Phillips sentenced to life in prison

Phillips sentenced to life in prison

It took a Scioto County jury less than two hours Wednesday evening to decide that Chad J. Phillips was guilty of murdering his mother when he beat her...

March 7th, 2018 updated: March 8th, 2018. |  


Bypass is ‘ahead of schedule’

Bypass is ‘ahead of schedule’

Although she declined to give a revised, earlier completion date, Kathleen Fuller, spokesperson for Ohio Department of Transportation District 9, conf...

March 7th, 2018 updated: March 8th, 2018. |  


Concert series begins at museum

Concert series begins at museum

The Southern Ohio Museum’s live music concerts series kicks off Sunday with “An Afternoon with Beethoven.”The 2 p.m. concert is part...

March 7th, 2018 updated: March 8th, 2018. |  



Strickland to be SSU speaker

Strickland to be SSU speaker

Former governor Ted Strickland will preside over Shawnee State University’s 2018 spring commencement.Dr. Strickland is a long-time friend of SSU...

March 6th, 2018 updated: March 8th, 2018. |  


River Days pageant preps for ‘big moment’

River Days pageant preps for ‘big moment’

As many may remember during the 2017 River Days Festival, the day the headlining act was scheduled to perform was wet and cold. Even forgetting that t...

March 5th, 2018 updated: March 8th, 2018. |  


City Manager Derek Allen fired

City Manager Derek Allen was fired Monday night by the Portsmouth City Council.Councilman Gene Meadows read a list of grievances against Allen in open...

December 19th, 2017 updated: December 19th, 2017. |  


Shawnee Forest fights fires

Shawnee Forest fights fires

Fires are being talked about quite a bit right now, as the fires in California are still burning and causing destruction along their path. Locally, Th...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Second bust recovers guns

On December 13, Officers of the Portsmouth Police Department with assistance from the Portsmouth Municipal Court Probation Department and Portsmouth F...

December 14th, 2017 |  


33 Indicted in drug ring

33 Indicted in drug ring

Six individuals are still being sought out by law enforcement after thirty three people were indicted on Wednesday as authorities dismantled what is b...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


PPD confirms shooting at Farley Square

Reports started circulating after 10 p.m. Monday night about a shooting occurred in Farley Square, a low-income housing facility in Portsmouth known a...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |