Senate to consider Portman’s anti-heroin bill

Senator Rob Portman spent the weekend putting a spotlight on the national epidemic of heroin, delivering the Republican weekly address on the issue an...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Jump Rope For Heart

Jump Rope For Heart

Northwest Elementary students participated in Jump Rope For Heart and collected donations for the American Heart Association last February. They surpa...

February 1st, 2016 |  


8th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner

8th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner

PORTSMOUTH — The 8th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner and Silent Auction is Tuesday, March 1st at the Friends Community Center, with doors opening a...

February 1st, 2016 |  



Gearheart: Make sure your ballot is postmarked

Scioto County Board of Elections Director Julia Gearheart says absentee voters should make sure the ballots they mail back to the board of elections i...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Deadline nearing for special election

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. — The special election in Greenup County, Ky. will be held March 8, and the deadline for voters to register is fast approach...

February 1st, 2016 |  


One man dead in “domestic” incident

One man dead in “domestic” incident

By late Monday afternoon, the Portsmouth Police continued to withhold the names of two individuals involved in what they believe to be a domestic disp...

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  


Commissioners seeking $125, 000 for splash park

The Scioto County Commissioners are seeking $125, 000 to complete the necessary funding for the splash park, slated for Earl Thomas Conley Park in Wes...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Portsmouth Post Troopers Investigate Fatal Crash

Scioto County, OH – Troopers from the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal ATV crash which occurred in the...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Big Sandy expands in Franklin Furnace and Columbus

Big Sandy Superstore is undergoing an expansion of their facility in Franklin Furnace that’s anticipated to create 20 jobs. The company is also ...

January 31st, 2016 |  


SOPA to go on international trade mission

In April, the staff of the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) will be headed in different directions of the country and the world.In April, Southern ...

January 31st, 2016 |