NEWS


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Wenstrup touts burial law
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Meth arrest made
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Scout restores St. Patrick Catholic cemetery
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Brewing tradition
MOT students continue work with Music & Memory

MOT students continue work with Music & Memory

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Shawnee State University students enrolled in the Masters of Occupational Therapy program are participating with the Area Age...

September 25th, 2016 |  


New Acorn Fund for New Boston

The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce a new Acorn Fund established by the New Boston Alumni Association. Created to help continue the organizat...

September 25th, 2016 |  


2nd Annual River walk to support Alpha-1 awareness will be held Oct. 22

2nd Annual River walk to support Alpha-1 awareness will be held Oct. 22

Most people haven’t heard of Alpha-1 and it is a commonly misdiagnosed condition, whose symptoms mimic common ailments like bronchitis, asthma, ...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


22nd annual South Webster Car & Truck show benefits volunteer fire department

22nd annual South Webster Car & Truck show benefits volunteer fire department

The Annual South Webster Car and Truck show took place on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event entered its 22nd year.The event is hosted by the South Webster...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Pickleball tournament to benefit Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

Pickleball tournament to benefit Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund

If you’ve driven by Mound Park early on a Saturday morning, you’ve probably seen the re-purposed tennis courts being used for games of Pic...

September 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Jeeps, Mohawks shutout foes
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Bobcats cap comeback
Old Man River keeps on rollin’

Old Man River keeps on rollin’

The view from the pinnacle of Dead Man’s Ridge at sunup is one of the most peaceful scenes a person can enjoy. You see the Ohio River winding of...

September 25th, 2016 |  


No. 3 Cards to hot for Herd

No. 3 Cards to hot for Herd

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — The Thundering Herd defense did its best to bottle up Louisville’s Lamar Jackson.But a genie-like Jackson, keeping pl...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


Trojans one game closer to OVC

Trojans one game closer to OVC

The Portsmouth Trojans’ 42-7 win over the Gallia Academy Blue Devils took them one step closer to their goal of the season. Though still early i...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Oak Hill erases 21-point deficit to beat Notre Dame

OAK HILL — After holding a 21-0 lead early in the game, the Notre Dame Titans were held to only three second-half points against the Oak Hill Oa...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Dominance

Dominance

WHEELERSBURG — The Pirates wasted little time pouncing on the Ironmen after recovering an onside kick to open the game, followed by a Pirate fum...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Senators fall flat

Senators fall flat

The West Portsmouth Senators hosted the undefeated Raceland Rams Friday evening with the Rams coming out on top defeating the Senators 29-6. With this...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Many thanks
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Festival parade continues tradition

New Exhibit – The Eloquent Object, on display at SOMACC

A new exhibit at the Southern Ohio Museum opened on Aug. 27, The Eloquent Object: Works by Ray Kleinlein and Jennifer Holt will be on display until No...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Rally for Red Cross

Rally for Red Cross

The Priesthood of Southern Ohio Chapter and Bikers for Christ Ohio Chapter “Rallied for Red” this past Saturday. This event was part of To...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Owens runs for State Board of Education

Owens runs for State Board of Education

GEORGETOWN, OH – Nick Owens officially announced his candidacy for the position of State Board of Education Member representing the 10th Distric...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Clay School Board Recap

At its regular meeting on August 15, 2016, the Clay Local Board of Education acted on the following measures:Approved minutes of the July meeting.Acce...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Know where to go

AUGUST 18Join Bill Kirby and other dedicated bikers every Thursday night at 6 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Lofts on Gallia Street for a bike tre...

August 17th, 2016 |  


2016-2017 School Lunch Policy

Minford Local School District has announced its 2016-2017 program for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Becoming Media Literate
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Many thanks
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Remembering Clearly
Beware Of Negative Nellie’s

Beware Of Negative Nellie’s

Lord help me to avoid the path of those that major in negatives. These are the ones who see the glass as half empty. They see dread and disaster aroun...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myself

Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myself

Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myselfJoseph Pratt“I burned it reaching into the oven.”“I had an accident when I was y...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |  


Seeing the World in a Different Way

Seeing the World in a Different Way

Living a unique life is quite interesting and exciting. My name is Bill Adams, and I’m the Self Advocacy Specialist at Star, Inc., in Portsmouth...

September 12th, 2016 |  


9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

Fifteen years ago today (Sunday) I was seeing patients in our clinic in Blue Ash, Ohio, on what seemed like a regular Tuesday morning.Not long after m...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Defeating trolls

Defeating trolls

In every article I write, I try to be ‘sunshine and rainbows,’ but lately, that’s been really hard for me to do, thanks to Internet ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Village life

Village life

I’ll admit it, when my husband and I discussed moving - South Webster wasn’t at the top of my list.While our home in Sciotoville wasn̵...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


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