William A. Kelley, Sr.

William A. Kelley, Sr., 84, of Minford, Ohio, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 22, 2018.  Born on February 20, 1934 in Peniel, WV to the late Olie and Chessie Fields Kelley, where he learned the value of a hard day’s work. On June 24, 1957, he married the…

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Dale Bradley Spradlin

Dale Bradley Spradlin, 76, of Powell, Ohio, formerly of Wheelersburg, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at his residence.  Dale was born June 10, 1942 in Wheelersburg to the late Bradley and Ida Bernice Purtee Spradlin.  His occupation was electrical engineering and construction with Universal Technical Services and he was a member of Wheelersburg Baptist…

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Frederick E. Warden, Sr.

Frederick E. Warden Sr., age 93 of Havre de Grace, Maryland passed away on September 23, 2018.  Born on March 25, 1925 in Portsmouth Ohio, he was the son of the late Robert Clifton and Grace Ann (Wessel) Warden. He was predeceased by one step son, one grandchild and all his siblings. Fred is survived…

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New Boston Vehicle Crash

Today, September 24th at 14:20hrs, NBPD responded to a serious single vehicle crash within the 3900 block of Rhodes Ave (U.S.52 East). On arrival to the scene, NBPD Officers found that a silver 2002 Chevrolet Van had lost control and slammed into a wood utility pole. Witnesses to the crash, advised NBPD Officers that the…

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DRUGS AND CASH SEIZED AFTER DAYTON, OHIO MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

DRUGS AND CASH SEIZED AFTER DAYTON, OHIO MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware announce that a Dayton, Ohio man has been arrested for distributing suspected heroin in Portsmouth, Ohio. On September 18, 2018 at approximately 4:50p.m.,the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, assisted by officers…

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Lucasville Man arrested for alleged rape of Minor

A Lucasville man, 18, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the alleged rape of a 15-year-old female victim in May. Griffin Diaz of Piketon Road, Lucasville was charged with one count of rape, a felony of the first degree, and one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony of the fourth degree.…

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Misty Lynn McCoy

Misty Lynn McCoy, 42 of Otway died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.  She was born March 5, 1976 to Dannie (Vickie) Wright and Wilma Sims Wright. Misty was very active in 4H where she was a leader.  She was also involved with the Horse Committee, she loved to show and ride,…

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Laura Alice Acord

Laura Alice Acord, of Piketon, Ohio died on Monday September 17, 2018 at the Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 12, 1932 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Lloyd and Gertrude Helen Freshour Adkins. Surviving are her children, Randall Dean Acord, Diane Botkin, Karen Sue…

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