City Manager Derek Allen fired

City Manager Derek Allen was fired Monday night by the Portsmouth City Council.Councilman Gene Meadows read a list of grievances against Allen in open...

December 19th, 2017 updated: December 19th, 2017. |  


Shawnee Forest fights fires

Shawnee Forest fights fires

Fires are being talked about quite a bit right now, as the fires in California are still burning and causing destruction along their path. Locally, Th...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Second bust recovers guns

On December 13, Officers of the Portsmouth Police Department with assistance from the Portsmouth Municipal Court Probation Department and Portsmouth F...

December 14th, 2017 |  


33 Indicted in drug ring

33 Indicted in drug ring

Six individuals are still being sought out by law enforcement after thirty three people were indicted on Wednesday as authorities dismantled what is b...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


PPD confirms shooting at Farley Square

Reports started circulating after 10 p.m. Monday night about a shooting occurred in Farley Square, a low-income housing facility in Portsmouth known a...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Two shootings, one dead

Two shootings, one dead

A deadly shooting had citizens of downtown Portsmouth on high alert early Saturday morning when reports of the shooting spread across social media. Sh...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Pirates the standard in 21-14 OT thriller

Pirates the standard in 21-14 OT thriller

CANTON — History.The seven-letter word is so simple to say, but so hard to accomplish — because rewriting the books is a job that takes 36...

December 1st, 2017 updated: December 2nd, 2017. |  


Commissioners hold Tree Lighting

Commissioners hold Tree Lighting

On Friday afternoon, the Scioto County Commissioners welcomed members of the community to their first ever Christmas tree lighting ceremony.The Tree L...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Pirates, Eagles to square off in state finals

Pirates, Eagles to square off in state finals

To advance to the stage that one desires, he or she must stay a step ahead of the competition at all times.And over the course of the 2017 campaign, R...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Pirate ship to port in Canton

Pirate ship to port in Canton

CHILLICOTHE — In the game of life, the strongest of ships will find a way to withstand the punishment that adversity will bring.On Friday evenin...

November 25th, 2017 |