Community Common- RSS Feed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:06:45 EST 1800 Rep. Johnson Announces Bill Permitting Use of Hunting Firearm Noise Suppressors Clears Ohio House COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 234, which will allow hunters to use noise suppressors on their firearms. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SCCTC masonry students show off skills The masonry program was given the chance to show off their skills by competing against other high school students at the Ohio-Kentucky Masonry Contest. The contest was held at the Ohio-Kentucky Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers new training center... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New assistant prosecutor takes oath Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn announced that on April 7, Attorney Jay Willis joined the office of the prosecuting attorney for Scioto county. Mr. Willis took his oath of office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney on April 7. Mr. Willis has been... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Piketon Plant Retirees to Meet April 17 at Gatti’s Pizza Retirees of the Piketon Plant, both hourly and salary, are invited to meet for their monthly luncheon on Thursday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at Gatti's Pizza, located at 1658 11th Street in Portsmouth. Spouses are also encouraged to... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dillow, 91st birthday Submitted photoThelma Dillow celebrated her 91st birthday, April 10, at 419 Waller St. The party was at noon. Friends and relatives were invited to attend. The family thanks Hospice for their care. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Plant a Tree on Arbor Day and Make a Difference at Ohio State Parks Ohioans wanting to celebrate Arbor Day this year are encouraged to donate and help plant a tree at Ohio State Parks. In return for their efforts, participants will receive two free nights of camping for each tree they donate and help... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) Finess F. and M. Juanita Lawson Boggs celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on March 28th. The couple met and grew up in Lick-Run-Lyra Ohio and were married in Greenup, Kentucky by Rev. W.H. Muncy on March 28, 1945. They have two children, a son... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings set in Sciotoville Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine's Community Health Program on May 20 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The clinic will be held on the Community Health... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Helphing Americans With Disabilities By Tonie GarciaSocial Security District Manager in Portsmouth, OH Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 11th Annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Fishing Day Scheduled The U.S. Forest Service's Wayne National Forest, in partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), will hold its 11th annual Wheelin' Sportsmen Fishing Event on Lake Vesuvius on Thursday, April 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Broadway hit musical ‘West Side Story’ comes to the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts Shawnee State University and the Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association present the classic Broadway musical hit “West Side Story” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21 in the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West High School Chess Tournament Portsmouth West High School recently held a Chess Tournament. After students signed up, brackets were drawn and play commenced. Participants played in the Library during the Lunch Activity Period. After several weeks of play junior class champion Zakk... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local churches participate in Feinstein Challenge By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThis is 17th year Alan Feinstein of the Feinstein Foundation will be dividing $1 million to food pantries and hunger fighting agencies across the United States. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST This Week at the Kentucky State Capitol FRANKFORT — There are usually three main drivers of state budget negotiations during the late days of a legislative session: the Senate, the House and the ticking clock. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lecturer Sharon Sullivan presents ‘Human Trafficking in Our Backyard’ at SSU On April 1, Shawnee State University welcomed Dr. Sharon Sullivan, Assoc. Professor at Washburn University who lectured on 'Human Trafficking in Our Backyard” as its final Women's History Month event sponsored and organized by the... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Northwest Board Of Education The Northwest Board of Education met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center. The board conducted the following business; Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New Boston Homemaker’s Club Minutes The New Boston Homemakers and Community Education Club met Friday, March 14 at the home of Rosella Riepenhoff. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Concerns arise over former New Boston Coke site By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comSome local officials have expressed concerns over the current state of the former New Boston Coke site in New Boston. Some concerns center around security and vandalism. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Special Meeting Announced The Scioto County Board of DD will hold a special meeting Monday, April 14 at STAR, Inc., 2625 Gallia Street beginning a 6:00 PM. The purpose of this meeting is to interview candidates for the position of superintendent. The meeting is open to the... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme Falsely Claiming to be from the Taxpayer Advocate Service The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers to be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST