Local resident has had COVID twice since August

Local resident has had COVID twice since August

PORTSMOUTH — More than 11 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, including more than one thousand in Scioto County. But Ellen Horsley, 37, ...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Dafford back painting murals

Dafford back painting murals

PORTSMOUTH — Looking for something to do outside and enjoy the beauty of some great artwork? Look no further, the Portsmouth Murals are just the...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Ohio governor orders 3-week retail curfew to slow virus

Ohio governor orders 3-week retail curfew to slow virus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced a three-week 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. general curfew, with multiple exceptions, meant ...

November 17th, 2020 updated: November 17th, 2020. |  



County grant purchases laptops for virtual learning

County grant purchases laptops for virtual learning

NEW BOSTON— As remote learning becomes more necessary, so too does the need for technology. The South Central Ohio Educational Service Center, i...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Minford Marching Band holding online auction

Minford Marching Band holding online auction

MINFORD — Christmas is just around the corner and so many events and fundraisers are having to be inventive or cancel their events totally. The ...

November 16th, 2020 |  


DeWine urges “pullback” of activities to prevent another shutdown

DeWine urges “pullback” of activities to prevent another shutdown

HUNTINGTON — As numbers of coronavirus cases rapidly increase throughout Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine said there needs to be a recommitment and dedica...

November 16th, 2020 |  


Winterfest canceled

Winterfest canceled

PORTSMOUTH — As the Coronavirus pandemic has been unfolding, the Friends of Portsmouth Winterfest organizers have been working diligently to hos...

November 13th, 2020 |  


Two Waverly men charged with murder

Two Waverly men charged with murder

WAVERLY— Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announced his office received a 911 call on February 3, 2020, to respond to 124 Wallace Road whic...

November 13th, 2020 updated: November 13th, 2020. |  


Local COVID survivor still recovering three months later

Local COVID survivor still recovering three months later

PORTSMOUTH — Ralph Craft isn’t sure how he contracted COVID-19. He just knows he doesn’t ever want to experience it again.“I h...

November 13th, 2020 updated: November 13th, 2020. |  


Portsmouth Councilman Thomas Lowe dies

Portsmouth Councilman Thomas Lowe dies

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth City Council announced 6th Ward Councilman Thomas Lowe has died.A release sent out by the Portsmouth City Council Th...

November 12th, 2020 |