SOPA passes JEDISO funds

The Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) will be distributing funds from the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) temporaril...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


New state gun law

As of Tuesday (March 21), you will be allowed to carry a concealed gun into a day care center, thanks to Ohio Senate Bill 199, sponsored by Scioto Cou...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Crash kills Portsmouth man

A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Portsmouth man. The crash, which occurred Tuesday evening, resulted in the death of Ricky Hardin, 31.The...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Minor injuries in two-car accident

Minor injuries in two-car accident

An unidentified woman suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident Wednesday afternoon, according to officer J.G. Bowen who was at the scene of the c...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Medal of Honor Day

Medal of Honor Day

What are the chances? Two young men, one from Wurtland, Kentucky and one from Worthington, Kentucky, about a mile apart as the crow flies, got to know...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The ‘rock’ to be displayed

The ‘rock’ to be displayed

Remember the near border war that occurred over a rock pulled from the Ohio River and brought to Portsmouth? That war was instead played out in court ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


New Ohio law sets distance between motorists and bicyclists

New Ohio law sets distance between motorists and bicyclists

There may be no more vulnerable feeling than riding a bicycle in a confused traffic pattern. A new Ohio law, known as House Bill 154 may be the break ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Water break stopped

Water break stopped

When the water started gushing from the street on Glenwood Avenue Tuesday morning, it looked like it had the potential to be torrential. However, befo...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Farmer excited about apples

Farmer excited about apples

Local orchard owner Paul Fuhrmann says this winter’s weather patterns will hit local peaches hard but his apple production should increase.Fuhrm...

March 20th, 2017 |  


County sales tax revenue up

When your sales tax revenue goes up, it means two things - people are working and people are buying. Scioto County has received year-to-date, $3,366,5...

March 20th, 2017 |