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  1. Unselfishness, ball movement lead Trojans past Whiteoak on roadRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Portsmouth's head coach stresses the word - and the philosophy in general - to her girls on a daily basis. And, while she may sometimes sound like a broken record, it's starting to pay off.

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  2. Trojans grind out win over South PointRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Defense and an inside presence is what led the Portsmouth Trojans to a come from behind victory against the South Point Pointers 47-45 in their OVC contest Friday night. "I think our first half difficulties had a lot to do with South Point," said Trojans head coach Gene Collins on Friday.

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  3. Today is last day to obtain ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portsmouth Daily Times

    While would be participants are more than welcome without tickets, Friday is the last day to obtain free tickets to take part in Saturday's scheduled attempt to break the world's record for the largest number of people Christmas caroling, according to local realtor and spokesperson for the Friends of Portsmouth Nick Rutman. The world record attempt will start at 7 p.m. Saturday as part of the Friends of Portsmouth Toyota presents Winterfest at Market Square which launched Dec.2 and runs to the end of the month.

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  4. Ribbon cutting, motorcade mark completion of Veteran's Memorial HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Those participating in the ribbon cutting of SR 823 were able to drive along a portion of the new highway. The caravan made a U-turn near the Miller's Run Fallen Timber overpass and proceeded back towards Sciotoville, then back to SR 335 at the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport where ceremonies took place.

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  5. Murder trial set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Identified as homeless, a Portsmouth man, Nathan Stiltner, will face a judge in the Scioto Court of Common Pleas for a jury trial beginning 9 a.m. Monday for the alleged August murder of the other Portsmouth resident, Douglas A. Thackston. According to initial reports following the incident, Portsmouth City Police responded to a call at approximately 3 p.m. August 4. The call came from 1923 Thomas Ave., Apt.

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  6. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Musical director of Portsmouth's Second Presbyterian Church, Stan Workman is pictured here at the Shawnee State University Vern Riffe Performing Arts Center were he serves as artistic director. Internationally, the renowned tradition of the "Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" started at King's College Chapel in Cambridge, England on Christmas Eve, 1918.

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  7. Bypass ribbon cutting is Thursday, road to open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    There is no longer anything tentative about the Ohio Department of Transportation's plans to hold a ribbon-cutting for the long talked about Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway or State Route 823. ODOT district 9 spokeswoman Kathleen Fuller confirmed Tuesday ODOT plans to go ahead with a ribbon-cutting for the $634 million project 1:30 p.m., Dec. 13 at Sunshine Church of Christ, 34 Barklow Rd., Portsmouth. 15 comments

  8. Safe driving T-shirts helped city police win AAA awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The Portsmouth Police Department and Police Chief Robert Ware were among 14 police departments last week to receive the American Automobile Association's East Central "Platinum" safety awards for what was described as their outstanding efforts to increase road safety for all motorists. AAA spokeswoman Lynda Lambert said platinum winners needed to submit a proposal to address a specific safety or traffic problem in their jurisdiction.

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  9. Council passes two ordinances, adds two ordinances to agendaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... reading. The first time, an ordinance to make appropriations necessary for the current expenses of the City of Portsmouth for the months of January and February 2019 as provided in section 50 of the charter of the city, and the second, an ordinance ...

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  10. Titans put stamp on Buckeye Elite ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    In the final game of the Buckeye Elite National Showcase, the Notre Dame Titans put their stamp of winning culture on the event as it neared its' end Saturday night with a win over host Portsmouth 54-32. Once the shots started falling for the Titans, there was little doubt they would be able to slow down on the offensive end of the court.

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  11. Friday roundupRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The Green Bobcats bounced back from a loss to Portsmouth on Wednesday with a home win over Clay Friday night in both team's SOC opening game. The Green Bobcats were led in scoring by Tayte Carver who had a team high 25 points, and also by Gage Sampson who returned with 13 points after sitting out Wednesday's game.

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  12. Salvation Army welcomes 'change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    With pocket change becoming nearly obsolete, and many people choosing to carry cards over cash, the Salvation Army has set up an official credit card kiosk at the Kroger location in Portsmouth to make donating that much easier. "We've had many folks over the years comment that they wish we had a credit card machine so they could make their donations that way," said Captain Dan Simco.

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  13. Sheriff's Office: Blue Creek woman shoots, kills alleged intruderRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... with Nile and Washington Township EMS personnel. The body of the alleged intruder, Michael Bashaw, 34, of West Portsmouth, was located in the back yard of the residence deceased from what investigators believe to be a single gunshot wound to the ...

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  14. County sheriff: Blue Creek resident shot and killed would-be intruder ThursdayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The Scioto County Sheriff's Office says a West Portsmouth resident shot and killed a would-be intruder during an alleged break-in Thursday. In a prepared statement, the sheriff's office stated they received a 911 call from an individual at 3758 Mackletree Rd., located in Blue Creek, reporting they had shot an individual trying to break into the home.

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  15. Woman shot West Portsmouth man in apparent self-defense, Scioto County sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The woman calling a 911 dispatcher with the Scioto County sheriff's office Thursday afternoon said she had shot a man as he tried to break into her Blue Creek-area home. When deputies arrived at the home in the 3700 block of Mackletree Road, they found Michael Bashaw, 34, of West Portsmouth, in the backyard dead from a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  16. Friends of Portsmouth ready Second Street HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Nick Sherman, on ladder, and wife Heather of Nick Sherman Design paint a logo and holiday images on what will be the first headquarters of the Friends of Portsmouth on Second Street. In time for Winterfest, this wintry scene and the non-profit's logo occupy the windows to the right of the entrance to the coming Friends of Portsmouth HQ.

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  17. Trojans down limited Bobcats, 78-46Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    It wouldn't be a basketball season if the Portsmouth Trojans weren't playing a great brand of basketball in the early stages of the year. That's exactly what they showed in a 78-46 win over a limited SOC and Scioto County foe Green on Wednesday on the opening night of the Buckeye Elite National Showcase held on the Trojans home court.

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  18. A Christmas Tree to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... they tear into carefully wrapped boxes. He and his family own and operate Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth, Ohio, about 20 minutes from my house. His father, who started the family business in 1964, instilled a family tradition to ...

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  19. Memorial Highway ribbon cutting is Dec. 13; opening date still not setRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    But in comments to the Daily Times on Wednesday, Fuller said ODOT intends to move forward with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the long talked about Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway, or State Route 823, long known as the Portsmouth Bypass. Fuller said the ribbon-cutting ceremony is tentatively set for 1:30 p.m., Dec. 13 at Sunshine Church of Christ, 34 Barklow Rd., Portsmouth. 1 comment

  20. Portsmouth Police win platinum AAA safety awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware, back row, second from end on the right, was among those law enforcement leaders to receive a platinum safety award from AAA. The Portsmouth Police Department and Police Chief Robert Ware were among 14 police departments Tuesday to receive the American Automobile Association's East Central "Platinum" safety award for what was described as their outstanding efforts to increase road safety for all motorists.

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