NEWS


8 deaths; 319 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed eight additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 vir...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Website for free virus tests is here. How does it work?

Website for free virus tests is here. How does it work?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under criticism after weeks of shortages, President Joe Biden’s administration is working to make COVID-19 rapid test ki...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Student artwork displayed at Portsmouth Public Library

Student artwork displayed at Portsmouth Public Library

PORTSMOUTH — During the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center’s annual Artist-in-Residency program, local artist Klaire Smith coll...

January 19th, 2022 |  


AAA: Gas prices decrease in Ohio; Crude prices up and down

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is three cents lower this week at $3.136 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Troopers seize $60,000 worth of suspected fentanyl

Troopers seize $60,000 worth of suspected fentanyl

COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a Michigan woman after a traffic stop in Scioto County. During t...

January 18th, 2022 |  


159 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 159 new cases on Tuesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,712 since the start of...

January 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Healthy Henry will see banged-up Bengals D-line

Healthy Henry will see banged-up Bengals D-line

CINCINNATI (AP) — If Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry returns for the playoffs on Saturday, he’ll be running into a Cincinnati ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Tracks in snow; deer harvest

Tracks in snow; deer harvest

So what’s the difference between a dog’s tracks and those of the coyote? Not much, except a dog’s tracks are a little farther apart ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


COVID outbreak at Nebraska postpones game at OSU

The Nebraska men’s basketball game at No. 19 Ohio State on Saturday has been postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Cornhuskers’ ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Basketball Scoreboard— January 20

Basketball Scoreboard— January 20

Basketball Scoreboard— January 20Girls BasketballValley 66, Eastern 41Waverly 46, Washington Court House 33Rock Hill 59, Portsmouth 31Fairland 7...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Boys Basketball Recaps — January 19

Boys Basketball Recaps — January 19

Boys Basketball Valley 58, Wheelersburg 51LUCASVILLE — The Valley Indians might be a bit exhausted after Wednesday night, but they know how to b...

January 20th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Are you willing to follow?

6 deaths; 311 new cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed six additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 virus...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

Local nurse experiences extraordinary day

NEW BOSTON —When Emily Whitley RN of Interim HealthCare in Southern Ohio went to work on Jan. 17 she never thought that her ordinary day would t...

January 21st, 2022 |  


8 deaths; 319 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed eight additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 vir...

January 19th, 2022 |  


159 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 159 new cases on Tuesday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,712 since the start of...

January 18th, 2022 |  


220 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 220 new cases on Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 16,553 since the start of ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


King’s Daughters primary care offices receive recognition

PORTSMOUTH—King’s Daughters announced that several King’s Daughters primary care locations in Portsmouth and Wheelersburg were recen...

January 17th, 2022 |  


OPINION


1:14 pm |    
Be careful what you drop
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Not good at all!

LTE: Get to know your candidates

As we enter another midterm year I think it is important to remember that our local elected officials only have so many things that are in their spher...

December 26th, 2021 |  


Peace on earth!

Peace on earth!

This seems to be a day of challenge at home and abroad, a day where terror is real and danger abounds. A day where the moorings of character, integrit...

December 26th, 2021 |  


It’s all about the baby!

It’s all about the baby!

You just might be a grandpa if… a sweet grandchild accidentally spills grape juice on your $90.00 Brooks Brothers tie and you could care less! O...

December 19th, 2021 |  


What you’re looking for

What you’re looking for

I do love a good commercial. One of my favorite Christmas commercials from the past is one with a little girl that is encouraged by her mom to go to s...

December 12th, 2021 |  


Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

Gearing up for Spiderman: No way home

I wanted this week to get you excited for the NEXT Spiderman that comes out next week. I’d imagine most have forgotten this review of the last f...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Is nausea the cure for obesity?

Semaglutide (and other drugs like it that imitate the intestinal hormone GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1)) has been hailed as the holy grail, the gastr...

December 5th, 2021 |  


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