Portsmouth man arrested, charged with aggravated burglary

Portsmouth man arrested, charged with aggravated burglary

The Portsmouth Police Department announces the arrest of Brandon N. Barrett of 301 Dunlap road in Portsmouth. On March 1, 2021, at 0251 hours, Portsmo...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio moves into Phase 1C vaccine distribution

Ohio moves into Phase 1C vaccine distribution

COLUMBUS — The next phases for COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Ohio will begin this week and the age eligibility will be lowered to 60.Phase 1C...

March 1st, 2021 |  


ODH: 1 death; 13 new COVID cases reported Monday

ODH: 1 death; 13 new COVID cases reported Monday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) continues to reconcile the COVID-19 death data.This has resulted in some fluctuations in death numb...

March 1st, 2021 |  



AAA: Ohio gas prices continue to climb

AAA: Ohio gas prices continue to climb

After increasing by 20 cents last week, the average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is another six cents higher this week at $2.727 per ga...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Portsmouth resident celebrates 100 years of life

Portsmouth resident celebrates 100 years of life

PORTSMOUTH — Perhaps Mark Twain said it best when he said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t...

March 1st, 2021 |  


South Webster man arrested for aggravated robbery

South Webster man arrested for aggravated robbery

The Portsmouth Police Department announced the arrest of Benjamin L. Coriell, from South Webster Ohio, for Aggravated Robbery.On Feb. 24, 2021, patrol...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Three arrested for child endangerment

Three arrested for child endangerment

WHEELERSBURG — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announced that his office received a call from Southern Ohio Medical Center on Saturday, ...

March 1st, 2021 |  


New leadership program for area youth starts Wednesday

New leadership program for area youth starts Wednesday

PORTSMOUTH — In partnership with the 14th Street Community Center, Watch Me Grow Ohio is relaunching the Future American Men Leadership and Deve...

February 28th, 2021 |  


ODH: 9 new COVID cases reported Sunday

ODH: 9 new COVID cases reported Sunday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported nine new cases Sunday for Scioto County.The new cases bring the total to 5,920 since the s...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Kim’s Korner: St. Patrick’s Day

Kim’s Korner: St. Patrick’s Day

Spring is getting closer, the clocks spring forward March 14 and the first day of Spring is Saturday, March 20. Does that help anyone feel better, thi...

February 28th, 2021 |