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


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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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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