SSU wants to foster budding culture of entrepreneurship

SSU wants to foster budding culture of entrepreneurship

On Wednesday, during a talk at Shawnee State University, well-known economist from The Ohio State University, Ned Hill, reiterated several times no la...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Lucasville man arrested for alleged rape of girl, 15

Lucasville man arrested for alleged rape of girl, 15

A Lucasville man, 18, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the alleged rape of a 15-year-old female victim in May.Griffin Diaz of Piketon Road, Luc...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Dayton man arrested in Portsmouth for alleged heroin trafficking

Dayton man arrested in Portsmouth for alleged heroin trafficking

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office and the Portsmouth Police Department joined forces Tuesday to arrest a Dayton man in Portsmouth for allegedly...

September 19th, 2018 |  



Skating rink, a Christmas tree and lots of decorations highlight Portsmouth Winterfest

Skating rink, a Christmas tree and lots of decorations highlight Portsmouth Winterfest

A temporary space-age skating rink, a huge Christmas tree, lots and lots of decorations including lighted arches over the street, new retail and 2,000...

September 19th, 2018 |  


SOPA board hopes to clean contaminated property near Portsmouth water plant

Whether the motivation springs from the age of the plant or environmental concerns, quite possibly with the help of the Southern Ohio Port Authority, ...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Port authority sale will help Main Street Portsmouth

The Southern Ohio Port Authority continues to sell unused property it owns around the area in hopes, of course, that property will be put to new use. ...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Portsmouth native now stuck with family in potential path of Hurricane Florence

Portsmouth native now stuck with family in potential path of Hurricane Florence

“Snow Camp” may seem like an odd name for a small town about two hours from the Atlantic Coast in North Carolina.It has however proven to ...

September 12th, 2018 |  


Grand jury hands down indictments

The man who police chased through southern Ohio and was finally apprehended in Portsmouth has been indicted on several charges.Carlos J. Hernandez, 31...

September 11th, 2018 |  


Interviews complete, no word yet on new City Manager

On Monday evening Portsmouth City Council gathered for a regular session meeting after conducting the remaining two Interviews for the open City Manag...

September 10th, 2018 |  


Weekend rainfall was considerable but area escaped relatively unscathed

Weekend rainfall was considerable but area escaped relatively unscathed

No, the rainfall and resulting flooding wasn’t as bad as what hit in the early spring. But there is absolutely no doubt Southern Ohio got a majo...

September 10th, 2018 |