Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines.Because of the ma...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Sometimes obesity is a good thing

Sometimes obesity is a good thing

According to evidence reviewed in this week’s issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association, the sudden, dramatic, and important deve...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Profanity on the playground

Profanity on the playground

Kids cuss behind the teacher’s back. And the playground is the opportune place for potty-mouth. No adults listening. That’s what children ...

April 8th, 2019 |  



Crappie time when redbuds bloom

Crappie time when redbuds bloom

This past Thursday, the fourth day of April, Creighton Stephens and I headed out for the upper reaches of Grayson Lake to find out if the crappie woul...

April 7th, 2019 |  


It’s showtime for Sunny Yellow Forsythias

It’s showtime for Sunny Yellow Forsythias

The first warm days of spring awaken drifts of cheerful yellow forsythia, one of the first shrubs to bloom each year. Managing these sprawling plants ...

April 7th, 2019 |  


Service industry has high demand for workers

Workforce is defined as the labor pool in employment, and as such the labor pool is made up of various individuals that have differing skillsets meeti...

April 7th, 2019 |  


The Portsmouth Daily Times Ad Salesman’s son who was to be Vice-President

The Portsmouth Daily Times Ad Salesman’s son who was to be Vice-President

On Sunday, November 1, 1992, Vice President Dan Quayle made a campaign stop in Portsmouth as running mate to President George H.W. Bush the 41st Presi...

April 5th, 2019 |  


The Trumpet SoundsAmazing Love

The Trumpet SoundsAmazing Love

I don’t know about you but I am so excited that we are approaching Easter Sunday. Easter has always been one of my favorite times of the year. N...

April 4th, 2019 |  


Scioto County Invades Puerto Rico

Most everyone with a little bit of Scioto County history under their belt knows of its contribution to America’s wars. Although not a big player...

April 4th, 2019 |  


Be Careful Little Eyes

Be Careful Little Eyes

Social media is supposed to be a good thing—right?After all, people share their recent meals or haircuts—or yes, even pictures of their fa...

April 3rd, 2019 |