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DeWine visits SSU
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Shooting victim identified

Portsmouth Wind Symphony ‘Music From Around the World’ concert to be held

Musicians in the Portsmouth Wind Symphony have been gearing up for their upcoming ‘Music From Around World,’ concert, which will be held O...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Roundtable series

Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio is hosting four Appalachian Community Roundtables in the southern Ohio region. The first was Friday, Sept. 23, at t...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Making a difference — a closer look at ‘Scioto Gives’ participants

The region is filled with non-profit organizations that put in countless hours of work year-round to make the area a better place. From assisting home...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Bentley signs Legislative Transparency pledge

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. — Danny Bentley-R, candidate Representative of the 98th District, recently signed a Legislative Pension Transparency Pledge,...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Simon Sorghum Festival running Sept. 30-Oct.2

Simon Sorghum Festival running Sept. 30-Oct.2

This year will mark the 35th year for the Annual John R. Simon Sorghum Festival, where ‘sorghum makin’ is the center of it all. The Festiv...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Local sports briefs
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Coleman makes school history
Small school, big talent

Small school, big talent

Small schools feature athletic programs indicative to their size in stature. However, the size of the athletic program isn’t reflective of the t...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Local sports briefs

Local sports briefs

Northwest Little League Board ElectionsNorthwest Little League will hold board elections Friday, September 30, 2016. The elections will take place at ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Notre Dame Lady Titans drop first match of season

Notre Dame Lady Titans drop first match of season

PORTSMOUTH — The Notre Dame Lady Titans faced what could be argued as their toughest opponent of the 2016 season Monday evening at Notre Dame Hi...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Defense leads young ‘Bucks

COLUMBUS – When Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer looks at film of what former OSU defensive coordinator Chris Ash is doing in his first sea...

September 27th, 2016 |  


PRP hosts “Meet the Drivers”

PRP hosts “Meet the Drivers”

Portsmouth Raceway Park hosted Masterworks Jewelry Design and Repair Studio “Meet The Drivers Night” this past weekend. A great crowd of f...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Ash’s defense similar to OSU

Ash’s defense similar to OSU

COLUMBUS – When Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer looks at film of what former OSU defensive coordinator Chris Ash is doing in his first sea...

September 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Many thanks
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Festival parade continues tradition

New Exhibit – The Eloquent Object, on display at SOMACC

A new exhibit at the Southern Ohio Museum opened on Aug. 27, The Eloquent Object: Works by Ray Kleinlein and Jennifer Holt will be on display until No...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Rally for Red Cross

Rally for Red Cross

The Priesthood of Southern Ohio Chapter and Bikers for Christ Ohio Chapter “Rallied for Red” this past Saturday. This event was part of To...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Owens runs for State Board of Education

Owens runs for State Board of Education

GEORGETOWN, OH – Nick Owens officially announced his candidacy for the position of State Board of Education Member representing the 10th Distric...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Clay School Board Recap

At its regular meeting on August 15, 2016, the Clay Local Board of Education acted on the following measures:Approved minutes of the July meeting.Acce...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Know where to go

AUGUST 18Join Bill Kirby and other dedicated bikers every Thursday night at 6 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Lofts on Gallia Street for a bike tre...

August 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Becoming Media Literate
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Remembering Clearly
Beware Of Negative Nellie’s

Beware Of Negative Nellie’s

Lord help me to avoid the path of those that major in negatives. These are the ones who see the glass as half empty. They see dread and disaster aroun...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myself

Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myself

Ending the silence: the times I tried to kill myselfJoseph Pratt“I burned it reaching into the oven.”“I had an accident when I was y...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |  


Seeing the World in a Different Way

Seeing the World in a Different Way

Living a unique life is quite interesting and exciting. My name is Bill Adams, and I’m the Self Advocacy Specialist at Star, Inc., in Portsmouth...

September 12th, 2016 |  


9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

Fifteen years ago today (Sunday) I was seeing patients in our clinic in Blue Ash, Ohio, on what seemed like a regular Tuesday morning.Not long after m...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Defeating trolls

Defeating trolls

In every article I write, I try to be ‘sunshine and rainbows,’ but lately, that’s been really hard for me to do, thanks to Internet ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Village life

Village life

I’ll admit it, when my husband and I discussed moving - South Webster wasn’t at the top of my list.While our home in Sciotoville wasn̵...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


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