Flood defense levy lives again

It looks like voters will get the opportunity to give an up or down vote on the renewal of the city’s Flood Defense levy after all. At the June ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Donations being accepted for flood victims in West Virginia

Donations being accepted for flood victims in West Virginia

You have watched in horror the devastation that has occurred from the flooding in West Virginia and have probably wondered how you can help. Now, a gr...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Simms introduced as Rotary Club president

Simms introduced as Rotary Club president

In the annual passing of the baton, the Portsmouth Rotary Club held its installation meeting Monday to introduce to the new president.Lydia Simms was ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Drug bust nets heroin, ICE and cash

Drug bust nets heroin, ICE and cash

Being arrested on drug charges is one thing. Being arrested on drug charges in the presence of juveniles changes the picture. Dominique D. Drake, 27, ...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


Husted files briefs in appeal

An Ohio court has determined that your being allowed to vote for 29 days before an election is not enough. Now, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Brown joins Kasich in requesting TANF waiver

In the 2010-2014 Poverty in Ohio report, Scioto County shows one of the highest incidents in the state at 24.5 percent, nearly a full quarter of the p...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Portsmouth woman, Columbus man arrested in drug case

Portsmouth woman, Columbus man arrested in drug case

A Portsmouth woman and a Columbus man have been arrested on drug charges. Thirty-five year old Brandon Terrell Gripper of Columbus, Ohio, was issued a...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Heroin, cocaine, oxycodone seized in arrest of Stacy Seymour

Heroin, cocaine, oxycodone seized in arrest of Stacy Seymour

With the confiscation of 19 grams of suspected heroin and seven grams of suspected cocaine, law enforcement officers have reported arresting a Portsmo...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Let’s Get R.A.D.

Let’s Get R.A.D.

Emily Hicks, Miss Portsmouth, hosted ‘Let’s Get R.A.D.’, an informative, interactive session concerning rape in the cafetorium of Po...

June 26th, 2016 |  


SELBY JOHN GODDARDPORTSMOUTH — Selby “John” Goddard, 67 of Portsmouth went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2016. John was the son of...

June 26th, 2016 |