Credit union receives 1st place again

For the second consecutive year, Atomic Credit Union has been recognized at the state level by receiving first place in youth and adult financial educ...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Bill would streamline permitting process, create jobs

Bill would streamline permitting process, create jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) have introduced the Federal Permitting Reform and Jobs Act, a bi...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Council to consider several ordinances

Council to consider several ordinances

The process in city government to authorize and appropriate funds to accomplish city projects and business can be a lengthy one, but the Portsmouth Ci...

June 11th, 2018 |  



Minford business marks 40 years in same location

June 1978 started an adventure that has lasted 40 years in the same location in downtown Minford.Deb (Taylor) McGlone, with the help of her parents an...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Downtown dream

Downtown dream

Portsmouth native son singer/songwriter Rick Ferrell has made somewhat of a habit of promoting his hometown. Last July, Ferrell performed a free show ...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Library finalizes land purchase for new building

ASHLAND, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library finalized a purchase of land Friday. The land will be the future home of a new library building for th...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Art show winners announced

Art show winners announced

Artwork of local seniors was recently showcased at the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 36th annual Senior Citizens Art Show and Essay/P...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Ohio Hamm family shines at Kiwanis event

Ohio Hamm family shines at Kiwanis event

RUSSELL, Ky. – It was hot.That was the general consensus among the winners of Saturday’s 41st annual Run By The River, sponsored by the Ki...

June 11th, 2018 |  


FEMA funds on their way … eventually

FEMA funds on their way … eventually

Director of the Scioto County Emergency Management Agency Kim Carver said this week there is federal disaster relief money headed to Southern Ohio. It...

June 9th, 2018 updated: June 9th, 2018. |  


125 years of biking

125 years of biking

It started with 15 bicycle enthusiasts in 1893. Credit for being the founding father goes to Alex Glockner, a patriarch of Portsmouth’s Glockner...

June 9th, 2018 updated: June 9th, 2018. |