NEWS


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Heroin leading overdose calls

Heroin leading overdose calls

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and firefighter Johnathan Turner says heroin is creating new challenges for first responders. Turner currently work...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Crabtree talks about positive attitude

Scioto County Commissioner Mike Crabtree is not a guy who hedges on what is on his mind. What he does with what is on his mind is speak it. At Thursda...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Dump truck overturns – two hurt

Two people have been hurt in an accident on the bypass project on Swauger Valley Road. Ohio State Highway Patrol Post dispatcher Sonia Banks said a du...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Regional jail coming to Franklin Furnace?

Could there be a regional jail in the area’s future? The discussion has begun, but nothing is etched in stone, Scioto County Commissioners Chair...

April 27th, 2017 |  


West Kindergarten students raise $326 for cancer

West Kindergarten students raise $326 for cancer

Kindergarten students at Portsmouth West Elementary collected change in their milk cartons to donate toward Riverdays candidate Miss West, Jade Ratlif...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Progress coming to the area

With the recent announcement that could potentially bring 200 new jobs to the area by way of news that Green EnviroTech Holding Corporation (GETH) sig...

April 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Scioto County teams continue romp
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No. 4 Clay handles Wellston

Portsmouth to restore Spartan Stadium

Behind the help of a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance, The Scioto Foundation will announce plans to restore Spartan Municipal Stadium, accordin...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Tanks, Bucs teaming up to fight hunger

How do you truly celebrate America’s favorite sport?By bringing the people out to you — in order to celebrate a bigger cause for the commu...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Notre Dame, West softball score huge SOC wins

WednesdaySOFTBALLNotre Dame 26, East 2 (F/5)Behind a 5-for-5, two-RBI performance from Cassie Schaefer, four hits from Hagen Schaefer, and three hits ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Battle on Bond: ‘Burg edges Minford

When two teams enter the final week of the conference schedule undefeated, one can expect the ensuing affair or affairs to be splendid.However, even f...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth, Clay put on offensive display

Portsmouth, Clay put on offensive display

TuesdayBASEBALLPortsmouth 20, Clay 10 (F/5)The Portsmouth Trojans used an offensive show by scoring 18 runs combined in the third and fourth innings o...

April 26th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Chasing the wind
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Failed sympathy

Summer reading kickoff

The Greenup County public libraries 13th annual summer reading kick-off will be held on May 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the Greenup LIbarra, 508 Main Street. ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Know where to go

April 27The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, 940 2nd Street, will host a performance of Rashomon from April 27-29. Tickets are available online by visi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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April 25th, 2017 |  


LEETHPIKETON — Bessie Elizabeth Wilburn Leeth, age 61, of Piketon, Ohio died April 17, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Globe Family Fun...

April 24th, 2017 |  


SHIRLEY ANN BREECH BRICKERWEST PORTSMOUTH — Shirley Ann Breech Bricker, 73 of West Portsmouth passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at SOMC Hospice...

April 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Ann Coulter was right

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Do you have what it takes ?
Spring into landscape

Spring into landscape

The whole focus of today’s column is to inspire creativity in the landscape. As a professional landscaping designer/contractor, I see my role he...

April 27th, 2017 |  


What is obesity?

What is obesity?

Both the American and Canadian Medical Associations have now declared obesity to be a chronic disease, like type 2 diabetes and hypertension. This is ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


When student protesters defeat their own cause

At Middlebury College, student demonstrators recently shut down a speech by Charles Murray, the conservative author, in the process injuring a Middleb...

April 24th, 2017 |  


The poetry of veterans, then and now

Davelle Barnes didn’t know how to talk about what she’d experienced as an Army reservist in Afghanistan: 10-hour days spent laying fiber-o...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Earth dances like nobody’s looking

Earth dances like nobody’s looking

I never could do a jig to the choreographed exercises like Zumba, but I can tap dance across a meadow, feeling as coordinated as a bird prancing on a ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


The day Bill O’Reilly got fired

On the day Bill O’Reilly was fired, Serena Williams announced she was 20 weeks pregnant.Fans did the math and concluded Williams must have had a...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA