The wearing o’ the green

The wearing o’ the green

“Irish” of all ages turned out Saturday for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade through downtown Portsmouth. The sound of bagpipes b...

March 19th, 2018 updated: March 19th, 2018. |  


‘Lights, Camera, Food!’ a hit

‘Lights, Camera, Food!’ a hit

A blustery, cold and snowy Tuesday evening greeted guests at the Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Friends Center for the 10th annual Celebrity Che...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Health Coalition kicks off Better Plate Initiative

Health Coalition kicks off Better Plate Initiative

In honor of National Nutrition Month, the Scioto County Health Coalition has begun the Better Plate Initiative at local restaurants.“March is Na...

March 15th, 2018 |  



Brisker retains securities license; details clarified

Brisker retains securities license; details clarified

While he has been terminated as a securities agent or representative of Parkland Securities, LLC, well-known — if beleaguered — Portsmouth...

March 14th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Johnson, Albrecht take oaths of office

Johnson, Albrecht take oaths of office

Third Ward Councilman Kevin E. Johnson began Monday evening’s Portsmouth City Council meeting as vice president, and ended it as the newly sworn...

March 13th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Local governments may see financial help with flood costs

Local governments may see financial help with flood costs

Those hoping to receive financial relief for property damage following last month’s flooding may need to continue to do just that — hope.T...

March 13th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Transportation crews begin spraying weeds

Transportation crews begin spraying weeds

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month. The t...

March 13th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Spotter class set at Valley Twp. FD

Spotter class set at Valley Twp. FD

Each year, the Scioto County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) hosts a National Weather Service (NWS) spotter class to provide training for school and...

March 12th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Bill makes it easier to recognize military service, valor

Bill makes it easier to recognize military service, valor

COLUMBUS — Legislation making its way from the state House and Senate will, when signed by the governor, make it easier to issue license plates ...

March 12th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


It’s that time of year again to adjust clocks

It’s that time of year again to adjust clocks

This is the weekend many who enjoy their sleep have been dreading. It’s time to begin Daylight Saving Time.So should you turn your clocks ahead ...

March 9th, 2018 |