NEWS


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City removes fire hydrant
3:01 pm |    
Purdy to the Point
12:01 pm
Updated: 3:18 pm. |    
Celebrity Chef — Wirty and Sean Penix
11:50 am
Updated: 3:19 pm. |    
Celebrity Chef — the Putnams

SOPA Board approves measures

On Thursday, the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) passed two items that could lead to a possible $100 million investment and the creation of 60 job...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Influenza on the rise

Two schools closed their doors this week due to a high number of Influenza (flu) related illnesses.With a high number of absences, both Northwest Loca...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Security at a cost

Security at a cost

The Scioto County Commissioners met for the first time this week on Thursday to take action on a 12-item agenda. An item of discussion after the agend...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Police seekhelp in identifying Subway robber

Police seekhelp in identifying Subway robber

On the heels of a convenience store robbery, Portsmouth police detectives find themselves looking for another robber, and just as they did the first t...

February 23rd, 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 |  


City may extend moratorium on medical marijuana

On Aug. 22, 2016 the city of Portsmouth passed a resolution placing a six month moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Council said...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Men’s Basketball lose to (RV) Lindsey Wilson 71-55

Men’s Basketball lose to (RV) Lindsey Wilson 71-55

Shawnee State men’s basketball fell on the road Thursday night, losing to (RV) Lindsey Wilson 71-55.The Bears kept the game close in the first h...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball routs #2 Lindsey Wilson 89-73

Women’s Basketball routs #2 Lindsey Wilson 89-73

Shawnee State women’s basketball pulled into a tie for first place in the Mid-South Conference on Thursday night, routing #2 Lindsey Wilson 89-7...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball play for MSC Title against #19 Cumberland

Shawnee State women’s basketball will try to clinch a share of the Mid-South Conference regular season championship on Saturday afternoon when t...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Men’s Basketball ends regular season at Cumberland

Men’s Basketball ends regular season at Cumberland

Shawnee State men’s basketball ends the regular season on Saturday evening when they play at Cumberland (Tenn.).The Bears are 8-18 on the year a...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Queen signs with Franciscan

Queen signs with Franciscan

From a Trojan to a Baron, Portsmouth’s Andi Queen signed with Franciscan University of Steubenville, where she will play softball. For Queen, th...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball plays critical game at #2 Lindsey Wilson

Women’s Basketball plays critical game at #2 Lindsey Wilson

Shawnee State women’s basketball will try to stay alive for a share of the Mid-South Conference regular season championship on Thursday night wh...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


4:29 pm |    
This land is your land
2:58 pm |    
Tomorrow is only a day away
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 |  


2,000 feet of art

2,000 feet of art

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 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Once lost, liberal journalists’ mission suddenly found in time of Trump

Journalists “find a renewed sense of mission,” reports The New York Times.That’s nice. There is some truth to this. And it’s n...

February 24th, 2017 |  


A special appreciation

A special appreciation

Education in America is not a popular topic. It’s almost become a political issue while the most important aspect — the education of our c...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Pre-spring fishing the float-and-fly

Pre-spring fishing the float-and-fly

With the warmer weather like we had for a spell last week it’s difficult not to think, talk, and write about fishing, which is perhaps the great...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Thanks for the memories

Thanks for the memories

“Thanks for the memories” was the song that Bob Hope ended his shows with and it very appropriately describes this past week. A lot of fam...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Open your eyes; you’re not looking at me

Open your eyes; you’re not looking at me

This is part one of a three part series about Patrick who was admitted to hospice with end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age fifty-fi...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump’s agenda includes hitting back — hard

Ironically, it was a billionaire businessman who broke the mold in the 2016 presidential campaign and brought a new voice into Republican politics. Do...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA