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 |  



Library renewal levy passes easily

“Of course, were very excited about the support of the community, that’s the first thing,” said Paige Williams, executive director o...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth Library levy renewal won’t raise taxes

Director of the Portsmouth Public Library, Paige Williams said the library levy on today’s general election ballot the second renewal of a 1 mil...

November 4th, 2019 |  


Police say overdose victim resisted arrest, struck firefighters, bit officer

Police say a Portsmouth man, Anthony G. Mays, 29, ended up under arrest for felony assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly attacked firefighte...

November 4th, 2019 |  


Details of Friday’s shooting released

On Nov. 1, 2019, patrol officers with the Portsmouth Police Department responded to 843 10th St., in an attempt to serve two warrants on Steven Hilema...

November 4th, 2019 updated: November 4th, 2019. |  


Police release few details on fatal shooting Friday

At an unspecified time on Friday, Nov. 1, Portsmouth police say they were attempting to execute an arrest warrant in the 800 block of 10th Street. Whi...

November 1st, 2019 |  


Police ID shooting victim as girl, 19

On Friday, police release further information on the shooting which took place just after midnight early the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the area...

November 1st, 2019 |  


Lt. Gov. Husted opens SSU Appalachian symposium

Lt. Gov. Husted opens SSU Appalachian symposium

“I was asked speak about economic development and recovery,” said Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted as he took to the podium as the firs...

October 31st, 2019 |