Community Common- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://communitycommon.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://communitycommon.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Fri, 29 May 2015 06:07:14 EST 1800 Steward wins Advanced Digital Researcher Award http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153621102/Steward-wins-Advanced-Digital-Researcher-Award Columbus – Karissa Steward received the Advanced Digital Researcher Award for her outstanding use of premium online reference articles. Karissa, a 7th grader at the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) presented an exhibit entitled... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:26:33 EST Students receive limo rides http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153567133/Students-receive-limo-rides Students from Minford Elementary Kindergarten through 5th grade, got a treat for selling the most Cookie Dough. A ride in a Limo around Minford then lunch at the air port. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:31:42 EST Shanks 50th wedding Anniversary http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153618309/Shanks-50th-wedding-Anniversary Curtis and Janice (Moncrief) Shanks were married May 15, 1965 at Cove United Presbyterian Church in Weirton, WV by the late Rev. G.Owsley Brown. Curtis retired from Pepsi Cola after 25 years of service. Janice owned a catering and bakery business for... Thu, 28 May 2015 15:11:32 EST Pine Bark is the Ultimate Mulch http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153622072/Pine-Bark-is-the-Ultimate-Mulch Steve Boehme Wed, 27 May 2015 16:56:35 EST 17,600 Wild Turkeys checked during Spring Season http://communitycommon.com/news/sports/153620386/17600-Wild-Turkeys-checked-during-Spring-Season COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio hunters checked 17,638 wild turkeys during the combined 2015 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 18-May 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). In Scioto County... Wed, 27 May 2015 16:11:31 EST McGraw receives degree http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153620287/McGraw-receives-degree Jacob McGraw of Wheelersburg, Ohio, graduated May 10 from Heidelberg University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:06:36 EST DeWine Announces National Settlement http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153617689/DeWine-Announces-National-Settlement (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and 30 other state attorneys general today announced a major settlement with the three main credit reporting agencies — Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:51:32 EST Town hall discusses Lawrence Jail http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153616602/Town-hall-discusses-Lawrence-Jail By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 27 May 2015 14:26:32 EST Low turnout for Ky. primary http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153616498/Low-turnout-for-Ky.-primary By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe May Primary was held on Tuesday in the commonwealth of Kentucky. Election officials say, with the lack of local issues, voter turnout in Greenup was only eight percent. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:36 EST Greene promoted to contractor sales rep http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153618209/Greene-promoted-to-contractor-sales-rep Ron Greene has been promoted to Contractor Sales Rep at 84 Lumber Company's Portsmouth store. Greene joined 84 Lumber in November 2014 as a Manager Trainee at the same location. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:35 EST Glockner Enterprises Monday Night Elks Golf League http://communitycommon.com/news/sports/153619536/Glockner-Enterprises-Monday-Night-Elks-Golf-League Results from Monday, May 18, 20151) The Mill Tavern – 108.02) Cross Management – 106.53) Desco – 101.04) Cottle Financial Services – 99.05) Trophies Unlimited – 98.5 Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:33 EST Troop collects greeting cards http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153569058/Troop-collects-greeting-cards Submitted PhotoMinford Girl Scout Troop 447 collected greeting cards to send to St. Jude's Children's Hospital Ranch. They recycle and sell the cards to support their programs for abused and neglected children. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:32 EST Eastern Star Scholarships to be awarded http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153618477/Eastern-Star-Scholarships-to-be-awarded The Order of the Eastern Star in Adams and Scioto Counties which includes the chapters of Lucasville, Portsmouth and Wheelersburg will be awarding two $500 scholarships in August. Applicants must be a sophomore or higher in a 2, 3 or 4 year program... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:47 EST Determination cuts barter capability http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153616632/Determination-cuts-barter-capability By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:45 EST Small Business Start Up Classes with Pike CTC Seniors http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153620937/Small-Business-Start-Up-Classes-with-Pike-CTC-Seniors A class on how to start your own business was conducted with a group of Pike CTC Seniors. This class was the first Small Business Start-Up Class sponsored for the Pike County Seniors at the CTC by the Business Development Program (a division of the... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:43 EST DeWine Announces State, Federal Crackdown on Four Cancer Charities http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153618881/DeWine-Announces-State-Federal-Crackdown-on-Four-Cancer-Charities Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with law enforcement partners in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Trade Commission, today filed a federal lawsuit against four cancer charities and their operators for allegedly bilking... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:40 EST Johnson, Huffman Applaud Passage of STI Treatment Bill http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153621239/Johnson-Huffman-Applaud-Passage-of-STI-Treatment-Bill COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 124, sponsored by State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City). HB 124 authorizes a physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:37 EST Portsmouth Area Arts Council To Host Celebration of Portsmouth Arts http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153618652/Portsmouth-Area-Arts-Council-To-Host-Celebration-of-Portsmouth-Arts The Portsmouth Area Arts Council and Children's Theatre invites community residents and guests to a special celebration of the arts in Portsmouth and Scioto County at 7 p.m. on May 30 at Shawnee State University's Vern Riffe Center for the... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:36 EST Births at SOMC http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153618113/Births-at-SOMC May 12Brad and Michelle Hagen of Wheelersburg, daughterLynnsay and Scott Struckel of Piketon, daughterMay 13Mr. and Mrs. Justin Green of McDermott, daughter Wed, 27 May 2015 13:16:38 EST Locals respond to Nepal disaster http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153475168/Locals-respond-to-Nepal-disaster By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Sun, 24 May 2015 12:31:31 EST