Hunt Conviction and Sentence upheld on appeal

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In September 2017, a Common Pleas Court jury took just over an hour to find Douglas Lee Hunt, 33 of Portsmouth, guilty of the August 2016 murder of an autistic 6-year-old child who was living with him and his friend, Margarita White, the mother of the child. Ms. White entered a plea of guilty to murder…

Scioto County Judges Issue Statement In Opposition To Issue 1

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As Scioto County Judges, we have the responsibility of sanctioning convicted drug offenders and try to direct them to treatment while holding them accountable for their actions.  Although the concept of Issue 1 sounds good, we strongly disagree  with the proposed language and urge voters to vote NO on Issue 1. Scioto County has seen…

Tieman continues to take on crime in Scioto County

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Wants to focus on justice for crime victims with re-election bid     By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   Current Scioto County Prosecutor Shane Tieman is adamant regarding the outcome of the November 2018 election for his current job-“It’s all about Day One. Whoever ends up sitting in this chair, they will have to…

Fiscal strength and security become centerpiece for Davis’ re-election drive

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  Incumbent Commissioner touts growth in infrastructure   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   When Bryan Davis was elected Scioto County Commissioner four years ago, he pledged that, while he was in office, Scioto County would not return to “fiscal emergency” status-he believes not only has he delivered on his word, but the county…

Sports Photo of the Day

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Wheelersburg’s Chelsee Steele (9) and Breanna Murphy (14) of Waverly compete in their game on Tuesday.  

Missing Man

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