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Daisy Troop 339 gives cookies to hospice

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Daisy Troop 339 recently donated 145 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to SOMC Hospice. Members of the Wheelersburg troop are seen here holding some of the boxes they provided for hospice patients and staff. The group made a similar donation last year, providing 113 boxes at the time. For more information about SOMC Hospice, visit www.somc.org.

 

Studio claims awards at kids artistic revue

Dancers from Tammy Jo’s Studio won awards here at the 2014 Kids Artistic Revue Regional Dance Competition at The Clay Center on March 29 and 30. Tammy Jo’s Studio was named the 2014 Top Primary Studio and 2014 Top Secondary Studio of the Regional competition. Tammy Jo’s Studio also won the Judges Choice Industry Dance Award by having the Highest Scoring Routine of the competition. Tammy Jo’s Studio was also awarded three IDA Outstanding Performance Awards for Overall B...

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Cutting Edge Barbershop opens in West Portsmouth

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comCutting Edge Barbershop located at 22608 State Route 73/104 next to Tires R Us opened in late March and has been providing consumers with quality haircuts ever since.Kevin Liles, owner and licensed barber, graduated from Tri-State Barber College and formerly worked at Vic’s in downtown Portsmouth.“The opportunity to operate a county shop at the edge of town where few options exist for patrons was a po...

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Otway Youth Rally

The Otway Youth Rally met April 7, 2014. There were 130 in attendance. The attendance banner was presented to Lombardsville Community Church, and the Faithful Attendance banner was awarded to Mt. Joy.Primary Sword-Corey Butler, Jaden Deemer, Anna Stevens, Lombardsville Community Church, first; Carter Essman, Alexandria Adams, Tickridge Community Church, second; Jesse Copas, Mt. Joy, third.Junior Sword-Alex Deemer, Trent Deemer, Lacey Stevens, Lombar...

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Don’t Be a Crash Test Dummy: Tips to Keep You on Course After a Car Accident

COLUMBUS – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more than 5 million motor vehicle accidents occur every year. If you were in an accident, would you know what information you need for an insurance claim? The Ohio Department of Insurance offers these easy to follow tips to get the necessary information following a crash.

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Board of Health to meet

Portsmouth City Board of Health will meet in regular session on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the first floor conference room of the Health Department located at 605 Washington Street in Portsmouth.

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Births at Southern Ohio Medical Center

April 7Teresa Berry and Matthew R. Mercer of Wheelersburg, sonKeshia Parson and Travis Needham of Quincy (Ky.), sonSherry and Phillip VanDyke of Piketon, sonApril 8Aaron and Alicia Hedges of Portsmouth, daughterAshley Applegate and Stephanie Fryman of Tollesboro (Ky.), sonCrystal Ratcliff and John Jordan of West Portsmouth, daughterKaci Griffith and Kyle Royster of Portsmout, daughterApril 9...

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Submitted PhotoVolunteers from Southern Ohio Correctional Facility (SOCF) at a recent basketball game benefiting the Scioto County Special Olympics.

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32nd Annual Senior Citizens Art Show and Essay/Poetry Contest Announced

Are you age 55 or older with a talent for art, photography or poetry/essay writing? If so, the Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. (AAA7) encourages you to participate in its 32nd Annual Senior Citizens Art Show and Essay/Poetry Contest that is approaching soon.This year’s event will be held May 27-30 (Tuesday through Friday) and June 2-6 (Monday through Friday) at the Esther Allen Greer Museum and Gallery located on the campus of the University of Rio Grande in Rio Grande,...

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Pruning Knock-Out Roses

Steve BoehmeThe perfect time to cut back shrub roses, including the popular “Knock-Out” series, is when they are just starting to sprout new growth. The early spring “haircut” we’re about to describe, plus a good feeding, are just about all the care they need to perform their best all year. Put on a pair of stout leather gloves for this job. Start by raking the dead leaves from around the plant so you can see all the branches.

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder Class

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) Positive Behavior Support Department will present Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a free class, open to the public.The session provides its participants with valuable information about ASD, and the supports and services often associated with it. There will be new information included in the diagnosis of the disorder, as well as, current autism research and resources.Attendees do not need to recei...

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Activities at the PPL

Kids’ Events AnnouncedTree WeavingJoin us April 24 at 4pm at the Portsmouth library location to create a simple weaving project and create a fun decoration! To ensure enough materials, pre-registration is required. Please call 354-5304 or come into Local History. Ages 8-12.Story TimesBooks & PlayTuesdays at 11:30am at PortsmouthToddler TimeMondays at 11am at LucasvilleWednesdays at 11:30am at Portsmo...

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WARNOCKPORTSMOUTH-Mildred J. Warnock, 92, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her residence. Services were held Monday April 14, 2014 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Pastor Aaron Reed officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Melcher Funeral Home.

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Morgan Township meeting

The Board of Trustees of Morgan Township will hold the regular meeting April 21, 2014. The Board meeting the third Monday of each month. This meeting is held at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center 7106 Big Bear Creek Road.

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Glockner Enterprises Monday Night Elks Golf League

Monday April 14, 2014Complete results may be found at http://mondayelks.tripod.com1) Crystal Klean Car Wash (25.5)2) Deemer’s Market (23.5)3) Trophies Unlimited (22.0)4) Desco (20.5)5) Dakota’s Roadhouse (19.5)6) Cross Management (19.0)Johnson’s Shirt Shop (19.0)8) Cottle Financial Services (17.0)9) Quality Car & Truck Leasing (16.5)10) Luther Transfer (14...

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Dear Editor,April is the month to look for early wildflowers, nesting birds and flying butterflies of the forest. For flowers, go to low elevation, rich soil, closed canopy forest. Check out Shawnee Wilderness area along Lower Twin Creek Road in Adams County. There were good displays of Spring Beauty and Troutlily the second week of April.Good displays of many spring flowers will be hard to find this year because deer are starving and eating everything. There was no acor...

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Area Gas Prices Up a Dime

South Central Ohio gas prices rose 10 cents to $3.71 a gallon this week, according to AAA East Central.On the National FrontToday’s national average price at the pump is $3.64 per gallon. This is six cents more expensive than one week ago, 13 cents more than one month ago, and 12 cents more per gallon than the same date last year.

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Portsmouth Jaycee’s will hold their Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Mound Park (Portsmouth, OH) on Saturday April 19, 2014. This event is FREE to the public.The Egg Hunt will start at 11:00 AM with the arrival of the Easter Bunny by helicopter. The Egg Hunt will be held after the Easter Bunny arrives. Bring yourcamera for photo’s with the Easter Bunny.

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