SSU receives $1.5 million grant

PORTSMOUTH – Shawnee State University was awarded $1.5 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to expand entrepreneurial training a...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Ohio Department of Aging, State Fire Marshal encourageolder Ohioans to have and practice a fire escape plan

COLUMBUS – Older adults can be at higher risk for death from a home fire due to physical changes and homes that were not designed for their chan...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Community Leaders Needed for Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs

Community Leaders Needed for Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs

CHILLICOTHE- Interested in being trained to help your community better manage their chronic disease conditions? The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (A...

October 9th, 2019 |  



Past suspect behaviors, grisly murder scene photos may play parts in Rhoden trials

Past suspect behaviors, grisly murder scene photos may play parts in Rhoden trials

While he made no rulings, as expected, Pike County Court Of Common Pleas Judge Randy Deering listened Tuesday to arguments from both sides regarding r...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Election worker pay increase accepted by commissioners

The Scioto County Commissioners met on Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting. One item on the agenda was a memorandum of understanding between...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Belligerent patient threatens to shoot up SOMC

The following information has been provided by the Portsmouth Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. The information listed in th...

October 7th, 2019 |  


Community answers the call after accident ends life of 10-year old

Community answers the call after accident ends life of 10-year old

After volunteering to take over arrangements for the young man’s funeral, helping raise money for that funeral and saying he will continue to do...

October 7th, 2019 |  


12-year girl, Harpist with Columbus Symphony Cadet Orchestra

12-year girl, Harpist with Columbus Symphony Cadet Orchestra

Many people know very little about the harp, especially the pedal harp, but one young lady, 12-year-old, Tehya Noel Hazelbaker, not only knows quite a...

October 7th, 2019 |  


Windfall Elimination Provision

Dear Editor,This letter is mainly intended for Scioto County employees, State and Federal workers, and those employed under OPERS or State Teachers Re...

October 7th, 2019 |  


DOE to hold Emergency Management Exercise Wednesday

PIKE COUNTY – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will be conducting an Emergency Response Exercise on Wednesday, October 9th, at the DOE Portsm...

October 7th, 2019 |