‘Our job is to create jobs’

‘Our job is to create jobs’

Even though it sits in Piketon, what has long been known as the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant — and commonly referred to as the A-Plant bec...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Is this Appalachia?

Is this Appalachia?

“In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared unconditional war on poverty in the United States, and nowhere was this war more photographed than A...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Bloom-Vernon gives back to the community

Bloom-Vernon gives back to the community

The place to be Wednesday was South Webster when Bloom-Vernon Local Schools held their 28th annual health fair. The event was open to the public.Accor...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 20th, 2018. |  



Grand jury hands down indictments

Grand jury hands down indictments

The Scioto County grand jury has returned 23 public indictments and seven secret indictments, according to information released by Scioto County Prose...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 20th, 2018. |  


Assistance approved

Assistance approved

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Ohio...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Gone fishin’

Gone fishin’

The 52nd annual Trout Derby, sponsored by the Portsmouth Area Jaycees and the Friends of Shawnee State Park, is set for April 28 on Turkey Creek Lake ...

April 18th, 2018 updated: April 20th, 2018. |  


Advocacy through art

Advocacy through art

The Scioto County Courthouse was buzzing last week with things people might be interested in learning. On Tuesday, women lobbying for parity on Equal ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Visualizing Appalachia

Visualizing Appalachia

In 1989, Life magazine published a photo essay entitled “Children of Poverty.” The essay focused on Portsmouth, and featured typical ̵...

April 14th, 2018 |  


School stabbing under investigation

School stabbing under investigation

WAVERLY — Law enforcement officials, working in concert with administration personnel at Waverly City Schools, are still trying to determine wha...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Pizza chain settles basketball wager

Pizza chain settles basketball wager

For those who believe “there’s no sure thing” and “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” well, you’re half...

April 13th, 2018 |