Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterThe winter storm that struck the area Friday did not bring the wreckage much of the state experienced.“There was a good average snowfall of two to four inches, depending on where you are in the county,” Scioto County Emergency Management Agency Director Kim Carver said. “It hit during the evening rush hour and began as a kind of a sleet and freezing rain mix and changed to snow later. But that caused some evening rush hour issues.”Carver said ODOT (Ohio Department of Transportation) was out all night, and most of the roads had been treated by early Saturday morning.
PDT Staff ReportThe public is invited to attend the unveiling of an Ohio and Erie Canal historical marker in the Morgan Township, Scioto County, Ohio on Sunday Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. The public is asked to come to the Morgan Township Senior building located at 7106 Big Bear Creek Road, located two miles from the turnoff on State Route 104, passing the Girl Scout Camp along with way. The short service will be held indoors and then we will go outside for the unveiling.
NELSONVILLE — On Friday, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s annual Child of Appalachia Celebration recognized Greg Adams as the 2013 Child of Appalachia Honoree. The Foundation’s Child of Appalachia award annually honors an outstanding citizen of Appalachian Ohio, for the difference he or she has made in the lives of others.“Appalachian Ohio is fortunate to call Greg one of its own,” said FAO President and CEO Cara Dingus Brook. “The region be...
NELSONVILLE — The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra has a lot to celebrate. This year marks the orchestra’s 40th anniversary. And in honor of this milestone, the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund was established at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to support the Orchestra’s mission for many more years to come.“We are so excited about the fund and grateful to the anonymous donor who wanted to celebrate our anniversary this way,” ...
Wayne AllenPDT Staff WriterThe trailer and release date for the Scorned, a movie filmed in Scioto County, has been released.Anchor Bay Films will release Scorned direct-to-DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download Feb. 4.According to released information about the film, “Sadie (Anna Lynne McCord) and Kevin (Billy Zane, who also played a role in the blockbuster Titanic) have decided to spend a romantic weekend together at his lake house. But when an un...
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterSOUTH SHORE, Ky. — South Shore First UMC will be hosting a Live Nativity Sunday, Dec. 15. from 6:30 -to 8 p.m. It is a walk-through event where visitors may peruse through the nativity at their own pace.Sean Shroll, pastor of South Shore First UMC, said the nativity is a vital part of history.“For us, we believe that Christ’s birth, and then his resurrection and death are world-changing events. They a...
Joseph PrattPDT ContributorThe Portsmouth Little Theatre (PLT) is welcoming the public to their second show of the 2013-2014 season, which hits home for all those who have been involved in the community theatre.“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” opens this weekend and serves as a reminder of the author and PLT’s first ever director, Barbara Robinson Webb.
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterThe annual Russell Downtown Christmas Parade, has been scheduled for Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.The Downtown Russell Business Association will host the annual Russell Christmas parade in the historic downtown area.At the helm will be the 2013 Grand marshal, coach Ivan McGlone, who has coached at Russell High School football for more than 30 years. McGlone has won two state championships and was runner-up and is highly-respec...
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