By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe arraignment of a 67-year-old man indicted by the Scioto County grand jury on multiple charges involving two women, has been postponed. Mansour Masoud Alhweity, of Saudi Arabia, was indicted on the charges of kidnapping, abduction, gross sexual imposition, sexual imposition, and aggravated burglary, and was set for arraignment Tuesday.However, a spokeswoman in the office of Scioto County Common Pleas Judge Howard H. Harc...
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comAt a recent meeting of the Lawrence Scioto Solid Waste Management District (LSSWMD), Dan Palmer, district director said the staff has been able to work through the obstacles with which they have been faced and end the year with a larger balance.“The district proved two significant facts in the year 2013; one, we can continue to operate despite the obstacles the Ironton-Lawrence County CAO (Community Action Organizatio...
By Frank Lewis and Portia Williamsflewis@email@example.comOhio and Kentucky this week are both participating in Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week, and will be testing their Emergency Alert Systems today.Scioto County Emergency Management Agency Director Kim Carver says if you hear an alarm at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, don’t panic. It may just be a a school or other facility participating in a statewide tornado drill...
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comScioto County Commissioner Skip Riffe said at the commissioners meeting Tuesday that in order to continue to receive health benefits through the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) after this retirement, he will have to move up his retirement plans from the end of December to Nov. 30.
By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comPorter Township Director of Safety and Services Greg Warner updated the township’s board of trustees Monday of the efforts on keeping the roads safe and clear for citizens. He stated that the winter has taken a toll on the equipment, but they’ve done a satisfactory job at keeping the roads safe with reduced salt and minimal crew.
By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comAngela Y. Davis has been appointed to the Scioto County Board of Elections, joining incumbent Kevin L. Craft, who has been reappointed to that position.Secretary of State Jon Husted announced on Monday the appointment of 176 boards of election members. The new board appointees, half of the 352 board members statewide, began their term on March 1.“Serving as an elections official in Ohio is both and honor an...
Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe Porter Township Board of Trustees gathered Monday evening for their bi-monthly meeting to discuss township business. On the agenda was the discussion of pool scheduling, which will open May 26.
The Northwest Board of education met for their regular...
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