NEWS


The inside scoop: July is ice cream month

The inside scoop: July is ice cream month

The question remains, does Ice Cream make everything better? If looking in the United States it seems so as, ninety-eight percent of all US households...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


BrightView celebrates one year

BrightView celebrates one year

PORTSMOUTH — Celebrating their one-year anniversary Friday, BrightView Portsmouth’s Addiction Treatment center, welcomed folks with snacks...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


AG Yost inks a $26B deal with major drug companies that fueled opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced a historic $26 billion nationwide agreement with the three largest distributors of opioids ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


4th grader donates profits to the Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

4th grader donates profits to the Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

PORTSMOUTH — A local fourth-grader from Portsmouth Elementary School used her love for crafts and art as a way to raise money to fight childhood...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


New Boston Council questions golf carts on their main roads

New Boston Council questions golf carts on their main roads

NEW BOSTON — The use of golf carts on the main roads in New Boston was one of the main items on the New Boston Village Council meeting Tuesday a...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Final Friday to celebrate Rich Moon

Final Friday to celebrate Rich Moon

PORTSMOUTH — The Final Friday in Boneyfiddle concert series will celebrate the life of Rich Moon through music and stories Friday, July 30, begi...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Olympics: What to watch
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The final buzzer sounded and France barely celebrated.To them, beating the United States again wasn’t really a surpr...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Cardinals blast past Reds

Cardinals blast past Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Ci...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Shockers runner-up in Region V Tourney

Shockers runner-up in Region V Tourney

CHILLICOTHE — The third-seeded Shockers started slow, but then made a dramatic three-win run to reach the Ohio Region V American Legion Baseball...

July 25th, 2021 |  


SSU 2021 tennis schedules released

SSU 2021 tennis schedules released

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State University men’s and women’s tennis teams will play in six and five matches respectively when Steve B...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Bugs, birds, and the butterflies

Bugs, birds, and the butterflies

In last week’s column I wrote about the absence of monarch butterflies from the butterfly bush in my yard, plus the fact that I have seen none a...

July 23rd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


SSU’s Hamilton earns MSC AD of Year

SSU’s Hamilton earns MSC AD of Year

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University athletic director Jeff Hamilton was named as the Mid-South Conference’s Athletic Director of the Yea...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Pet of the week: Bebe

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 25th, 2021 |  


Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

Movie doesn’t live up to the hype

It seems we get sequels or prequels EVERY week. This week is no different. Escape Room: Tournament of Champions is a direct sequel to Escape Room (201...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


How to keep gardens safe in summer heatwaves

How to keep gardens safe in summer heatwaves

Summer is a season to relax and enjoy the warm weather. Basking in the summer sun is a great way to relax, but only when the temperatures are safe. Su...

July 18th, 2021 |  


A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

A handheld favorite fit for a crowd

Slow-cooked foods seem tailor-made when the mercury is low. Stews, soups and casseroles can simmer and gain great flavor through slow-cooking methods....

July 18th, 2021 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Book Recommendations

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 18th, 2021 |  


All that jazz: Local jazz musician releases new album

All that jazz: Local jazz musician releases new album

WHEELERSBURG — A new album by a local jazz musician with multiple decades of experience from Wheelersburg has generated positive feedback from a...

July 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

During my search for some more ideas to keep the brain alive for your kids this summer, I started reading something that caught my eye because it said...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Choose a representative payee for social security to consider before you may need one

The future is uncertain. Our Advance Designation program allows you to pre-select a trusted individual if a time comes when you need a representative ...

July 18th, 2021 |  


God has it in hand

God has it in hand

Last week I had the grandparent-ly joy of picking up my 6-year-old grandson from Bible Day Camp… which I loved! We drove around running a few er...

July 18th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

It is hard to believe that we are in the middle of summer already. And I have been trying to make sure you have some summer learning ideas, I wanted t...

July 12th, 2021 |  


Ultra processed food fight

Ultra processed food fight

Many reports in the medical literature and etc… have shown that ultra-processed food is higher in calories and causes more weight gain. (1,2) Bu...

July 11th, 2021 |  


A very important day in July!

A very important day in July!

Speaking to the new and disturbing phenomenon of athletes refusing to honor the flag, Former Secretary of Education William Bennett said, “These...

July 11th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA