Groves is competent to stand trial for son’s murder

Groves is competent to stand trial for son’s murder

While awaiting the start of what was supposed to have been a hearing Tuesday to determine her mental competency to stand trial, murder suspect Jessica...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Oliver resigns from CPS board

Oliver resigns from CPS board

The Scioto County Commissioners accepted the resignation of Children Services Board President Al Oliver during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tu...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Council adds 5 items to agenda.

Portsmouth City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening where council permitted five additional pieces of legislation to be add...

September 24th, 2019 |  



Rumpke landfill expansion opposed

Piketon City Councilman Dennis Foreman is sounding the alarm regarding what he feels is the impending approval by the Ohio Environmental Protection Ag...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Walsh University holds Portsmouth forum

Walsh University holds Portsmouth forum

Spearheaded by Renacci Center co-directors Derrick Wyman and Rachel Hosler, along with Walsh faculty, in collaboration with the James B. Renacci Cente...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Hatton has experience of a lifetime

Hatton has experience of a lifetime

When Justin Hatton was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 10 years ago, he was told he would not live past his 18th birthday.Saturday, at the ...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Driver and 10-year-old dead after head-on collision

The driver of one car and a juvenile passenger, age 10, both were pronounced dead at the scene of a head-on collision just before midnight Sunday on S...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Jessica Groves competency hearing set for Tuesday

Jessica Groves competency hearing set for Tuesday

While trials up the road in Pike County are the subject of lots of media coverage and plenty of public interest, there are at least two noteworthy Sci...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


UCAN kicks off 12th year

UCAN kicks off 12th year

The Scioto Foundation’s UCAN (University/College Access Network) Program, designed to help students in Scioto County and southeastern Ohio plan,...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


New teachers receive training

New teachers receive training

Nearly 150 local teachers participated in their Resident Educator training at the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center (ESC). The Year One Re...

September 22nd, 2019 |