Vacation Bible School dates

St. John Lutheran ChurchSt. John Lutheran Church, located at 5600 Junior Furnace/Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio, will be having Vacation Bi...

June 2nd, 2017 updated: June 2nd, 2017. |  


Library programs

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of June 5 – June 10, 2017Summer Reading has started! Children 12 and under are invited to sign up at...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales

I’ve found that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies benefit from low expectations. Take the original, “Curse of the Black Pe...

May 31st, 2017 |  



McCormick, Pica win scholarships

McCormick, Pica win scholarships

On May 22, 2017, at the Minford High School Senior Awards Assembly, Mary Pica (daughter of Jeff and Nancy Pica) and Tyler McCormick (son of Shannon an...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Summer Food Service program for those in need

The Community Action Committee of Pike County is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without char...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Business Leader’s Legacy Lives on Through Local Seventh Grader

Notre Dame seventh grader Ethan Beckett is receiving $2,500 toward his 2017-2018 tuition and is honoring an outstanding business leader at the same ti...

May 28th, 2017 |  


East receives boost to UCAN fund

East receives boost to UCAN fund

The East Community Schools UCAN Scholarship Fund recently received a major boost when East alumna Paula Roney Barry and her family made a $30,000 dona...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Scholarship available

The Order of the Eastern Star in Adams and Scioto counties will be awarding two $750 scholarships in August 2017. The applicants must be from Scioto C...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Final plans are being made for the Valley Alumni banquet on June 4 at the American Legion on Court Street, Portsmouth. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. Wi...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Jonica Burke selected as emerging leader

Jonica Burke selected as emerging leader

Jonica Burke, Director of Enterprise Resource Planning and Financial Services at Shawnee State University, has been selected as part of the 2017-18 Na...

May 28th, 2017 |