Dispute turns deadly

Dispute turns deadly

On today’s date at about 3:35 PM the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a domestic violence situation at 107 CR 407 South...

January 14th, 2017 |  


3 dead, deputy wounded after shooting, fire in Kentucky

3 dead, deputy wounded after shooting, fire in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three people were found dead in an eastern Kentucky home where a man barricaded himself, shot and wounded a sheriff’...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Davis elected chairman

Davis elected chairman

On Monday morning, the Scioto County Commissioners held their yearly organizational meeting. During the meeting, Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Davi...

January 9th, 2017 |  



Adams, Crabtree and Johnson take oath

Adams, Crabtree and Johnson take oath

The start of a new year can mean a lot to a number of people, a new beginning or a fresh start. For those that won reelection in November, it means to...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Agreement aimed at enhancing river traffic

Agreement aimed at enhancing river traffic

Recently an international agreement was signed in Panama City, Panama that could enhance traffic on the Ohio River. Local officials say the agreement ...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 30th, 2016. |  


Coleman takes oath

Coleman takes oath

Surrounded by family and friends in the lobby of the Scioto County Courthouse. Scioto County Commissioner Cathy Coleman was sworn into office by Sciot...

December 28th, 2016 |  


LeBrun takes oath

LeBrun takes oath

On Wednesday afternoon, Scioto County Engineer-elect Darren LeBrun was sworn into office by Fourth District Court of Appeals Judge Matt McFarland in t...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Christmas thoughts of past and future

Christmas thoughts of past and future

I’m sitting in a cabin in the hollow listening to the rain beat a melancholy tune on the tin roof.Outside my window, wild birds flock to the fee...

December 18th, 2016 |  


A matter of perspective

A matter of perspective

Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn offered a perspective on the issue of cut trees, the Scioto County Commissioners and the city of Portsmouth are try...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Splash park nearly complete

Splash park nearly complete

The Scioto County Splash Park infrastructure is complete and ready for a spring opening. Before the design of the park can be completed, the Scioto Co...

December 14th, 2016 |