Church news

Coles Blvd. First Church of GodIf you’re looking for a friendly, loving, church, where the uncompromised, non sugarcoated, Word of God is preach...

June 30th, 2017 |  


A town had formed and was growing

A town had formed and was growing

Carved from a Southern Ohio Wilderness, a town had formed and was growing. Brick making was in it’s heyday and mining still occurred in the area...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Prepare for a sudden stop

Prepare for a sudden stop

For those of you who have suddenly propelled a passenger seat full of take out or business files into the floorboard because of road construction. I f...

June 30th, 2017 |  



Your sins will find you out

Your sins will find you out

Doug is sixty-seven years old and was admitted to hospice for congestive heart failure. He’s an interesting fellow; probably because he’s ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


10th annual free day of dentistry

Dr. Tracy Murray and his team are out to change lives by offering free dental services as they host the latest free day of dentistry.This will be the ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Scioto 365 check presentation

Scioto 365 check presentation

Patty Tennant, Donor Services – Program Officer, Scioto Foundation and Justine Schmidt, President of Schmidt Family Restaurant Group. .neFileBl...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Thousands of people with Autism join new online genetic study

Autism has a strong genetic component: To date, approximately 50 genes have been identified that almost certainly play a role in autism, and researche...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Transformers is a trainwreck

​You’re probably expecting me to trash this movie. And make no mistake, it deserves to get trashed. Its script is horrendous, its editing ...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Library programs

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of July 3 – July 8, 2017All library locations will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Indepe...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Scioto County senior art show winners

Scioto County senior art show winners

The artwork of local seniors was recently showcased at the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 35th Annual Senior Citizens Art Show and Ess...

June 28th, 2017 |