School Cancellation Notice for February 16, 2017 Scioto County Career Technical Center

According to a post by Stan Jennings on the school’s website (sciototech.org), “All classes are closed for the Scioto County Career Techni...

February 16th, 2017 |  


HIGHSTONERUSSEL-Harry Robert “Bob” Highstone, 80, of Russell, KY on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of the...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Security upgrades prompted by threats

Security upgrades prompted by threats

The Scioto County Commissioners are taking steps to beef up the security at the courthouse because some officials and their families have received thr...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Honors Music Festival celebrates 75 years

The Scioto County Honors Music Festival will celebrate its milestone 75th anniversary when the Junior High Honors Band and High School Honors Band and...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Area fairs well in development report

According to Jason Kester, executive director of the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA), the local economy is alive and well and that becomes more ev...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Downtown bar fights discussed by Council

An incident involving the outcome of a bar fight, which resulted in a short altercation between a police officer and a paramedic, made the social medi...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Pediatric flu deaths reported

Pediatric flu deaths reported

According to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), there is an increase in flu activity across Ohio, including four confirmed pediatric influenza assoc...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Minford man faces telecommunication fraud charges

Minford man faces telecommunication fraud charges

When you’re 18 and charged with five counts of telecommunication fraud, your life is probably not headed in a good direction.Ian Zachary Tolle, ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Encroachament issue not going away

The problem between the city of Portsmouth and the Portsmouth City School District concerning alleged encroachment by the school onto city property sh...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Property seizure discussed

A Portsmouth City Councilman says law enforcement should be allowed to seize houses where it is obvious that the property is a haven for drug activity...

February 14th, 2017 |