OSU expert says public health assessment may be needed

OSU expert says public health assessment may be needed

While he was generally very complementary of the federal Department of Energy’s decision to move forward with a third party study of contaminati...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Amidst controversy over contamination from A-plant, DOE holds public forum at SSU

Amidst controversy over contamination from A-plant, DOE holds public forum at SSU

U.S. Department of Energy officials continue to insist the amounts of radioactive substances found in a couple of spots around Pike County, most notab...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Scioto Valley School District closes building after discovery of contaminants

In what was called an open letter to the students, parents and staff of the Scioto Valley Local School District, district superintendent Todd Burkitt ...

May 13th, 2019 |  



Racing on the river

Racing on the river

“Dream Build Live here”Unveiled as Portsmouth’s new slogan, the above phrase seemed to be the major theme as the community group Fri...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Waverly woman allegedly featured in infamous video given additional charges

A Waverly woman who has gained distributable notoriety for a viral video purportedly showing her urging two of her children to abuse a younger step si...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Friends of Portsmouth promise major announcements at city pep rally

The following is just a friendly reminder from your friends at the Friends of Portsmouth.The high-profile community group urges anyone with an interes...

May 8th, 2019 updated: May 9th, 2019. |  


Rehab clinic plans draw criticism

Rehab clinic plans draw criticism

Opposition already is lining up against unconfirmed plans to open a drug rehabilitation center in a currently vacant, former medical office building o...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Scioto Foundation holds two-day forum on downtown Portsmouth

Towards the end of April, the charitable nonprofit Scioto Foundation brought together a large number of Portsmouth stakeholders, to include local gove...

May 7th, 2019 |  


New Boston traffic stop leads to drug bust

New Boston traffic stop leads to drug bust

A Monday traffic stop on Rhodes Avenue by New Boston police led to the arrest of two area residents on charges of trafficking, aggravated possession a...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Body found Friday in Rarden identified

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found Friday on Rarden Creek Road in Rarden.The woman was identified as 27-year-old Dan...

April 29th, 2019 |