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Scioto County Common Pleas Indictments

  SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   December 21, 2018   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on December 21 and returned  23_  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   CHAD ALBERT MASON,…

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In Piketon, Portman Announces U.S. Department of Energy’s Intent to Invest in a Domestic Enrichment Project in Piketon

PIKETON, OH – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced U.S. Department of Energy’s intentto invest $115 million over the next three years, potentially resulting in 60 initial jobs, to produce a cascade of 16 centrifuges at the former American Centrifuge Project in Piketon to demonstrate the production of high assay low enriched uranium (HALEU). HALEU will be…

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Veteran’s Plunge to be held Tuesday

Veteran’s Plunge to be held Tuesday By Phil Malone Scioto Voice Contributor For the past twenty years, the “biggest unofficial event” in the Portsmouth area, the “Polar Plunge” will once again pit daring challengers with The Mighty Ohio River. This time, the river could be a serious contender. The event is known as the James…

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14thStreet Community Center help set the table for the holidays

  By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The holidays are a great time of year for many. People from all different backgrounds, ethnicities, and religions come together to celebrate family, community, and human decency. But for some families, the holidays can also be a stressful time of year. Money can be an issue,…

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Portsmouth Christmas Parade rescheduled for December 15th

  By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The 80thAnnual Jaycees Christmas Parade is rescheduled for Saturday, December 15that 5PM. The original parade was canceled because of poor weather conditions. Line up for the parade starts at 4PM at Portsmouth High School. The parade route will run from Gallia Street by Portsmouth High School…

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2018 Holiday Calendar

2018 Holiday Calendar   Seasons greetings from the staff at the Scioto Voice! Check out our 2018 Holiday Calendar for the best Christmas events in our area!     The Christmas Cave   The Christmas Cave is a self-guided Christmas light display presented uniquely in the beautiful and mysterious passageways of an old underground mine.…

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National Day of Mourning

Due to the “National Day of Mourning” for the late President Bush, the post offices will be closed. Due to the closing of the Post Office the Scioto Voice Newspaper will be delivered a day late.   Thank you  

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OSHP to Participate in Multi-State Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Operation Involving interstates 70 and 75

COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers and motor carrier enforcement inspectors, along with members of the Great Lakes Initiative will focus on a coordinated enforcement operation. Troopers and inspectors will focus on conducting roadside level 3 inspections and traffic enforcement on interstates 70 and 75. Level 3 inspections target driver qualifications, including proper licensing,…

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Missing: Tyler Gillespie

Tyler Gillespie Missing Since: Nov 5, 2018 Missing From: Ironton, OH DOB: Jan 5, 2001 Age Now: 17 Sex: Male Race: White Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown Height: 5’8″ Weight: 163 lbs Tyler was last seen on November 5, 2018.  He is missing from Ironton, Ohio If you know his whereabouts please call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678 or…

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Moon Songs: A collaboration between local icons Josiah Whitley and Charlie Haskins

Moon Songs: A collaboration between local icons Josiah Whitley and Charlie Haskins By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   Charlie Haskins and Josiah Whitley are both well known names throughout Southern Ohio. Haskins owns his own art studio and record shop called Haskins House. His artwork is unmistakable, featuring unique, quirky, and delightfully cartoonish…

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