Community helping Community

Community helping Community

The local community has been rallying around and helping others to improve the community in ways that can assist in the betterment of the area. The PA...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Weather permitting, Coles Boulevard may reopen Thursday

Providing the weather cooperates, Portsmouth city workers may have Coles Boulevard reopened to traffic by sometime Thursday.On Tuesday, the street rem...

August 20th, 2019 |  


McManus running write in campaign for 4th Ward Council

McManus running write in campaign for 4th Ward Council

Andrew McManus, 4th Ward resident and Operations Manager of eFlow Development and Patties & Pints, has announced his write in candidacy for 4th Wa...

August 20th, 2019 |  



Lawsuit consultants search for information

As part of a class-action lawsuit filed in May against numerous companies connected with the former operation of the defunct Portsmouth Gaseous Diffus...

August 20th, 2019 |  


PFD swears in three firefighters

PFD swears in three firefighters

Three individuals were sworn in on Tuesday as firefighters with the Portsmouth Fire Department.Cameron Kirby, Martin Kuntzman, and Christopher Niziol,...

August 20th, 2019 |  


County commissioners: Solution to jail overcrowding rests with local judges

County commissioners: Solution to jail overcrowding rests with local judges

Due primarily to financial issues, the solution to overcrowding problems at the Scioto County Jail sits largely with the judges of the Portsmouth Muni...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Coles Boulevard remains closed as sinkhole repairs continue

Coles Boulevard remains closed as sinkhole repairs continue

Portsmouth city workers were, over the weekend, unable to complete as planned repairs intended to prevent a sinkhole from forming on Coles Boulevard a...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Notre Dame kids know good attendance

Notre Dame kids know good attendance

As the school year begins for most local school-aged children this week, it would be a good idea to remind parents and students, how important it is t...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Arrest made in theft of John Deer Gator from PRP

Arrest made in theft of John Deer Gator from PRP

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday arrested a Lucasville man in connection with the theft of a John Deere Gator and other items from...

August 19th, 2019 |  


City closes Coles at SR23 at least through Monday

City closes Coles at SR23 at least through Monday

On Friday, after the beginning of a large sinkhole was discovered on Coles Boulevard, Portsmouth City Manager Sam Sutherland said the decision was mad...

August 16th, 2019 |