Mainstreet Portsmouth touts success

Main street Portsmouth recently had its annual dinner where it welcomed nearly 250 guests to celebrate a year of successes and hear plans for continue...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Ware expresses support for Dewine’s recommendations on drug abuse, mental health

Ware expresses support for Dewine’s recommendations on drug abuse, mental health

One of two persons representing south-central Ohio and Gov. Mike DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Council, Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware first said h...

March 20th, 2019 |  


PHS grad talks about experience at West Point

PHS grad talks about experience at West Point

For West Point Military Academy Sophomore Cadet Luke Purdy, his education and career choice was an easy one.Purdy, a 2017 graduate of Portsmouth High ...

March 20th, 2019 |  



Medicare: rules for those with higher income

If you have higher income, the law requires an upward adjustment to your monthly Medicare Part B (medical insurance) and Medicare prescription drug co...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Minford comes alive for the music

Minford comes alive for the music

Entering Minford on Friday or Saturday night, you might hear the sound of music coming from the high school, seriously, “The Sound of Music̶...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Grand Jury hands out 40 indictments

Scioto County Prosecutor Shane A. Tieman announced the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 15 and returned 40 Public Indictments. The Defendants Ind...

March 19th, 2019 updated: March 19th, 2019. |  


Electric co-ops return $34 million

Columbus, OH—Ohio’s electric cooperative network announced today that, in 2018, its 24 not-for-profit, consumer-owned co-ops collectively ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


The clearest sign of mental health

The clearest sign of mental health

Am I mentally ill, could be the question? Every healthy person learns to ask such a question, as is the paradox that is health and ill-health.Now, let...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Body found in Wheelersburg is that of missing Portsmouth woman

Body found in Wheelersburg is that of missing Portsmouth woman

Local law enforcement agents say they have identified the body of one person listed as missing in Scioto County.However, Portsmouth Police Chief Rober...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Boil advisory issued for West Portsmouth

City of Portsmouth Waterworks issued a boil order on Monday for 48 hours for residents on US Hwy 52 from Careys Run west to Pond Run and all intersect...

March 19th, 2019 |