NEWS


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 |  


Scioto County receives $4.7 million for New Boston Coke Remediation

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted recently announced state support for 112 brownfield remediation projects that w...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


PPL upcoming display to honor local veterans, celebrate Library of Congress inclusion

PORTSMOUTH—from July 1 through July 30, the Portsmouth Public Library will celebrate local veterans with a display comprised of submitted photos...

June 22nd, 2022 updated: June 22nd, 2022. |  


Biden to call for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

Biden to call for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday will call on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — a...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


4:40 pm |    
Post 23 wins Jim Jadwin
3:22 pm
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Post 23 Jrs win Hillsboro Wooden Bat tournament
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 |  


Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the San Francisco Giants backed their ace with four home runs in a 9-2 v...

June 26th, 2022 |  


Howell hired as West girls coach

Howell hired as West girls coach

WEST PORTSMOUTH — With West’s recent, and quite impressive, turnaround on the girls basketball court —the Lady Senators’ next ...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Cavs select Agbaji, add another Mobley in NBA draft

Cavs select Agbaji, add another Mobley in NBA draft

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ochai Agbaji developed championship DNA in college.The Cavaliers are counting on it staying with him in the pros.Looking to add...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Magic take Banchero 1st in NBA draft

Magic take Banchero 1st in NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft was whether the first pick would be Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren or Jabari Sm...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Dodgers complete sweep of Reds

Dodgers complete sweep of Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddie Freeman insisted he hasn’t had much time yet to ponder his pending return to Atlanta, where he was the beloved f...

June 23rd, 2022 updated: June 23rd, 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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