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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


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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