Porter TWP purchases new EMS vehicle, tractor

By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer The Porter Township Trustees voted to purchase a new EMS Vehicle, tractor, and mower attachment during Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. A 2019 F-450 EMS vehicle was purchased from Horton Vehicle Company in the amount of $234,565. It is estimated the vehicle will take 6-8 months to build and be…

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Cecil Earl Leslie

Cecil Earl Leslie, 55, of Lucasville, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was born October 14, 1963 in West Union, a son of the late Joseph and Kathleen Williams Leslie-Chaffin. Cecil was known by all for his love of coon hunting, raising chickens, pigs (a passion he shared…

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Mary Elizabeth Fyffe

Mary Elizabeth Fyffe, 82, of Lucasville, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Emergency Room. She was born January 10, 1937 in Lucasville, a daughter of the late Virgil and Birdie Carley Fyffe. Mary was a former employee of Edwards Dry Cleaning and retired from Valley Local Schools Cafeteria with 34…

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Kayla Danielle Payton

Kayla Danielle Payton, 28 of Portsmouth died Monday, February 18, 2019 at her home.  She was born August 11, 1990 in Portsmouth to Daniel Payton and Cheri Curnutte Payton.  She was preceded in death by her aunt, Tammy Newman, grandparents; Robert Curnutte, Claude Hamilton, Charles Payton, and Mary Payton, and 2 uncles; Eddie Payton and…

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Shirley Joan Myers

Shirley Joan Myers, 67 of Chillicothe formerly of West Portsmouth died Monday, February 18, 2019 at her home.  She was born July 14, 1951 in Portsmouth to the late Ralph Oscar and Garnet Esther Blevins Moore.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by 4 brothers; Roby Moore, Richard Moore, Ronnie Moore, and…

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Jeffery Allen Lore

Jeffery Allen Lore, 47 of New Boston passed away Sunday February 17, 2019. He was born June 17, 1971 in Portsmouth a son of Betty Lore of New Boston and the late Carl Todd Jr. Jeff loved fishing, cooking out and camping. He is also survived by three sisters, Angela Todd of Portsmouth, Melissa Todd…

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Helen Bernice Matheny

Helen Bernice Matheny, 94, of Cincinnati, formerly of Wheelersburg, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Mercy West Park in Cincinnati. Helen was born November 27, 1924 in Mingo County, WV to the late Robert Lee and Bess Parsley Wilson. Helen was a homemaker and a longtime member of Wheelersburg United Methodist church. She loved…

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Virginia Horsley

Virginia Horsley, 85, of West Portsmouth, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at the SOMC Hospice Center. She was born April 27, 1933 in Ashland, KY, a daughter of the late Charles and Edna Andis Kirk Pendleton. Virginia was a member of Victory Baptist Church and a homemaker. She had worked at the former Pendleton…

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Chester Vernon Shively

Chester “Chet” Vernon Shively, 87, of Friendship, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Bridgeport Health Care Center. He was born October 11, 1931 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Paul Chester and Emma Elizabeth Bolton Shively. Chester was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a graduate…

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