PHS class reunions are Saturday

Portsmouth High School classes of 1953 and ‘54 will celebrate a picnic reunion beginning at noon Saturday, June 2, at Riverside Park, Route 52 W...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Commissioners approve IV-D contract

Commissioners approve IV-D contract

Scioto County Commissioners have approved a contract for almost $100,000 to benefit the Department of Job and Family Services.At their Thursday meetin...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Minford woman faces charges after search

Minford woman faces charges after search

A Minford woman is in jail facing a drug charge after the Scioto County Drug Task Force and FADE Task Force seized drugs, firearms, cash and property....

June 1st, 2018 |  



Report underscores peril of pension’s future

Report underscores peril of pension’s future

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Thursday said the newly released Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) report detaili...

June 1st, 2018 |  


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 |