Commissioners approve creation of special victim’s unit

Commissioners approve creation of special victim’s unit

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County Commissioners approved a resolution during their July 30 meeting which created a special victim’s unit to help comb...

July 30th, 2020 updated: July 31st, 2020. |  


Intern provides educational tools amid pandemic

Intern provides educational tools amid pandemic

SCIOTO — A Lincoln with Minnesota plates has been making stops at homes throughout Pike and Scioto counties this summer. The man emerging from the v...

July 30th, 2020 updated: July 30th, 2020. |  


UPDATED: Scioto County moving back to Level 2

UPDATED: Scioto County moving back to Level 2

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health announced Thursday that Scioto County would be moved from Level 3 Red, back to Level 2 Orange on the Ohio...

July 30th, 2020 updated: July 30th, 2020. |  



Details for upcoming Scioto County Fair remain fluid

Details for upcoming Scioto County Fair remain fluid

LUCASVILLE — Set to officially begin Monday, Aug. 10, and conclude Saturday, Aug. 15, there are still details regarding the 2020 Scioto County Fair ...

July 29th, 2020 updated: July 29th, 2020. |  


City council pushes for OHSAA racial policies

City council pushes for OHSAA racial policies

PORTSMOUTH — As the country addresses racism in professional sports, the Portsmouth City Council is considering calling on the Ohio High School ...

July 28th, 2020 updated: July 28th, 2020. |  


Ohio scales back county fairs, will expand day care capacity

Ohio scales back county fairs, will expand day care capacity

COLUMBUS— Day cares can return to normal staffing ratios, but county fairs will be reduced to junior fairs featuring livestock competitions for ...

July 28th, 2020 updated: July 28th, 2020. |  


Whit’s Frozen Custard coming to Portsmouth

Whit’s Frozen Custard coming to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth will soon have another place to grab a sweet treat, as Whit’s Frozen Custards of Portsmouth plans to open their do...

July 28th, 2020 |  


First COVID-19 related death reported for Scioto County

First COVID-19 related death reported for Scioto County

PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments have reported the first COVID-19 associated death of a Scioto County resid...

July 28th, 2020 updated: July 28th, 2020. |  


Mantell looks to rebuild public trust in SCCS

Mantell looks to rebuild public trust in SCCS

SCIOTO —The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports nine deaths of children while in the custody of a public children services agency...

July 27th, 2020 |  


City Council to give first reading of DORA ordinance

City Council to give first reading of DORA ordinance

PORTSMOUTH — On Monday, Portsmouth City Council will give its first reading of an ordinance that would establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Ar...

July 24th, 2020 updated: July 24th, 2020. |