Clay student awarded scholarship

Clay student awarded scholarship

A Clay Elementary fifth grader has been awarded a full scholarship to Shawnee State University’s Cub Camp in June.Macyn Rose Johnson, the daught...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Funding available for child abuse prevention

ATHENS — Southeast Ohio organizations with innovative and well-developed programs aimed at strengthening families and promoting healthy child de...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Despite membership woes, vet groups persevere

Despite membership woes, vet groups persevere

As when they were back in basic training — in the middle of the horror of one battle or another, or perhaps facing whatever challenges followed ...

May 28th, 2018 |  



Remembering those who served

Remembering those who served

It was a sorrow so deep it can be seen but not said. “Strong men grasped each other’s hand, none able to express their sympathy to the ber...

May 28th, 2018 |  


With light agenda, council meeting moved to Tuesday

With light agenda, council meeting moved to Tuesday

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the Portsmouth City Council will meet Tuesday instead of its traditional Monday date. The meeting is scheduled for 6 ...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Soldier’s ID sought

Soldier’s ID sought

When James L. Howard of Wheelersburg was at an antique store, an oil painting caught his eye, and he purchased the piece of art.Now he’s trying ...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Senate bill will give states grace period

Senate bill will give states grace period

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have introduced a bipartisan bill that would...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Watch Me Grow teaches area youth

Watch Me Grow teaches area youth

A new program has started in Scioto County that works to teach valuable life skills to local youth.Watch Me Grow, an agriculture and entrepreneurship ...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Legacy of the locks

Legacy of the locks

“Scioto County just doesn’t seem to have a good sense of history,” opines Bill Tipton of Scenic Scioto Heritage Trail, Inc.Tipton an...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Saturday additions allow readers to get more for their money

Saturday additions allow readers to get more for their money

Author Michael Connelly once observed, “A newspaper is the center of a community, it’s one of the tent poles of the community, and that...

May 26th, 2018 |