NEWS


11:09 am |    
Triplets turned 70

HIGHSTONERUSSEL-Harry Robert “Bob” Highstone, 80, of Russell, KY on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of the...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Honors Music Festival celebrates 75 years

The Scioto County Honors Music Festival will celebrate its milestone 75th anniversary when the Junior High Honors Band and High School Honors Band and...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Area fairs well in development report

According to Jason Kester, executive director of the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA), the local economy is alive and well and that becomes more ev...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Downtown bar fights discussed by Council

An incident involving the outcome of a bar fight, which resulted in a short altercation between a police officer and a paramedic, made the social medi...

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


Pediatric flu deaths reported

Pediatric flu deaths reported

According to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), there is an increase in flu activity across Ohio, including four confirmed pediatric influenza assoc...

February 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


7:52 pm |    
Trojans advance
Trojans advance

Trojans advance

Mya Williams and Semajah Parker tagged teamed a determined West Lady Senators Wednesday night and leading the Trojans to a 50-47 victory in the first ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NAYS spring youth tournament set for April 28

North American Youth Sports announced that they will hold their annual spring youth basketball tournament in the Huntington, W.Va. area at Cabell Midl...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Men’s Basketball falls to Campbellsville 87-69

Men’s Basketball falls to Campbellsville 87-69

Shawnee State men’s basketball hosted Senior Night on Thursday, but fell to Campbellsville 87-69.The Bears would get down early as Campbellsvill...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Women’s Basketball win big over #9 Campbellsville 92-73

Women’s Basketball win big over #9 Campbellsville 92-73

Shawnee State women’s basketball won a crucial Mid-South Conference game on Thursday night, knocking off #9 Campbellsville 92-73 at Waller Gymna...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Trojans advance past Senators

The ninth-seeded Portsmouth Trojans downed No. 8 West 50-47 Wednesday night in a Division III Sectional Semifinal match at Rock Hill High School.Ports...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:45 pm |    
2,000 feet of art
Celebrity chef, Dawn Scott and Sean Little bio

Celebrity chef, Dawn Scott and Sean Little bio

Names: Dawn Scott and son Sean LittleJob title and company: Dawn- Vice President at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in PortsmouthSean- Seventh grade s...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Celebrity chefs, week one — ask the chefs

Celebrity chefs, week one — ask the chefs

The 9th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner and Silent Auction is Tuesday, March 14th, at the SOMC Friends Community Center, with doors opening at 6 p.m.This...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Celebrity chef, Pegi Wilkes and Trisha Schmidt bios

Celebrity chef, Pegi Wilkes and Trisha Schmidt bios

Names: Pegi Wilkes & Trisha Schmidt.Job title & company: Pegi is the Co-Director of Cirque d’Art Theatre and Trisha is also Co-Director ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


New Boston Local Schools honor roll

Glenwood Jr. High/High School Honor RollA-Honor Rlol – Samantha Gullett-Justice, RJ Hayes, Jeffrey Pierce, Morgan Hendrickson, Kayla Phipps, Ali...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Fall 2016 Dean’s List

Jeff Bauer, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Shawnee State University, has released the Dean’s List for the 2016 Fall Semester...

February 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


1:28 pm |    
It was no coincidence
3:48 pm |    
Thank you Dr. Khraisha
It’s your flag

It’s your flag

Dear Editor,In the recent article by Ciara Conley titled “Local Group Creates Movement in Southern Ohio,” I saw a quote that stunned me. R...

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


A new direction on education

American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. According to the Tr...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Why trade deals are complicated

The new administration has introduced Washington to a new mantra on trade. Complicated multilateral trade deals, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Mexico helps keep America great

Sure, Mexico will always physically be there.But the close cooperation that we’ve built with our neighbor, which underpins our economic and secu...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Even coffee shops are political now

In the coffee shop where I am typing, the Band is playing over the speakers (first “Atlantic City,” then “The Weight”). On the...

February 14th, 2017 |  


The whole subject of obesity

The whole subject of obesity

Last week’s New England Journal of Medicine has an article titled “Mechanisms, pathophysiology, and management of Obesity” by Thomas...

February 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA