‘Rings,’; waste of time

‘Rings,’; waste of time

“Rings” was supposed to be released last Halloween, but the studio pushed it back to February. And not just any weekend in February, Super...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth West Homecoming 2017

Portsmouth West Homecoming 2017

Portsmouth West High School will celebrate the 2017 Basketball Homecoming Feb. 10, 2017 when the West Senators hosts the Oak Hill Oaks. The theme for ...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Wheelersburg wins Southern Ohio League Academic Competition

Wheelersburg wins Southern Ohio League Academic Competition

Wheelersburg High School’s Academic Competition team, led by Coach Brian Oakes, captured the title of 2016-17 Academic Competition League Champi...

February 5th, 2017 |  



East Honor Roll

All A Honor RollGrade 7Chloe Crawford,Raegan Helphinstine, Betty Osborne, Sydnee O’Connor, Felicia Smith, Kiley WhiteGrade 8Alex Crawford, Brea ...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Board Notes

The Washington-Nile Local Board of Education met on January 30, 2017 at Portsmouth West High School. Mr. Bill Platzer, elementary principal had the op...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Church News

St. John Lutheran ChurchSt. John Lutheran Church invites you to come worship with us. We are located at 5600 Junior Furnace / Powellsville Road, Frank...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


2,000 feet of art — Portsmouth in 1903

2,000 feet of art — Portsmouth in 1903

Located along Front Street in downtown Portsmouth, the murals play an important role in the towns vitality. But despite being a staple in the history ...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump.The forme...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

NEW YORK — There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nels...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Academy Awards nominations

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced this past Tuesday. I was reasonably happy with them, though I wish the Academy would have s...

February 1st, 2017 |