Chronicle of Portsmouth – with a story and destiny

Chronicle of Portsmouth – with a story and destiny

When I look back at the chronicle of Portsmouth and Scioto County, the story develops into history. People like maybe you and I, want more information...

February 1st, 2019 |  


Will I ever be forgiven?

Will I ever be forgiven?

Have you ever had a time when you felt you had transgressed a significant relationship so much you felt you may not ever be forgiven? I’m sure y...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Parents, it’s not too late!

Not too long ago my father called me up and asked me to stop by his house. He said that he had something that he wanted to show me. Within a couple of...

January 31st, 2019 |  



Letter to the EditorOperation Christmas Child was a success

Dear Editor,I am writing to thank Scioto County residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this holiday season. The gen...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Relationships and self awareness

Relationships and self awareness

In the same way that someone would need to be in the right place in order to drive a car, they would also need to be in the right place to have a rela...

January 31st, 2019 |  


You be the “Judge”

You be the “Judge”

I wanted to give another preview of a chapter inside my new book Dugout Devotions: Inspirational Hits from MLB’s Best and show how God once open...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Building on Dr. King’s legacy

Building on Dr. King’s legacy

As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we must remember that Dr. King was martyred while fighting for the rights of sanitation work...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Fat football players

Fat football players

Ken Belson’s article in the New York Times of January 17 makes the good point that being big leads to success and megabucks for linemen in the N...

January 28th, 2019 |  


Drive away from predatory car title loan companies

Drive away from predatory car title loan companies

Financial emergencies happen in life. And quick cash is needed. Before signing the dotted line, put your car in park and think about the practices of ...

January 28th, 2019 |  


The 17-year locusts make good fish bait

The 17-year locusts make good fish bait

I don’t know when the next appearance of the 17-year locusts (cicadas) will occur in this area. The last one I recall was in the summer of 2008,...

January 27th, 2019 |