NEWS


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Crash injures two

Crash injures two

A Scioto County man was flown by helicopter to a Huntington, West Virginia hospital after a crash on Carey’s Run Road Thursday. Matthew Howard o...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Arbor Day Foundation names Portsmouth tree city USA

Portsmouth was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management and has received...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Protecting eyes from ultraviolet rays can prevent blindness

Many people know about the damage that ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on the skin, from sunburns to skin cancers. But many may not know about the dama...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Scioto Advantage opening this summer

NEW BOSTON — Scioto Health Plan is proud to announce that area school employees and their dependents covered by Scioto Health Plan will soon be ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Heroin leading overdose calls

Heroin leading overdose calls

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and firefighter Johnathan Turner says heroin is creating new challenges for first responders. Turner currently work...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Crabtree talks about positive attitude

Scioto County Commissioner Mike Crabtree is not a guy who hedges on what is on his mind. What he does with what is on his mind is speak it. At Thursda...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Scioto County teams continue romp
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No. 4 Clay handles Wellston

40 SSU athletes named Academic All-MSC

It speaks a lot for leaders of athletic programs when their teams excel in the classroom.The Shawnee State spring sport programs certainly showed off ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth to restore Spartan Stadium

Behind the help of a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance, The Scioto Foundation will announce plans to restore Spartan Municipal Stadium, accordin...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Tanks, Bucs teaming up to fight hunger

How do you truly celebrate America’s favorite sport?By bringing the people out to you — in order to celebrate a bigger cause for the commu...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Notre Dame, West softball score huge SOC wins

WednesdaySOFTBALLNotre Dame 26, East 2 (F/5)Behind a 5-for-5, two-RBI performance from Cassie Schaefer, four hits from Hagen Schaefer, and three hits ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Battle on Bond: ‘Burg edges Minford

When two teams enter the final week of the conference schedule undefeated, one can expect the ensuing affair or affairs to be splendid.However, even f...

April 27th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Chasing the wind
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Summer reading kickoff

The Greenup County public libraries 13th annual summer reading kick-off will be held on May 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the Greenup LIbarra, 508 Main Street. ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Know where to go

April 27The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, 940 2nd Street, will host a performance of Rashomon from April 27-29. Tickets are available online by visi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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April 25th, 2017 |  


LEETHPIKETON — Bessie Elizabeth Wilburn Leeth, age 61, of Piketon, Ohio died April 17, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Globe Family Fun...

April 24th, 2017 |  


SHIRLEY ANN BREECH BRICKERWEST PORTSMOUTH — Shirley Ann Breech Bricker, 73 of West Portsmouth passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at SOMC Hospice...

April 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Ann Coulter was right

Wind has never been his friend

Wind has never been his friend

You can look out my kitchen window across the wide bottoms to the Ohio River, and across the river is the site of the steel mill in New Boston that cl...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Do you have what it takes ?

Do you have what it takes ?

April brings a freshness in our season with its showers of blessings which bring forth beautiful flowers and nutritious food we need to maintain our h...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Spring into landscape

Spring into landscape

The whole focus of today’s column is to inspire creativity in the landscape. As a professional landscaping designer/contractor, I see my role he...

April 27th, 2017 |  


What is obesity?

What is obesity?

Both the American and Canadian Medical Associations have now declared obesity to be a chronic disease, like type 2 diabetes and hypertension. This is ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


When student protesters defeat their own cause

At Middlebury College, student demonstrators recently shut down a speech by Charles Murray, the conservative author, in the process injuring a Middleb...

April 24th, 2017 |  


The poetry of veterans, then and now

Davelle Barnes didn’t know how to talk about what she’d experienced as an Army reservist in Afghanistan: 10-hour days spent laying fiber-o...

April 24th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA