Ohio University gains $1.1 million grant to fight opioid addiction

The Appalachian Recovery Project (ARP), Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and key university partners will soo...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Pike County sheriff looking for home invasion suspect

Pike County sheriff looking for home invasion suspect

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader says he, along with his deputies and in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, are looking for a man w...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Missing Portsmouth woman found unharmed; man with her arrested

Missing Portsmouth woman found unharmed; man with her arrested

A Portsmouth woman reported missing was found unharmed Thursday and a Portsmouth man has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges during a search wa...

April 4th, 2019 |  



Wagner murder trials likely many months away

Wagner murder trials likely many months away

The first trial dates for two members of the Wagner family charged with indirect involvement with the murders of eight members of the Rhoden and Gille...

April 4th, 2019 |  


New DOL rule changes impact nuclear workers

New DOL rule changes impact nuclear workers

Representatives from Professional Case Managements and its subsidiary, Cold War Patriots, met with current and former workers of the Portsmouth Gaseou...

April 2nd, 2019 |  


Conservation group moves quickly, gains rights to buy, preserve Tremper Mounds

Conservation group moves quickly, gains rights to buy, preserve Tremper Mounds

Action taken late last month by the Scioto County Board of Commissioners already may have borne a bit of fruit for the grassroots organization known a...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Critics blast DOE during forum on operations at Portsmouth A-plant

Critics blast DOE during forum on operations at Portsmouth A-plant

One of the organizers of the event, a former plant worker and self-proclaimed whistle-blower, local resident Vinna Colley talked about employees at th...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Forty-nine defense motions lead to continuance in Wagner pretrial

Forty-nine defense motions lead to continuance in Wagner pretrial

The second pretrial of Angela Wagner, one of four members of the Wagner clan charged directly with causing the deaths of eight persons, including seve...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Ware expresses support for Dewine’s recommendations on drug abuse, mental health

Ware expresses support for Dewine’s recommendations on drug abuse, mental health

One of two persons representing south-central Ohio and Gov. Mike DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Council, Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware first said h...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Body found in Wheelersburg is that of missing Portsmouth woman

Body found in Wheelersburg is that of missing Portsmouth woman

Local law enforcement agents say they have identified the body of one person listed as missing in Scioto County.However, Portsmouth Police Chief Rober...

March 19th, 2019 |