Area News

Suspect turns themself in on Felonious Assault charge

On Feb. 9, 2019 at approximately 2115 hours, Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department were called to 2431 Scioto Trail in Portsmouth in reference to a male victim that had been shot in the head.  Upon officers arrival, they encountered the male victim who had an obvious gunshot wound to the left side of his…

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Scioto Voice Newspaper News Stand Locations

The Scioto Voice is available at the following locations:   Wheelersburg Deemers Rite Aid Sunoco Marathon 522 Shell Ridge Mart   Franklin Furnace Franklin Furnace Pharmacy   Sciotoville Cline Jenkins Sunoco   New Boston Walmart Portsmouth Dash Thru SOMC Mortons RX CVS Trail Super Quik Trail CVS Portsmouth corner of US 52 and Chillicothe Street…

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Does the time fit the crime?

Does the time fit the crime? 4thdegree felony sentencing explained by County Prosecutor   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   In a recent press release, the Portsmouth Police Department announced that an investigation has been completed and the Scioto County Grand Jury has indicted Megan R. Horner, of 1677 Bloom Furnace Road South Webster,…

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Public Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on February 1 and returned  27  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   ATTAYA M. GREEN, 25 Charleston, West Virginia, was indicted on: 2 Counts of Conspiracy 2 Counts of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs…

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South Webster woman indicted on theft and forgery from bank customers

The Portsmouth Police Department wishes to announce that an investigation has been completed and the Scioto County Grand Jury has indicted Megan R. Horner, of 1677 Bloom Furnace Road South Webster, Ohio for actions related to her employment as the assistant branch manager at U.S. Bank in Portsmouth, Ohio. During Ms. Horner’s employment as assistant…

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Water Bill Assistance Program

By Misti Spicer Scioto County is one of 13 counties in Ohio taking part in a pilot program through the Ohio Development Services Agency to help residents pay their water bills. Administered through the Community Action Organization of Scioto County the program began with a soft rollout on October 1st according to Angela Davis, CAO…

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day By Misti Spicer Instill a love for reading in your children by taking them to the closest library in your community this weekend. Saturday, February 2 is National Take Your Child to the Library Day.      “We invite parents to bring their children to any of the library…

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Rock n’ Roll House Party

Rock n’ Roll House Party By Misti Spicer A major Portsmouth music event Sun Spot Tanning Salon’s Rock n’ Roll House Party will come to an end on Saturday, April 6th with “The Final Riff” at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Steve Hayes, morning announcer and General Manager of Hometown Broadcasting Portsmouth, and…

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Smoke Alarm Installation Program

By Misti Spicer Smoke Alarm Installation Program Cold weather has finally arrived and that means some families in the area may be using alternative sources to warm their homes. With the cold weather comes the increased chance of a home fire and the increased possibility that you or your family member may not be able…

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Council Seats up for election in Portsmouth

Council Seats up for election in Portsmouth Former Mayor Kalb takes out petitions to run By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The May primaries are right around the corner (even if the winter weather would make one think otherwise). Three council seats are up for election this year, including the Second, Fourth, and…

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