Piketon asks DOE for comment extension

Piketon Mayor Billy Spencer says he can’t get a commitment from the Department of Energy that they will completely decontaminate the Piketon sit...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Students present at 36th Annual Scioto County Science Day

Students present at 36th Annual Scioto County Science Day

More than 100 area students from grades 5-12 participated at the 36th Annual Scioto County Science Day, at Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Friend...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Go Red for Girl Scouts

Go Red for Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts from all over the region descended on KDMC on Scioto Trail in Portsmouth Saturday for the fourth Annual Go Red for Girl Scouts event. GoRe...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Local briefs

Scioto County Domestic Relations Court The Scioto County Domestic Relations Court presents “Do It Yourself Legal Clinic” Tuesday, Feb. 21,...

February 12th, 2017 |  


ODOT releases construction schedule

ODOT releases construction schedule

Each year, the Ohio Department Of Transportation (ODOT) develops a list of projects it would like to achieve during construction season. For the upcom...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Scioto County Coroner, Dr. Darren Adams, warns first responders of the danger of coming in contact with drug

Since coming in contact with the extremely potent and deadly drug carfentanil can be just as dangerous to those who accidentally come in contact with ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Man causes tense moments in New Boston

Alert work by New Boston Police Captain Steve Goins and a member of the Portsmouth Police Department may have prevented a man from injuring himself an...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Drug committee calls for early drug education

At least eight people die each day from accidental drug overdoses in Ohio, when multiplied by 365, the potential is for 2,920 people to die from accid...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Five inducted into the Shrine Honor Foundation

Michael Osborne, past president and Mile Craigmiles, 2017 president, inducted five Nobles into the Shrine Honor Foundation for their outstanding servi...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Shawnee Computer donates computer to New Boston Flood Defense

Shawnee Computer donates computer to New Boston Flood Defense

New Boston Village Administrator Steve Hamilton has accepted the donation of a laptop and case from Shawnee Computer. The system will be used by the F...

February 10th, 2017 |