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A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate

A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate

(AP) — Independence Day has arrived as the United States is rocked by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court ru...

July 4th, 2022 |  


Shawnee State graduate to pursue teaching position in hometown

Shawnee State graduate to pursue teaching position in hometown

PORTSMOUTH — Molli Walters celebrated her graduation from Shawnee State University at the end of the spring semester. Walters, a native of Chill...

July 4th, 2022 |  


DeWine announces launch of OhioRISE

COLUMBUS—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the official launch of Ohio Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence (OhioRISE), ...

July 4th, 2022 |  


6 Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

6 Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

(StatePoint) COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children under 5 years old, and the American Medical Association (AMA) is urging parents to get t...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Governor DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


King’s Daughters hosting free sports physical clinic on July 15

PORTSMOUTH – King’s Daughters Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will host its final free sports physical clinic of the summer in Portsmouth ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Browns trade Mayfield, send QB to Panthers

Browns trade Mayfield, send QB to Panthers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield’s wild four-year ride in Cleveland is over.The No. 1 overall pick in 2018, Mayfield was traded on Wednesda...

July 7th, 2022 |  


Post 23 walks it off

Post 23 walks it off

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Post 23, simply put, put on a bookend showcase of playing both long ball — and short ball — against the visi...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Reds spoil Scherzer’s return with a 1-0 9th-inning win

Reds spoil Scherzer’s return with a 1-0 9th-inning win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer turned in a stellar performance for the New York Mets in his return from an oblique injury.Perhaps more important...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Column: Matt’s Take

Column: Matt’s Take

He is Alive!While this season is a “scratch” as far as our record goes and we might even have the worst record in the history of our franc...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Onu signs NBA Summer League contract

Onu signs NBA Summer League contract

PORTSMOUTH — E.J. Onu already has his own Wikipedia page.Now, if he can just have an official National Basketball Association contract.Indeed, O...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Conference realignment makes another seismic shift

Conference realignment makes another seismic shift

Conference realignment in college sports has been going on since 1984, when the Supreme Court invalidated the NCAA’s national television contrac...

July 5th, 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...

July 4th, 2022 |  


6 Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

6 Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

(StatePoint) COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children under 5 years old, and the American Medical Association (AMA) is urging parents to get t...

July 3rd, 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. |  


WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

GENEVA (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Dish up dessert to complete summer meals

Dish up dessert to complete summer meals

A summer barbecue or picnic just wouldn’t be the same without the perfect dessert. While a slice of pie with ice cream on top is a fan favorite,...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Dogs can be vulnerable to sunburn, too

Dogs can be vulnerable to sunburn, too

Human beings are accustomed to taking certain measures to protect themselves when spending time in the sun. Applying and reapplying sunscreen, avoidin...

June 27th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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A newfound love for Elvis

LTE: Saying thank you to the fair

One of my earliest memories of the Scioto County Fair is gathering flakes of hay and straw with my father. We then would wait in line on Monday mornin...

June 21st, 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 |  


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 |  


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