A-Plant radiation effects disputed

  Article first in a series that will discuss all aspects of long-term radiation leakage   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer     For those who were actually present at the last Scioto County Commissioner’s meeting, the moment was striking-Scioto County Commissioners Mike Crabtree and Bryan Davis responded to recent criticisms regarding accusations made…

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Nathaniel Shepherd

Nathaniel Shepherd, 39 of West Portsmouth, died Friday November 1, 2019 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in West Virginia. He was born September 15, 1980 to the late Rev Danny Lee Shepherd and Bonnie Sue Adkins Shepherd who survives. Along with his father he was preceded in death by infant brother and sisters. He worked at…

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OHSAA Computer Rankings Week 9

OHSAA Computer Rankings Week 9 Area teams in bold     Heading into week 10 of the regular season, several area teams in both divisions of the Sothern Ohio Conference and the Ohio Valley Conference have punched their ticket to the postseason, while others need a win to secure a berth in the playoffs.  …

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A mother left behind

  A mother left behind Bowling works to save children through a tragedy   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” — Linda Wooten Andrea Bowling remembers the moment vividly. “I was at school, teaching,…

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Gordon hopes to retain 2ndWard Seat

Gordon hopes to retain 2ndWard Seat Plans to create Strategic Plan for Portsmouth By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer     Current 2ndWard Councilwoman Charlotte Gordon is running as a write-in candidate in order to retain her seat this November. Gordon was appointed to the seat in August after former councilwoman Jo Anne Aeh…

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Aeh looks to Regain 1stWard Seat

Aeh looks to Regain 1stWard Seat Marting’s building could be her lasting legacy By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   Jo Ann Aeh is a familiar face within Portsmouth politics. Aeh served as the 2ndWard Councilwoman from 1983-1985, was appointed to City Clerk from 1988-2011, and then once again served on council after her…

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Darrold Ray Clark, Sr.

Age 75, of New Boston, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Community Hospice in Ashland.  He was born September 14, 1944 in Garrison, KY to the late William Robert and Omah (Scott) Clark.  After graduating from Lewis County High School he joined and served in the United States Army. He was on the New…

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Thomas L. Ramey

Master Chief Petty Officer Thomas L. Ramey, 76, died peacefully on October 11, 2019, with his family by his side. A proud career Navy man who served his country from 1963 to 1987 when he retired from the service with many accolades and accomplishments. Master Chief Ramey was born on October 13, 1942 in Huntington,…

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Elizabeth Diann Morgan

Elizabeth Diann “Maw” Morgan, 65 of West Portsmouth died Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at her home.  She was born February 5, 1954 in Sunshine, Kentucky to the late Alvis and Norma Sexton Harr.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos Harr and a sister, Rosella Gallimore. Elizabeth retired from…

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Dorothy L. Gilliam

Mrs. Dorothy L. Gilliam died peacefully on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in Portsmouth, Ohio at the age of 88. Dorothy is survived by two sons, Jerry Michael Gilliam (Jo Ellen) of Port Clinton, Ohio and Jon Charles Gilliam (Tony Frisby) of Philadelphia, PA, as well as grandchildren Joshua Michael Gilliam (Jamie Lynn) and Nicholas Michael Gilliam…

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