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​ Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on July 2, 2018 at 6:42 pm from a female who lives on Skull Hollow South Webster Ohio stating that a male subject came running into her house pointing a gun at her telling her to get on the floor…

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Despite conservation pleas, Splash Pad remained open

By Wayne Allen Scioto Voice Writer On Thursday the Scioto County Commissioners confirmed the Splash Pad inside Earl Thomas Conley Park in West Portsmouth has remained in operation dispite a plea from the city of Portsmouth urging residents to concerve water When asked what the status of the Splash Pad was, because officials with the…

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Portsmouth’s water problem: The Price of Progress

  Portsmouth has a water problem. That will neither surprise nor shock most our readers. What is shocking is that much of the city’s water lines and accompanying infrastructure dates back almost 100 years. “We’ve honestly been lucky,” said Acting City Manager Sam Sutherland. “The pipes were installed in 1923. Their lifespan is supposed to…

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Final Friday: ‘Welcome to Portsmouth’

Final Friday events have become an important summertime tradition in Portsmouth and the Boneyfiddle area. The last Friday of each warm-weather month is set aside for live music, vendors, and an opportunity for fellowship within the community. Friday, June 29th is no different. ‘Welcome to Portsmouth’, which runs from 5:30 to 10PM, will feature a…

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State warns of Hepatitis outbreak

    The Ohio Department of Health has declared a statewide community outbreak of Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver infection that is spread when a person ingests fecal matter from contaminated objects, food, and drink. It can also be spread through close personal contact with infected persons. 82 cases have been reported…

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Tieman to run for Scioto County Prosecutor

Scioto County Assistant Prosecutor Shane Tieman announced to The Scioto Voice his intention to run for Scioto County Prosecutor. On Friday Ohio Governor John Kasich announced the appointment current Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn to a Common Pleas Judge effective in July. Tieman said in an exclusve interview with The Scioto Voice, “I intend to…

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COLUMBUS MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

  Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Saturday June 9 , 2018 from a McDermott residence stating that someone had entered there attached garage while they were sleeping and stole a Honda Pioneer side by side. Sheriff Marty V. Donini stated that deputy’s responded to this…

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One person killed in Scioto County Crash

  The Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred on June 1st, 2018 at 9:20 pm. The crash occurred on Dogwood Ridge near Edmond Drive in Scioto County. Occupant/Vehicle information Driver: Michael Brady Rose Age: 41 City: Wheelersburg Safety Belt: No Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt…

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Summertime Reading Program

Our 2018 Summer Reading Program for children 12 and under starts Monday, June 4!!! This year we’ll be rocking all summer long with story times, crafts, music, and so much more. Keep up with everything planned on our Summer Reading schedule by picking up a copy at any library location or online at https://www.yourppl.org/events/month

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