CORRECTION NOTICE to “Meet the Candidates: Scioto County Sheriff” published Saturday, March 14

*Editor’s note: Due to a mechanical error, some candidates’ answers were transposed in the “Meet the Candidates: Scioto County Sheri...

March 14th, 2020 |  


Ohio schools to close Monday due to COVID-19

Ohio schools to close Monday due to COVID-19

COLUMBUS - On Thursday, Governor Mike DeWine announced that all Ohio K-12 schools will close for an “extended spring break” on Monday, Mar...

March 12th, 2020 updated: March 12th, 2020. |  


March sadnesss: NCAA tournament canceled

March sadnesss: NCAA tournament canceled

BREAKING: The NCAA announced on Thursday in the following release that all remaining winter and spring sports postseason tournaments have been cancell...

March 12th, 2020 updated: March 12th, 2020. |  



SSU warns of possible Coronavirus cases

SSU warns of possible Coronavirus cases

Shawnee State University has sent out a campus alert about the Coronavirus Monday evening.According to the alert, “three suspected Coronavirus c...

March 9th, 2020 updated: March 9th, 2020. |  


Dixon Mill burglary and kidnapping.

Dixon Mill burglary and kidnapping.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announced Tuesday that his 911 communication center received a call on Monday, February 24, 2020, at 11:05 pm fr...

February 25th, 2020 |  


Officer-involved shooting along U.S. 23

Officer-involved shooting along U.S. 23

What started as a routine traffic violation sent law enforcement agencies in two states on a pursuit early Wednesday morning.One suspect is in custody...

January 29th, 2020 updated: January 29th, 2020. |  


Following critical report, Childrens Services board suspends director

Following critical report, Childrens Services board suspends director

One day after the release of a state report highly critical of her department’s handling of the death of an unidentified local infant, the Board...

December 30th, 2019 |  


Davis contends radiation found in Otway was minuscule

While reports appearing on social media have set off a storm of controversy, during the regular meeting of the Scioto County Commissioners on Thursday...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth Health Department receives $125,000 federal grant

The city of Portsmouth Health Department is now the recipient of a $125,000 Drug-Free Communities courtesy of grant U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. R-OH.In 199...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Eyes of Freedom War Memorial arrives at SSU

Eyes of Freedom War Memorial arrives at SSU

Highlighted by the arrival of the Eyes of Freedom War Memorial dedicated to 23 members of a Lima National Guard unit who gave all in Iraq, Shawnee Sta...

November 6th, 2019 |