Break-in at brew Pub tops Portsmouth police reports

Portsmouth PolicePolice responded Sunday to a report of a break in at the Portsmouth Brewing Company, 224 Second St. The restaurant’s assistant ...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Discovery requests and defense motions plentiful during Rhoden murder pretrial

Discovery requests and defense motions plentiful during Rhoden murder pretrial

Handcuffed and dressed in a bright orange jail jumpsuit, family patriarch George Washington “Billy” Wagner III appeared Thursday afternoon...

January 18th, 2019 updated: January 18th, 2019. |  


National Weather Service predicts no Snowpocalypse for Portsmouth

…Periods of heavy rain along with elevated flooding concerns persist forportions of California and Oregon……Major winter storm to imp...

January 17th, 2019 |  



Sheriff’s office hands prosecutor case against Lucasville weapons instructor

The immediate fate of a Lucasville area weapons instructor is now in the hands of Scioto County Prosecutor Shane Tieman.Scioto County Sheriff’s ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth man arrested on multiple car theft, drug charges

Portsmouth man arrested on multiple car theft, drug charges

On Tuesday, the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office along with the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force announced the arrest of a Portsmouth man on numerous...

January 16th, 2019 |  


DeWine creates advisory committee benefiting at-risk kids

DeWine creates advisory committee benefiting at-risk kids

Gov. Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine and leaders from the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association, (OCHA), on Tuesday announced the creation of...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Man posing as teenaged girl stalks local middle school students via Facebook

Man posing as teenaged girl stalks local middle school students via Facebook

Portsmouth West Middle School Principal Christopher Jordan said he believes the message he posted Tuesday on the school’s Facebook page has reac...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Attorneys battle over discovery, other motions during Rhoden pretrials

Attorneys battle over discovery, other motions during Rhoden pretrials

At least regarding the perjury and obstructing justice charges pending against both women, what seems to primarily be at question is the testimony giv...

January 10th, 2019 |  


This time in street clothes, yet another Wagner faces pre-trial hearing

This time in street clothes, yet another Wagner faces pre-trial hearing

For the second time this week, another member of the Wagner family directly charged with the murders of eight members of the Rhoden family in April 20...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Piketon centrifuge plan draws local praise, criticism

Piketon centrifuge plan draws local praise, criticism

Monday’s announcement from U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), regarding the possibility of re-firing the Piketon centrifuge facility, closed in 2016...

January 9th, 2019 |