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New Boston man arrested for Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a minor


NEW BOSTON- Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman states that his Office was contacted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, by the New Boston Police Department about a possible sexual assault.

Naloxone stations to save lives


A group of community members backed by organizations who care, recently stepped up and tackled the problem of naloxone accessibility in a way that also provides room for test strips and educational resources in a creative and unique approach. The former payphone booths with a weatherproof box now serves as a safe space for people facing addiction to receive supplies and information that could save their lives.

Shawnee State University to host Bear Run


PORTSMOUTH— Shawnee State University will hold a Bear Run on Wednesday, Sept. 27 beginning at 6 p.m. Held on SSU’s campus since the fall of 1995, the Bear Run is a biannual 5K run/walk open to the campus and surrounding communities. All funds raised during the Bear Run will support SSU Athletics.

Scioto Foundation announces new Future for Scioto County Scholarship Fund


PORTSMOUTH- The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Future for Scioto County Scholarship Fund created by Ohio State University senior Austin Meyers for the benefit of local students throughout Scioto County. A 2020 graduate of Wheelersburg High School, Meyers is one of a number of young people in the area who have started new scholarship funds at the Scioto Foundation in recent years because they want to give back to their home community.

Art Walk around the corner


PORTSMOUTH- Community Volunteers and the Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center (SOMACC) are at it again, planning yet another installment of the Second Saturday Art Walk in the Arts Culture and Innovation District (ACID) this Saturday, September 9

Oak Hill-Minford game off


MINFORD — Unfortunately, as of Tuesday, the Minford Falcons are left scrambling to find a replacement football game for Friday night.

Red, White, and Woof!


If you’ve been considering bringing a cat or dog into the family, now is a great time to follow through. Sierra’s Haven for New and Used Pets has about 200 potential best friends at their facility on Easter Drive.

Scioto County Sheriff’s Reports, June 28, 2023


THEFT—Car broken into overnight on Fourth Street. 6:15 a.m., June 22.

Obituaries April 24-26 Portsmouth Daily Times


Due to a technical issue the Portsmouth Daily Times’ obituaries have not posted to our website page in the past couple of days. Please read below for obituaries and death notices we have received.

Portsmouth couple arrested for Felonious Assault


SCIOTO COUNTY- Scioto County Sheriff, David Thoroughman, shared that Detective Jodi Conkel, of the Scioto County Prosecutor’s Special Victim Unit, received a call on Monday from the Portsmouth Police Department. They informed Detective Conkel that they were contacted by a social worker from Nationwide Children’s Hospital about a possible child abuse case.


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