Crabtree, sheriff disagree over housing local prisoners in other counties

Crabtree, sheriff disagree over housing local prisoners in other counties

There may be a showdown of sorts brewing over Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini’s decision to send county jail inmates elsewhere due to what...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Cornerstone UMC Hopefest 2019 set for today

Cornerstone UMC Hopefest 2019 set for today

“The best thing about it really is all the smiles,” said Rev. Tim Roth, pastor of Cornerstone United Methodist Church.Roth was referring t...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Kirsch remembered by those he mentored

Kirsch remembered by those he mentored

Retired Scioto County Judge James Kirsch, who served as judge of the Scioto County Court of Common Pleas Probate and Juvenile Division for 36 years pa...

August 16th, 2019 |  



Scioto Gives breaking records

Scioto Gives breaking records

The Scioto Foundation will offer an all-time high $45,000 match for nonprofits participating in the seventh annual Scioto Gives fundraising campaign s...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Police investigate two shootings

Police investigate two shootings

Portsmouth police said Thursday they are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened in the city over the last 24 hours.On Wednesday, ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Donini claims severe overcrowding at county jail

Donini claims severe overcrowding at county jail

“First of all, let me say I don’t like the idea of doing it, but it has gotten to the point that I don’t have any alternative,”...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Local Red Cross is not leaving

Local Red Cross is not leaving

Rumors can fly around quicker than a real-life incident.The Local American Red Cross had been rumored to be closing in this area, but that is not true...

August 15th, 2019 |  


At your beck and call

At your beck and call

For Kathi Jo Zornes, therapy dogs have been a part of her life for several years, but she sees something in her current dog Beck that she believes is ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


SCHFH begins build of first veteran home

SCHFH begins build of first veteran home

The build has officially began on Scioto County Habitat for Humanity’s first ever veteran home. Located at 768 Bonser Avenue in Sciotoville, the...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Faber to audit new gas tax

Faber to audit new gas tax

Ohio Auditor of State Keith Faber is starting an ODOT Performance Audit to look into the new gas tax in Ohio recently imposed by the Ohio State Legisl...

August 14th, 2019 |