Scioto County is a county located along the Ohio River in the south central region of the U. S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 79,499, its county seat is Portsmouth. The county was founded March 24, 1803, from Adams County and is named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting. Scioto County comprises OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, it is located at the confluence of the Ohio rivers. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 616 square miles, of which 610 square miles is land and 5.9 square miles is water. Many parts of Scioto County are forested in the western half of the county with Shawnee State Park. Pike County Jackson County Lawrence County Greenup County, Kentucky Lewis County, Kentucky Adams County Wayne National Forest Shawnee State Forest and Park, the state's largest with over 88,000 acres, covers most of western Scioto County, Brush Creek State Park touches part of northwestern Scioto County; the county has numerous parks and recreational areas in each of its townships, including Earl Thomas Conley Park on U.
S. 52 west of Portsmouth. Public lands in the county include the Wayne National Forest on the Ironton Ranger District; the 241,000-acre forest encompasses 12,000 acres in three townships in Scioto County. Within the city limits of Portsmouth, there are fourteen parks for the residents and for community use; these parks include Alexandria Park, Allard Park, Bannon Park, Branch Rickey Park, Buckeye Park, Cyndee Secrest Park, Dr. Hartlage Park, Labold Park, Larry Hisle Park, Mound Park, York Park, Spartan Stadium, Tracy Park, Weghorst Park; as of the census of 2000, there were 79,195 people, 30,871 households, 21,362 families residing in the county. The population density was 129 people per square mile. There were 34,054 housing units at an average density of 56 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 94.88% White, 2.73% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, 1.31% from two or more races. 0.60 % of the population were Latino of any race.
There were 30,871 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 13.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.80% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $28,008, the median income for a family was $34,691. Males had a median income of $32,063 versus $21,562 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,408. About 15.20% of families and 19.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.40% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 79,499 people, 30,870 households, 20,911 families residing in the county. The population density was 130.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 34,142 housing units at an average density of 56.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 94.4% white, 2.7% black or African American, 0.5% American Indian, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, 1.7% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 22.9% were German, 15.0% were Irish, 12.1% were American, 10.1% were English. Of the 30,870 households, 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.3% were non-families, 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.96. The median age was 38.8 years. The median income for a household in the county was $32,812 and the median income for a family was $44,122.
Males had a median income of $40,876 versus $29,675 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,778. About 16.4% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over. This county is a bit of a swing county. However, Donald Trump won well over 60% of the county's vote. Portsmouth is the county seat for Scioto County, it was designed by John Scudder Adkins and constructed in 1936 during the Great Depression as a public works project. The county jail, once located in the courthouse, is now located in a new facility at the site of the former Norfolk and Western rail depot, near U. S. 23. It was constructed in 2006. Scioto County is the site of the state's Southern Ohio Co
Sir Roper Lethbridge was a British academic and civil servant in India and a Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1892. Lethbridge was the son of E. Lethbridge of Ste. Addresse, France, he was educated at Exeter College and entered Inner Temple in 1864. He was appointed a Professor in the Bengal Educational Department in 1868, became a Fellow of University of Calcutta and Secretary of Simla Educational Commission, he was Editor of the Calcutta Quarterly Review from 1871 to 1878. In 1877, he moved to the Indian Political Department, as Political Agent, 1st class, was appointed Press Commissioner in 1878 when he was awarded Companion of the Indian Empire, he was knighted in 1885. Lethbridge was Hon. Member of the Anjuman-i-Punjab, a Member of the Asiatic Society and the Asiatic Society of Bengal and a Member of Council of East Indian Association and of the National Indian Association. At the 1885 general election Lethbridge was elected as the Member of Parliament for Kensington North.
He was re-elected in 1886 held the seat. He was awarded a KCIE in the 1890 Birthday Honours. Lethbridge wrote several works about India which have been considered to be of sufficient value to republish. Lethbridge died at the age of 78. Lethbridge married Eliza Finlay in 1865, their daughter Caroline married Frederick Gorell Barnes. He married his second wife Emma Neave in 1897, they lived at Regent's Park, London. A Short Manual of the History of India Lethbridge, Sir; the History of India. London: Macmillan; the Indian Offer of Imperial Preference PS King 1913 and Read Books, 2006 ISBN 1-4067-2001-1, The Golden Book of India: A Genealogical and Biographical Dictionary of the Ruling Princes, Chiefs and Other Personages, Titled Or Decorated of the Indian Empire, Aakar Books, 2005 ISBN 81-87879-54-8 Swadeshi and British Fiscal Policy Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 1919 Works by or about Roper Lethbridge at Internet Archive Works written by or about Roper Lethbridge at Wikisource Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Roper Lethbridge
Fowler Calculators Ltd was a manufacturer of slide rules and other scientific and mathematical instruments, based in Manchester and founded by William Henry Fowler. Fowler had studied mathematics at Manchester in the 1870s, he became editor of the journal The Practical Engineer in 1891, which led to him starting the Scientific Publishing Company in 1898. That year, his journal The Mechanical Engineer published the design of a circular calculator operated by moving fixed pointers over a revolving dial. In 1908, Fowler's son, began commercial production of circular calculators in Sale, using the same design with the calculator's appearance and control resembling that of a pocket watch. After Harold Fowler's retirement, the company was run by Jim Cookson, closed in 1988 following his retirement. Collection of Fowler Calculators
Mdletshe Albert Mazibuko is a member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a South African choral group founded in 1960 - and still led - by his cousin Joseph. Albert was born in Ladysmith, South Africa, was the eldest of six sons, he grew up on a farm. Although his father believed in the importance of education it was necessary for Albert to leave school early and he worked full-time on the farm between the ages of eight and fifteen, he worked as a manual labourer in a number of jobs including working in an asbestos-making factory prior to joining Mambazo. Albert joined Mambazo in 1969 with his brother Milton as an alto voice. Aside from Joseph Shabalala, Albert is the only original member left in the group and has seen many changes. After the killing of his brother Milton in 1980, Albert remained in the line-up and has been a full-time member of the group since 1973
Vincenzo Serafino was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Teano. On 3 October 1588, Vincenzo Serafino was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII as Bishop of Teano. On 7 December 1588, he was consecrated bishop by Girolamo Bernerio, Bishop of Ascoli Piceno, with Fabio Biondi, Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem, Giambattista de Benedictis, Bishop of Penne e Atri, serving as co-consecrators, he served as Bishop of Teano until his death in 1615 in Italy. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Teano". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Teano–Calvi". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018
The 2010–11 Pittsburgh Panthers women's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Panthers, coached by Agnus Berenato, suffered their first losing season since 2004-05; the Panthers are a member of the Big East Conference and play their home games at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 2010-11 Pitt women's basketball went 16-15, a disappointing finish considering that in December, the team had climbed as high as 15th in the nation in both the AP and Coaches' national polls. Finishing with the 12th seed in the Big East Tournament, the Panthers lost in the first round of the tournament to Louisville, but still earned its fifth straight post-season national tournament appearance in the 2010 Women's National Invitation Tournament. However, Pitt lost its opening game in the WNIT at Toledo; the Panthers return four starters. The offseason was characterized with an unusual turnover in both players and coaching staff.
Center/forward Pepper Wilson, sophomore forward Kate Popovec, sophomore guard Sarah Ogoke transferred, while assistant coaches Jeff Williams, Caroline McCombs, Yolette McPhee-McCuin all left to pursue additional opportunities. Incoming players include forward Kyra Dunn as well as guards Marquel Davis, Yasmin Fuller, Asia Logan; this leaves the Panthers with an unusual distribution of players by academic class, with five seniors and six freshman, but with no juniors or sophomores. New coaches include the former head coach of the WNBA's New York Liberty, Patty Coyle, along with Khadija Head, former Pitt point guard Mallorie Winn; the women's basketball team enters the season with modest external expectation having been picked to finish 13th in the Big East Conference in a preseason poll of conference coaches. The Panthers started the season receiving two votes in the preseason national top 25 AP Poll. *Dismissed from the team during the season following the St. Francis game on December 1, 2010 for a violation of team rules.
Pitt's 2010-11 schedule. Shayla Scott was selected as the College/University winner of the Pat Blayden Spirit of Sport Award. Taneisha Harrison was selected to the All-Big East Women’s Basketball Second Team Chelsea Cole was tabbed Honorable Mention All-Big East. Chelsea Cole became just the fourth player in Pitt women’s basketball history to record 1,000 rebounds over a career, she finished with 1,003 boards. Pittsburgh Panthers women's basketball Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball 2010–11 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team Pittsburgh Panthers University of Pittsburgh Big East Conference Official Site