Public guided bus tours return to PORTS site

PIKETON — The U.S. Department of Energy and Fluor-BWXT will be offering public tours of the former gaseous diffusion plant in Piketon this summe...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Wheelersburg native crowned Miss Ohio Teen USA

Wheelersburg native crowned Miss Ohio Teen USA

PORTSMOUTH—The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts had a brush with royalty last weekend and a new Miss Ohio Teen USA was crowned.Kylan Darnell, from...

May 26th, 2022 |  


FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Scioto County students

FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Scioto County students

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio—Three Scioto County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. E...

May 26th, 2022 |  



Startup OBT Ashland to create 55 jobs with $45.5 million investment in Greenup County

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Omnis Building Technologies (OBT) Ashland, a startup manufacturer of economical, sustainab...

May 26th, 2022 |  


8 indictments handed down

8 indictments handed down

SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 20 and returned ...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Fluor-BWXT donates $2,500 to Shawnee State University

Fluor-BWXT donates $2,500 to Shawnee State University

PORTSMOUTH — Fluor-BWXT (FBP) is excited to grow its partnership with Shawnee State University with a recent $2,500 donation to the Shawnee Stat...

May 25th, 2022 |  


High court weighs end of $300 weekly unemployment payment

High court weighs end of $300 weekly unemployment payment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In June 2021, Gov. Mike DeWine ended Ohio’s participation in a federal pandemic unemployment aid program ahead of a ...

May 25th, 2022 |  


SSU students take educational experience trip to Panama

SSU students take educational experience trip to Panama

PORTSMOUTH — At the end of the Spring 2022 semester, Shawnee State University students enrolled in Spanish courses with Professor Pablo Salinas ...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Camp Molly Lauman illness confirmed as norovirus

LUCASVILLE — The Scioto County Health Department has confirmed the cause of more than 112 participants at Camporee becoming ill after a weekend ...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school barricaded himself inside ...

May 25th, 2022 |