Commissioners encourage residents to become foster parents

Commissioners encourage residents to become foster parents

PORTSMOUTH — After two deaths in the care of Scioto County Children Services within the past 17 months, many are calling for a safer community f...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Student of the Week

Student of the Week

The Student of the Week is Trent Hayslip 2020 graduate of Portsmouth West High School.Trent’s dad Zach Evans, nominated his son Trent Hayslip fo...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Preparing Children for a New School Year in a Pandemic

This article came from mibluesperspectives.com (Just some help as you prepare your children for the upcoming school year) It contains some tips that c...

August 2nd, 2020 |  



Asian Longhorned Tick confirmed in Gallia County

Asian Longhorned Tick confirmed in Gallia County

REYNOLDSBURG — Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Serv...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Recovered COVID‐19 patients needed for convalescent plasma donation

Recovered COVID‐19 patients needed for convalescent plasma donation

ASHLAND, Ky.—The Kentucky Blood Center, which supplies blood and blood products to King’s Daughters, is seeking recovered COVID-19 patient...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Capt. Murphy retires from Scioto County Sheriff’s Office

Capt. Murphy retires from Scioto County Sheriff’s Office

PORTSMOUTH — Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announced Friday Captain John W. Murphy would be retiring from the Scioto County Sheriff̵...

July 31st, 2020 |  


West Portsmouth man arrested on drug charges

West Portsmouth man arrested on drug charges

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announce Friday, a West Portsmouth man has been arr...

July 31st, 2020 updated: July 31st, 2020. |  


Davis continues campaign against PCHD

Davis continues campaign against PCHD

PORTSMOUTH — A battle of words wages between Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Davis and the Portsmouth City Health Department, who he believes i...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Washington-Nile Local School District releases reopening plan

Washington-Nile Local School District releases reopening plan

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth West Elementary, along with the rest of the Washington-Nile Local School District has released its tentative back t...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Red Cross encourages donations to keep robust blood supply as pandemic continues

The American Red Cross has an emergency shortage of convalescent plasma, a potentially lifesaving treatment for patients with COVID-19.The Red Cross h...

July 31st, 2020 |