Ohio’s Tax-Free Holiday set for this weekend

Ohio’s Tax-Free Holiday set for this weekend

SCIOTO — As schools start to announce their return to school plans, parents who have children returning to school can get a tax break this weeke...

August 5th, 2020 |  


DeWine issues mandate for masks at school

DeWine issues mandate for masks at school

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday an order that will require face masks for schools K-12.DeWine said all schools will require s...

August 4th, 2020 |  


West Portsmouth man arrested on drug charges

West Portsmouth man arrested on drug charges

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announce Friday, a West Portsmouth man has been arr...

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



Washington-Nile Local School District releases reopening plan

Washington-Nile Local School District releases reopening plan

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth West Elementary, along with the rest of the Washington-Nile Local School District has released its tentative back t...

July 31st, 2020 |  


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. |