Biden unveiling $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

Biden unveiling $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speed...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Documents give details of alleged crimes by Mearan

Documents give details of alleged crimes by Mearan

PORTSMOUTH — New documents filed in the case of Michael Mearan allege the former Portsmouth City Councilman and attorney demeaned several female...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Martell details problem facing Scioto

Martell details problem facing Scioto

PORTSMOUTH — 5th Ward Councilman Edwin Martell used his ward report during Monday’s City Council meeting to draw attention to an issue fac...

January 14th, 2021 |  



44 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

44 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 44 new cases Thursday for Scioto County.The new cases bring the total to 5,087 since the s...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Registered sex offender attacks female juvenile

Registered sex offender attacks female juvenile

PORTSMOUTH — On Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers were called to the area of the 300 block of Court Street in refer...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Commissioners honor retirement of 39-year county worker

Commissioners honor retirement of 39-year county worker

SCIOTO — The Scioto County Commissioners convened Tuesday morning, taking on 17 items on its conference agenda.On its final item, Commissioners ...

January 12th, 2021 |  


Slow distribution, resistance from nursing home staff hurting COVID vaccine rollout

Slow distribution, resistance from nursing home staff hurting COVID vaccine rollout

SCIOTO — COVID vaccines have been administered in Ohio for nearly a month and there is still some public uncertainty regarding its safety. That ...

January 11th, 2021 updated: January 11th, 2021. |  


FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington in the days leading up to President-...

January 11th, 2021 |  


Fitzgerald’s body removed from Killen Generating Station site

Fitzgerald’s body removed from Killen Generating Station site

ADAMS COUNTY — The body of Jamie Fitzgerald has been removed from the Killen Generating Station site, according to a statement released from the...

January 10th, 2021 |