Waterline break…again

Waterline break…again

Same story…different day. A waterline break on Sunrise Avenue in Portsmouth Monday night just brought a terrible issue into focus again. A huge ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Back to school savings

Parents and guardians everywhere are rejoicing, back-to-school time is upon us. With just a few short weeks of summer left, the time has come for back...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Trump brings Albrecht on at rally

Trump brings Albrecht on at rally

Portsmouth businessman and developer Jeff Albrecht got pressed into service by Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump Monday night in Columbus. ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  



Alzheimer’s symposium at BridgePort

The public is invited to a symposium on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Thursday (Aug. 4), at BridgePort Healthcare Center, 2125 Royce St., Portsmouth....

August 2nd, 2016 |  


It was a sultry evening with rain clouds threatening above, people were sitting in the grandstands patiently waiting for the events to unfold. It was ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Program aids women of the Congo

Program aids women of the Congo

Katie Bond and her mother Becky Bond will tell anyone who will listen about the plight of the women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Katie was...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Litteral receives thanksFor Korean War Service

Litteral receives thanksFor Korean War Service

William J. “Bill” Litteral had several medals from his action with the Army during the Korean War, including two purple hearts, which are ...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Bypass the problem

Bypass the problem

I can’t promise you this scenario ever took place, but I believe it did, mainly in my imagination. There’s a guy named “Steve,”...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Fair food…fair or unfair?

Government officials have a busy job, and among the many things they do every day, is make decisions. That does not change when they go to the Scioto ...

August 1st, 2016 |  


County could lose millions

Over the last several years, Scioto County has been in good financial shape, due in part to better-than-expected sales tax revenue. Recently, the fede...

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