NEWS


11:33 am |    
Crisis resources available
12:45 pm |    
Johnson named vet’s chair
NBPD searches for armed robber

NBPD searches for armed robber

The New Boston Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a man who reportedly attempted to rob a convenience store over the wee...

January 16th, 2017 |  


New Boston PD Robbery Suspect

New Boston PD Robbery Suspect

On Friday, January 13th at 22:52hrs, a male suspect walked into Paps Carryout at 3958 Gallia Street and brandished a knife to the cashier employee and...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Progress continues on garden

Progress continues on garden

Progress continues to be made on Portsmouth City School District’s Human Right Garden. After breaking ground Sept. 21, the project is well under...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Local businesses helped

Local businesses helped

Recently representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth site presented checks to two Scioto County business, totaling $50,000 to help cover the costs of r...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Made with Purpose

Made with Purpose

Students, parents, members of the community and art aficionados gathered at Portsmouth High School Thursday night for the ‘Made with PurposeR...

January 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:37 pm |    
Taking it to the limit
Rio women place third at Otterbein Invitational

Rio women place third at Otterbein Invitational

WESTERVILLE - Tyanna Petty captured one first place finish and a pair of second place showings, while Emili Sannes added a first place finish of her o...

January 16th, 2017 |  


RedStorm Men’s T&F finish second at Otterbein

RedStorm Men’s T&F finish second at Otterbein

WESTERVILLE - Phil Colbert gave the University of Rio Grande its only individual championship, while teammates Nikola Andjelic and Brandon Massey each...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Indians hit with loss

The Valley Lady Indians lost to Eastern Brown 55 to 37 Saturday afternoon.Leading for the Indians was Bri Call with nine points from two-two point bas...

January 15th, 2017 |  


St. Joe loses to Trimble

St. Joe loses to Trimble

the St. Joseph girls basketball team lost to Trimble Saturday. The St. Joe Flyers were leading already through the first half of the game when Trimble...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Tigers ride out close game against Symmes Valley

The rainy weather didn’t put a dampter on New Boston’s game against Symmes Valley Saturday afternoon. Both teams played hard in a high sco...

January 15th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


Review: In ‘The Founder,’ cutthroat big business, supersized

Review: In ‘The Founder,’ cutthroat big business, supersized

Ketchup, mustard, two pickles. In John Lee Hancock’s “The Founder,” about Ray Kroc and the making of McDonald’s, the ingredien...

January 18th, 2017 |  


EP7 Memorial Futsal Tournament

On Jan. 22, 2017, the EP7 Youth Outreach, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) social service/youth organization will hold its first fundraiser.The EP7 Memorial Fu...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Church News

First Church of Christ The congregation of the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will join the congregation of Central Ch...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Gampp’s celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gampp are celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Mike and Sharon (Hawkins) were married on Jan. 20, 1967, in the Garden Cit...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:27 am |    
Why not you?
10:26 am |    
Grandma and the Worth of $2

Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy

On a trip to Manila in 2014, President Barack Obama was pressed by reporters about the “weakness” of his foreign policy, especially in Syr...

January 17th, 2017 |  


That’s what I look to

That’s what I look to

Hobart was fifty-four years old when referred to Hospice for brain cancer. He and his wife, Gail, lived alone in their large one-hundred year old home...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Which news media should we rally around?

After Donald Trump’s rant at Buzzfeed and CNN at his news conference last week, there were calls for the news media to unite against the preside...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Trump’s will be a presidency ‘like you’ve never seen before’

There’s a phrase President-elect Donald Trump uses when he is promising greatness for America in some area or other but can’t seem to capt...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Measuring and counting fat cells

Is obesity caused by too many fat cells, each one of which is “normal” sized, or fat cells that are each one too fat? Yes, both. But the c...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Old enough to not care

Old enough to not care

I’m old enough to know how to get out of rain. I’m old enough to not get carded when I buy my favorite cabernet. You’d think I’...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA