Wilma Erwin nominated for LifeChanger of the Year award

Wilma Erwin nominated for LifeChanger of the Year award

Washington-Nile Local School District special education director Wilma Erwin has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Lucas Purdy nominated to West Point and Merchant Marine academies

Lucas Purdy nominated to West Point and Merchant Marine academies

Portsmouth High School senior Lucas “Luke” Purdy has been nominated to two U.S. service academies. Purdy, who was a standout in sports and...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Dunne donates little free library

Dunne donates little free library

There’s nothing like a good meal with a good book, and thanks to a donation by Shawnee State University sociology professor Sean Dunne, you can ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Crisis resources available

Crisis resources available

There are times in everyone’s life when we may find ourselves in a crisis with no one to call or no one that will listen. To aid those experienc...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Weekend pageant hands out titles and scholarships

Weekend pageant hands out titles and scholarships

The annual Miss Shawnee and Miss Portsmouth Scholarship Program was held over the weekend. Over the course of the pageant, women from across the state...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Rio Joins State Initiative to End Hunger

Rio Joins State Initiative to End Hunger

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to create a difference in Ohio. To lear...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Fight at 7th and 8th grade game being investigated

A fight that broke out among adults and escalated to include players at a 7th and 8th grade basketball game at Clay Local Schools Monday is being inve...

January 17th, 2017 |  


DOE updates citizens

Sometimes it is difficult to keep up with all the projects on the Piketon reservation, which is why they periodically hold a meeting to bring the publ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


MLK events a success

The weekend activities in Portsmouth, honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., are being termed a success by the organizers. The activities were...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Toastmasters Club formed locally

Toastmasters Club formed locally

Leadership is an acquired talent. It takes dedication and hard work. Leaders must not only be accomplished, they must communicate. By regularly giving...

January 16th, 2017 |