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Local voters say ‘no’ to State Issues 1, 2


PORTSMOUTH— Scioto County voters voted against the two state issues, although the codification of abortion rights in the Ohio Constitution and the legalization of marijuana both passed statewide.

Scioto County general election results


The local election results as reported by the Scioto County Board of Elections:

Another successful Smiles for Steven event


PORTSMOUTH— Last Thursday Dr. Tracy Murray, DDS held his annual Smiles for Steven program. His office had teeth whitening kits available for folks to brighten their smile at home and the staff raised thousands of dollars. Dr. Murray has partnered again this year with the Steven A Hunter Hope Fund and donated $5,000 to help feed local children in our area.

Just in time for Thanksgiving


In the kitchen with Sharon this week is my new friend Debbie Hicks with her delicious pumpkin bread. Not only did she make it, she brought me in two loaves to work ( I shared it, of course). It didn’t last long.

Country act performing in Wheelersburg


The non-profit Living With a Cause is ready to welcome the popular country band, Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band, to their Wheelersburg venue and are excited about the big talent returning to entertain the community.

Public indictments


Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on October 27 and returned 14 Public Indictments. The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:

ODOT opens comments for slide repair near West schools


As part of the Ohio Department of Transportation District 9’s Planning Department, the district’s Environmental Office is seeking public input for a bridge replacement project on U.S. 52 in Scioto County.

Pitts Promise to award scholarships for first time


PORTSMOUTH— Pitt’s Promise for Foster Youth has been working diligently in recent years to launch themselves as an established scholarship provider by forming the organization, running its business, organizing fundraisers, and are now ready to begin awarding scholarships for the first time.

Food, Fun and Families Fill the SCDD Falloween Carnival


Annual event helped raise money for Vern Riffe School PTO and Special Olympics.

Volunteers needed for free tax assistance program


The Workforce & Business Development Program, of the Community Action Committee of Pike County (CAC) is again providing the Free Tax Assistance Program through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.


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