NEWS


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80 years later
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Untangling the truth

Scioto Tech Honor Roll

All “A” Honor RollEric Allen, Shawn Armstrong, Connor Barnett, Zachary Barnett, Savanna Blanton, Derrick Brown, Douglas Bryant, Jonathan C...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Locals reflect on being in DC for inauguration

Locals reflect on being in DC for inauguration

The crowd was enthusiastic as they sat in the rain and listened to Donald J. Trump give his first address as president of the United States Friday on ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Women’s rights central in protest

Women’s rights central in protest

One of the necessary freedoms enjoyed in America is the First Amendment freedom of speech, and thousands expressed that freedom in protest during Frid...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Noel creates 10-second tool

Noel creates 10-second tool

On a hot summer day in 2010, Roy Noel was eager to get his hay put up. However, he had the unenviable task of trying to connect his baling equipment t...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Six arrested in drug operation

Six arrested in drug operation

Narcotics officers have confiscated 45 grams of suspected heroin and over $1,700 cash in the arrest of six people on Thursday. Colin D. Fisher, 34; Mi...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Sowkulech named medicaid services manager at SCBDD

Sowkulech named medicaid services manager at SCBDD

The Medicaid Services Manager works closely with the Service and Support Administration and Finance departments to provide technical assistance and mo...

January 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Tigers shoot, win
5:35 pm |    
Double loss stings Hornets
Lady Tigers shoot, win

Lady Tigers shoot, win

The Ironton Lady Tigers scored a huge win Thursday night, defeating the Portsmouth Trojans 75-35 at home.The Tigers had several impressive players roc...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Titans nearly double Clay score in power win

The Notre Dame girls basketball fought for a large win over the Clay Lady Panthers Thursday night at home.“We got off to a great start defensive...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Double loss stings Hornets

Double loss stings Hornets

Ironton’s Kyle Adkins played some aggressive offense, leading the game Friday night as the Tigers beat the Coal Grove Hornets 54-41 in Hornet te...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball fall late to #4 Lindsey Wilson 84-78

Women’s Basketball fall late to #4 Lindsey Wilson 84-78

Shawnee State women’s basketball fell short on Saturday afternoon, falling to #4 Lindsey Wilson 84-78 in the NAIA Game of the Week.The game was ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Tigers take Tartans

Tigers take Tartans

It was a victorious Thursday night for the New Boston Lady Tigers, who defeated the East Tartans 51-37 at home.New Boston Head Coach Kayla Wiley expla...

January 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Northwest Homecoming 2017
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Clay 2017 Homecoming

George R. Barry Community Endowment announced

The Scioto Foundation has announced the creation of a new Acorn Fund, the George R. Barry Community Endowment, an unrestricted fund established by a P...

January 20th, 2017 |  


First round OVRDC county caucus scheduled

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is holding its annual county caucus reorganization meeting for Scioto County on Feb. 2, 2017, ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Programs

The week of January 23 – Jan. 28, 2017.Story Times:Monday, January 23 – Toddler Time (ages 2 – 3) at 11am at LucasvilleTuesday, Janu...

January 18th, 2017 |  


‘Resurrection of Gavin Stone’ is a new take on Christian-themed movies

Here are three descriptors for a movie that you thought you’d never see placed together: “faith-based,” “comedy” and ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Film about 1960s black mathematicians tops MLK weekend

Film about 1960s black mathematicians tops MLK weekend

NEW YORK — “Hidden Figures,” the uplifting film about African-American mathematicians at NASA during the 1960s space race, led the N...

January 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


1:26 pm |    
Don’t Lose Heart

A ceremony of stability for a shake-it-up president

WASHINGTON — No ritual embodies the stability of the American government more than an inauguration. And no one in modern times has arrived for t...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Women’s March hardly inclusive if it excludes pro-life women

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Hope the pigs are not in the mud

Hope the pigs are not in the mud

“Hold on here, I’ve got it somewhere,” I said to a friend as I shuffled through a stack of newspapers on my cluttered desk looking f...

January 19th, 2017 |  


The best template for Trump’s inauguration speech? Nixon’s?

Even before his inauguration, Donald Trump has notched up at least one dubious achievement: He’ll be the first modern president to enter the Whi...

January 19th, 2017 |  


What we can learn from Washington’s Farewell Address

With the inauguration of a new president, it seems timely to study the words of the first one, who set the mechanism of our presidential process into ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Obama’s legacy is one of not taking risks, not thinking big

Nobody thinks Margaret Thatcher’s claim on posterity is that she was Britain’s first female prime minister. Admirers and critics alike kno...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA