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 |  


Now is the time for students to sign up for College Credit Plus

Students intending to participate in the third year of College Credit Plus, the program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn colle...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Adopt-A-Park discussed

If your organization signed up to adopt-a-park in the city of Portsmouth, and has sort of let the effort slip, now might be a good time to contact Por...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Three vehicle crash downtown

Three vehicle crash downtown

While the drivers appeared to be shaken up, it appears no one was seriously injured in three vehicle crash at the intersection of Seventh Street and W...

February 16th, 2017 |