SOMC treating drug-addicted babies

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comOne-hundred-and-fifty babies each year are born drug addicted at Southern Ohio Medical Center. For a number of ye...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Judge to appoint humane agents

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comScioto Common Pleas Probate Division Judge Alan Lemons is accepting applications for those interested in becoming...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Lewis County burglary unsolved

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comLEWIS COUNTY, Ky. — According to reports from the Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens, an invest...

July 20th, 2015 |  



2 arrested, 1 sought in home invasion

2 arrested, 1 sought in home invasion

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe Portsmouth Police Department is continuing its investigation into an early morning home invasion burglary tha...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


Officers sworn in to PPD

Officers sworn in to PPD

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comFor the first time in over five years, the Portsmouth Police Department is fully staffed. In the swearing-in cere...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Red Cross Heroes selected

Red Cross Heroes selected

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comEleven heroes will be honored in multiple categories at this year’s Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, scheduled f...

July 20th, 2015 |  


DOE extends support contract

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it is extending its contract for Infrastructure Support Se...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Man killed in U.S. 52 crash

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comA Portsmouth man has been killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 52. Killed in the crash was Stanley R. Wetzel, ag...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


Village passes emergency legislation

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comNEW BOSTON — New Boston Village Council met in special session Monday morning to consider two pieces of leg...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Two Vehicle One Fatality Crash on US 52

Two Vehicle One Fatality Crash on US 52

PDT Staff ReportWest Portsmouth, OH —The Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 3:...

July 19th, 2015 |