NEWS


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‘This is us’
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Bringing life to locals
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‘Last man standing’
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Service scout
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Robbery suspect sought

Cautious optimism at Piketon

Officials at Fluor-BWXT are cautiously watching the FY 2018 budget to see how it will affect their call for the D&D project at Piketon to be fully...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Davis talks courthouse security

The Scioto County Commissioners and the judges of the Courts of Common Pleas are working on getting increased security into place in the Scioto County...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Service scout

Service scout

Everyone faces adversity, but few continue to push towards what may seem impossible goals-goals set in the service of others.Tyler Hughes, 17, of Sout...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Audit nails STAR employees

Fraud and misuse of public funds plagued a southern Ohio correctional facility, where state auditors and investigators say they found employees forged...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Village appoints fire chief, plans raises

The Village of New Boston is exploring several ways to best serve both Village employees and community members.During Tuesday night’s meeting of...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Pica chooses Rio Grande

Tiffany Bise tossed a complete game four-hitter as the University of Rio Grande posted a 4-2 victory in game two of its doubleheader with Montreat Col...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bears showing improvement

Bears showing improvement

Behind an excellent effort from the Shawnee State softball program, the Bears were able to split a doubleheader on Tuesday evening, defeating (RV) Geo...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Conkey stars again for Rio

Conkey stars again for Rio

Jenna Jones tossed an opening game no-hitter, Kelsey Conkey followed with a game two shutout and Cheyenne Hamaker had a pair of big games at the plate...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Kingery set to roll with SSU

Kingery set to roll with SSU

When a person breaks into a starting lineup, an individual can see that the person in question is a pretty good ballplayer.However, when a person laun...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Eight named All-Ohio

Eight named All-Ohio

COLUMBUS — If a season is in progress, one can always count on Minford, Portsmouth, and Wheelersburg being in the hunt for a district championsh...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Nine earn All-Ohio honors

Nine earn All-Ohio honors

COLUMBUS — In the Division IV ranks, one would be hard-pressed to find two better floor generals than Cameron King and Akia Brown.The statewide ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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A reason to celebrate
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What really matters to you?

Author to visit West

On March 20 Ohio young adult author Mindy McGinnis will visit both Portsmouth West Middle School and Portsmouth West High School to speak to students ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


SCBDD Partners with CAO

SCBDD Partners with CAO

Thanks to a partnership between Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) and the Community Action Organization (CAO), local children ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Minford Open Enrollment

Minford Local School District announces the following concerning Open Enrollment of non- resident students:Applications are available on the district ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Community calendar

Community calendar

March 20The Board of Trustees of Morgan Township will hold the regular meeting on Monday. The meeting is at 7 p.m., at the Senior Center, 7106 Big Bea...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Ohio Senate commends anniversary of Music Festival

The Executive Director of the Ohio Arts Council, Donna Collins, presented a commendation from Ohio Senator Joe Uecker during the 75th Annual Scioto Co...

March 19th, 2017 |  


SSU opens Chem. Lab

Shawnee State University offers help for any student enrolled in a chemistry class at the Chemistry Study Center, located in Room 341 in Massie Hall.T...

March 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Social Security, Medicare will fail without reform

I have often wondered why policymakers in Washington repeatedly fail to seriously address problems with our Social Security and Medicare programs, des...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Do we fear listening to the other side?

In our conversations, whether political, public or private, we seem to be increasingly belligerent, uncivil and unrelenting, determined to crush the o...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Democrats have a nasty little Gorsuch problem

Neil Gorsuch will have the support of all 52 Senate Republicans for confirmation to the Supreme Court. He also could win the votes of a half-dozen or ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Yes: Obama-era cuts left US too weak

The U.S. Constitution makes President Donald Trump the commander in chief. The responsibility of raising and maintaining a military, however, was assi...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Oh, fleeting sunrise

Oh, fleeting sunrise

Oh, fleeting sunrise, how quickly you change. At 6:45 the eastern horizon was a magnificent pink and purple paisley pattern. By 7:00 these same wooded...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


This budget isn’t dead on arrival

Every year, Congress affixes the same toe tag to the White House budget within minutes of its delivery: “Dead on Arrival.”The phrase is su...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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