Scioto JFS supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

SCIOTO — World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was established by the World Health Organization at the United Nations on June 15, 2006. Each year sinc...

June 14th, 2021 |  


SCHD Commissioner submits testimony against vaccine choice bill

SCHD Commissioner submits testimony against vaccine choice bill

COLUMBUS — The calls for vaccination, seen by public health experts as the best way to tackle COVID-19, have met resistance from some citizens t...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Musuem, bees, water: Council back for first session this month

Musuem, bees, water: Council back for first session this month

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth City Council will be back in session for the first time this month Monday, again considering a lease agreement, salary i...

June 11th, 2021 |  



Skatepark designs approved

Skatepark designs approved

PORTSMOUTH — After months of waiting, area skaters finally got the news they were looking for Thursday.Waiting for the word from the Army Civil ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


$2.5 million loan going to S.O.A.R. Industrial Park

$2.5 million loan going to S.O.A.R. Industrial Park

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners gathered Thursday for its regularly scheduled meeting, sharing multiple updates surrounding the Greater...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Increased demolition, abatement budget requested for code enforcement

Increased demolition, abatement budget requested for code enforcement

​ PORTSMOUTH — A drive through Portsmouth reveals many condemned homes, some awaiting the decision of a teardown in the sum of thousands o...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Scioto Foundation awards funds to Lucasville Heritage House

Scioto Foundation awards funds to Lucasville Heritage House

SCIOTO — The Scioto Foundation Board of Governors has awarded the Lucasville Area Historical Society $8,247 for Phase one and three of the Lucas...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Lucasville Trade Days back for upcoming weekend

Lucasville Trade Days back for upcoming weekend

LUCASVILLE — For the second time this year, the Lucasville Trade Days will take place this weekend starting Friday afternoon at the Scioto Count...

June 8th, 2021 updated: June 8th, 2021. |  


Library back to regular hours

Library back to regular hours

SCIOTO- As Ohio approaches a week of its full reopening, the Portsmouth Public Library announced Monday it will be back to regular business hours.All ...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Commissioners announce bid awards

Commissioners announce bid awards

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners convened on Thursday for its regularly scheduled meeting, announcing the bid awards for several county ...

June 3rd, 2021 |