Examination Time

Examination Time

Second Corinthians 13:5 contains a valuable lesson for the Christian and the Church of today. The Bible says, “Examine yourselves, whether ye be...

May 19th, 2017 |  


I missed my calling

I missed my calling

Jeff was forty-five years old when he was admitted to hospice with end stage heart disease. Jeff reflected, “I was one of fourteen children and ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Know where to go

May 19Miss Valley, Kennedy McGraw, will be hosting a free family fitness camp at the Valley High School Football Stadium, 1821 E Lucasville-Minford Rd...

May 17th, 2017 |  



Library programs

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of May 15 – May 20, 2017Children Programs:Monday, May 15 – American Girl Party at 5:30pm at Ne...

May 17th, 2017 |  


‘Snatched’ sinks

​“Snatched” has a script credited to Katie Dippold, but she clearly didn’t write much of her characters’ dialogue. This ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Local U.S.D. 1812 Chapter officers attend State Council

Local U.S.D. 1812 Chapter officers attend State Council

The Ohio Society, United States Daughters of 1812, held their 117th State Council in Mansfield on May 6, 2017. Representing the Scioto Valley Voluntee...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Glenwood graduation update

CORRECTION — New Boston/Glenwood High School has announced a change in their 2017 class Salutatorian. At the time of publication, Jacob Crum was...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Mothers and Groundhogs

Mothers and Groundhogs

Mother’s Day is here at last, rejoice Mom. Never mind when your children tell you, “Leave the dishes today Mom it is your day you shouldn&...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Sometimes I feel like I’m invisible

Sometimes I feel like I’m invisible

Linda was in her late seventies and dying of cancer. She lived in the home of one of her daughters while her other children rotated in to provide twen...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Plan a post-ceremony party

Plan a post-ceremony party

Religious rites of passage are momentous occasions in many families. Families often celebrate such occasions with parties acknowledging the accomplish...

May 12th, 2017 |