Authorities suspect new synthetic drug is here

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comJust when you thought you had heard about every drug on the market, one more crops up. The latest is a synthetic ...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Man charged in beating of 21 month old child

Man charged in beating of 21 month old child

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe Portsmouth Police Department is withholding the name of a 21-month-old child they say suffered extreme injuri...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Timothy Lute gets 10 years for rape, kidnapping, and weapon under disability

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comA Scioto County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape, kidnapping, and having a weapon under disa...

September 21st, 2015 |  



SSU Sociology Club helps Bearly Used Treasures donate inventory to charities

SSU Sociology Club helps Bearly Used Treasures donate inventory to charities

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe poet Robert Frost, when asked why he had his honorary caps and gowns made into a quilt, responded - “It...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24

According to The Ohio State University Extension Office in Scioto County, nearly 130,000 innovative farmers, and more than 600 exhibitors with more th...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Anti-death penalty group announces speakers for walk to Columbus

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe group planning a walk from Southern Ohio Correctional Facility to the Statehouse in Columbus in opposition to...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Walk for Life held Saturday

Walk for Life held Saturday

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comThe exuberance of smiling faces, the warm welcome from volunteers for CRADLE Pregnancy Care Center...

September 20th, 2015 |  


International festival has a lot to offer

International festival has a lot to offer

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comRick Estep, co-chairperson of the St. Mary’s International Festival said he couldn’t ask ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Kiwanis Kids Day equates to fun

Kiwanis Kids Day equates to fun

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comChildren not could ask for a better day to have fun in the sun. The Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth hosted...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Walk raises more than $29,000

Walk raises more than $29,000

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comThe Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati Chapter raised $29, 718.55 for the 2015 Walk ...

September 19th, 2015 |