Scioto County gets full body scan for county jail inmates

Scioto County gets full body scan for county jail inmates

Every person incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail will now be required to be scanned with the sheriff’s new full body X-ray screening system.&...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Record numbers being turned in by the Scioto County Board of Elections

Record numbers being turned in by the Scioto County Board of Elections

Scioto County Board of Elections Director Julia Gearheart says people are voting absentee in record numbers. Against a backdrop of people lined up int...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Minford man arrested

Minford man arrested

A Minford man has been arrested on drug charges. After a case was presented to a Scioto County grand jury by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force and the...

November 7th, 2016 |  



Trees to Textbooks

Trees to Textbooks

Officials with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Forestry presented a check to Washington-Nile (West) School District along...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Artists gather at VRCFA

Artists gather at VRCFA

After seeing success last year during the first ‘Vern Riffe After Dark’ event, Director Joe Patti partnered with C*MAR (Creative Minds Are...

November 6th, 2016 |  


SWCD celebrates 70 years

Some things in life are worth celebrating and Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is gearing up to do just that.The Conservation Distri...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Jeeps ‘All in this together’ – students prepare for performance of High School Musical

Jeeps ‘All in this together’ – students prepare for performance of High School Musical

Students at South Webster High School are gearing up for their performance of High School Musical: On Stage, which premieres Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m.The s...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Students at Portsmouth begin the sculpting process for the Human Rights Garden

Students at Portsmouth begin the sculpting process for the Human Rights Garden

Progress continues to be made on Portsmouth City School District’s Human Right Garden. After breaking ground Sept. 21, students are now working ...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Red Cross announces DWOS participants

Red Cross announces DWOS participants

The Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross introduced the 2017 Dancing with our Starts (DWOS) participants to the community on Friday dur...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Raising Our Quality of Life

Raising Our Quality of Life

As economic developers, our goal at the Southern Ohio Port Authority is not necessarily to create jobs, but rather to create an environment in which j...

November 6th, 2016 |