The New Boston Board of Education will be having a special board meeting Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the Cafetorium to employ personnel.Val...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Community Calendar

Scioto County Commissioners meeting canceled: The special meeting for Monday, Aug. 3 has been canceled on the part of the County Commissioners due to ...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


General Jacob H. Smith & the Philippine War’s Samar Campaign

General Jacob H. Smith & the Philippine War’s Samar Campaign

“A monster public reception followed by a complimentary banquet was last night tendered to Gen. Jacob H. Smith, by local Grand Army men and citi...

August 2nd, 2020 |  



Family-friendly outdoor activities

Family-friendly outdoor activities

Children who spend a lot of time outdoors benefit from exposure to nature in myriad ways, some of which may surprise even the most devoted outdoorsmen...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Brine2 cups white vinegar2 cups water2 Tablespoons kosher salt2 Tablespoons sugar (optional)Bring to boil in saucepan. Make sure salt is dissolved. Re...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Scioto County: Weekly construction update

Scioto County: Weekly construction update

CHILLICOTHE — The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Scioto County the week of Aug. 3. All outlined work is w...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


The Vaughn’s 60th Wedding Anniversary

The Vaughn’s 60th Wedding Anniversary

Charles Milby Vaughn and Mary Louise Stanley of Portsmouth, Ohio were married July 20, 1960. They have resided in Huntington, West Virginia for 42 yea...

July 26th, 2020 |  


How to effectively and safely sanitize a car

How to effectively and safely sanitize a car

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way people live. One readily felt effect was spending more time at home. Vehicles sat idle in driveways and even som...

July 26th, 2020 |  


Fresh Peach Pie

Fresh Peach Pie

Pastry for 9-inch 2-crust pie — either your own or pre-made (I use half Crisco, half lard in mine)5-6 cups sliced peaches2 teaspoons lemon juice...

July 26th, 2020 |  


Sanford, Varner & Co. Factory Building at Third & Chillicothe Streets

Sanford, Varner & Co. Factory Building at Third & Chillicothe Streets

Portsmouth may be best remembered for its shoe and steel manufacturers, which dominated the city from the 1830s to the 1970s, but in the years after t...

July 26th, 2020 |