A program to help area children

“I had three teachers come into my office last week. One little boy walked a mile-and-a-half to school at 7 in the morning. His parents didnR...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Save some time and perhaps a life

Time, it is said, is on your side. That may not always be the case, especially when losing an hour this weekend. Daylight Savings Time kicks in on Sat...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Commissioners discuss STAR option

In a Daily Times story this week concerning the habitual overcrowding of the Scioto County Jail, Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini was asked what ...

March 8th, 2017 |  



Courthouse renovations on

Courthouse renovations on

Is there ever a good time to light in and make renovations and repairs to long-existing problems? Probably not, but to the Scioto County Commissioners...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Senators call for crackdown on anti-Semitism

According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports: Hate Crime Statistics, there were 1,140 victims of anti-religious hate crimes in the U.S. in 2014....

March 8th, 2017 |  


Two crashes involving a vehicle and a commercial truck claim lives

Two crashes involving a vehicle and a commercial truck claim lives

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says drug and/or alcohol impairment is believed to be a factor in a crash that caused the death of a Scioto County man W...

March 8th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |  


City’s checkbook may soon be online

At nearly every Portsmouth City Council meeting, First Ward Councilman Kevin W. Johnson has asked Portsmouth City Auditor Trent Williams when the city...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Haas vindicates Johnson’s actions

Apparently Portsmouth City Solicitor John Haas was not consulted about whether or not it was proper for First Ward Councilman Kevin W. Johnson to get ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Better security through new 911

Better security through new 911

One thing most people will agree on is that a good 911 system can make the difference between life and death. Now, Scioto County has put a new state-o...

March 7th, 2017 |  


City’s checkbook may soon be online

At nearly every Portsmouth City Council meeting, First Ward Councilman Kevin W. Johnson has asked Portsmouth City Auditor Trent Williams when the city...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |