Haney charged with attempted unlawful conduct with a minor

On Tuesday, at approximately 1439 hours, officers of the New Boston Police Department assisted by investigators of the Scioto County Prosecutors Office arrested David L. Haney, 44, of Wheelersburg Ohio. The arrest was part of a joint operation with ICAC (The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force). Haney is accused of soliciting an undercover officer…

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Steven Christopher McGinnis

Steven Christopher McGinnis, 65, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at SOMC. He was born August 14, 1954 at Ft. George Meade, MD, a son of Norman Edward McGinnis of Minford and the late Etta Louise Rayburn McGinnis. Steve was a 1972 graduate of Portsmouth West High School and he received Bachelor of…

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Belinda Sue Risner

Belinda Sue Risner, 60, of Piketon, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.    She was born October 18, 1959 in Columbus, a daughter of the late Ronald and Zona Jackie Cunningham Norman.    Belinda was a homemaker, a 1977 Northwest High School graduate and a member of the Canal Church of Christ in…

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2020 Dog and Kennel licenses available for purchase

    Scioto County Auditor David L. Green announces that 2020 dog and kennel licenses are now available for purchase   The fee is $12.00 per dog for an Annual license, $36.00 per dog for a three year licenses and 120.00 per dog for a permanent license. Annual kennel licenses are available to qualifying applicants…

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Roger B. Holbrook

Roger B. Holbrook Age 81 of New Boston, passed away Thursday November 14, 2019 at SOMC Hospice Center.  Roger was born to the late Ezra and Elizabeth Holbrook on January 21, 1938. Roger retired from the Village of New Boston Service Department and was also self-employed.  Roger was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and…

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Mary Jane Blankenship

Mary Jane Blankenship, 67, of Franklin Furnace, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at SOMC in Portsmouth, Ohio. Mary was born August 3, 1952 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Everett and Betty Thacker Stapleton. Mary was a high school graduate and worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Greenbriar and she was also a Transcriptionist…

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Thomas W. Wilson

Thomas W. “Tom” Wilson, 84 of West Portsmouth died Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Rosemount Pavillion. He was born August 14, 1935 in Rushtown to the late Russell and Millie Conkel Wilson. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepson, Cevin Martin and 3 brothers; John, Russell and Duane Wilson.…

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James William Pollitt

James William Pollitt, 83 of Lucasville died Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Maple Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in McArthur, Ohio.  He was born March 27, 1936 in Pike County to the late James Howard Pollitt and Alma Grace Robinson Pollitt Gilliam.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna…

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Cecilia Ann Hoffman

Cecilia Ann Hoffman, 80, of Waverly, Ohio was born October 31, 1939 and passed away on November 16, 2019.  She was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Agnes M. Edleman Hoffman.  Surviving is a brother, Lawrence Hoffman of Waverly and many nieces and nephews throughout the United States.  In addition to her parents,…

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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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