Investigation into Pike County Sheriff apparently ongoing

Investigation into Pike County Sheriff apparently ongoing

By stating he could not comment on an ongoing investigation, a public information officer for the state auditor’s office would seem to have indi...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Local authors’ book is being shared in schools

Local authors’ book is being shared in schools

The wonderful smell of books in the library to many people is just as good as the scrumptious smell of great food to others. And there are still a lot...

April 10th, 2019 |  


April is National Social Security Month

It’s National Social Security Month and this year we’re highlighting some of the time-saving features of the my Social Security account. O...

April 9th, 2019 |  



Firefighters battle blaze

Firefighters battle blaze

Several fire departments in Ohio and Kentucky were on the scene Tuesday afternoon at Graf Brothers Lumber Co. in South Shore.A fire started in the wal...

April 9th, 2019 updated: April 9th, 2019. |  


Council talks Branch Rickey Park improvements

Council talks Branch Rickey Park improvements

On Monday evening, Portsmouth City Council met to tend to regular business of the city.An ordinance authorizing City Manager Sam Sutherland to enter i...

April 9th, 2019 |  


New members mean local Jaycees keep their charter

For the Portsmouth Jaycees, 20 is and was the “magic number” according to lifetime member LeRoy Hackworth. The group needed a total of 20 ...

April 9th, 2019 |  


In 2018 groups like Friends of Portsmouth made it their goal to bring life back into downtown Portsmouth, and have the small community known for it...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Ohio University gains $1.1 million grant to fight opioid addiction

The Appalachian Recovery Project (ARP), Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and key university partners will soo...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Pike County sheriff looking for home invasion suspect

Pike County sheriff looking for home invasion suspect

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader says he, along with his deputies and in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, are looking for a man w...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Local Women share Equal Pay Day

Local Women share Equal Pay Day

Even before the first Equal Pay Day started in 1996, in 1963 the nation made it a matter of Federal Law that there must be equal pay for equal work, a...

April 8th, 2019 |