Ohio, Scioto County to be part of $65 million opioid study

Ohio, Scioto County to be part of $65 million opioid study

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced this week, Ohio’s (and Scioto County’s) participation in a new $65.9 million study aimed at reducing the o...

April 19th, 2019 |  


City could be poised to move ahead with Front Street multi-use path

City could be poised to move ahead with Front Street multi-use path

Ward 1 Portsmouth City Councilman Sean Dunne said the project has been in the works for at least two years. It could take a quantum leap forward in th...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Status hearing for Edward Wagner postponed

Status hearing for Edward Wagner postponed

A status hearing set for early Tuesday morning in the ongoing legal proceedings against multiple murder suspect Edward “Jake” Wagner was i...

April 16th, 2019 |  



W. Portsmouth couple arrested in Florida

W. Portsmouth couple arrested in Florida

According to a Facebook post of the City of Panama City Fla., law enforcement there arrested two West Portsmouth residents about 5:30 a.m., Friday aft...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Sheriff’s office says local couple had eight truck loads of stolen items

Sheriff’s office says local couple had eight truck loads of stolen items

The Scioto County Sheriff’s office has arrested two Franklin Furnace residents and recovered thousands of dollars in merchandise allegedly stole...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Critics blast DOE over alleged lack of reporting on fire at A-plant

A seemingly little reported fire at the plant is the latest controversy to sprout up between the Department of Energy, it’s hired decontaminatio...

April 14th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth police investigating alleged rape of juvenile at Wayne Hills

Portsmouth Police presumably still are investigating an alleged rape reported March 21 at the Wayne Hills Apartments in Portsmouth.Police Capt. Debra ...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Plans for decorative arches on Second Street move forward

Plans for decorative arches on Second Street move forward

Local real estate agent Nick Rutman said he could make no promises.However, Rutman also said the Friends of Portsmouth organization of which he is the...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Rock and country acts to headline annual River Days

Rock and country acts to headline annual River Days

Plans appear to be in full swing for Portsmouth’s long-running, end of summer bash, namely the annual River Days festival.Via their Facebook hom...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Investigation into Pike County Sheriff apparently ongoing

Investigation into Pike County Sheriff apparently ongoing

By stating he could not comment on an ongoing investigation, a public information officer for the state auditor’s office would seem to have indi...

April 10th, 2019 |