Area News

Day 1; Jury seated in Groves’ murder trial

  Two defendants, Jessica Groves and her husband, Daniel Groves both stand charged with aggravated murder in the death of their son, 2-month old Dylan Groves. The pair also face numerous other counts, including charges stemming from January, 2019 through June 11th, 2019. Those charges include murder, kidnapping, child endangerment, tampering with evidence, interference with…

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Groves murder trial to take place January 6th

  Original date stands as no plea deal reached   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   Although the trial date had been set for some time, the courtroom of Common Pleas Judge Mark Kuhn was rife with tension, as Daniel and Jessica Groves appeared in court for a final pre-trial hearing regarding charges of…

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Donini declares for Commissioner’s race

    By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   Sheriff Marty V. Donini has been the chief law enforcement officer in this county for 23 years-now, he wants to be a Scioto County Commissioner. Wednesday, just 35 minutes before the filing deadline to be included in the March Republican primary, Donini officially filed his petitions…

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Scioto County Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   December 6, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on December 6 and returned   _32  __Public Indictments and __2__Secret Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as…

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Haney charged with attempted unlawful conduct with a minor

On Tuesday, at approximately 1439 hours, officers of the New Boston Police Department assisted by investigators of the Scioto County Prosecutors Office arrested David L. Haney, 44, of Wheelersburg Ohio. The arrest was part of a joint operation with ICAC (The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force). Haney is accused of soliciting an undercover officer…

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2020 Dog and Kennel licenses available for purchase

    Scioto County Auditor David L. Green announces that 2020 dog and kennel licenses are now available for purchase   The fee is $12.00 per dog for an Annual license, $36.00 per dog for a three year licenses and 120.00 per dog for a permanent license. Annual kennel licenses are available to qualifying applicants…

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A-Plant radiation effects disputed

  Article first in a series that will discuss all aspects of long-term radiation leakage   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer     For those who were actually present at the last Scioto County Commissioner’s meeting, the moment was striking-Scioto County Commissioners Mike Crabtree and Bryan Davis responded to recent criticisms regarding accusations made…

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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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