Junior Williams elected mayor of New Boston

Junior Williams elected mayor of New Boston

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comWhile William “Junior” Williams has already been performing the job of mayor of New Boston, Tuesday n...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Yes on Children Services levy ensures continuity.

Yes on Children Services levy ensures continuity.

Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe only countywide levy to appear on the November 3 ballot was for the support of the Scioto County Children Servi...

November 3rd, 2015 updated: November 3rd, 2015. |  


Election Results

Election Results

With 77 of 77 reportingMunicipal Court JudgeSteven Mowery 13961Portsmouth Auditor Trent Williams 2739Portsmouth SolicitorJohn Haas 2001Gene Meadows 10...

November 3rd, 2015 updated: November 4th, 2015. |  



U.S. 23 lane restrictions announced

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comYou may need to give yourself a little more time if you travel U.S. 23 in the weeks ahead. Additional lane restri...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Six from OSHP Jackson District receive awards

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comSix troopers from the Jackson District of the Ohio State Highway Patrol were recipients of the 2015 third quarter...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Veteran’s memorial mile dedicated

Veteran’s memorial mile dedicated

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOn Friday the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet dedicated the space between the Carl Perkins Bridge and the U.S. Gr...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


Sex offender gets 7 years

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comA Scioto County sex offender has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Samuel Mullens, 24, of Lucasville, was ...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


EMNETTThelma E. Emnett, 96, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville....

November 2nd, 2015 |  


Administration saves evening academics

Administration saves evening academics

Joseph Prattrpratt@civitamedia.comLike many schools in the area, Bloom-Vernon Elementary School has lost funding for its After School Mall program. Th...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


Legislation brings Alpha-1 awareness

Legislation brings Alpha-1 awareness

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comEarlier this year, Representative Terry Johnson introduced House Bill 29 which recognizes a rare genetic disease ...

November 2nd, 2015 |