Court proposes increase in security

In a letter to Portsmouth City Council, Portsmouth Municipal Court judges Steven L. Mowery and Russell D. Kegley are requesting an increase in the cou...

March 7th, 2017 |  


LeBrun/union sign contract

LeBrun/union sign contract

Darren LeBrun hit the ground running when he took over as Scioto County Engineer in January. LeBrun was able to accomplish something that had not been...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Naloxone reimbursement extended

With the increase of the usage of drugs like heroin and most recently, fentanyl, one of the things people have learned to keep on hand is Naloxone. Wh...

March 6th, 2017 |  



Natural Science lecture series

When it comes to pollinator issues, Ohio is making great strides to create a vital habitat and the citizens of Scioto County have been contributing to...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Crash claims the life of a Minford Woman

Minford - A Scioto County woman has died as the result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash.Mary J. Adams, 82, of Minford, was pronounced dead ...

March 6th, 2017 |  


What is National Nutrition Month?

March may just be another month out of the year for many, but not for Registered Dietitians. March also known as National Nutrition Month© was cr...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Colvin sentenced to two life terms

Colvin sentenced to two life terms

A Scioto County man will spend the rest of his natural life behind bars. Anthony C. Colvin, 33, of Riddlebarger Road in Portsmouth, was sentenced to t...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 6th, 2017. |  


Honors Music Festival celebrates 75 years

The Scioto County Honors Music Festival will celebrate its milestone 75th anniversary when the Junior High Honors Band and High School Honors Band and...

March 6th, 2017 |  


One vehicle fatal crash on US 50 in Ross County

Chillicothe – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle versus a pedestrian on US 50 in Ross County.On March 4, 2017 at 10:20...

March 5th, 2017 |  


City prepares for St. Patrick’s celebrations

City prepares for St. Patrick’s celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and the city of Portsmouth is gearing up to celebrate.Port City Cafe and Pub, the 7 Nations Celtic ...

March 5th, 2017 |