Memorial Day schedule

The person most conspicuous by his absence at this year’s 148th Memorial Day services will be Jim Saddler. In years past, probably no one was mo...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Handgun purchases made easier by new Ohio law

Some 8,000 people in Scioto County have received Concealed-Carry permits since the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office began issuing them. Now, if yo...

May 25th, 2016 |  


PWES students visit courthouse and State Park

PWES students visit courthouse and State Park

PORTSMOUTH — Third grade students from Portsmouth West Elementary (PWES) had an eventful, innovative day with a tour of the Scioto County Courth...

May 25th, 2016 |  


DeWine report says 49 children have been reported missing in Scioto County

According to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, 49 children have been reported missing in Scioto County. In all, more than 18,688 children were report...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Husted links freedom with responsibility

Husted links freedom with responsibility

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted makes a point of take the message of how America was founded and the principles of the republic to students around ...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Husted touts online registration

Husted touts online registration

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted deals with election issues every day, but over the years one issue has been utmost in his wish list since 2011 and ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Alzheimer’s Association reaches out to community

PORTSMOUTH — The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati (AAGC) is on a mission to make the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Cupcake Wars winners receive statewide certificate

Cupcake Wars winners receive statewide certificate

LUCASVILLE - One of the area’s best kept secrets is out of the bag. Folks have been coming to 83 Sweets Cupcakes in Lucasville for delicious tre...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Sewer collapse could cost $70,000

The Third Street sewer collapse will most likely cost the city of Portsmouth around $70,000. That’s the rough estimate offered by Portsmouth Cit...

May 24th, 2016 |  


City Sewer Fund deficit continues to baloon

According to the latest financial report, the city of Portsmouth, Ohio’s Sewer Fund continues to spiral out of control with the latest deficit b...

May 24th, 2016 |