NEWS


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Wheelersburg Homecoming
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TOSRV numbers improve

Shawnee State University welcomes over 60 international students for 2022-2023

Shawnee State University welcomed over sixty international students from nearly thirty countries for the 2022-2023 academic year as part of the univer...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Cron sisters crowned at River Days, FBP presents leadership and community award

Cron sisters crowned at River Days, FBP presents leadership and community award

SCIOTO COUNTY - The ebb and flow of life in a small river town can be filled with a variety of opportunities. Every year, a queen is crowned in Portsm...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Make Wellston Beautiful donates baskets for giving campaign at Portsmouth site

Make Wellston Beautiful donates baskets for giving campaign at Portsmouth site

JACKSON - For the past three years, the Make Wellston Beautiful organization has generously donated gift baskets for Fluor-BWXT’s (FBP) annual E...

September 25th, 2022 |  


FBP donates $50,000 to Jackson County for an airport expansion project

FBP donates $50,000 to Jackson County for an airport expansion project

JACKSON - On Sept. 20, representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) visited the James A. Rhodes Airport in Jackson to present a donation of $50,00...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Valley and SCCTC win grants

Two local school districts have received updated water fountains, thanks to an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant program.The program is...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Falcons shut out Irish
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Updated: 5:42 pm. |    
Lady Jeeps top Lady Titans in five sets
Lady Pirates sweep Lady Pioneers

Lady Pirates sweep Lady Pioneers

WHEELERSBURG — The Wheelersburg Lady Pirates (13-1) volleyball team withstood a test from visiting Zane Trace in Saturday’s non-league con...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Browns’ Garrett released from hospital after crash

Browns’ Garrett released from hospital after crash

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett was released from a hospital late Monday night after he was injured when he r...

September 27th, 2022 |  


SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 24-26

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 24-26

SPORTS SCOREBOARD —September 24VolleyballWheelersburg 3, Zane Trace 0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-19)South Webster 3, Trimble 0 (27-25, 25-21, 25-14)Boys ...

September 27th, 2022 |  


AP Ohio High School Football Poll

AP Ohio High School Football Poll

DIVISION I1. Cincinnati Moeller (19)6-01992. West Chester Lakota West6-01593. Lakewood St. Edward5-11434. Cincinnati Elder5-11185. Dublin Jerome (2)6-...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Senators, Sissel run past Tigers

Senators, Sissel run past Tigers

WEST PORTSMOUTH — The West Senators jumped out to a three-touchdown lead — and held off a furious Waverly comeback attempt — in thei...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Mohawks play running games

Mohawks play running games

McDERMOTT — Another night of football for the Northwest Mohawks, another night of playing running games of keep-away, and another night in the M...

September 26th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Updated: 4:33 pm. |    
Prehistoric lecture continues Sept. 29

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts to host “Legally Blonde, the Musical” on Oct. 27

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at Shawnee State University will host Broadway’s “Legally Blonde, the Musical” Thursday, ...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Native authors books

West Portsmouth native, Jeffery Evans, has come a long way since his days of playing on Stoney Run. Now, proudly decorated with two Masters degrees, a...

September 20th, 2022 |  


PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

PPL recommends these books: Blood Sugar, The Measure and Yonder

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...

September 18th, 2022 |  


A keeper breakfast cake

A keeper breakfast cake

Hello! In the kitchen this week I am making this great blueberry breakfast cake. It’s not only easy ,but it is so good. It’s a keeper for ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

AAA7 Receives Accreditation of Case Managementfor Long-Term Services and Supports

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) has received Accreditation of Case Management for Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Committ...

September 18th, 2022 |  


OPINION


3:42 pm |    
Water your plants in Fall
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Movie Review: Barbarian
September is Kinship Care month

September is Kinship Care month

In Ohio, over 200,000 children are living in kinship families. Research shows that when they must be apart from their parents, children do better with...

September 19th, 2022 |  


Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Now is the ideal time to restore your lawn

Column Head: Now is the Ideal Time to Restore Your LawnBlog Title: Lawn Restoration in FallEarly Fall is an ideal time to restore your lawn. There is ...

September 10th, 2022 |  


Sinking my teeth into the job

Sinking my teeth into the job

I spent a week eating my memories.A sub bun sliced horizontally, two slices of old-fashioned loaf, three or four slices of salami, provolone (should b...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Plant Bulbs Soon for Early Spring Color

Soon it will be the season to plant bulbs for early spring color. You can have a colorful garden very early next spring if you plant some bulbs right ...

September 4th, 2022 |  


Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

Planters, Pots & Containers 3: Choosing the Right Potting Soil

The key to success in container gardening is having the right “soil”, or potting mix. The potting “soil” used to grow containe...

August 28th, 2022 |  


Letter to the EditorThe Pride display issue isn’t about protecting kids

A Pride display and a handful of kids’ books is an awfully small thing to get worked up about, but these are small-minded people. For about a mo...

August 28th, 2022 |  


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