New mural coming to Portsmouth

New mural coming to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH – If you have recently driven or walked past the location of the upcoming skate park (located on 4th Street between Jefferson and Mad...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Council considers hybrid EMS model

Council considers hybrid EMS model

PORTSMOUTH – Last month, the Portsmouth Fire Department asked City Council and City Manager Sam Sutherland for approval to hire three new firefi...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Center for Public History opening this Fall at SSU

Center for Public History opening this Fall at SSU

PORTSMOUTH — This fall Shawnee State University will open physical and virtual doors on the SSU Center for Public History. Located in the Clark ...

October 13th, 2021 |  



Local 4-H youth to attend National 4-H Congress

Local 4-H youth to attend National 4-H Congress

SCIOTO — A local 4-H’er, Lainie Johnson, was selected to attend the National 4-H Congress which is being held from November 26 through Nov...

October 11th, 2021 |  


Scioto Foundation announces new Chuck and Linda Abbott Scholarship Fund

Scioto Foundation announces new Chuck and Linda Abbott Scholarship Fund

SCIOTO — The Scioto Foundation has announced a new scholarship fund established by longtime Sciotoville resident Linda Jean Bussa Abbott.Her gen...

October 10th, 2021 |  


4 deaths; 43 new cases reported Firday

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Department has confirmed four additional local deaths in connection with the COVID-19 viru...

October 8th, 2021 |  


Troopers seize loaded handguns and $15,400 worth of drugs

Troopers seize loaded handguns and $15,400 worth of drugs

COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against an Ohio man after a traffic stop in Scioto County.During the tra...

October 8th, 2021 |  


24 indictments handed down

24 indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on October 1 and returned 24...

October 8th, 2021 |  


PPD investigating homicide, victim identified

PPD investigating homicide, victim identified

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.On Oct. 1, 2021, at appro...

October 4th, 2021 updated: October 4th, 2021. |  


King’s Daughters welcomes internal medicine physician Isna Khan, M.D.

King’s Daughters welcomes internal medicine physician Isna Khan, M.D.

PORTSMOUTH—King’s Daughters welcomes internal medicine physician Isna Khan, M.D., to its Family Care Center in Portsmouth, 2001 Scioto Tra...

October 1st, 2021 |