Three weeks after COVID-19 health orders end, cases remain steady in Scioto

SCIOTO- Approaching a month following the end of most public health orders, new COVID-19 cases have mostly plateaued in Scioto County and Ohio.When Go...

June 24th, 2021 |  


Johnson stepping down from Valley View Health

Johnson stepping down from Valley View Health

SCIOTO — Ohio Sen. Terry Johnson, R-McDermott, announced Monday he will be stepping down from his medical role but remaining in politics.Followi...

June 22nd, 2021 |  


PCHD hosting Community Health Fair

PCHD hosting Community Health Fair

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth City Health Department will be hosting a Community Health Fair on Tuesday, bringing health resources, COVID-19 vacci...

June 21st, 2021 |  



UFO (books) spotted in Portsmouth

UFO (books) spotted in Portsmouth

PIKETON — For those voyaging on US-23, billboards pointing to life beyond Earth are visible on the highway’s east end from a residence out...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Coyotes in town: What to do if spotted

Coyotes in town: What to do if spotted

PORTSMOUTH- During the Portsmouth City Council meeting on Monday, reports of coyotes within city limits were mentioned by Mayor Kevin Johnson.“I...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Unified Quest hosting second annual Juneteenth celebration

Unified Quest hosting second annual Juneteenth celebration

PORTSMOUTH- In recognition of Juneteenth, the day noting the end of slavery in the United States, Unified Quest will be hosting their second annual ce...

June 17th, 2021 updated: June 17th, 2021. |  


Broadband spending eliminated from Ohio Senate budget

Broadband spending eliminated from Ohio Senate budget

SCIOTO — Since Gov. Mike DeWine announced his proposed two-year budget in February, the Scioto County Commissioners have been asked multiple tim...

June 17th, 2021 |  


KIH hosting inaugural Ignite Portsmouth competition

KIH hosting inaugural Ignite Portsmouth competition

PORTSMOUTH — For the past few weeks, local entrepreneurs have been building their skills and learning the ins and outs of the business world.Thr...

June 16th, 2021 |  


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 |