37 arrested during probation, warrant sweep

37 arrested during probation, warrant sweep

SCIOTO — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman and Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announced Tuesday a two-day “Multi-Agency Probat...

March 2nd, 2021 updated: March 2nd, 2021. |  


Scioto County Teachers receive 1st Dose

Scioto County Teachers receive 1st Dose

NEW BOSTON, Ohio — Scioto County teachers and school staff signed up to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine last week at the school dis...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Portsmouth 2021 and beyond: Major work on roads and sidewalks ahead

Portsmouth 2021 and beyond: Major work on roads and sidewalks ahead

PORTSMOUTH- Area roads have been through the wringer as of late, whether that be from winter weather or flooding emergencies. These emergencies have d...

March 2nd, 2021 |  



Two arrested, charged with improper use of firearms

Two arrested, charged with improper use of firearms

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Police Department announces the arrest of Nolan Harness-Cooper of 733 Haney Rd. Wheelersburg, Ohio and William Crabt...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Portsmouth man arrested, charged with aggravated burglary

Portsmouth man arrested, charged with aggravated burglary

The Portsmouth Police Department announces the arrest of Brandon N. Barrett of 301 Dunlap road in Portsmouth. On March 1, 2021, at 0251 hours, Portsmo...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio moves into Phase 1C vaccine distribution

Ohio moves into Phase 1C vaccine distribution

COLUMBUS — The next phases for COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Ohio will begin this week and the age eligibility will be lowered to 60.Phase 1C...

March 1st, 2021 |  


ODH: 1 death; 13 new COVID cases reported Monday

ODH: 1 death; 13 new COVID cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) continues to reconcile the COVID-19 death data.This has resulted in some fluctuations in death numb...

March 1st, 2021 |  


AAA: Ohio gas prices continue to climb

AAA: Ohio gas prices continue to climb

After increasing by 20 cents last week, the average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is another six cents higher this week at $2.727 per ga...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Portsmouth resident celebrates 100 years of life

Portsmouth resident celebrates 100 years of life

PORTSMOUTH — Perhaps Mark Twain said it best when he said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t...

March 1st, 2021 |  


South Webster man arrested for aggravated robbery

South Webster man arrested for aggravated robbery

The Portsmouth Police Department announced the arrest of Benjamin L. Coriell, from South Webster Ohio, for Aggravated Robbery.On Feb. 24, 2021, patrol...

March 1st, 2021 |