Community Common- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://communitycommon.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://communitycommon.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:46:49 EST 1800 Webb files bill to reform Kentucky’s death penalty laws http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152058245/Webb-files-bill-to-reform-Kentuckys-death-penalty-laws FRANKFORT – Senator Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson, has filed a bill to reform Kentucky's death penalty process to ensure an innocent person is not executed. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:01:40 EST Climate Change? http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152058031/Climate-Change Tim Throckmorton Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:56:31 EST Sen. Webb remembers Private Sousley and the well-known hoisting of flag at Iwo Jima http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152056190/Sen.-Webb-remembers-Private-Sousley-and-the-well-known-hoisting-of-flag-at-Iwo-Jima FRANKFORT – Senator Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson, honored Private Franklin Runyon Sousley on the 70th anniversary of his participation in hoisting the United States flag at Iwo Jima during World War II. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:01:39 EST (No heading) http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152060011/ The Southern Ohio Medical Center Development Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Portsmouth Connex, matching another $10,000 donation given by the SOMC Medical Staff. Portsmouth Connex is a local group proposing a series of activity routes... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:06:31 EST “Substance Abuse in the Elderly” Training Opportunity Provided Through AAA7 http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152059144/Substance-Abuse-in-the-Elderly-Training-Opportunity-Provided-Through-AAA7 A continuing education training will soon be available in Piketon, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7). “Substance Abuse in the Elderly: The Hidden Epidemic” will be held on Wednesday, March 11th from 8:30 am until... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:36:32 EST Red Cross blood drives and classes http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152058141/Red-Cross-blood-drives-and-classes The Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled the following blood drives a classes for March, Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:01:31 EST Goins elected shrine club president http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152055654/Goins-elected-shrine-club-president The Southern Ohio Shrine Club installed Shrine officers at the January 15, business meeting at the Shrine Club Oasis in Portsmouth. This year marked the 68th Shrine club installation of officers. This event was attended by Syrian Temple llis.Sir. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:51:31 EST SunCoke to build in Greenup http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152052498/SunCoke-to-build-in-Greenup By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:21:31 EST U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2015 Dates for Public Tours of Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152059555/U.S.-Department-of-Energy-Announces-2015-Dates-for-Public-Tours-of-Portsmouth-Gaseous-Diffusion-Plant PIKETON, OH – For the fourth straight year, the U.S. Department of Energy and Fluor-B&W Portsmouth have announced a special opportunity to participate in a limited number of monthly public tours in 2015 of the former uranium enrichment facility... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:51:31 EST Kentucky Transportation Cabinet eyes improving travel between Vanceburg and Morehead http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152059049/Kentucky-Transportation-Cabinet-eyes-improving-travel-between-Vanceburg-and-Morehead The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to know how best to improve your drive between Vanceburg and Morehead. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:31:32 EST Falls Management Class Coming March 10th to Portsmouth http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152055276/Falls-Management-Class-Coming-March-10th-to-Portsmouth Could you or someone you know benefit from helpful hints about preventing falls? Have you or someone you know turned down a chance to go out with family and friends because of a concern about falling? Have you or someone you know become afraid of a... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:36:31 EST Dance show in final steps http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152052554/Dance-show-in-final-steps By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOrganizers are beginning to put final touches on the the third annual Dancing with Our Stars event, which benefits the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:16:32 EST Pageants move to Springfield http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152052410/Pageants-move-to-Springfield By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comFor the first time in 13 years, the Miss Ohio USA and Miss Ohio Teen USA pageants will not be held in Portsmouth at the Vern Riffe Center For the Arts. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:56:31 EST Sudbrook gains independence with the help of SCBDD http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152057779/Sudbrook-gains-independence-with-the-help-of-SCBDD Family is often considered the foundation of our lives. For Alex Sudbrook, a student at Vern Riffe School, it was the foundation for gaining independence. At the age of 18, Sudbrook made the difficult decision to move out on his own, due to the family... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:11:33 EST When & How to Feed Your Plants http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152059360/When--How-to-Feed-Your-Plants Steve Boehme Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:37 EST PUCO adopts electric security plan http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152054828/PUCO-adopts-electric-security-plan The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) modified and approved an electric security plan (ESP) for AEP Ohio that will ultimately determine its standard service offer rates from June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2018. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:35 EST Valentine Dance held http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152053185/Valentine-Dance-held A Valentine Dance was held Feb. 9 at Elks City Club in Portsmouth. Nursing homes in attendance were Crystal Care Centers of Portsmouth and Franklin Furnace, Heritage Square and Edgewood 1 and 2. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:33 EST Kester talks bypass economics http://communitycommon.com/news/news/152052796/Kester-talks-bypass-economics By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:34 EST Ashley to celebrate 80th birthday http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152058857/Ashley-to-celebrate-80th-birthday Irene Ashley of Clarktown will be celebrating her 80th Birthday in March. Irene is the daughter of the late Thomas and Bicy Rhoden. Irene was married to her husband Gerald Ashley from 1958 until his passing in 2009. Irene is a 1952 graduate of Valley... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:31 EST Climate Change? http://communitycommon.com/news/local_features-news/152094630/Climate-Change Tim Throckmorton Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:51:31 EST