Scioto Foundation announces new scholarship

The Scioto Foundation has announced the creation of a new scholarship fund established by the Portsmouth High School Class of 1976.Created with an ini...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Rotary Fish Fry great food and community fellowship

Rotary Fish Fry great food and community fellowship

The Esplanade area in downtown Portsmouth was saturated with people seeking one thing — a delicious lunch provided by the 54th Annual Portsmouth...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Motorists warned of construction zones

There are lots of theories why the numbers do what they do, but whatever the theory, it is true that during holiday periods, drivers do things out of ...

September 2nd, 2016 |  



Grazing management workshop to be held

Grazing management workshop to be held

By now, most livestock producers are aware of some of the pasture management techniques like rotational grazing and some producers in Scioto County ar...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


$3 million for Portsmouth in bill

The city of Portsmouth could receive over $3 million if a bill before the State Legislature passes. House Bill 508, which has passed the House, would ...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Two arrested on drug charges

Two arrested on drug charges

Two West Portsmouth men have been arrested on drug charges. After a case was presented to a Scioto County grand jury in August of this year by the Sou...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Jason Burgess charged with murder

Jason Burgess charged with murder

A Scioto County man currently serving time in prison has been served an indictment notice charging him with murder.Jason Burgess, 45, of Portsmouth, w...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Entertainment Schedule

Portsmouth River Days 2016 to be held Thursday, September 1 through Sunday, September 4, 2016.Thursday, September 16pm-7pm STEVE FREE7:30-8:30 pm JOSH...

September 1st, 2016 |  


River Days opens with a smooth start

River Days opens with a smooth start

The opening ceremonies for River Days were held Sept. 1, kicking off festivities for the weekend with a warm welcome.The months of preparation and pla...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Republican Party opens headquarters

Republican Party opens headquarters

U.S. Senator Rob Portman made a tour of 30 Ohio counties ending on Aug. 26. On Tuesday night, he visited a meeting of the Scioto County Republican Clu...

September 1st, 2016 |