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Portsmouth Man Arrested for Burglary


PORTSMOUTH- Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman shared that his 911 communication center received a call on Friday, April 12, 2024 from a woman who stated that she was in the hospital and claimed that someone had broken into her home. The victim advised that she had received this information from her neighbor. The victim also stated that the neighbor had sent her pictures and videos of the suspects. The victim was able to identify one of the male suspects.

Portsmouth Today updating community April 17


PORTSMOUTH— There is a lot to do in Portsmouth, with event planners and organizations struggling to plan functions without bumping into others and competing. Whether you use the city’s website, the Chamber of Commerce, the Daily Times, or another resource for announcements and scheduling, you can always depend on the fact there will be something for you to do. That is what three partners try to highlight with the quarterly Portsmouth Today meetings held in the Community Action Scioto County Welcome Center.

SOMACC prepares for Cream of the Crop 2024


PORTSMOUTH— The Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center (SOMACC) has curated an absolutely booked year of events. These events are scheduled alongside major improvements to their property, a historical expansion, new programming and the addition of bilingual services, continued efforts to digitize their collections, new certifications, overhauled educational resources by new staff, observance of new federal laws and more. The amount of work the staff is juggling is massive. Despite all of this, they are committed now, more than ever, to continue expanding events and opportunities for artists and community members to become engaged in regularly planned shows, performance arts exhibitions, monthly happenings, and more.

Bench valued at $2,200 stolen from York Park


PORTSMOUTH- There’s a first time for everything, and sometimes that’s not good.

20 volunteers clean Brush Creek, remove two tons


BRUSH CREEK- The Friends of Scioto Brush Creek (FoSBC) held a cleanup over the weekend on property along the stream they’re known for protecting and educating the public about, just before closing on the six acres and becoming its owners on Tuesday.

Scioto County Sheriff Reports


THEFT—Report of stolen equipment from business on Ohio 104. 6:40 a.m., Monday, April 8.

FBP employees retire with fond memories


PIKETON, OH – Six Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) employees said farewell to co-workers on March 27. Their combined experience at the site is approximately 170 years, with diverse backgrounds ranging from the lab to human resources.

Ohio Senate adopts CR in support of veterans


COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate adopted two measures to support our nation’s military heroes, Senate Concurrent Resolutions 8 and 9. State Sen. Terry Johnson, R-McDermott, voted for both resolutions in the Ohio Senate Veterans and Public Safety Committee and on the Senate floor.

Slusher to represent Scioto County at pageant in Nashville


SCIOTOVILLE- Portsmouth Elementary School student Addyson Slusher has been picked to go to a national pageant in Nashville as Jr. Miss Scioto County.


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