Scioto County Courthouse steps up security

Scioto County Courthouse steps up security

“In the times that we live in, you are immediately at a disadvantage if you have the wrong firearms,” Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Dav...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Boneyfiddle blowout

Boneyfiddle blowout

High winds howling through Portsmouth are being blamed for sending construction materials flying from atop a four-story building, raining down on the ...

April 12th, 2018 updated: April 13th, 2018. |  


River to rise but crest below flood stage

River to rise but crest below flood stage

Here we go again.Well, sort of.On Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a flood watch for numerous counties and cities in Southern Ohio and n...

March 29th, 2018 updated: March 29th, 2018. |  



Theater bag ban begins

Theater bag ban begins

Time was when a warning sign at many businesses was “No shirt, no shoes, no service.” Add to that list “no bags,” at least tho...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Is one-way the wrong way?

Is one-way the wrong way?

Portsmouth City Councl has 30 days presumably to decide the fate of a proposal to turn Front Street into a one-way street, making room for a walking/b...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Great little workers give back again

Great little workers give back again

There is a wonderful group of fifth graders at Portsmouth Elementary School that this year have gone well above what many do to help others.This stude...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Federal disaster relief funds requested

Federal disaster relief funds requested

In the wake of last month’s severe weather and flooding along the Ohio River and its tributaries, Gov. John R. Kasich Tuesday asked the Presiden...

March 27th, 2018 |  


PHS students grow a different garden

PHS students grow a different garden

An opportunity to study and learn under some different and talented people does not come along often.But thanks to Portsmouth High School art teacher ...

March 27th, 2018 updated: March 28th, 2018. |  


One-way street conversion eyed

One-way street conversion eyed

A meeting is scheduled for the public to provide input regarding the proposed one-way conversion along Front Street from Vine Street to Madison Street...

March 19th, 2018 |  


City, county, SOPA: We’re open for business

City, county, SOPA: We’re open for business

Portsmouth resident Michael Keys says the change will help revitalize his Boundary Street neighborhood, as well as give his children a larger place in...

March 19th, 2018 |