Man charged with kidnap, abuse of child

Man charged with kidnap, abuse of child

A Portsmouth man is charged with the kidnapping and severe injury of a child following an incident at an apartment in the city.Jared Stanley, 24 of 18...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Shuler to present “Buckeyes & Dixie” at Shawnee State University

PORTSMOUTH – Shawnee State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jack Shuler will be presenting “Buckeyes & Dixie” as part ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Ohio residents encouraged to test homes for Radon

One in nearly 15 homes contain high levels of radon, a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, according...

January 13th, 2017 |  


City to consider VAP Phase II

The city of Portsmouth is considering an amendment to increase its contract with Brownfield Restoration Group to $113,410.50 to conduct the Voluntary ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Drugs and cash total $96,000 in arrests

Drugs and cash total $96,000 in arrests

Portsmouth police officer Jake Newman is being praised for his efforts in two arrests that resulted in the largest seizure of narcotics by a Portsmout...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Don’t slip and slide — glide

Don’t slip and slide — glide

Motorists in the area could possibly encounter ice on roads this weekend. As precipitation moves into the area Friday night, conditions will be favora...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth Ambulance expanding

Portsmouth Ambulance expanding

Portsmouth Emergency Ambulance Service, Inc. (PEASI) hopes to add 25 to 50 new jobs as a result of expanding its coverage into Greenup County, which e...

January 12th, 2017 |  


6 seeking New Boston seats

Two members of New Boston Village Council are up for reelection this year. They are Vonald Patrick, who was appointed to Council in February 2015 to f...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SOMC Home health Services named one of nation’s best in 2016

SOMC Home Health Services has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite, which is a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Councilwoman Jo Ann Aeh talks about overtime costs

Second Ward Councilwoman Jo Ann Aeh brought up the subject of overtime at Monday’s Portsmouth City Council meeting. As the meeting began, Portsm...

January 11th, 2017 |