Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterLUCASVILLE — The Ohio State Highway Patrol has confiscated $200,000 in pills and heroin, and arrested two suspects in the process.Two Michigan women are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized half a kilo of heroin, 4,500 Oxycodone pills, and 270 Oxymorphone pills with a combined street value of approximately $200,000 during a traffic stop on Wednesday in Scioto County.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterGarrett and Shawna Pendleton have to look at Buckeyes carpeting in a 30 feet by 40 feet room on the back of their house this week, and will only get relief from that carpeting when they head to Indianapolis, Indiana where their son, Trevon Pendleton, starting fullback for the Michigan State Spartans, hopes to be a part of spoiling Ohio State’s bid for a BCS championship in the Big Ten Conference title game.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterWith winter months closing in, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a senior member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said he has outlined a plan that would further support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) goal of ending veteran homelessness by 2015. Brown said while significant progress is being made, many hurdles still exist for chronically homeless veterans wanting to find housing.
Ryan Scott OttneyPDT Staff WriterMembers of New Boston Village Council voted Tuesday evening to rescind a previous ordinance extending its agreement with Portsmouth Insurance Agency, in order to continue its current policy and save $16,000.
Joseph PrattPDT contributorLocal photographer Pam DeCamp is celebrating a year of wins and firsts as the 2013 year comes to an end.DeCamp was recently featured in Daily Times when two of her pieces placed in The Ohio Art Council’s Governor’s Awards and even having the two pieces hung in the governor’s office. On top of that win, DeCamp has also increased her local outreach of business and has been juried into several other shows and ...
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterSOUTH SHORE, Ky. — Helping Hands of Greenup County held the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for their second thrift store in South Shore Wednesday.Helping Hands Food Pantry of South Shore now has it’s own thrift store. The other Helping Hands Food Pantry and Thrift Store is located in Greenup.Dan Blevins, assistant director of the South Shore Helping Hands, said the thrift store has been in the ma...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterWhatever plans you have for the next few days should take into account the possibility of some hazardous weather. According to the National Weather Service, multiple rounds of precipitation will move through the area Friday night leading to the possibility of minor flooding.Precipitation will start out as rain. Sleet and freezing rain will also be possible tonight (Thursday) into Friday. That precipitation will change over to snow by...
Ryan Scott OttneyPDT Staff WriterIt just wouldn’t feel like the holidays without Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and the performers at Cirque d’Art in Portsmouth will be ready for “Le Nutcracker Cirque” at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.“We’re really excited. We have four different pieces of circus aerial apparatus that we actually designed and originated, and that we had fabricated locally with the iron smith artists at...
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