Man robs WesBanco in Wheelersburg

Man robs WesBanco in Wheelersburg

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in determining the identity of a man who robbed a bank Thursday morning..R...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Court wants unredacted autopsies

Court wants unredacted autopsies

When the media received heavily-redacted autopsy reports involving the eight members of the Rhoden family, killed a year ago at three locations in Pik...

April 20th, 2017 |  


South Webster hosts 27th annual health fair

South Webster hosts 27th annual health fair

Each year, the Bloom-Vernon (South Webster) school district host a health fair for the students and the community.This year marks the 27th year that t...

April 20th, 2017 |  



Porter Twp. studies options

Jim Gill, chairman of the Porter Township Trustees, says any discussion at a recent meeting concerning any change in the township’s tax structur...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lauren Alaina coming May 20

Lauren Alaina, runner-up on the 10th season of American Idol, is coming to the Portsmouth West High School gym for a concert, May 20 at 7 p.m.She help...

April 20th, 2017 |  


County Sales tax revenue up

Scioto County is up $157,000 in sales tax revenue over last year.For the month of February, the county’s one percent permissive sales tax has pr...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Ongoing opiate epidemic problem

Ongoing opiate epidemic problem

To the Editor:I am writing to discuss Ohio’s opiate epidemic. Each week, we continue to see rashes of overdose deaths in communities throughout ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Goblin head frightens again

Goblin head frightens again

A legendary piece of horror history finds its home in the local area. Residents of Piketon may have seen the red glowing eyes that once terrorized a g...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Pioneer cemetery hidden in Shawnee Forest

Pioneer cemetery hidden in Shawnee Forest

Shawnee State Forest is home to an old pioneer cemetery, and its story tells of pioneer days in the area. Shawnee State University Professor of Histor...

April 19th, 2017 |  


West hosts musical May 12-14

West hosts musical May 12-14

Portsmouth West High School’s Musical Theatre Department will present the musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, on May 12-1...

April 19th, 2017 |