You can count that day well spent

You can count that day well spent

I was privileged to meet Sandy and her husband, George, at the hospital when her physician consulted hospice to talk with her about discontinuing dial...

May 26th, 2017 |  


InSolves wins DOE HUBZone Small Business award

InSolves wins DOE HUBZone Small Business award

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this month presented its FY 2016 HUBZone Small Business of the Year Award to Innovative Solutions Unlimited LLC (I...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Slocum Garden Club May news

A wildflower walk is a popular activity that pulls people to country roads, meadows and steams in early spring to witness nature’s emergence fro...

May 26th, 2017 |  



Four generations

Four generations

Left to right: Great-grandmother Brenda Graham, mother Breanna Lotz, grandmother Becky Stapleton.Front: Son Linkoln Lotz. .neFileBlock { margin-botto...

May 26th, 2017 |  


149th Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade to Feature Live Webcast

“Peace Through Strength” is the theme of the 149th Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade. The Tri-State tradition continues this com...

May 25th, 2017 |  


RSI selected as DOE’s Small Business of the Year

RSI selected as DOE’s Small Business of the Year

Restoration Services, Inc. (RSI) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the Fiscal Year 2016 Small Business of the Year. This awa...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Student artists recognized at Visually Literate Awards

Student artists recognized at Visually Literate Awards

Students, teachers, and family packed the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts at Shawnee State University, in Portsmouth, Ohio, for the Visually Literate A...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Library programs

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of May 29 – June 3, 2017.All library locations will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance and...

May 24th, 2017 |  


SSU to host three Game Design Camps for the summer

Shawnee State University will be offering three Game Design Camps this summer for students ages 15 and older.Are you interested in becoming the next h...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Alien franchise needs to end

​I’ve never been the biggest fan of the “Alien” franchise, including the original film from 1979. Maybe it’s because I&#...

May 24th, 2017 |