Road Report

Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of May 29, 2017 through June 2, 2017 for the Engineer&#...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Tough love leads to tough choices

Tough love leads to tough choices

Michael Kline, 33, started life an Army brat and the middle child of three.“Probably, the earliest childhood memory I have is when my brother pa...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Healthy hearts, happy hearts

Healthy hearts, happy hearts

Heart disease is one of the leading health issues in Scioto County, with an estimated 211 heart disease related deaths occurring each year.After her g...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Splash Park will not open Friday

The Doug Coleman Memorial Splash Park, scheduled to open Friday will not open after all thanks to a last-minute move by the Ohio Department of Health ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Students clean up

Students clean up

Students at Clay High School turned out in a large number to take on the daunting task of cleaning up Rosemount Road on Friday, May 19.“First, I...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Feeding the future

Feeding the future

According to the Feeding America Foundation, there are approximately 14,240 people in Scioto County facing food insecurity. While there are programs a...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Redistricting petition approved

If your head has been in a spin as you watch partisan redistricting change your district and who your representative is, a citizens group believes it ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Jeeps combat cancer

Jeeps combat cancer

Loud, enthusiastic music played through the speakers as hundreds of students filled the South Webster track May 23 for the annual Cancer Walk.For over...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Kevin W. Johnson in Washington

Kevin W. Johnson in Washington

Portsmouth First Ward Councilman Kevin W. Johnson is in Washington D.C. meeting with U.S. senators and representatives with Appalachia on his mind.In ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Supreme Court rules in local case

The Ohio Supreme Court has reversed an appeals court decision in the case of two Portsmouth men who were originally charged with ethnic intimidation. ...

May 24th, 2017 |