Dental hygiene is about more than just your teeth

Dental hygiene is about more than just your teeth

Individuals tend to learn about dental hygiene at an early age. On the recommendation of their children’s pediatricians, parents may begin brush...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Logan’s Elm and commemorating Dunmore’s War

Logan’s Elm and commemorating Dunmore’s War

Here at the Logan Elm State Memorial, visitors can read the frontier history of the Scioto Valley written in bronze and stone. First conceived in the ...

September 20th, 2020 |  


Mike’s Favorite Apple Dumplings

2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cups Crisco5 Tablespoons water6 peeled and cored tart applesMix flour and salt. Cut in Crisco. Sprinkle with water. M...

September 20th, 2020 |  



The health benefits of spinach

The health benefits of spinach

Doctors may not recommend their patients take dietary advice from cartoons, but people looking to eat healthy could do worse than to follow the exampl...

September 13th, 2020 |  


Concord Presbyterian Church and the Rev. James H. Dickey

Concord Presbyterian Church and the Rev. James H. Dickey

Ross County’s Concord Presbyterian Church was home to a number of influential abolitionist activists and conductors on the Underground Railroad....

September 13th, 2020 |  


Easy Barbecue Ribs

Rub:2 Tablespoons kosher salt1 Tablespoon garlic salt1 Tablespoon paprika1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper8 pounds bab...

September 13th, 2020 |  


How to host virtual holiday celebrations

How to host virtual holiday celebrations

The 2020 holiday season figures to be vastly different than seasons past. The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has transformed daily life in many ways. The ...

September 6th, 2020 |  


Dr. Chaboudy & the origins of the Portsmouth floodwall murals

Dr. Chaboudy & the origins of the Portsmouth floodwall murals

Visit the Scioto County Welcome Center and view Robert Dafford’s large canvas portrait of Ava and Louis Chaboudy.Dr. Louis Chaboudy is remembere...

September 6th, 2020 |  


Mother’s Chili Sauce

5 pounds (10 cups) fully ripe tomatoes, peeled, cut into chunks. Put in 5-quart non-corrosive saucepan. Stir often. Cook over medium heat until tomato...

September 6th, 2020 |  


The Greenup slave revolt and David Walker’s appeal to the colored citizens of the United States of America

The Greenup slave revolt and David Walker’s appeal to the colored citizens of the United States of America

On a Friday afternoon, November 27th, 1829, with the Ohio River and the hills of the northern shore as backdrop, four rebel slaves were executed near ...

August 30th, 2020 |