Pike Co. suspects in Scioto jail

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comA man wanted on five outstanding warrants is in the Scioto County Jail, he and his alleged accomplice face a mult...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Thanks for your civility

Thanks for your civility

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comI believe we are living in the most lawless of times since the wild west. People have become desensitized to deat...

July 31st, 2015 |  


EPA, DOE agree on Piketon plan

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have agreed on a plan...

July 30th, 2015 |  



PHS rock ‘n’ roll legends

PHS rock ‘n’ roll legends

By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comStudents at Portsmouth Junior High and High School are outdoors marching in the sun, practicing in the band room...

July 30th, 2015 |  


SOPA launches website

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) has launched a website aimed at highlighting the area and what it has to ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


City to save on bridge inspections

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThe city of Portsmouth is poised to save around $4,000 a year in bridge inspections. Portsmouth City Manager Dere...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Kroger donates $6,000 to foodbank

Kroger donates $6,000 to foodbank

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comKroger of Portsmouth and Wheelersburg presented a donation Thursday morning in the amount of $6,000 to Freestore ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Auditor Yost visits Scioto County

Auditor Yost visits Scioto County

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comOhio Auditor of State Dave Yost was in Portsmouth Thursday morning to meet with the Scioto County prosecution and...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Single Parents Fair this weekend

Single Parents Fair this weekend

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comChrist’s Community Church (CCC) makes a concerted effort each year to look beyond the needs of ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Texting and driving a deadly combination

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comAccidents and deaths caused by texting and driving and the general use of the cellular phone while driving is on ...

July 30th, 2015 |