By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comRUSSELL, Ky. — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) has awarded its inaugural DAISY Award to Pamela Workman, BSN, RN who works in OLBH’s Pediatrics Department.According to OLBH, the DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. The award honorees consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in the nursing community.
Sabrina Brown accepts donations from First Christian Church at 843 3rd street and another from the Churches Christian Women’s fellowship group. Sabrina and a group of Shawnee State University students will travel to a small village in Costa Rica this May taking school supplies to some 70 needy children purchased with your helping donations. The trip will also give students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience tropical ecosystem conservation by helping in the clean up of tropic...
Submitted photoMichael Lee Jones and Wendy Jo Jones are celebrating their 25th anniversary on April 15th. Mike and Wendy were married in 1989 at Christ’s Community Church in Portsmouth. They have two sons. Brandon Michael Jones is 17 years old and a senior at Portsmouth High School. Austin Michael (AJ) Jones is 15 and a freshman at Portsmouth High School. Mike is currently the Magistrate at Scioto County Domestic Relations Court, and Wendy is the secretary at IBEW Local 575. ...
By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comCentral Church of Christ will bring in the Easter holiday Sunday, April 20 with an early Sunrise Service, set to begin at 7:30 a.m. The service is open to the public and will be held at the Shelter House at Mound Park. Central Church of Christ, 1211 Grandview Avenue in Portsmouth.Pastor of CCC said they are looking forward to hosting the service.“When the ladies came to the tomb on that resurrec...
Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comShawnee State University’s assistant professor of biology Sarah Minter, Ph.D., recently presented a program on “The Creation, Implementation, and Value of Experiential Learning Opportunities in Undergraduate Classrooms” at the Ohio Natural History Conference in Columbus.During the program Minter talked about the increasing focus on lectures vs. authentic experience in the classroom. Teaching science through ...
By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe Ohio Department of Health says Ohio’s efforts to combat the abuse of prescription painkillers are paying off and new data released Thursday by the ODH shows that the number of deaths from unintended overdoses of prescription opiates declined in 2012 for the first time since 2003.“There has actually be an increase in the total number of drug overdoses,” Christy Beeghly, Violence and Injury Prevention Pr...
Submitted photo(David) Keith Rhoton Jr., son of David Rhoton Sr. and Arta Kelly (Randy), and Phyllis (Tresera) Meadows, daughter of the late Shirley Howell and the late “Mike” Meadows Sr., would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The ceremony is planned for September 2014 in Portsmouth, Ohio.
By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comRUSSELL, Ky. — According to reports from FADE Drug Task Force, Christopher Lamont Brown Jr., 20, of Detroit, Mich,. was arrested by FADE Drug Task Force officers Wednesday night at a motel in Russell after prescription pills and cash were discovered in Brown’s room by officers.According to reports, Brown is a suspected drug dealer, as officers from the Raceland Police Department with the assistance o...
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