Area News

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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Pike County Sheriff indicted on 16 charges

A grand jury has indicted the sheriff of Pike County, Ohio for theft, tampering with evidence, and other charges. The 16-count indictment was filed Friday in the Pike County Court of Common Pleas. Sheriff Charles Reader is facing several different charges – both felonies and misdemeanors – including seven counts of conflict of interest. The…

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Undercover Drug Operation

Undercover Drug Operation After a lengthy investigation, Detectives with the F.A.D.E. Drug Task Force made an additional crystal methamphetamine drug trafficking arrest in Russell, KY.  On June 26th, 2019 F.A.D.E. Detectives purchased crystal methamphetamine in an apartment located at 415 Etna Street. A warrant was then executed in the apartment by F.A.D.E Detectives,the Russell Police…

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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   June 21, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on June 21 and returned  _28  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   BRIAN KEITH…

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Scioto County Common Pleas Indictmens

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   June 14, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on June 14 and returned  _33  __Public Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The Defendants Indicted are charged…

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Single Fatal Crash

The Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 6:50 p.m. on June 10, 2019. The crash happened on Gallia Pike approximately a quarter mile north of Ironton Ave., in Green Township. The drive, Clara R. Clermont, age 38 of Ironton, Ohio, was driving a maroon 2001…

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Undercover Drug Investigation & Arrest

Undercover Drug Investigation & Arrest Detectives with the F.A.D.E. Drug Task Force completed a crystal methamphetamine drug trafficking investigation in Russell, 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 Garri CAREY who resides at 201 ½ Etna Street in Russell, KY.…

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New Boston discusses village improvements, stray cats

New Boston discusses village improvements, stray cats By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The New Boston Village Council had a number of discussions last Tuesday evening. Among them were in depth discussions about proposed village improvements and a problematic number of stray cats. “Our finances are in excellent condition,” said Village Councilman Dan…

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WHO officially deems ‘gaming disorder’ an illness

WHO officially deems ‘gaming disorder’ an illness By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially added gaming disorder to the list of modern diseases. Last June, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) added gaming addiction under its section of potentially harmful technology related behaviors, which also includes too…

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