Local Briefs

Vernon TownshipVernon Township Trustee meeting, Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 6 p.m., Vernon Fire Station No. 1., 3335 Turkey Foot Rd., Wheelersburg, Oh...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Notre Dame 2017 Homecoming

Notre Dame 2017 Homecoming

The Notre Dame Schools celebrated homecoming Feb. 10, 2017 when the basketball team played EasternThe crown bearer for the event was Emma PfankuchEmma...

February 26th, 2017 |  


This land is your land

This land is your land

The word immigration has been uttered, I suppose, more in the last few weeks than in the past 20 years publically and privately. I was reminded of a t...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Tomorrow is only a day away

Tomorrow is only a day away

Today may have been the day that you were rejected, the day you lost your job, the day you “flunked out on life” or the day you lost a lov...

February 24th, 2017 |  


9th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner and Silent Auction, Week Two— Ask the Chefs

9th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner and Silent Auction, Week Two— Ask the Chefs

PORTSMOUTH — The 9th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner and Silent Auction is Tuesday, March 14th, at the SOMC Friends Community Center, with doors op...

February 24th, 2017 |  


2,000 feet of art – 1900’s streetcar

2,000 feet of art – 1900’s streetcar

Located along Front Street in downtown Portsmouth, the murals play an important role in the towns vitality. But despite being a staple in the history ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Paramount screens ‘To Kill a Mockingbird”

The Paramount Arts Center will show To Kill a Mockingbird on the big screen Sunday, February 26 at 3:00 pm. The movie is rated PG and is free to the p...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Know where to go

FEB. 24The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts will be presenting ‘Promises, Promises,” at 7:30. The show will run Feb. 22-25. Please contact t...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

January 9Kirsten Waggoner and Justin Davis of Beaver, daughterDerrick and Sonja Griffith of Portsmouth, daughterJanuary 10Melissa Tackett and Brett De...

February 17th, 2017 |  


LEGO Batman plot blocky

Last year, when I saw “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the biggest audience reaction came before the movie when we got the teaser tr...

February 15th, 2017 |