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Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace set to close

Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace set to close OUS to shift Equine Studies Degree online By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   Ohio University Southern (OUS) started its equine studies program approximately 20 years ago. But now, the regional campus is planning on shifting its degree program online and closing its horse park…

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Indictments

SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   May 17, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 17 and returned  _35  __Public Indictments.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   MICHAEL C. MONTAVON, 35…

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US measles outbreak watched closely

  Vaccinated before 1968? You might need another one   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer     While there has not been a reported case of measles in the state of Ohio since 2014, there is an increasing unease across the country as the disease was verified in 774 cases across the United States…

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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   May 3, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 3rdand returned  _2  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   THOMAS LOUIS COOK,…

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BODY FOUND ON RARDEN CREEK ROAD IN SCIOTO COUNTY IDENTIFIED

BODY FOUND ON RARDEN CREEK ROAD IN SCIOTO COUNTY IDENTIFIED   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that on April 26, 2019 the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from an individual reporting they had found what they believed to be a body on Rarden Creek Road in Rarden, Ohio.   Captain…

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Fire Hydrant testing

The Portsmouth Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant testing in various areas of the city including Sciotoville beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2019, through Friday, May 3, 2019, from the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.   During hydrant testing, residents may notice discolored water or air in the lines. This should dissipate a couple…

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Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash Lucasville – On Tuesday, April 23rd at 04:31pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single ATV crash on Rarden Bear Creek Road near Van Crabtree Road. Christopher A. Ward, 51 of Lucasville, was the only occupant on the ATV and was traveling east on Rarden…

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Main Street Portsmouth spring cleanup is Saturday

Main Street Portsmouth spring cleanup is Saturday By Mistie Spicer Scioto Voice Staff Writer      After a little hiatus the Main Street Portsmouth spring cleanup has returned and will be held this weekend beginning at 11:00 a.m.      “We used to do these cleanups in the spring and the fall and volunteers dropped off for…

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Land Bank takes down 100th Structure

Land Bank takes down 100thstructure   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer           In what seems to be a never-ending battle to clean up the county, the Scioto County Land Reutilization Corporation (SCLRC) announced that it had recently brought down the 100thdilapidated structure within Scioto County, with another quickly following. “The 100thbuilding to come…

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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 April 5 and returned  _35 __Public Indictments and __4__Secret Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   HEYWOOD MONROE BELL, 44 Detroit, Michigan, was indicted on: Tampering with Evidence Failure to Comply with an Order…

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