Fun, healthy tips for building Easter baskets

It’s that time of the year again. Spring has sprung and you know what that means. Children everywhere are counting down the days until the Easte...

April 13th, 2017 |  


VRS students receive donations

VRS students receive donations

It’s hard to learn and have fun with your friends when your shoes are too small or are too worn to protect your feet. These are things hundreds ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Students advance to national competition

Students advance to national competition

Two local students will be going to Orlando, Fla., where they will compete in a national leadership contest. Mya Williams and Shannon Hamilton, both m...

April 12th, 2017 |  



Scioto Foundation awards grant

Scioto Foundation awards grant

The grant of $5,780 from the Edmund J. Kricker Advisory Funds will enable us to more effectively carry out our mission and expand our ability to provi...

April 12th, 2017 |  


BSN SPORTS purchases Newberry

BSN SPORTS purchases Newberry

Newberry Sporting Goods, 1635 Gallia St., has been a fixture in the city of Portsmouth for 59 years. Now, it no longer exists.BSN SPORTS, the nation&#...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Forest fire update

Forest fire update

The size of the fire at Shawnee State Forest has been revised down. After revised mapping, officials have reduced the area from 490 acres to 386 acres...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Probable cause found in murder

Probable cause found in murder

Preston Neill Walters’ bond is set a half-a-million dollars in the death of Justin Johnson, 28, on Thursday March 23. His alleged accomplice in ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Carr on D&D funding

The saga continues in the puzzle that is the D&D project at Piketon. The employees and the operators of the project, Fluor-BWXT have continually h...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Collecting for a cause

Collecting for a cause

OHIO VALLEY — Students at Point Pleasant Primary School (PPPS) in West Virginia, hosted a celebrity on Monday who is probably the most famous re...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Water quality report

The City of Portsmouth Waterworks has recently mailed the 2016 Water Quality Report to its customers. This report can also be picked up at the Waterwo...

April 12th, 2017 |