Portsmouth West Swim Team Takes the Initiative

Portsmouth West Swim Team Takes the Initiative

There is nothing that helps adults believe in the generations of the future than when they see young people volunteering their time to do something fo...

September 3rd, 2019 |  


Smith takes the crown

Smith takes the crown

Once again, there was a sold-out crowd Saturday night, as the 2019 River Days’ Pageant was held at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Each scho...

September 2nd, 2019 updated: September 5th, 2019. |  


Portsmouth Wind Symphony set for 27th season

Portsmouth Wind Symphony set for 27th season

Having spent roughly three decades as a band director for Paul Blazer High School across the Ohio River in Kentucky, it seems a safe bet Terry Thompso...

September 2nd, 2019 |  



Public Service Director retires

Public Service Director retires

Bill Beaumont, Public Service Director for the City of Portsmouth, has retired after nine years of service according to the City. City Manager Sam Sut...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


Race on the River was success

Race on the River was success

The Race on the River lived up to all its hype.Sunday and Monday the boat races came back to Portsmouth with thousands of race fans lining the levee c...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


Dunne donates a unique receptacle to collect waste

Dunne donates a unique receptacle to collect waste

Ward 1 Portsmouth City Councilman Sean Dunne works by day as a professor of sociology at Shawnee State University. With that in mind, it doesn’t...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Pre-trial held behind closed doors

The first pretrial hearing for a Lucasville man, William Michael Basham, charged with 15 counts of sexual abuse up to and including rape and all invol...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Operation GRACE receives two donations

Operation GRACE receives two donations

Operation GRACE, a non-profit organization which operates to alleviate the burden on children (often impacted by the ongoing opioid epidemic) by helpi...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Fans hoping to promote Spartan great into NFL Hall of Fame

Fans hoping to promote Spartan great into NFL Hall of Fame

Beginning his pro football career playing for the semi pro Ironton Tanks, while still teaching science at a local high school, in 1930 Nebraska born G...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Commissioners discuss detention center

Commissioners discuss detention center

Portsmouth-The Scioto County Board of Commissioners opened its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday by reading a letter from Scioto County Sheriff ...

August 29th, 2019 |