Angel Has Fallen

Angel Has Fallen

Directed by Ric Roman WaughStarring: Gerald Butler, Morgan Freeman, Nick Nolte, Lance Reddick, Jada Pinkett SmithRuntime: 121 minutesAnother week. Ano...

September 4th, 2019 |  


SR 772 closed Thursday

Chillicothe – A culvert replacement project has been scheduled for state Route 772 in Scioto County, and the route will be closed Thursday.S.R. ...

September 4th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth Wind Symphony set for 27th season

Portsmouth Wind Symphony set for 27th season

Having spent roughly three decades as a band director for Paul Blazer High School across the Ohio River in Kentucky, it seems a safe bet Terry Thompso...

September 2nd, 2019 |  



Franklin Furnace United Methodist Church

Franklin Furnace United Methodist Church

In this place, an old church and a new church sit side by side. An old Furnace and the first school in this part of the county existed here. Before we...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Fans hoping to promote Spartan great into NFL Hall of Fame

Fans hoping to promote Spartan great into NFL Hall of Fame

Beginning his pro football career playing for the semi pro Ironton Tanks, while still teaching science at a local high school, in 1930 Nebraska born G...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler GillettStarring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowellRuntime: ...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Despite some rainy weather, which surely will disappear by the weekend, vendors began Tuesday to set up their River Days concession stands near the Ri...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Candy Run Weslyn Tabernacle

Candy Run Weslyn Tabernacle

A church that Beverly and I recently attended provides local youth an opportunity to sit around campfires singing kumbaya and other youthful but relig...

August 24th, 2019 |  


“Well kids, the ox is in the ditch.”

“Well kids, the ox is in the ditch.”

Jim was eighty-eight when he enrolled in hospice with end-stage heart failure. Jim was born and raised in the area of Portsmouth historically known as...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Where Is the Mercy

Where Is the Mercy

Every now and then, we need to look at our lives and the way we respond to others and ask, “Where is the mercy?” I believe we are very lac...

August 23rd, 2019 |