58 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 58 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 12,474 since the start of t...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Resident Evil does not leave a lasting impression

Resident Evil does not leave a lasting impression

Well….we have SOMEWHAT or a classic film returning again. Resident Evil…..if you are a fan you’ll know this started as a video game ...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


43 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 43 new cases on Monday for Scioto County bringing the total to 12,235 since the start of t...

November 29th, 2021 |  



Charlie Brown Christmas coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on Dec. 14

Charlie Brown Christmas coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on Dec. 14

PORTSMOUTH — “Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage” is coming to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Comforting chicken soup

Comforting chicken soup

As weather chills, that dip in temperature is often accompanied by cold and flu season. Many people are anxious to avoid feeling under the weather thi...

November 28th, 2021 |  


How to care for winter birds that visit your yard

How to care for winter birds that visit your yard

The pristine, white backdrop of a snowy winter day can be a wonder to behold. While fresh snow on the ground can make for awe-inspiring landscapes, th...

November 28th, 2021 |  


What ever happened to Thanksgiving Day?

What ever happened to Thanksgiving Day?

Written ByDr. James SpinnatiAs I look at America today, I see a secularization of Thanksgiving and exclusion of God from this holiday. And my friends ...

November 26th, 2021 |  


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...

November 21st, 2021 |  


Chocolate cookies are a sweet finale to Thanksgiving dinners

Chocolate cookies are a sweet finale to Thanksgiving dinners

Holiday entertaining season begins on Thanksgiving. Anyone who has been tasked with hosting Thanksgiving understands the commitment required to prepar...

November 21st, 2021 |  


Tips to simplify Thanksgiving entertaining

Tips to simplify Thanksgiving entertaining

Preparing Thanksgiving dinner for a houseful of close friends and relatives can be a tad overwhelming. Thanksgiving is a food- and tradition-centric h...

November 21st, 2021 |