Council opposes disposal facility

When it came to the proposed on-site radioactive toxic waste disposal facility at the U.S. Department of Energey’s (DOE) Portsmouth Gaseous Diff...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Portsmouth growth

Portsmouth growth

Walking into the sparkling, bright new offices of Nelson Financial Services, 611 Chillicothe St., you would never guess that not all that long ago the...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Gas prices jump as demand sets record

Gas prices in South Central Ohio have increased by a dime to $2.728 per gallon this week, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.Acros...

April 23rd, 2018 |  



Tree City event proves to be ‘a wonderful day’

Tree City event proves to be ‘a wonderful day’

On Saturday, a Tree City celebration was held at Tracy Park and welcomed the community to partake in Earth Day celebrations. The event featured live m...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Senior Games success story earns award for 2 women

Senior Games success story earns award for 2 women

Lyvette Mosley, a lifetime athlete, wanted to do something to change Scioto County’s status as the unhealthiest county in Ohio. She happened to ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Pet vaccinations offered

The 31st annual pet vaccination clinic is scheduled 2 to 4 p.m. May 5 at four Scioto County locations.Vaccinations are $5 to $20 each. Heartworm testi...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


2 Ohioans inducted into honor society

BATON ROUGE, La. — Peter Parys of Wheelersburg and Brent Parker of Chesapeake were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, t...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


BLOOM-VERNON KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION AND SCREENINGKindergarten registration and screening for the Bloom-Vernon Local Schools will be May 3-4 at the ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Valley senior earns scholarship

Valley senior earns scholarship

Allison King, a senior at Valley High School, received the Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Scholarship recently during an annual program in Columbus...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


COMMEMORATIVE ANNIVERSARY ISSUEAPRIL 23, 1968-APRIL 23, 2018

COMMEMORATIVE ANNIVERSARY ISSUEAPRIL 23, 1968-APRIL 23, 2018

On April 23, 1968, an EF-5 tornado wreaked havoc on the town of Wheelersburg. That was 50 years ago. An EF-5 tornado is the worst of nature’s mo...

April 23rd, 2018 |