Of heroes and smoke alarms

Of heroes and smoke alarms

The American Red Cross wants to honor local heroes for their dedication and work. The agency also says it has had a successful smoke alarm program thi...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Getting around in Portsmouth and New Boston for the next three weeks just got more difficult.Beginning Sunday night, road work will begin on U.S. 52 f...

May 31st, 2018 |  


A ‘positive reflection’

A ‘positive reflection’

Clay High School art students who participated in this year’s Artist-in-Residency program met recently at Southern Ohio Medical Center’s F...

May 31st, 2018 |  



Writing camp for teens will teach ‘different avenues’

Shawnee State University will be offering a Teen Writing Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 to Aug. 2 for high school students grades 9 through 12.Cam...

May 31st, 2018 updated: June 1st, 2018. |  


Falls management class scheduled

Could you or someone you know benefit from helpful hints about preventing falls? Have you or someone you know turned down a chance to go out with fami...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Remove Memorial Day decorations

The Nile Township Board of Trustees requests that any Memorial Day decorations placed on graves in McKendree Cemetery, Worley’s Run Cemetery and...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Senators to Amtrak: Don’t remove staff, close ticket window

Senators to Amtrak: Don’t remove staff, close ticket window

MARION – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Wednesday urged Amtrak to reconsider its decision to close the ticket window ...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Portman participates in opioid discussion

Portman participates in opioid discussion

MARION – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) participated Wednesday in an opioid roundtable discussion hosted by the county Alcohol, Drug and Mental...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Professional conduct board awaits answer from Judge Marshall

Professional conduct board awaits answer from Judge Marshall

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct still is awaiting an answer from former Scioto County Common Pleas Judge William Marshall regarding a formal co...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Focusing on Portsmouth

Focusing on Portsmouth

Through the creation of a quarterly public forum, the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Portsmouth are taking steps they say will br...

May 30th, 2018 |