Funds for the homeless shelter will be generated by donations solicited by the walkers. Walkers are needed to walk and solicit funds. For more information, contact the shelter at (740) 353-4085.
Habitat accepts applications
Scioto County Habitat for Humanity will begin accepting applications for a house to be built in New Boston later this year. Applications can be picked up, and people can receive advice on how to fill out the applications and learn the qualifications that must be met at the New Boston Library from 6 to 7:45 p.m. April 5 and at the Portsmouth Public Library from 6:15 to 8 p.m. April 6.
Those whoe are unable to attend one of these session may call (740) 353-4993 and leave a message including name, address and phone number, and an application will be mailed to you. Applications must be in by April 21.
Preservation board plans luncheon
The Boneyfiddle Historic Preservation Society Board will host an informational luncheon for those in the community who are interested in preserving the historic past and revitalizing the economic future. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at the Scioto County Welcome Center, Second Street. For reservations, call Rebecca Wheelersburg at (740) 354-7781.
Woman hurt in wreck on Scherer's Hollow
A woman was treated for minor injuries after a wreck yesterday on Scherer's Hollow Road.
According to Kera Horsley, paramedic and squad chief with the Rubyville Volunteer Fire Department, the woman was traveling in a Chevrolet Malibu toward New Boston, when she drove off the right side of the road, overcorrected, flipped over the guardrail and landed on her vehicle's passenger side.
The woman was reportedly treated and released at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Portsmouth Fire Department also was at the scene.
From PDT staff reports