NEWS


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Thompson pleads not guilty
ODH: 5 new COVID cases reported Monday

ODH: 5 new COVID cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported five new cases Monday for Scioto County.The new cases total stays at 6,295 since the start...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Peters appointed to Board of DD

Peters appointed to Board of DD

PORTSMOUTH — After years of generous volunteer work, Jon Peters was appointed to the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities by Scioto...

April 19th, 2021 |  


GOP Rep. Steve Stivers resigns to run Ohio commerce chamber

GOP Rep. Steve Stivers resigns to run Ohio commerce chamber

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Stivers of Ohio, the former campaign chair for House Republicans, announced on Monday that he’s stepping down...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Why the mayor won’t endorse a 3rd Ward candidate

Why the mayor won’t endorse a 3rd Ward candidate

PORTSMOUTH — In politics, it all comes down to who has your back. Having someone’s back can mean anything from a vote to also publicly pro...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Gunfire at Ohio vigil for homicide victim kills 1, hurts 5

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A drive-by shooting at memorial vigil for an earlier homicide victim killed a passing motorist and wounded five people...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Month of April celebrates the Earth

Month of April celebrates the Earth

April is the month that could be called the outside month, a month of planting and growing and caring for our Earth. April 22 is Earth Day which start...

April 18th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Tigers top Tartans behind 20 runs

Tigers top Tartans behind 20 runs

NEW BOSTON — The New Boston Lady Tigers got it done at the plate and on the mound in their win over visiting East in Monday’s Southern Ohi...

April 20th, 2021 |  


McGraw’s shutout leads SW past Valley

McGraw’s shutout leads SW past Valley

SOUTH WEBSTER — South Webster junior Rylee McGraw allowed just five hits and one walk in the Lady Jeeps’ 9-0 win over Valley on Monday in ...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Indians edge Jeeps in pitcher’s duel

Indians edge Jeeps in pitcher’s duel

SOUTH WEBSTER — Valley and South Webster combined for just one run in their second of two meetings this season as both contests between the Divi...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Senators save best for last

Senators save best for last

WAVERLY — Despite both teams playing to a scoreless tie through the game’s first four innings, it was the Portsmouth West Lady Senators wh...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Falcons tally 17 hits in win over Eastern

Falcons tally 17 hits in win over Eastern

MINFORD — The Minford Lady Falcons did major damage on the base paths on Monday — scoring 14 runs on 17 hits and besting the visiting East...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Trojans handle Hornets in OVC play

Trojans handle Hornets in OVC play

PORTSMOUTH — A six-run fourth inning helped the Portsmouth Trojans get back into the winning column on Monday in their 6-1 win over Ohio Valley ...

April 20th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Movie Review: The Unholy

Movie Review: The Unholy

Directed by: Evan SpiliotopoulosStarring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cricket Brown, Katie Aselton, Cary Elwes, William SadlerRuntime: 99 minutesRating: PG-1...

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Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

Toss some shrimp on the barbie at your next party

The popularity of cooking-based television shows has led many people to look at food through a new lens. Experiencing food in new ways may involve try...

April 11th, 2021 |  


How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

How to approach travel during an uncertain summer

Vacation season is right around the corner. For the second straight summer, travelers may have to contend with uncertain circumstances as the world co...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

Tips to avoid bringing job stress home to the family

The lines between work and home life can easily become blurred. Such lines became even more blurry during the pandemic, when many children did not att...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


How to save on family expenses

How to save on family expenses

The pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 blindsided much of the world. Since the World Health Org...

April 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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What we do now!
What is your identity?

What is your identity?

Most of my interviews with professional baseball players are quick hits. I grab them for a few moments before a game and talk about their faith or wha...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Directed by: Adam WingardStarring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, Kaylee HottleRuntime: 113 ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Yet another magic bullet

Yet another magic bullet

You’re probably tired of me proclaiming magic bullets for the cure of obesity which is still pretty intractable. But one day one of these magic ...

April 4th, 2021 |  


Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

Keeping Women’s History Month on the Front Burner

We have all been reminded that it all began with March 8, 1978 with a weeklong celebration coordinating with International Women’s day first cel...

April 4th, 2021 |  


The solution to be found in the word of God

The solution to be found in the word of God

According to sportslingo.com, “A personal foul is assessed whenever illegal physical contact takes place during a game. This may include chargin...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Don’t toss that chair

Don’t toss that chair

When I was younger, I loved to watch college basketball almost as much as the National Basketball Association.Back then in the NBA, players let their ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA