Shawnee State University announces Matt Mathews Early Arrival Scholarship program

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University has announced the Matt Mathews Early Arrival Scholarship program to award 25 scholarships in the amount of...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Roy Rogers Festival to be held August 4-7, 2021

Roy Rogers Festival to be held August 4-7, 2021

PORTSMOUTH — Fans of the Roy Rogers Festival will be happy to hear that the festival is returning again this year after a canceled event in 2020...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Four arrested on drug and weapon offenses

Four arrested on drug and weapon offenses

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announced that three Portsmouth, Ohio residents ha...

July 20th, 2021 |  



After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

Four years after a carnival ride’s corroded steel arm snapped and flung a high school student to his death at the Ohio State Fair, the state is ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Patrol’s Sergeant Schuldt promoted to Lieutenant at the Portsmouth Post

Patrol’s Sergeant Schuldt promoted to Lieutenant at the Portsmouth Post

Columbus – On July 18, Sergeant Jeremy J. Schuldt was promoted to the rank of lieutenant by Colonel Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. Li...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Piketon woman seriously injured in crash

Piketon woman seriously injured in crash

LUCASVILLE–On Monday, July 19 at 12:19 p.m., the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a two-vehicle serious injur...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Four injured in single-vehicle crash

Four injured in single-vehicle crash

MCDERMOTT–On Monday, July 19 at 6:55 p.m., the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single-vehicle serious inju...

July 20th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

During my search for some more ideas to keep the brain alive for your kids this summer, I started reading something that caught my eye because it said...

July 19th, 2021 |  


AAA: Gas prices jump in Ohio as national average continues to rise

AAA: Gas prices jump in Ohio as national average continues to rise

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is eight cents higher this week at $3.126 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Ga...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Malone delivers first pitch

Malone delivers first pitch

CINCINNATI — As citizens of Portsmouth and Scioto County descended upon the Queen City for Sunday’s Major League Baseball game between the...

July 19th, 2021 |