissioners presented Fluor-BWXT (FBP) two proclamations for promoting, industrial, economic, commercial and civic de...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Deshaun Watson’s legal team set to face off versus NFL

Deshaun Watson’s legal team set to face off versus NFL

Deshaun Watson’s legal team takes on the NFL on Tuesday in front of a retired judge to determine his immediate future with the Cleveland Browns....

June 28th, 2022 |  


Shockers 1-3 in Best of Ohio event

Shockers 1-3 in Best of Ohio event

PLEASANT HILL — The past two weekends with Waverly’s Post 142 Shockers saw them finish just short in the tournament’s championship g...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Post 23 wins Jim Jadwin

Post 23 wins Jim Jadwin

CHILLICOTHE — If you poll members of the Portsmouth Post 23 American Legion Baseball team, they should simply tell you that their weekend was pe...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Post 23 Jrs win Hillsboro Wooden Bat tournament

Post 23 Jrs win Hillsboro Wooden Bat tournament

HILLSBORO — Another weekend, another tournament championship won by the Post 23 Junior Team.In the 2022 Hillsboro Wooden Bat Tournament, the Pos...

June 27th, 2022 updated: June 27th, 2022. |  


Mahle ends drought, Reds thump Giants

Mahle ends drought, Reds thump Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Portsmouth Public Library book recommendations

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

June 26th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendations

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

June 20th, 2022 |  


Essential summer skin care tips

Essential summer skin care tips

Protecting and caring for skin should be part of people’s year-round health care regimens. Such an approach can help people look their best and ...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Campsite safety tips

Campsite safety tips

The appeal of camping is undeniable.According to The Business Research Company, a market research and intelligence company, the global camping and car...

June 20th, 2022 |  


fun, but not infinity…or beyond

fun, but not infinity…or beyond

Buzz Lightyear……To Infinity and BEYOND. As I sat down to write this review it dawned on me how famous this character is. We are used to th...

June 17th, 2022 |  


OPINION


fun, but not infinity…or beyond

fun, but not infinity…or beyond

Buzz Lightyear……To Infinity and BEYOND. As I sat down to write this review it dawned on me how famous this character is. We are used to th...

June 17th, 2022 |  


If you’re a fan of the series, see this film

If you’re a fan of the series, see this film

Summer is here! We had an absolute blockbuster and AMAZING summer film with Top Gun: Maverick and Hollywood is hitting its groove on the big budget fi...

June 10th, 2022 |  


One of the best films I’ve ever seen

One of the best films I’ve ever seen

This review is dedicated to the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice as we honor them and our freedoms on this Memorial day….and ...

May 27th, 2022 |  


A lesser version of Gladiator yet more visually appealing

A lesser version of Gladiator yet more visually appealing

This film I had followed closely during production as the premise intrigued me. As a history major at The Ohio State University, I always enjoy anythi...

May 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION: Reindustrialization Project presents enormous opportunity for Ohio workers, families and communities

Throughout Ohio, communities have experienced job loss and deepening economic hardship with changes to energy production and declines in manufacturing...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Letter to the editor

Our elected officials at the statehouse have done some very costly political feet dragging at the expense of the Ohio constitution.In 2015 Ohio voters...

May 10th, 2022 |  


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