Columbia Gas holds family fun event

Playing on Portsmouth’s rich baseball heritage, Columbia Gas of Ohio will be holding an event for families Thursday, April 20 from 6-8 p.m. at t...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Body found in river

Authorities now begin the arduous task of identifying the person whose body has been pulled from the Ohio River. Around 2:30 p.m., Friday, local men w...

April 15th, 2017 |  


The sex trade

The sex trade

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Office warns that human trafficking is a multibillion dollar a year industry that preys on the most vulnerab...

April 14th, 2017 |  



Upwards of 50 overdoses here

Scioto County has experienced an influx of overdoses since the beginning of April.“It started weekend before last and accumulated through that w...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Local racer gets dream shot

Local racer gets dream shot

May 28 is the day Zach Veach’s dream will come true. The day can’t come fast enough—and Veach wants to go really fast on that partic...

April 14th, 2017 updated: April 14th, 2017. |  


SSU nationally ranked on Princeton Review

SSU nationally ranked on Princeton Review

Shawnee State University is nationally ranked on The Princeton Review’s Top 50 undergraduate schools to study Game Design for the seventh year i...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Speaking out on heroin

Speaking out on heroin

Scioto County may have battled through the years of pill mills and prescription pain pill abuse, but the streets of this crippled community continue t...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Working together for CHIP grant

Last year, a controversy arose when a joint filing by Scioto County and the city of Portsmouth for a Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) gran...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Diversion sentencing?

One of the major problems facing Scioto County is the overcrowding of the Scioto County Jail on a somewhat regular basis. The capacity of the jail is ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Ohio AG offers Piketon murder update

Though there was not a lot of new information, reporters learned a couple of focal points of the now-year-long investigation into the murders of eight...

April 13th, 2017 |