Whit’s Frozen Custard coming to Portsmouth

Whit’s Frozen Custard coming to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth will soon have another place to grab a sweet treat, as Whit’s Frozen Custards of Portsmouth plans to open their do...

July 28th, 2020 |  


First COVID-19 related death reported for Scioto County

First COVID-19 related death reported for Scioto County

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments have reported the first COVID-19 associated death of a Scioto County resid...

July 28th, 2020 updated: July 28th, 2020. |  


Mantell looks to rebuild public trust in SCCS

Mantell looks to rebuild public trust in SCCS

SCIOTO —The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports nine deaths of children while in the custody of a public children services agency...

July 27th, 2020 |  



City Council to give first reading of DORA ordinance

City Council to give first reading of DORA ordinance

PORTSMOUTH — On Monday, Portsmouth City Council will give its first reading of an ordinance that would establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Ar...

July 24th, 2020 updated: July 24th, 2020. |  


Troopers seize $44,200 worth of cocaine and fentanyl in Scioto County

Troopers seize $44,200 worth of cocaine and fentanyl in Scioto County

COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two Michigan women after a traffic stop in Scioto County.During ...

July 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case

Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The powerful Republican speaker of the Ohio House and four associates were arrested Tuesday in a $60 million federal bribe...

July 21st, 2020 updated: July 21st, 2020. |  


PCHD warns of COVID-19 scams

PCHD warns of COVID-19 scams

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth City Health Department is urging residents to be on the lookout for COVID-19 scams.According to the health departmen...

July 21st, 2020 |  


Feds to detail charges in $60M Ohio public corruption case

Feds to detail charges in $60M Ohio public corruption case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — FBI agents were at the farm of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder on Tuesday morning, hours ahead of a planned announcem...

July 21st, 2020 |  


Wallace named director of early childhood services at SCDD

Wallace named director of early childhood services at SCDD

SCIOTO — Scioto County Developmental Disabilities has a new Director of Early Childhood Services.Erica Wallace, who took over the position on Ju...

July 20th, 2020 |  


PCHD explains quarantine process

PCHD explains quarantine process

PORTSMOUTH — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Scioto County and the City of Portsmouth, members of the Portsmouth Health Dep...

July 17th, 2020 |