Ware: ‘It is an honor to wear the badge’

Ware: ‘It is an honor to wear the badge’

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the calendar week of May 15 as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress, Nati...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Council to consider three ordinance at tonight’s meeting

The Portsmouth City Council meets tonight for a regular session meeting in council chambers. After a period of limited legislation making an appearanc...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Walking for literacy

Walking for literacy

The earlier you read to your child, the better most people feel. The local Community Action Organization Head Start/Early Head Start has been using th...

May 14th, 2018 |  



County road work schedule

County road work schedule

Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for May 14-20 for the Engineer’s Department.County crew workBe...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign kicks off

ASHLAND, Ky. – Don’t be surprised to see lots of blue lights Tuesday afternoon along highways from Ashland, Ky., to Ironton as tri-state e...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Ohio Connections Academy to host information session

Ohio Connections Academy (OCA), a leading public e-school serving students in grades K-12 throughout Ohio, will host an information session for intere...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Portsmouth GM earns Wendy’s top honors

Portsmouth GM earns Wendy’s top honors

DUBLIN – Renee O’Neal from Portsmouth Wendy’s franchise Schmidt Family Restaurant Group has been recognized as Top General Manager i...

May 13th, 2018 updated: May 14th, 2018. |  


Ratcliff receives nursing award

Ratcliff receives nursing award

Meghan Ratcliff, a licensed practical nurse since 2009 and currently at Best Care Nursing and Rehab Center in Wheelersburg, recently received the 2018...

May 13th, 2018 updated: May 14th, 2018. |  


Author to present at schools, library

Author to present at schools, library

Mark Ludy, a popular children’s author and illustrator, begins a three-day speaking tour of Portsmouth Monday, speaking at three different schoo...

May 12th, 2018 |  


‘Worse than what the public knows’

‘Worse than what the public knows’

PIKETON — An outcry of opposition from local governments and residents may or may not be enough to stop construction of a permanent on-site wast...

May 12th, 2018 |