Raising overdose awareness

Raising overdose awareness

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comMonday, Aug. 31, is recognized around the world as International Overdose Awareness Day. This is the first year S...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Wenstrup honors city bicentennial

Wenstrup honors city bicentennial

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comU.S. Congressman Brad Wenstrup was in Portsmouth Monday, and brought with him a resolution read on the floor of C...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Chief says PPD has policy for use of force

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comPortsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware says his department is in-step with new state standards as laid out by an adv...

August 31st, 2015 |  



Commissioners consider recycling program

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe Scioto County Commissioners are considering the implementation of a recycling program in the county courthous...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Times set for town hall meeting

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comA new time has been set for the town hall meeting to discuss the FY 2016 president’s budget cut of the PORT...

August 31st, 2015 |  


New Boston phase 3 project funded

New Boston phase 3 project funded

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comNew Boston Village Administrator Steve Hamilton and Village Solicitor Justin Blume signed stacks of papers Monday...

August 31st, 2015 |  


OVRDC receives accounting award

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) was recently informed they will be receiving an accountin...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Scioto Foundation to sponsor third SCIOTO GIVES program

Four more Portsmouth area nonprofit organizations will join the Scioto Foundation’s 2015 Scioto Gives one-day matching gift campaign slated for ...

August 29th, 2015 |  


HVAC Improvements underway

Contractors have started in full force on improvements to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the Collins and Riffe Cente...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Area gears up for Strickland birthday party

Area gears up for Strickland birthday party

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comWith the exception of the last four years when he was out of office, Democrat faithful and many other area reside...

August 29th, 2015 |