2,500 marijuana plants eradicated

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comSome 2,500 marijuana plants have been eradicated, and plans are now in place to pursue criminal charges after a t...

August 6th, 2015 updated: August 6th, 2015. |  


Local businesses searched in casino investigation

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) made known Wednesday evening that search warrants were served on four b...

August 5th, 2015 |  


$30M sewer project nearly complete

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comScioto County Sanitary Engineer Joe Delong reported earlier this week the Minford Sanitary Sewer project is nearl...

August 5th, 2015 |  



Greenbo Bluegrass Festival set for Aug. 8

Greenbo Bluegrass Festival set for Aug. 8

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comARGILLITE, Ky. — The third annual Greenbo Grass Bluegrass Festival will saturate Greenbo Lake S...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Hospitals penalized for readmissions

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comTwo Portsmouth hospitals are among the 2,592 hospitals in the U.S. to be penalized by Medicare for having patient...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Coalition receives grant for campaign

Coalition receives grant for campaign

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe Scioto County Health Coalition has launched an awareness campaign to raise awareness of particular issues. Th...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Payton elected council president-pro tem

Payton elected council president-pro tem

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comNew Boston Village Council was busy Tuesday night, hiring two new police officers and electing a president-pro te...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Area progressing in competition

Area progressing in competition

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comIn April, Portsmouth was named one of 50 quarter-finalist communities in the America’s Best Communities com...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Hill View plans trip to Dinner Theater

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comHill View Retirement Center is planning a trip to La Comedia Dinner Theater in Springsboro, Ohio, for...

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2015. |  


Truck crashes through building

Truck crashes through building

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comTraffic was halted in all directions for a period of time Tuesday afternoon when a truck drove through the front ...

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2015. |