NEWS


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In honor of fallen soliders
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Remembering the fallen
PHS students win $2,250

PHS students win $2,250

In February, students from Nate Kline’s Personal Finance and Business class at Portsmouth High School learned about what it takes be to an entre...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


EM testifies on budget

The continuing progress of deactivation and decommissioning activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant is one of the projects included in th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Seeds of Care

Mikayla Conley’s great-grandfather Bob Conley loved birds and had bird feeders outside his window. She became inspired.“In order to help m...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Man robs Wheelersburg store

Man robs Wheelersburg store

A robbery in Wheelersburg could be the third by the same suspect, and the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding that suspect...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Road Report

Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of May 29, 2017 through June 2, 2017 for the Engineer&#...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Tough love leads to tough choices

Tough love leads to tough choices

Michael Kline, 33, started life an Army brat and the middle child of three.“Probably, the earliest childhood memory I have is when my brother pa...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


‘Burg softball three-peats

‘Burg softball three-peats

LANCASTER — Dominating pitching, heads-up base running and even a terrific slide all came together for the Wheelersburg Lady Pirates.However, al...

May 28th, 2017 |  


‘Burg gives Hiland ultimate test

‘Burg gives Hiland ultimate test

COLUMBUS — Two great baseball programs.Two great baseball coaching staffs.Two proud traditions.Yes, there’s no doubt that Saturday afterno...

May 28th, 2017 |  


SW acquits self well in first-ever regional

SW acquits self well in first-ever regional

LANCASTER — For the South Webster Jeeps, it was another banner season — this time, on the baseball side.Yes, a 14-14 record may not be rep...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Clay wins OHSCBA Academic Award

Clay wins OHSCBA Academic Award

Over the spring, the 2016-2017 Clay Lady Panthers’ girls basketball program was honored with lunch and the Academic All-Ohio Team Award for accu...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Clay falls to Fairfield, 7-2

Clay falls to Fairfield, 7-2

PICKERINGTON — When a team wins 28 games, goes undefeated in SOC I play en route to a conference title, obtains a 10-1 record against teams at t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Community Calendar

Final plans are being made for the Valley Alumni banquet on June 4 at the American Legion on Court Street, Portsmouth. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. Wi...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Jonica Burke selected as emerging leader

Jonica Burke selected as emerging leader

Jonica Burke, Director of Enterprise Resource Planning and Financial Services at Shawnee State University, has been selected as part of the 2017-18 Na...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Plan a post-ceremony party

Religious rites of passage are momentous occasions in many families. Families often celebrate such occasions with parties acknowledging the accomplish...

May 26th, 2017 |  


ME·MO·RI·AL: Serving to preserve remembrance

ME·MO·RI·AL: Serving to preserve remembrance

As I drove into Washington DC this afternoon for a few days of meetings I noticed once again as I exited off the George Washington Parkway and headed ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Death; where is your victory?

Death; where is your victory?

As we all edge closer to eternity humanity is left with an eternal question, “Oh death where is your victory?” Life hands you the death of...

May 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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More fight against old age
Honoring our heroes on memorial day

Honoring our heroes on memorial day

On Memorial Day, we honor the soldiers and service members who have given their lives for our nation. Social Security respects the heroism and courage...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Keeping our computers safe from attack

News about the WannaCry ransomware infestation that recently struck at least 150 different countries has faded from the headlines, but the danger it r...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Social Security’s disabling disability program

When the White House unveiled its 2018 budget on Monday, plenty of Democrats were quick to characterize it as stingy and cruel. Among the exhibits for...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Don’t discover what it’s like to drown

Don’t discover what it’s like to drown

They say drowning is not a bad way to die, at least from the pain standpoint.And aside from the panic it induces.The lungs simply fill up with water, ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Why Trump is right about terrorists being ‘losers’

“Loser” is strange word.Literally and most plainly, it is simply someone who doesn’t win some specific contest or challenge: the los...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Downtown and the meanings it holds

Downtown and the meanings it holds

Downtown Portsmouth is a place I used to view apathetically as rather uneventful. However, through my recent time and experiences, both as a student a...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


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