Community Common- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:29:02 EST 1800 Fabulous Friday Conference set for April 17 PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – In an effort to guide teachers on the basis of early childhood development, behavior support, and young learning guidelines, Shawnee State University will host its annual Fabulous Friday Conference on Friday, April 17 from 8... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:21:32 EST Mound Park Preservation Society Organizes The Mound Park Preservation Society continues to organize and move forward towards planning for improvements and restoration efforts within Mound Park. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:16:31 EST OACB Executive Director Speaks at SCBDD Ohio Association of county Boards Executive Director Bridget Gargan traveled to the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities to provide board training on activities taking place at the state level. Gargan is responsible for all management... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:56:33 EST District Science Fair Eric Green, Gus Shoemaker, Rohit Kataria and Rachel Davenport represented Wheelersburg Middle School in the District Science Day on Saturday, March 21 at Shawnee State University. Each student received superior ratings and qualified to exhibit their... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:56:32 EST Gammon awarded scholarship Austin Peay State University is pleased to announce that Jared Gammon of South Shore, KY 41175 has been awarded the Provost's Out-of-State Scholarship. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:51:37 EST Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt The Kiwanis Club of Lucasville will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 through 12 on Saturday, April 4th. The Egg Hunt will be held on the grounds of Valley Elementary School off Route 728 near Lucasville. Over four thousand eggs filled... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:36:33 EST Distracted Driving among Teenage Drivers In a world that revolves around social media, cell phones and texting, it becomes a lethal combination when teens pair those activities with driving. The results to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety proves that this issue... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:43 EST DeWine Warns of Spring Scams As spring officially begins, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today is warning Ohioans to be wary of solicitors who offer roofing, driveway paving, or tree trimming services and demand upfront payment. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:42 EST Hatcher, Scott dance to win By Wayne Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:41 EST Minford area youth rally The Minford area youth rally met on March 9th, 2015. There were 75 in attendance. The faithful attendance banner and the attendance banner were both awarded to Swauger Valley FWB Church. The next rally will be held on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:39 EST Births at Southern Ohio Medical Center March 9Jenny Richards and Scott Claypool of Blue Creek, sonMarch 10Sarah Whitney Human and Andrew James Smith of Waverly, daughterChristy Justice of Portsmouth, son Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:35 EST Scioto moves up in health rankings By Wayne Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:36:33 EST Scioto county roadwork Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of March 30th,2015 through April 3rd, 2015.LANE RESTRICTIONS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:34 EST Boggs, 70th anniversary Finess and Juanita (Lawson) Boggs, of Sciotoville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on March 28. The couple met and grew up in Lick-Run-Lyra Ohio and were married in Greenup, Ky., by the late Rev. W.H. Muncy on March 28, 1945. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:31 EST Upcomming activities at the Portsmouth Public Library Federal Tax Publication UpdateDue to changes in the 2015 omnibus appropriations bill recently passed by congress, the IRS will not be providing instruction booklets for distribution. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:51:31 EST (No heading) Teasers1. Boggs 70th anniversary (PDT032915Boggs-Anniv-7 inches w/photo)2.The Best Way to Shear Shrubs (TCC032915Goodseed-18.1 inches w/photo)3. Webb Praises Program (TCC032915WebbPraises-19.3 inches Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:46:32 EST Are church services * Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will gather for Palm Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30 AM on Sunday March 29 with Elder Kim Green developing the weekly World Church theme of “Walk the Via Dolorosa” (Way of... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:31:38 EST Sen. Webb’s bill to promote donation of game meat to charities heads to governor’s desk Senator Robin Webb's bill that clarifies the law for donating game meat to nonprofits is on the fast track to becoming law. Senate Bill 55 has cleared the House and is headed to the Governor's desk. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:46:32 EST Wheelersburg BOE The Wheelersburg Local School District Board of Education met on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the Central Office at 620 Center Street.Special Recognition was given to the following: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:06:32 EST Arbor Day Foundation names Portsmouth Tree City USA Arbor Day Foundation names Portsmouth Tree City USAPortsmouth, Ohio was named 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:36:32 EST