BWC budget focuses on opioid recovery

COLUMBUS – Governor Mike DeWine has signed the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) biennial budget into law, providing $15 million ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Coriell wins at Ohio State Fair

Coriell wins at Ohio State Fair

When any kid wins an award of any kind there are people who are truly proud of them, and when you win a big award, like at the Ohio State Fair, it is ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Gas Prices Drop

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is eight cents cheaper this week at $2.713 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s G...

July 23rd, 2019 |  



Portsmouth still accepting applications for second ward councilperson

Portsmouth still accepting applications for second ward councilperson

Portsmouth City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening, and after invocation, roll call, and the reading and disposing of t...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Work release program reinstated in the county

Work release program reinstated in the county

Scioto County Commissioners authorized the Court of Common Pleas to implement a Scioto County work release program during its Tuesday morning meeting....

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Jessica Groves pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jessica Groves pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

On July 11, Jessica Groves, 39, through her attorney, entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in relation to the death of her infant son, D...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


School supplies collected for children overseas

School supplies collected for children overseas

As the new school year approaches, Trish Shaffer is working on a lengthy school supply list, not for herself, but for children in need overseas.Utiliz...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


MSP Farm to Table Dinner is Aug. 1

MSP Farm to Table Dinner is Aug. 1

The annual Main Street Portsmouth Farm to Table Dinner and Pie Auction will be August 1, at 6 p.m.The meal consists of homemade chicken noodle soup, s...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


American River People

American River People

Several artists have made their way to Portsmouth, courtesy of their rustic recreated shantyboat, to gather information and personal histories of thos...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Proposed amendment would address grass clippings on roadways

Portsmouth City Council will meet on Monday with two items on the agenda.An ordinance authorizing the appropriation of $7,000.00 from capital improvem...

July 21st, 2019 |