New Boston updates ordinances

The Village of New Boston is overhauling Village ordinances, many of which are laws that have been outdated for several years.Mike Payton, Village cou...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Beauty in scars

Beauty in scars

Defying beauty standards, Kassie Whisman-Osborne, 31, of New Boston, shows her daughters that spina bifida can be beautiful.Whisman-Osborne explained ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


DWOS surpasses goal

DWOS surpasses goal

The 5th season of Dancing With Our Stars benefitting the Ohio River Valley American Red Cross surpassed all expectations. “Although all the numb...

March 27th, 2017 |  



Sierra’s Haven event

Sierra’s Haven event

It was a springtime Saturday. The sun was shining, a breeze blew through the trees. Food was sizzlin’ on the grill, children were sliding and bo...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lucasville-Minford Road closure

As part of the Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway project, contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Portsmouth Gateway Group...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Email answered

Portsmouth City Manager Derek K. Allen has a trait that is obvious to those who know him best and can drive people crazy if they don’t. He is de...

March 26th, 2017 |  


SmartWater Foundation teams up with SSU

SmartWater Foundation teams up with SSU

PORSTMOUTH, Ohio – Shawnee State University’s Associate Professor of Middle East History and Anthropology, Dr. Amr Al-Azm, was contacted b...

March 26th, 2017 |  


New Boston continues sewer upgrades

Though sewer work throughout the Village of New Boston has frustrated commuters for years, Village Administrator Steve Hamilton says that as the Villa...

March 26th, 2017 |  


A mother’s strength

A mother’s strength

For Khristey Henderson, watching her mom Lorena Riley, of Wheelersburg, go through breast cancer was terrifying but also reconfirmed why her mom is he...

March 26th, 2017 |  


‘This is us’

‘This is us’

Human beings are members of one another in that, in their origins they derive from the same essence. —Sa’adiShawnee State University Profe...

March 24th, 2017 |