NEWS


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Fighting to survive
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Alzheimer’s Walk Oct. 8
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Surmounting barriers
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PIP Campaign kicking off for 2016

Undead by Dark — Interactive Halloween Game to be held

Presented by Magic Moments Photography, ‘Undead by Dark,’ an interactive Halloween game, will be held at Riverside Park, located at 15888 ...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Woman dies in fire

Woman dies in fire

An elderly resident is dead as the result of a fire on Lintz Hollow Road in Lucasville, Thursday morning. According to a relative at the scene, she is...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Old Fashion Day

Old Fashion Day

The Vernon Senior Over 55 Club will be celebrating their annual Old Fashion Day on Saturday, October 8, from 11 a.m. til 3 p.m. Food, including hot do...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Commissioners vote to not vacate

The Scioto County Commissioners voted Tuesday to deny a request to vacate Old River Road in West Portsmouth.A petition was filed with the commissioner...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Pink badge of courage

Pink badge of courage

Beginning Oct. 1 you will be able to see the latest uniform modification if you see a member of the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office. In recogniti...

September 28th, 2016 |  


DeWine visits SSU

DeWine visits SSU

Judge Pat DeWine, candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court 2016 election, made a trip to Shawnee State University on Monday to speak with a group of stude...

September 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Trojans felt the sting
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Titans tower over Bobcats
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Local sports briefs

East preps for Northwest

SCIOTOVILLE- Friday night in Sciotoville brings us a matchup of the undefeated East Tartans and the winless Northwest Mohawks. The Tartans are coming ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Hard work could make Johnston Ray Guy winner

COLUMBUS – Ohio State punter Cameron Johnston is called on only a little more frequently than an umbrella in Phoenix but Urban Meyer’s big...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Tigers prepare to pounce on Indians

It is going to be a tough week for the Valley Indians as they will face opposition from a team that is bigger, badder and more experienced. The Indian...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Local sports briefs

Local sports briefs

Northwest Little League Board ElectionsNorthwest Little League will hold board elections Friday, September 30, 2016. The elections will take place at ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Working for Meyer a stamp of approval for coaches

Working for Meyer a stamp of approval for coaches

COLUMBUS – Urban Meyer’s ability to find and recruit talent is not limited to the players he puts in uniform.Meyer also seems to have shar...

September 29th, 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 |  


OPINION


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Becoming Media Literate
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Remembering Clearly

Remembering Clearly

Remember is a word that has echoed through the hearts and minds of every American in the past week as we for the 15th time think back to that clear an...

September 16th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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