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Feb. 9Portsmouth West High School, 15332 US 52, will be hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Call 740-858-1103 or visit www.redcrossblood...

February 8th, 2017 |  


‘Uncommon Grace’ to air

‘Uncommon Grace’ to air

Like many aspiring authors, Serena B. Miller dreamed of making a living as a published writer. Numerous manuscripts were submitted, with rejection let...

February 8th, 2017 |  


‘Rings,’; waste of time

‘Rings,’; waste of time

“Rings” was supposed to be released last Halloween, but the studio pushed it back to February. And not just any weekend in February, Super...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump.The forme...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

NEW YORK — There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nels...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Academy Awards nominations

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced this past Tuesday. I was reasonably happy with them, though I wish the Academy would have s...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Netflix’s shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future

Netflix’s shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future

SAN FRANCISCO — Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix’s original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one th...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth Public Library Programs

The week of January 23 – Jan. 28, 2017.Story Times:Monday, January 23 – Toddler Time (ages 2 – 3) at 11am at LucasvilleTuesday, Janu...

January 18th, 2017 |  


‘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 |