Two females found dead on Blue Run

Two females found dead on Blue Run

MINFORD — A shooting incident has resulted in the death of a mother and her 16-year-old daughter in Minford Sunday night.Around 2 p.m., Monday, ...

January 4th, 2016 updated: January 5th, 2016. |  


Man arrested for trafficking in heroin

Man arrested for trafficking in heroin

Heroin continues to be the new drug of choice in Scioto County.The Portsmouth Police have arrested a male individual for Trafficking in Drugs and Poss...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Council considers amending city manager’s contract

The vote was close - 3-2, but in the end, the Portsmouth City Council gave first reading to a request by Portsmouth City Manager Derek K. Allen to ame...

January 3rd, 2016 |  



City to issue $1.25 million in bonds

In a consent agenda item, Portsmouth City Council voted on Dec. 28 to provide for the issuance of bonds in the amount of $1,250,000 to provide funds f...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


submitted photoTheda Aldridge retired as New Boston Village Income Tax Director on Wednesday. Mayor Junior Williams issued a proclamation declaring We...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Supreme Court vacates tampering conviction

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a Scioto County woman who concealed heroin in a body cavity could not be convicted of tampering with evidence un...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Wayne Allen | Daily TimesSeveral dozen people plunged into the Ohio River on New Year’s Day as apart of the 16th annual Polar Plunge. .neFileBlo...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Williams sworn in to fifth term as Auditor

Williams sworn in to fifth term as Auditor

One of the longest running tenures in local government continued this past week when Portsmouth City Auditor Trent Williams was sworn in for a fifth t...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Commissioners reflect on 2015

Commissioners reflect on 2015

As 2015 came to an end, the Scioto County Commissioners took some time to reflect on the accomplishments of their office and community.The $30 million...

January 1st, 2016 |  


SOPA to purchase option on industrial park

At its last meeting of 2015, the Board of Directors for the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) voted to purchase a 90-day option from Hadsell Develop...

January 1st, 2016 |