FEMA funds on their way … eventually

FEMA funds on their way … eventually

Director of the Scioto County Emergency Management Agency Kim Carver said this week there is federal disaster relief money headed to Southern Ohio. It...

June 9th, 2018 updated: June 9th, 2018. |  


125 years of biking

125 years of biking

It started with 15 bicycle enthusiasts in 1893. Credit for being the founding father goes to Alex Glockner, a patriarch of Portsmouth’s Glockner...

June 9th, 2018 updated: June 9th, 2018. |  


Visually Literate

Visually Literate

More than 175 people recently attended the 2018 Scioto County High School Art Show “Visually Literate” closing reception and awards ceremo...

June 7th, 2018 |  



Fireworks will light up New Boston skies on July 4

Fireworks will light up New Boston skies on July 4

There were plenty of fireworks Tuesday night at the New Boston Village Council meeting — not the hostile or dramatic kind, but fireworks that wi...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Grand jury hands down indictments

Grand jury hands down indictments

The Scioto County grand jury has returned 23 public indictments and three secret indictments following its May 18 meeting, according to County Prosecu...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


SOMC’s ‘electronic knife’

SOMC’s ‘electronic knife’

Medical treatments and procedures have changed a lot in the 32 years Terry Midkiff has been a radiation therapist. Midkiff says when he started his ca...

May 5th, 2018 |  


Grand jury hands down indictments

Grand jury hands down indictments

The Scioto County grand jury has returned 18 public indictments following its April 20 meeting, according to County Prosecutor Mark E. Kuhn.An indictm...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Commissioners hire manager for ETC Park

Commissioners hire manager for ETC Park

The Scioto County Commissioners are expecting some good things at West Portsmouth’s Earl Thomas Conley Park.“We have gone through the proc...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Let the music play

Let the music play

Portsmouth’s annual River Days began as a celebration of the end of summer, says Portsmouth’s Timothy Angel. And as he has served as presi...

May 1st, 2018 |  


The 1,000-year plan

The 1,000-year plan

The opposition is plentiful, and there’s abundant talk about high cancer rates, alleged groundwater contamination and a myriad of other problems...

April 27th, 2018 |