Portsmouth City Schools to implement clear backpacks

Portsmouth City Schools to implement clear backpacks

School Safety is one of, if not the greatest concerns across the country for school administration, teachers, parents and students and others alike. E...

July 15th, 2018 |  


OSU Extension receives grant

Portsmouth, Ohio— Ohio State University Extension, Scioto County is pleased to announce that it has received $71,170 from the Cardinal Health Fo...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Volunteers hard at work on annual Serve Day

Volunteers hard at work on annual Serve Day

If you were seeing red on Saturday, this time it was for a good reason. Serve Day, an annual community service project orchestrated by Life Point Chur...

July 15th, 2018 |  



Alleged sexual assault takes place at Kroger

Alleged sexual assault takes place at Kroger

The Portsmouth Police Department needs the help of the public to identify a suspect they say committed two alleged sexual assaults in a grocery store ...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Miss Green cares about the heart

Miss Green cares about the heart

Having a ‘Big Heart’ makes many people think of someone who cares about others and Taylah Deerfield, Miss Green is one of those special pe...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Scioto Foundation hires coordinator

Scioto Foundation hires coordinator

The Scioto Foundation has named Virginia Ann Chatfield Moore to the position of Scholarships and Grants Coordinator, adding a new staff person to supe...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Veteran’s retreat plans need funding

For Todd Dunn, taking a business of selling deer urine for hunters has turned into an altogether different passion.Dunn, started hi deer urine busines...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Scioto County to get over $5 million back

Scioto County to get over $5 million back

Safety pays off, literally.Southern Ohio businesses received a check Thursday morning from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation in the amoun...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Two men arrested for theft of motor vehicles

Two men arrested for theft of motor vehicles

Two men have been arrested for the theft of three vehicles that were stolen earlier this week.Richard Colley, 29, and Michael Perdue, 27, were both ar...

July 12th, 2018 |  


At approximately 7:28 pm Tuesday, officers of the Portsmouth Police Department, assigned to a Target Enforcement Detail, were called to the Kendall He...

July 12th, 2018 |