Break-in at brew Pub tops Portsmouth police reports

Portsmouth PolicePolice responded Sunday to a report of a break in at the Portsmouth Brewing Company, 224 Second St. The restaurant’s assistant ...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Local Students compete in Mock Trial

Local Students compete in Mock Trial

The Scioto County Courthouse was full of lawyers, prosecutors, witnesses, and judges. That may not seem unusual for a courthouse, but these people wer...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Discovery requests and defense motions plentiful during Rhoden murder pretrial

Discovery requests and defense motions plentiful during Rhoden murder pretrial

Handcuffed and dressed in a bright orange jail jumpsuit, family patriarch George Washington “Billy” Wagner III appeared Thursday afternoon...

January 18th, 2019 updated: January 18th, 2019. |  



Knights of ColumbusCancels March for Life

The Knights of Columbus have canceled the March for Life planned for January 20, due to the inclement weather forecast, according to a release from Sc...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Northwest breaks ground on Athletic Complex

Northwest breaks ground on Athletic Complex

Ducks would have had more fun on the old Northwest football field, where the official ground breaking was to take place Thursday.On what was to be gro...

January 17th, 2019 |  


National Weather Service predicts no Snowpocalypse for Portsmouth

…Periods of heavy rain along with elevated flooding concerns persist forportions of California and Oregon……Major winter storm to imp...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Sheriff’s office hands prosecutor case against Lucasville weapons instructor

The immediate fate of a Lucasville area weapons instructor is now in the hands of Scioto County Prosecutor Shane Tieman.Scioto County Sheriff’s ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Commissioners support LSSWMD efforts

Commissioners support LSSWMD efforts

The Scioto County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday morning in the Scioto County Courthouse.On the agenda were items...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Portsmouth man arrested on multiple car theft, drug charges

Portsmouth man arrested on multiple car theft, drug charges

On Tuesday, the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office along with the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force announced the arrest of a Portsmouth man on numerous...

January 16th, 2019 |  


DeWine creates advisory committee benefiting at-risk kids

DeWine creates advisory committee benefiting at-risk kids

Gov. Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine and leaders from the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association, (OCHA), on Tuesday announced the creation of...

January 16th, 2019 |