Kegley coming to Welcome Center

Sam Kegley, author of and Portsmouth native will conduct a book signing for his latest book entitled, ‘Admirable People,’ at the Welcome C...

September 21st, 2016 |  


2,000 feet of art — tensions with the French

2,000 feet of art — tensions with the French

If you’ve lived in the Portsmouth area long enough, you’re probably familiar with the murals along the floodwall, but for some, their orig...

September 21st, 2016 |  


HHW set for weekend

The Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District is preparing to host its semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event this weekend. The event...

September 21st, 2016 |  



Haunted house reopens

Fall is officially here, leaves are beginning to change, apple cider is beginning to brew, and haunted houses across the region are opening their door...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Many thanks

Many thanks

In serving the community as Executive Director of Main Street Portsmouth, I’ve made many friendships and partnerships with community leaders, mo...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Paving almost over!

Don’t hold your breath, but it is possible that in the next few days there will be no restrictions on U.S. 52 (11th Street) in Portsmouth. On We...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Johnson hosts conference at SSU

Johnson hosts conference at SSU

State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) will host the 2016 Economic & Workforce Development Conference, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, from 9:30 a...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Farm festival returns

The 46th Bob Evans Farm Festival is taking place Friday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, October 16, at the Bob Evans Farm in Rio Grande, Ohio. Nearly 30,000...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Greenup Old Fashion Days to convene Sept. 29-Oct.1

Greenup Old Fashion Days to convene Sept. 29-Oct.1

GREENUP, Ky. — The 51st Greenup Old Fashion Days (GOFD), which undoubtedly is a staple in the Greenup community, is set to kick off Thursday, Se...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Protecting Students and Taxpayers from Charter School Fraud

Protecting Students and Taxpayers from Charter School Fraud

Last week the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars ar...

September 20th, 2016 |