NEWS


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Area real estate sales on the rise

Now that the sun has set on 2016, officials can now look back on the year that was. Craig DeAtley/Owner of Century 21 Empire Realty S.E. provided some...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Johnson named vet’s chair

Johnson named vet’s chair

State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) has again been named Chairman for the Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committe...

January 16th, 2017 |  


NBPD searches for armed robber

NBPD searches for armed robber

The New Boston Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a man who reportedly attempted to rob a convenience store over the wee...

January 16th, 2017 |  


New Boston PD Robbery Suspect

New Boston PD Robbery Suspect

On Friday, January 13th at 22:52hrs, a male suspect walked into Paps Carryout at 3958 Gallia Street and brandished a knife to the cashier employee and...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Progress continues on garden

Progress continues on garden

Progress continues to be made on Portsmouth City School District’s Human Right Garden. After breaking ground Sept. 21, the project is well under...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Local businesses helped

Local businesses helped

Recently representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth site presented checks to two Scioto County business, totaling $50,000 to help cover the costs of r...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Trojans hold off Tigers
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Taking it to the limit

Titans overpower Western

The Notre Dame Lady Titans kicked the week off right with a 19 point win on the road at Western, beating the Indians 52-33.“We got off to a good...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Coal Grove fights Lincoln Co. to the final buzzer

Coal Grove fights Lincoln Co. to the final buzzer

The Coal Grove Hornets girls basketball lost to Lincoln County Monday night in a tight game that ended with Lincoln County winning 47-42. The Hornets ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball Climbs to Sixth in latest NAIA Poll

Shawnee State women’s basketball climbed to number six in the latest NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll released on Tu...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth shoots for a win

The Portsmouth Trojans cruised past Rock Hill in game that ended 81-41 Friday night on the Trojan court.Portsmouth’s Kendal Reynolds led all sco...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Golden Bears stop Rio win streak

Golden Bears stop Rio win streak

RIO GRANDE - No one in their right mind expected the University of Rio Grande’s winning streak to continue forever.But it’s equally as lik...

January 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


‘Resurrection of Gavin Stone’ is a new take on Christian-themed movies

Here are three descriptors for a movie that you thought you’d never see placed together: “faith-based,” “comedy” and ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Film about 1960s black mathematicians tops MLK weekend

Film about 1960s black mathematicians tops MLK weekend

NEW YORK — “Hidden Figures,” the uplifting film about African-American mathematicians at NASA during the 1960s space race, led the N...

January 18th, 2017 |  


EP7 Memorial Futsal Tournament

On Jan. 22, 2017, the EP7 Youth Outreach, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) social service/youth organization will hold its first fundraiser.The EP7 Memorial Fu...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Wheelersburg Basketball Homecoming

Wheelersburg Basketball Homecoming

Wheelersburg High School Basketball Homecoming will take place Saturday, January 21 when the Pirates host South Point. The Homecoming ceremony will ta...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Church News

First Church of Christ The congregation of the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will join the congregation of Central Ch...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Why not you?
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Grandma and the Worth of $2

Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy

On a trip to Manila in 2014, President Barack Obama was pressed by reporters about the “weakness” of his foreign policy, especially in Syr...

January 17th, 2017 |  


That’s what I look to

That’s what I look to

Hobart was fifty-four years old when referred to Hospice for brain cancer. He and his wife, Gail, lived alone in their large one-hundred year old home...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Which news media should we rally around?

After Donald Trump’s rant at Buzzfeed and CNN at his news conference last week, there were calls for the news media to unite against the preside...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Trump’s will be a presidency ‘like you’ve never seen before’

There’s a phrase President-elect Donald Trump uses when he is promising greatness for America in some area or other but can’t seem to capt...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Measuring and counting fat cells

Is obesity caused by too many fat cells, each one of which is “normal” sized, or fat cells that are each one too fat? Yes, both. But the c...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Old enough to not care

Old enough to not care

I’m old enough to know how to get out of rain. I’m old enough to not get carded when I buy my favorite cabernet. You’d think I’...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA