NEWS


Two recreational vehicles stolen from Big Bear Creek Camp Ground

Two recreational vehicles stolen from Big Bear Creek Camp Ground

SCIOTO — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman stated that his 911 communication center received a call June 10, 2021 from two victims reporti...

June 15th, 2021 |  


The trail of a Girl Scout Uniform

The trail of a Girl Scout Uniform

SCIOTOVILLE — Girl Scouts have been making a difference in their communities and the world beyond for over 100 years.In 1912, Juliette Gordon Lo...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Museum, city agrees to five year lease

Museum, city agrees to five year lease

PORTSMOUTH — Monday night’s Portsmouth City Council session brought promising news for one local group in its attempt to build a downtown ...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective

Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in t...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Scioto JFS supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

SCIOTO — World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was established by the World Health Organization at the United Nations on June 15, 2006. Each year sinc...

June 14th, 2021 |  


SCHD Commissioner submits testimony against vaccine choice bill

SCHD Commissioner submits testimony against vaccine choice bill

COLUMBUS — The calls for vaccination, seen by public health experts as the best way to tackle COVID-19, have met resistance from some citizens t...

June 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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New coaches take over Clay hoops
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SSU names new WBB coach
SUMMER SCOREBOARD — June 15 & 16

SUMMER SCOREBOARD — June 15 & 16

SUMMER SCOREBOARD — June 15American Legion BaseballWellston 8, Portsmouth Post 23 Juniors 6SUMMER SCOREBOARD — June 16American Legion Base...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Colley wins top honors for best game recap

Colley wins top honors for best game recap

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State Sports Information Director Kevin Colley took home top honors nationally in the NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Cont...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Clay pair lands 1st-team all-Ohio

Clay pair lands 1st-team all-Ohio

SCIOTO COUNTY — With Ohio high school baseball back at in 2021, the Clay Panthers were back to their winning ways in Division IV.And, rightly re...

June 16th, 2021 |  


OHSAA awards Pro Football HOF state football finals

OHSAA awards Pro Football HOF state football finals

CANTON — The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement for the Hall to h...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Boyd becomes latest SSU MBB signee

Boyd becomes latest SSU MBB signee

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The men’s basketball program at Shawnee State University received a big addition to its 2021 recruiting class over th...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Adkins joins Rio men’s golf

Adkins joins Rio men’s golf

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth West senior Eli Adkins hadn’t planned to golf collegiality until late into his senior year of high school.Com...

June 15th, 2021 |  


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 13th, 2021 |  


“But I never really lost a thing”

“But I never really lost a thing”

Owen, nicknamed “Deek”, was admitted to our outpatient hospice services when he was eighty-two years old, with end-stage congestive heart ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


bigger, worse, and even….LOUDER

bigger, worse, and even….LOUDER

Two horror movies in two weeks!!! No, it’s not October, but this has been fun! The first film came out in 2018 and absolutely crushed it at the ...

June 10th, 2021 |  


FOP ready for summer

FOP ready for summer

PORTSMOUTH — As the summer months continue to heat up, Friends of Portsmouth is hoping to set off the summer with a bang.After a year of many ev...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Pet of the week: Jackson

Pet of the week: Jackson

The pet of the week this week is Jackson. He is a 4-year-old Golden Doodle owned by Ron and Shawna Ward of Lucasville. Jackson was obtained at a local...

June 6th, 2021 |  


OPINION


bigger, worse, and even….LOUDER

bigger, worse, and even….LOUDER

Two horror movies in two weeks!!! No, it’s not October, but this has been fun! The first film came out in 2018 and absolutely crushed it at the ...

June 10th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: Summertime at the library

KimsKorner: Summertime at the library

The beginning of Summer is here now in June and I bet some of your kids are already saying they are bored! Graduations are over, schools are dismissed...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Yes, COVID-19 may be having a positive impact on household dynamics

(NewsUSA) – Turns out a lot of us actually like certain changes we’ve made in our lives while holed up at home since the coronavirus hit.N...

June 6th, 2021 |  


Nicotine for weight loss

Nicotine for weight loss

We’ve talked variously about the interrelations between smoking cigarettes and fat accumulation, most recently on June 25, 2019. (“As if s...

June 6th, 2021 |  


Continuing the legacy, one step at a time

Continuing the legacy, one step at a time

LONDON, Ohio — Over the weekend, I made the trip to London. It was a much shorter voyage than expected, but then again it was only a ride mostly...

May 31st, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: A school year to remember

KimsKorner: A school year to remember

May becomes the month where it is the end of some things and the beginning of others. For seniors in both high school and college, it is the end of wh...

May 31st, 2021 |  


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