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 |  


Overnight Yeast Waffles

1 ¾ cup milk4 Tablespoons butter (half stick)2 cups flour1 Tablespoon sugar1 ½ teaspoon instant or rapid rise yeast1 teaspoon salt2 eggs1 te...

August 30th, 2020 |  


Medical information cancer patients should keep on hand

Medical information cancer patients should keep on hand

People visit the doctor for any number of reasons. An achy back, an annual physical or even an especially pesky cold may compel people to book appoint...

August 30th, 2020 |  



Symptoms of male breast cancer

Symptoms of male breast cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed among the female population. Though breast cancer may seem like a disease that’...

August 23rd, 2020 |  


Lower Shawnee Town and Céloron’s Expedition

Lower Shawnee Town and Céloron’s Expedition

Beginning in the late 1730s, the Shawnee Indians established one of their principal villages here. Some sixty years earlier, in the 1670s and 80s, the...

August 23rd, 2020 |  


Stuffed tomatoes

4 medium-sized ripe tomatoesSalt and pepper1/2 cup fine bread crumbs (we made our own)1 clove garlic, finely chopped1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, finely...

August 23rd, 2020 |  


Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center

Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center

“The Kricker family’s long-term faith in the economic strength of Scioto County is a matter of historical record,” noted the Portsmo...

August 16th, 2020 |  


Helping children navigate social distancing

Helping children navigate social distancing

Children may be more deeply affected by social distancing than any other group of people. In a matter of weeks, millions of young children and adolesc...

August 16th, 2020 |  


Grandma Hawkins’ Hickory Nut Cake

Cream together:2/3 cup shortening1 3/4 cup sugarSift together:3 cups cake flour4 teaspoons baking powder3/4 teaspoon saltMix together:1 1/3 cup milk o...

August 16th, 2020 |  


Rev. Edward Weed & the Piketon Anti-Abolition Resolutions

Rev. Edward Weed & the Piketon Anti-Abolition Resolutions

The Piketon Anti-Abolition Resolutions originated in a public meeting held on the 29th of July, 1836, not far from the banks of the Scioto River, at t...

August 9th, 2020 |