Route of 100 mph police chase includes school zone

At just before noon Oct. 2, an attempt by police to serve a warrant from the Scioto County Sheriff’s office turned into what Portsmouth police s...

October 4th, 2019 |  


City admits to mistakes in water testing over the summer

Portsmouth City Manager Sam Sutherland didn’t mince any words.“We messed up by not sampling,” Sutherland said. “We misinterpre...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Woman dies after hit by car on US 52

A West Portsmouth woman, identified as Teresa J. Spriggs, 57, died following a traffic accident early Thursday morning in the 5000 block of eastbound ...

October 3rd, 2019 |  



Brief

ASHLAND, KY - Contractors replacing a gas line along Blackburn Avenue (KY 168) in central Ashland were scheduled to begin nighttime operations Monday ...

September 30th, 2019 |  


OEPA says no decision made on Pike County landfill

Despite assertions made by Piketon City Councilman Dennis Foreman, an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson said the state agency has not ...

September 29th, 2019 |  


Adams County suspect kills self following murder, attempted abduction

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) was called today to assist the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Seaman Police Department with a shoo...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Developer says despite negative rumors new hotel moving forward

Developer says despite negative rumors new hotel moving forward

First formally announced during a Friends of Portsmouth “pep rally” held in May, contrary to numerous rumors, plans for a seven-story hote...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Woman arrested for domestic violence involving teenage daughter

City police on Tuesday arrested a Portsmouth woman following an alleged incident of domestic violence at her home on Grandview Avenue reportedly invol...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Rumpke responds about landfill

Piketon City Councilman, Dennis Foreman does not agree with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s (OEPA) intent to approve what he termed &...

September 26th, 2019 |  


Pike County’s Reader remains free on bond

Pike County’s Reader remains free on bond

Suspended Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader remains free on bond despite having allegedly violated a court order not to have any contact with potenti...

September 25th, 2019 |