3 Individuals Charged with Endangering Children

3 Individuals Charged with Endangering Children

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader Reports that on Sunday February 12, 2017 at 9:07 pm the Pike County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call a...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Auditor happy with new tax revenue

Usually when you predict something and are proven to be off a few bucks, you don’t talk about it, but that is not the case with Portsmouth City ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pump N Shop robber sought

Pump N Shop robber sought

The Portsmouth Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying a man who got away with an undetermined amount of cash from a local...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth Junior High celebrates Black History

Portsmouth Junior High celebrates Black History

Nearly 60 members of the community came together at Portsmouth Junior High School on Feb. 17 for an afternoon of Black History Month activities.Studen...

February 19th, 2017 |  


The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room when you discuss the financial success of the city is Fund 621, better known as the Sewer Fund. While all other funds are sho...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Main Street Portsmouth’s ‘Celebrate Portsmouth’ dinner set for March 9

Main Street Portsmouth’s ‘Celebrate Portsmouth’ dinner set for March 9

Main Street Portsmouth (MSP) is gearing up for their annual Celebrate Portsmouth dinner, which will be held March 9.Celebrate Portsmouth is Main Stree...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Triplets turned 70

Triplets turned 70

The Runyon triplets turned 70 on Feb. 15. They ad a birthday celebration, Sunday Feb. 12 at New Boston Community Center with family and friends. Georg...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Nationwide crime spree ends in Lucasville, Ohio

Nationwide crime spree ends in Lucasville, Ohio

LUCASVILLE – A traffic stop on State Route 348 led to the arrest of the two occupants after further investigation led to the discovery of multip...

February 17th, 2017 |  


DOE extends Piketon comment period

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has extended to April 19, 2017 the period of time it will accept public comments on the Draft Environmental Assess...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Columbia Gas of Ohio to begin Robinson Avenue project

Columbia Gas of Ohio to begin Robinson Avenue project

Columbia Gas is continuing their infrastructure improvement with an approximately $1.5 million job, serving 250 customers, on Robinson Avenue and seve...

February 16th, 2017 |