Local family’s military legacy traced back centuries
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PORTSMOUTH—a local family uncovered generations of military service dating back to the French and Indian War with the help of national and local records. Ralph Scott II, owner and president of the Ralph F. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
8 indictments handed down
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SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 20 and returned eight Public Indictments. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Scioto County students
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SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio—Three Scioto County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. Each year, FBP awards 12 college scholarships to area high school students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Titans to Elite 8
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PICKERINGTON — Truth be told, Notre Dame did little-to-no wrong Wednesday with this one. As a result, the Titans turned a perfect at Pickerington 10 — into their third all-time Division IV Elite Eight. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Camp Molly Lauman illness confirmed as norovirus
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LUCASVILLE — The Scioto County Health Department has confirmed the cause of more than 112 participants at Camporee becoming ill after a weekend event. According to a release from the Scioto County Health Department, test results from stool samples from participants at the event have tested positive for norovirus. Continue reading at...
Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State to dedicate 148th habitat homes on May 23
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. –Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State will dedicate our 148th on Monday, May 23 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be streamed via Facebook and can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/HFHTRISTATE. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Lucinda L. Kessler Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship Fund established at Scioto Foundation
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PORTSMOUTH — The Lucinda L. Kessler Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship Fund has been established as an endowment at the Scioto Foundation in Portsmouth by the choir of the Saints Peter and Paul Church in Wellston in memory of a long-time arts educator and talented musician. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Commissioners approve funding for renovations to former Odd Fellows building
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PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County Commissioners approved funding to move forward with engineering to renovate the first floor of the former Odd Fellows building to house services provided by the OSU Extension Services. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Art awards presented to local students
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PORTSMOUTH — The 2022 Scioto County Regional High School Art Show “Visually Literate” took place from May 4-17, in the Appleton Gallery at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Preparation underway for Scioto County’s Memorial Day parade
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PORTSMOUTH—Preparation is underway for Scioto County’s Memorial Day Association as the holiday weekend draws near. Donna Lewis, President of the Scioto County Memorial Day Association, has been involved in the county’s Memorial Day services and preparation for most of her lifetime. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
OSHP investigating single vehicle injury crash
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LUCASVILLE–The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred on Morris Lane-Blue Run Road near Pyle Road, in Scioto County, at approximately 1:17 a.m. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
2 hospitalized, 112 infected by illness at local camp
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SCIOTO — More than 110 individuals who attended a Girl Scout camp in Lucasville have fallen ill with what is believed to be the Norovirus, according to health officials. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Scioto County athletes compete at Jr. High State Track and Field
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HILLIARD — The 2022 OHSAA 7th and 8th Grade State Track and Field Championships took place on Saturday, May 14th at Hilliard Darby High School. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
18 indictments handed down
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SCIOTO — Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 13 and returned 18 Public Indictments. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Lucasville man sentenced to 16-21 years
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PORTSMOUTH — On April 27, 2022, a Lucasville man, 35-year-old Carl Dustin Pistole pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and robbery. He was sentenced to a definite sentence of 16 years in prison and an additional 5-year indefinite term for a total sentence of 16-21 years. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Former vet tech arrested for animal cruelty
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PORTSMOUTH—A former veterinary technician has been arrested on animal cruelty charges. Officers responded on May 12 to a house on Sycamore Street in Sciotoville after a concerned neighbor reported a horrible smell and an unnatural number of flies at the exterior windows of the residence. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Prosecutor’s office concludes latest RICO case
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PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office has pursued the modern day racketeers who are bringing hundreds of pounds of drugs into Scioto County causing violent crime, prostitution and addiction. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Man wanted in string of burglaries arrested
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SCIOTO — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman had released information earlier in reference to Garry Schackart, a suspect involved in multiple burglaries and thefts around the Lucasville, McDermott and Pike County areas. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Sonya Swain Memorial Scholarship Fund created
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The Sonya Swain Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the Scioto Foundation to honor the memory of an innovative leader of her community and a friend to all who knew her, in the words of her husband Rick A. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
VRS students party for prom at SSU
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PORTSMOUTH—Students of the Vern Riffe School (VRS) are ready to party as their prom celebration heads to Shawnee State University. Melissa Gampp, an intervention specialist with VRS, inherited the task of planning prom shortly after her time teaching at VRS began. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Sheriff’s office searching for wanted supect
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PORTSMOUTH—The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the whereabouts of a suspect allegedly involved in a string of local thefts and burglaries. Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman stated that his detectives have been conducting several investigations involving houses being broken into and vehicles being stolen around...
Craftsmen for Kids donate building blocks for success
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PORTSMOUTH—Thanks to donations from hobbyist woodworkers, children in Community Action’s Head Start classrooms can now enjoy a truckload of new learning tools. Community Action of Scioto County offers a wide array of social services to those in the community living in poverty or financial hardship. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
12th Annual Paul E Johnson Soiree slated for May 22
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PORTSMOUTH — Main Street Portsmouth is inviting the community to the 12th Annual Paul E Johnson Soiree, hosted by the Selby 100 Mile House and Donna Wolery, alongside organizing partner and founder Kevin W Johnson. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
9 from Scioto qualify for district tennis
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PORTSMOUTH — This season’s Southeast-East District Division II boys tennis tournament takes place in almost 10 days at Ohio University. But, it’s indeed sure to have a Scioto County flavor. Continue reading at Portsmouth-DailyTimes.com.
Former 5/3 Bank building set to become new Portsmouth City Hall
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PORTSMOUTH – On Monday evening, City Manager Sam Sutherland unveiled his plan for a new City Hall in the City of Portsmouth. He asked members of City Council to add legislation to the next agenda that would approve a purchase agreement with the Scioto County Commissioners for the City to obtain 500 Chillicothe Street – also known as the former...