Portsmouth police investigating alleged rape of juvenile at Wayne Hills

Portsmouth Police presumably still are investigating an alleged rape reported March 21 at the Wayne Hills Apartments in Portsmouth.Police Capt. Debra ...

April 12th, 2019 |  


SSU Receives OhioCorps Grant Funding

COLUMBUS, OH– Shawnee State University is one of five public universities to receive a share of a $2.5 million OhioCorps pilot program grant adm...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Chamber Announces Portsmouth Day with the Reds

Tickets are still available for Portsmouth Day at the Cincinnati Reds.The Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the Great American...

April 12th, 2019 |  



Harley Einstein Jacobs – A Dog Worthy of a Picture on the Front Page

Harley Einstein Jacobs – A Dog Worthy of a Picture on the Front Page

Harley is an 86 pound, Bernese Mountain Dog. I had only seen one once before and that was enough for me to want one. Harley at eight weeks old arrived...

April 11th, 2019 |  


PHS students Dare to Dream

PHS students Dare to Dream

Being an entrepreneur and owning your own business is the dream of some students at Portsmouth High School.These students spent the first half of the ...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Plans for decorative arches on Second Street move forward

Plans for decorative arches on Second Street move forward

Local real estate agent Nick Rutman said he could make no promises.However, Rutman also said the Friends of Portsmouth organization of which he is the...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Crabtree: stray animals are a problem

Crabtree: stray animals are a problem

Commissioner Mike Crabtree spoke on the issue of animals, specifically dogs, at large during Thursday’s Scioto County Commissioner meeting.̶...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Grand jury indicts three from Detroit on Drug charges

Scioto County Prosecutor Shane A. Tieman has released results of the Scioto County Grand Jury from April 5. The grand jury returned 35 public indictme...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Community Mourns loss of ETC

Community Mourns loss of ETC

Portsmouth (West) Native and Legend, Earl Thomas Conley passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 77. Word of his death started Wednesday afternoon ...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Rock and country acts to headline annual River Days

Rock and country acts to headline annual River Days

Plans appear to be in full swing for Portsmouth’s long-running, end of summer bash, namely the annual River Days festival.Via their Facebook hom...

April 10th, 2019 |