First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

As recently as Thursday afternoon, the office of the clerk of the Pike County Court Of Common Pleas was reporting no new date had been set for the jur...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Plant contamination study awaits final approval

Plant contamination study awaits final approval

A long-awaited environmental study of alleged contamination possibly spreading from the defunct Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant still is in the wor...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Man apparently accidentally shoots himself

A police records clerk stated a report on the following incident was incomplete. However, on Thursday police responded to the 2800 block of Grant Aven...

October 18th, 2019 |  



Minority leader Sykes: Ohio is still key to the presidency

Minority leader Sykes: Ohio is still key to the presidency

The presence Tuesday night of 12 Democratic presidential candidates at Otterbein University in Westerville proves Ohio is still an important battlegro...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Baby Dylan died from homicidal violence

Editor’s note: According to Scioto County Coroner’s Office clerk Amy Cox, with the permission of county prosecutor Shane Tieman, the Daily...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Fires strike businesses in Waverly, Lucasville

Persons in northern Scioto County searching for a frosty Halloween treat from Dairy Queen might have to travel down to Scioto Trail in Portsmouth.At 4...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Non-profit group in line for $2.3 million to help preserve native American mounds

Headquartered in a corner of Appalachia in the outskirts of Northeast Ohio, but serving the entire Ohio Appalachian region, the nonprofit organization...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Shot fired on Gallia led to no injuries

Portsmouth police responded about 5:20 a.m. Monday to the 2800 block of Gallia Street, were a 911 caller had informed dispatch several subjects were a...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Victim loses $2,600 in tools during theft

The following information has been provided by the Portsmouth Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. The information listed in th...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Arrests made in Kwik Stop armed robbery

Arrests made in Kwik Stop armed robbery

The Scioto County Sheriff’s office made three arrests after an alleged armed robbery at the Minford Kwik Stop, 8420 SR 335. Sheriff’s Capt...

October 14th, 2019 |