COUNTY COMMISSIONERS—Scioto County Commissioners will be meeting at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, in the third floor meeting room of the Scioto County Courthouse. The commissioners meet every Thursday.
In recent years, bicycling has been growing in popularity, both on hillsides and on the streets. Groups like Portsmouth Connex have been striving to make the sport social and mainstream in Portsmouth again, with an entire season of events to draw people out and about. They are emphasizing this once again as partners of the Tour of the Scioto River Valley (TOSRV) bicycling event, which took place over the weekend for the 62nd year with over 400 riders.
The Otway Covered Bridge Festival and Car Show is being planned for Saturday, September 30 with plenty to do being pulled together by a group of dedicated volunteers from the Otway Historical Society.
All plants have one thing in common. If they don’t like where they’re living, they can’t pick up their roots and move. So, ask yourself, are you doing what it takes to give your trees a long, healthy and happy life?
In the kitchen with Sharon this week is Patricia Nicholes with her recipe for crock pot pepper steak.
PORTSMOUTH— The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) has created a new position to assist local providers and better serve the community. Providers, referred to as direct support professionals, are private agencies or individuals who are certified to provide a variety of services such as in-home caregiving or transportation to people with developmental disabilities (DD). Kristi Cyrus, who currently works for SCDD, will be transitioning from her current role as a Service and Support Administrator (SSA) to her new position as the county’s first Provider Liaison.
ASHLAND, KY– UK King’s Daughters vascular surgeon David Dockray, M.D., welcomes new patients to his office at 1729 Kinneys Lane in Portsmouth, Ohio.
LANDMARKS DISCUSSION—Community discussion on landmarks organizations 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, Room 205, Clark University Library, Shawnee State University. Followed by a presentation by Beth Johnson of the Cincinnati Preservation Association,”Historic Preservation.”
Shawnee State University’s Department of Athletics is now offering swim lessons in group and private lessons. The lessons will be taught by Men’s and Women’s Swimming coach Kenzie Pennington, a past SSU collegiate swimmer and NAIA All-American honoree.
PORTSMOUTH- Portsmouth’s Connex group has spent a summer showing how they row and exactly what floats their boats, after a busy season of full-moon floats under their belts and one remaining.