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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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FRANKLIN FURNACE MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

NEWS RELEASE October 2, 2019   SUBJECT: FRANKLIN FURNACE MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Tuesday October 1, 2019 from a Franklin Furnace woman stating that somebody had broken into her house and stolen several items to include a 500 watt…

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Undercover Drug Investigation & Arrest

Subject: Undercover Drug Investigation & Arrest Detectives with the F.A.D.E. Drug Task Force completed a fentanyl drug trafficking investigation in Greenup County Kentucky.  Multiple undercover drug purchases were made by F.A.D.E. Detectives during the course of the investigation. F.A.D.E. detectives obtained multiple warrants for Paul Nolen who resides in Lewis County Kentucky. On 09/26/2019 Paul…

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Marijuana grow operation dismantled in McDermott

MARIJUANA GROW OPERATION DISMANTLED IN MCDERMOTT Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that a clandestine marijuana grow operation was dismantled at 157 Carpenter Road McDermott, Ohio on Monday, August 5th, 2019 at around 6:00p.m. Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a complaint of suspected marijuana plants growing in a field near the residence. Responding deputies…

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Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on July 12 and returned  _40  __Public Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   COLIN DUMAS FISHER, 36 Dayton, Ohio, was indicted on: 2 Counts Aggravated Murder 2 Counts Murder…

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Wheelersburg juvenile arrested for felonious assault and rape

WHEELERSBURG JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR FELONIOUS ASSAULT AND RAPE.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Monday July 15, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm from an Ainsley Ave. Wheelersburg resident stating that a juvenile female showed up at his door stating that she had been shot and…

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West Portsmouth man arrested and charged with rape

WEST PORTSMOUTH MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH RAPE.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Sunday July 14, 2019 from a caller stating that a large fight was taking place in Lett Terrace apartments.   Captain John Murphy stated deputies responded to this location and were…

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Missing mans believed to have been recovered

Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department have located remains, believed to be that of a 57 year old man who was reported missing to Portsmouth Police on Friday, June 28, 2019. Terry Cupp was last seen around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, in the area of the intersection of 9th Street and Chillicothe Street…

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