NEWS


Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off

Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off

Some things are just second nature to us. We are all, in some way, creatures of habit. But even though it seems like something you do instinctively, f...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Flower project brings beauty to Grayson

Flower project brings beauty to Grayson

GRAYSON, Ky. — Flower baskets were recently hung on Main Street in Grayson as a part of a beautification project that has been in the making for...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Hillcrest Children’s Home Reunion set for Aug. 20

Hillcrest Children’s Home Reunion set for Aug. 20

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The Hillcrest Children’s Home Annual Reunion is set for Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. The event will be held...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


On Monday May 16th over 500 students from 6 different Scioto County Schools visited Shawnee State Forest to participate in a Forestry Field Day sponso...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Mandated accreditation hits health department in the purse

The Scioto County Health Department intends to seek accreditation, but at what cost? The National Accreditation Association for Public Health, out of ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Wheelersburg Lady Pirates win third straight district title, defeat Valley, 4-0

Wheelersburg Lady Pirates win third straight district title, defeat Valley, 4-0

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — For the third straight year, the Wheelersburg Lady Pirates have captured an OHSAA Division III Southeast District Championsh...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Minford’s Shawn Mersiel signs to play baseball with Shawnee State University

Minford’s Shawn Mersiel signs to play baseball with Shawnee State University

MINFORD, Ohio — Shawnee State University has lured another local athlete to stay close to home, as Minford’s Shawn Mersiel has decided to ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Clay falls to Symmes Valley in district finals, 8-1

Clay falls to Symmes Valley in district finals, 8-1

MINFORD, Ohio — The Clay Lady Panthers were defeated by the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings Monday evening in the OHSAA Division III Southeast Distri...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Area players play in North-South game

Area players play in North-South game

Four local high school athletes competed in the 71st Annual North-South All-Star Classic last month in Dayton, Ohio. Sam Hall, Jake Darnell, Jordan Ho...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Smallmouth fishing on Lake Cumberland

I can’t give you an updated personal account on Lake Cumberland because I haven’t fished it since four years ago this month, but from all ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Wheelersburg defeats Adena 1-0 for district championship

Wheelersburg defeats Adena 1-0 for district championship

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Wheelersburg Pirates have done it again, for the ninth consecutive season, the Pirates have captured an OHSAA Division I...

May 21st, 2016 |  


LIFE


12:50 pm |    
Patter Fam Foods new venture
Eye care throughout the ages

Eye care throughout the ages

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Opened in 1916, Babcock Eye Care celebrates four generations of family and 100 years of business this month.The Babcock famil...

May 16th, 2016 updated: May 16th, 2016. |  


‘Back in Thyme’ opens in Burg

‘Back in Thyme’ opens in Burg

WHEELERSBURG, Ohio — Specializing in rustic home decor, primitive designs and floral arrangements, ‘Back in Thyme’ a new store in Wh...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Scioto Foundation Annual Meeting 2016

Scioto Foundation Annual Meeting 2016

The Scioto Foundation’s Annual Meeting took a new twist this year with the presentations by two speakers who focused on the subject of economic ...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Notre Dame student Alyssa Hiles raises over $3,500 for the Autism Project of Southern Ohio

Notre Dame student Alyssa Hiles raises over $3,500 for the Autism Project of Southern Ohio

Over $3,500 was donated to the Autism Project of Southern Ohio on May 12.Alyssa Hiles, in collaboration with Subway and Market Street Cafe, raised the...

May 12th, 2016 |  


It’s been a busy couple weeks at the Southern Ohio Port Authority.

It’s been a busy couple weeks at the Southern Ohio Port Authority.

First, I traveled to San Diego to attend the Foreign Direct Investment World Summit. At the same time, Adam Phillips and Mike Payton attended the Ohio...

May 11th, 2016 |  


OPINION


3:04 pm |    
I will heal their land
12:57 pm |    
The Commissioner’s Corner
I’m proud of where I’m from

I’m proud of where I’m from

Despite its many challenges and past experiences, we live in a great community.We live in a community that’s had a rich past and have done a goo...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Easter is over, now what?

Easter is over, now what?

Easter Sunday in many churches is such a spectacular sight to behold.On this religious holiday many churches experience an influx of visitors, and eve...

March 31st, 2016 |  


We aren’t just a strong community, we are family

We aren’t just a strong community, we are family

A reoccurring comment I receive from people, from my past days as a staff writer for the Daily Times, to my current position as executive director of ...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Whatever happened to civility?

Whatever happened to civility?

It was refreshing this week to hear the winner of a primary race speak so highly of their opponent.After Portsmouth attorney Valarie Gerlach defeated ...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Totalitarians In Disguise was published

Totalitarians In Disguise was published

Has there ever been common ground among opposing factions? Maybe, but it’s seldom, for light cannot dwell with darkness nor can oil cohere with ...

March 16th, 2016 |  


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