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Ageism Awareness


Ageism Awareness Day is observed in October, but each day we should be

Man dies on Highland Bend


SCIOTO COUNTY- A man has died after being found staggering and wounded at the corner of Marne Avenue and Highland Bend Road this week.

Shumway Hollow Woman Arrested for Murder


NEW BOSTON- Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman states that his office was contacted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, by New Boston Police Chief Carl Compton requesting that his office handle a death investigation that happened in the Village of New Boston.

Oak Hill-Burg football game canceled


OAK HILL — Once might be an accident, an outlier, an isolated incident, an unprecedented perhaps situation.

PCSD superintendent retires, board president resigns


PORTSMOUTH- In less than two weeks, the Portsmouth City School District lost both its top administrator and its board president.

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


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