Emancipation Day events slated for Sept. 22

Emancipation Day events slated for Sept. 22

PORTSMOUTH — In an event honoring local champions of equal rights, the Portsmouth Unity Art Project will reestablish the city’s traditiona...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Delinquent property taxes hurt local schools, elderly

Delinquent property taxes hurt local schools, elderly

PORTSMOUTH — After years of having troubles collecting property taxes, Portsmouth City Council is calling for action from the Scioto County Comm...

September 16th, 2020 updated: September 16th, 2020. |  


New Boston sets date for Trick or Treat

New Boston sets date for Trick or Treat

NEW BOSTON — Spooks, goblins, heroes, and any other characters will be able to Trick or Treat in New Boston Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m., ...

September 16th, 2020 |  



2 deaths, 7 new cases reported

2 deaths, 7 new cases reported

SCIOTO — The Scioto County and Portsmouth Health Departments reported two more deaths in association with COVID-19.The patients were both male a...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Kristin Anderson Joins Village Caregiving as Executive Director of Portsmouth Area Operations

PORTSMOUTH — Village Caregiving is pleased to announce the addition of Kristin Anderson as Executive Director of Village Caregiving’s Port...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Agreements between CDJFS, SCCS; Halloween date reached at Commissioners meeting

Agreements between CDJFS, SCCS; Halloween date reached at Commissioners meeting

PORTSMOUTH- The Scioto County Commissioners held their regulary scheduled Tuesday meeting at the courthouse.Joining them were Scioto County Children S...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Contested marijuana ordinance makes it to third reading

Contested marijuana ordinance makes it to third reading

PORTSMOUTH — Following a lengthy conversation and taking in public comments, Portsmouth City Council voted 3-2 in favor of a marijuana decrimina...

September 15th, 2020 |  


When pigs fly

When pigs fly

WHEELERSBURG — After dreaming about owning a coffee shop for years Tammy and Ryan Salmons, along with their family have made that dream come tru...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Atomic Credit Union to hold annual coat drive

SCIOTO — Atomic Credit Union will once again be holding their annual coat drive.The event will begin October 1 and will run through Saturday, Oc...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Village of New Boston to distribute CARES assistance

NEW BOSTON — New Boston Residents affected by COVID-19 may soon be receiving help during this unprecedented time.The following letter was sent f...

September 14th, 2020 |