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 |  


Water-based stunt show part of River Days boat racing

Water-based stunt show part of River Days boat racing

“I’m actually at the top of my game,” said Tommy Nutall, owner and head ringmaster, if you will, of Detroit-based Typhoon Tommy Ente...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Davis withdraws name in sheriff’s race

Scioto County Common Pleas Court Bailiff Sean Davis has announced he has dropped out of the race for Scioto County Sheriff.The race for the March 2020...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Portsmouth resident looks for win on the river

Portsmouth resident looks for win on the river

According to the dashboard reading of a reporter’s car, the temperature along the Ohio River Thursday evening sat at 93.According to Portsmouth ...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


ODNR states decision to close golf course is definite

ODNR states decision to close golf course is definite

Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Davis met with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Mary Mertz on Tuesday, and according to Davis ODNR state...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


SSU working on $3.5 million in renovations to athletic facilities

SSU working on $3.5 million in renovations to athletic facilities

With completion scheduled for some time early next year, Shawnee State University is in the midst of $3.5 million in renovations to its athletic facil...

August 21st, 2019 |