Pet of the Week: Dexter

Pet of the Week: Dexter

Dexter Pratt is a nearly 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, frequently referred to as a Sheltie. He was adopted for his mother, Sara Pratt, but quickly dec...

June 21st, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: The White Front Restaurant

Portsmouth History: The White Front Restaurant

In 1936, Nicholas Sainopulos purchased the “White Lunch Car,” a diner that was housed in an old Portsmouth street car. Sainopulos “w...

June 14th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth

Portsmouth History: Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth

On Friday, June 9th, 1961, McKinley and a group of other African American schoolboys went swimming in a flooded sand and gravel pit that had recently ...

June 7th, 2020 |  



In the fight against COVID-19, we all have a part to play

In the fight against COVID-19, we all have a part to play

- You’ve probably heard the term “essential worker.” You might even know a few. Among them are those in the medical profession, educ...

June 7th, 2020 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

The Madison Township Trustees monthly meeting will be held June 16 along with the public budget hearing for the fiscal year 2021. Meetings are held at...

June 7th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: “Modern Design” & Clothing Manufacturing in Gilded Age Portsmouth, Ohio

Portsmouth History: “Modern Design” & Clothing Manufacturing in Gilded Age Portsmouth, Ohio

The Sanford, Varner & Co. factory building at the southwestern corner of Third and Chillicothe streets has its origins in America’s Gilded A...

May 31st, 2020 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

The Scioto County Children Services Board will hold their regular Board meeting on Monday,June 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at the Children Services Agency, B...

May 29th, 2020 |  


President Reagan’s favorite macaroni and cheese

1/2 lb. macaroni -boil in water, drainStir in: 1 t. butter1 egg3 c. grated sharp cheese (reserve 1/2 cup for top)Put in buttered casserole. Mix togeth...

May 24th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: B. Glockner on Market Street

Portsmouth History: B. Glockner on Market Street

The B. Glockner Building at 206 Market Street illustrates the contribution of German immigrants to the nineteenth-century development of Portsmouth, O...

May 24th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: Eclipse Livery Building

Portsmouth History: Eclipse Livery Building

With its two large arched entryways facing Second Street, the Eclipse Livery Building (now the home of Wright’s Farm Center) was constructed by ...

May 17th, 2020 |