NEWS


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Knost Workshop still extraordinary

Gary Snyder 2016 scholarships awarded

PIKETON – Five local high school seniors recently received college scholarships from the Gary W. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Fund, sponsored by ...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Donations needed to support student programs

The summer is upon us and schools are finished another year; but the next fiscal year is just beginning and the Gifted Services Department of the Sout...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Does “prayer” have a prayer?

Does “prayer” have a prayer?

The proposal to return prayer to Ohio schools has suffered a setback. On Wednesday, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office rejected the petition for...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


High speed chase results in arrest of Jeff Carver

High speed chase results in arrest of Jeff Carver

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office has released details on the apprehension of Jeff Carver, a suspect in multiple thefts from vehicles.Scioto Co...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Deon Crawford indicted in bank robbery

Deon Crawford indicted in bank robbery

A Portsmouth man has been indicted on multiple charges after being arrested minutes after a bank robbery in May. Deon Perez Crawford, 42, listed as ho...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


City to begin thermoplastic markings project

City to begin thermoplastic markings project

If you have ever held your breath wondering if someone was going to sideswipe your car as your lane shifted on Gay Street in Portsmouth, you are not a...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Sports Briefs
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SSU hosting race events

Sports Briefs

Southern Ohio Force tryoutsThe Southern Ohio Force will be holding tryouts for the upcoming 2016-17 travel softball season. Tryouts will be held to fi...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


South Webster batting cages help memorialize Daniel Basham

SOUTH WEBSTER — Baseball is a great game. It offers players the chance to compete against one another, to grow and harness their skills on the b...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Tri-State Junior Golf Tour results

Tri-State Junior Golf Tour results

Tri-State Junior Golf TourSugarwood ResultsLavalette, WVMonday, June 20, 2016The Tri-State Junior Golf Tour held its third stop of the tour Monday, Ju...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Shockers win three over weekend

HILLSBORO — The Waverly Post 142 Shockers finished the weekend with a 3-1 record during the Hillsboro Wooden Bat Tournament. Although the Shocke...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Agony over: Cavs reign supreme

CLEVELAND — More tears. Only this time, tears of joy.Cleveland’s championship drought, crossing 52 years, generations and noted by a long ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Bringing film to life
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Street Art Saturday Returns
First Farmer’s Market fares well

First Farmer’s Market fares well

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The clouds and rain didn’t stop over 500 people from attending Main Street Portsmouth’s first Farmer’s Mark...

May 21st, 2016 |  


MAY 19 Visit Port City Cafe and Pub for a special live performance by Mike Campbell. The show begins at 7 p.m.MAY 20The Portsmouth Little Theatre̵...

May 18th, 2016 |  


CAY memorial fund established

CAY memorial fund established

The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the new CAY Memorial Endowment Fund, created to memorialize the 92 board members who founded ...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Patter Fam Foods new venture

Patter Fam Foods new venture

WHEELERSBURG Ohio — Patter Fam Foods, a full-service sauce co-packing facility, has been now approved for acidic foods manufacturing.The company...

May 17th, 2016 |  


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. |  


OPINION


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Social media in times of crisis
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I will heal their land
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The Commissioner’s Corner
Welcome to the Welcome Center

Welcome to the Welcome Center

As I write this, Jason Kester, executive director of Southern Ohio Port Authority, is asking Executive Director of the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Comm...

April 15th, 2016 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA