Robert Dafford & the Portsmouth Floodwall Murals

Robert Dafford & the Portsmouth Floodwall Murals

The City of Portsmouth, located at the confluence of the Scioto and Ohio Rivers, has a history of public murals, from those painted in the 1930s by Cl...

November 8th, 2020 |  


Shop small businesses to improve the holiday experience

Shop small businesses to improve the holiday experience

It’s the time of year when newspapers thicken with sales circulars and holiday advertisements. Consumers looking to beat the hustle and bustle a...

November 8th, 2020 |  


Beef Roast With Dark Rum Sauce

Beef Roast With Dark Rum Sauce

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a delicious meal to share with family and friends. A holiday roast is often the centerpiece of festive...

November 8th, 2020 |  



“Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man”

“Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man”

This is part two of a series about Jerry, my friend who “sticks closer than a brother,” (Proverbs 18:24). Jerry repeatedly confesses, R...

November 6th, 2020 |  


The Son of Encouragement

The Son of Encouragement

Romans chapter twelve verses five through eight presents to us a list of seven gifts that God has given to His people. Why were these gifts given? Wer...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Church news

Nauvoo United Methodist Church-Nauvoo United Methodist Church, 1403 5th Street in West Portsmouth, would like to welcome you to worship with us. Sunda...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Gharky & Waller at Carey’s Run Cemetery

Gharky & Waller at Carey’s Run Cemetery

The lives of David Gharky and Dr. Thomas Waller are forever intertwined. These two pioneer settlers first made their home at Alexandria, on the West S...

November 1st, 2020 |  


How to give safely during the pandemic

Donations are the lifeblood of many charitable organizations. Unfortunately, donations also can be the lifeblood of criminal operations designed to sc...

November 1st, 2020 |  


Serve potato pancakes for holiday celebrations

Serve potato pancakes for holiday celebrations

Potato pancakes are traditionally served during Chanukah celebrations. This dish is often referred to as “latkes,” a Yiddish word that loo...

November 1st, 2020 |  


To trick or treat or not?

To trick or treat or not?

Trick or Treat or not, that is the big question this week. On the one hand, you have the parents who want their children to experience something posit...

October 25th, 2020 |