Valley opens doors to new athletic complex

Valley opens doors to new athletic complex

LUCASVILLE—Troy Gahm hasn’t grown tired yet of folks’ reactions to seeing the new athletic complex at Valley High School for the fir...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth man sentenced to 10 to 13 years

PORTSMOUTH — On April 22, 2022, Rockie Johnson, of Portsmouth Ohio was sentenced to 10 to 13 years in prison for his convictions for narcotics-r...

May 16th, 2022 |  


AAA: Nearly every state above $4 per gallon

AAA: Nearly every state above $4 per gallon

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is 19 cents higher this week at $4.283 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas P...

May 16th, 2022 |  



Former vet tech arrested for animal cruelty

Former vet tech arrested for animal cruelty

PORTSMOUTH—A former veterinary technician has been arrested on animal cruelty charges.Officers responded on May 12 to a house on Sycamore Street...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Prosecutor’s office concludes latest RICO case

Prosecutor’s office concludes latest RICO case

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office has pursued the modern day racketeers who are bringing hundreds of pounds of drugs into...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Army STEM Truck at Shawnee State University on May 17

Army STEM Truck at Shawnee State University on May 17

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Office of Military & Veterans Services will host the U.S. Army’s Science, Technology, En...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Mundhenk recipient of the Family Hearing Centers Foundation

Mundhenk recipient of the Family Hearing Centers Foundation

NEW BOSTON — Family Hearing Centers in New Boston, Ohio announced that West Portsmouth local, Peggy Mundhenk was a recipient of the Family Heari...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Man wanted in string of burglaries arrested

Man wanted in string of burglaries arrested

SCIOTO — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman had released information earlier in reference to Garry Schackart, a suspect involved in multipl...

May 14th, 2022 |  


VRS students party for prom at SSU

VRS students party for prom at SSU

PORTSMOUTH—Students of the Vern Riffe School (VRS) are ready to party as their prom celebration heads to Shawnee State University.Melissa Gampp,...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Sonya Swain Memorial Scholarship Fund created

Sonya Swain Memorial Scholarship Fund created

The Sonya Swain Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the Scioto Foundation to honor the memory of an innovative leader of her community a...

May 13th, 2022 |