Ponies provide fun

Ponies provide fun

On April 23, the Scioto County Chapter of Ohio Horseman’s Council (OHC) held their fifth Annual Free Pony Rides for Kids at Tractor Supply Compa...

May 5th, 2016 updated: May 6th, 2016. |  


Historic homestead reopens

Historic homestead reopens

Volunteers at the 181o House have been busy shaking off the Winter dust and finishing up their Spring cleaning to re-open for the season.The 1810 Hous...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Talking heads and dinosaurs

Talking heads and dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are extinct. I don’t know exactly how they got that way. There are people who believe they do - but they don’t. I believe they o...

May 3rd, 2016 |  



Notre Dame donates $500

Notre Dame donates $500

After finding an unusual lump in their two year old daughter’s abdomen in October of 2015, parents Amber and Jeremie Pfankuch received the news ...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Scifres offers more than just sewing

Scifres offers more than just sewing

Once Upon a Dream Designs, owned by Serena Scifres, is a creative space that blends do-it-yourself flair with modern design.Scifres opened for busines...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Observe the yellow curb

Observe the yellow curb

Why is it okay for people to park next to a yellow curb some places and not others? I have reported one of those places, but it hasn’t changed a...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Our Debt Demands Action

Our Debt Demands Action

Imagine opening your mail to find this bill for $60,000 from the federal government. It seems far-fetched, doesn’t it?Actually, that’s abo...

April 28th, 2016 |  


‘Aristocats’ at Portsmouth Elementary

‘Aristocats’ at Portsmouth Elementary

“The Aristocats Kids” comes to the stage of Portsmouth Elementary this weekend, and it’s a zany family-friendly production, performe...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Distant Lightning from Old Lucasville celebrated

Distant Lightning from Old Lucasville celebrated

Lucasville poet, Linda Scott has published her first book of collected poems titled, Distant Lightning from Old Lucasville.The book which was publishe...

April 25th, 2016 |  


The Commissioner’s Corner

The Commissioner’s Corner

First, let me apologize for my absence in writing over the last few months. First I had extensive eye surgery making reading and writing difficult. Th...

April 23rd, 2016 |