16 year old indicted on rape charge

Scioto County Prosecutor Shane A. Tieman has released the Scioto County Grand Jury results of August 23 returning 37 Public Indictments. There were fo...

August 28th, 2019 |  


Instructor faces pretrial today on rape charges

Indicted earlier this month on 15 counts related to alleged sexual abuse of six female inmates of the STAR Community Justice Center in Franklin Furnac...

August 27th, 2019 |  


2019 River Days’ Queen Contestants

2019 River Days’ Queen Contestants

Each Riverdays Queen candidate was asked about their platform for Riverdays Queen 2019. Here are four of the 12 candidates. The other eight will be in...

August 27th, 2019 |  



2019 River Days

2019 River Days

The opening ceremony for River Days 2019 kicks off this Thursday at 5:00 p.m., with the first entertainment act beginning at 7 p.m. at the Main Riverf...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Soiree planned for Main Street downtown beautification efforts

Planning is under way for a Main Street Portsmouth milestone; the 10th Annual Paul E. Johnson Memorial Fund Soirée.“When Paul Johnson passe...

August 27th, 2019 |  


City amends grass maintenance ordinance

Portsmouth City Council met on Monday evening and moved forward with an ordinance amending Section 941.20 (a) of the Codified Ordinances.The ordinance...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Northwest School District to propose levy

Northwest School District to propose levy

The Northwest Local School District will be asking its voters to vote on an upcoming tax levy first and foremost for school safety.According to Northw...

August 26th, 2019 |  


Nickles completes Eagle project

Nickles completes Eagle project

For every Boy Scout obtaining the honor of Eagle Scout is their goal. In order to reach this level, scouts must complete a community project.For Natha...

August 26th, 2019 |  


BWC increases prize amounts for Safety Innovation Awards

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is increasing the prize amounts for its 2020 Safety Innovation Awards to encoura...

August 26th, 2019 |  


Two new items on council agenda

Portsmouth City Council is set to meet on Monday with four items on the agenda for discussion.One ordinance, amending Section 941.20(a) –Weeds, ...

August 25th, 2019 |