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Portsmouth beats Lucasville Valley

PORTSMOUTH, Oh. (WSAZ) - Two teams got a head start on high school football in the state of Ohio as Portsmouth went on the road and beat Lucasville Valley by a final of 42-28. Just like last year, the Trojans used a strong second half where they scored 35 points and improve to 1-0 on the year. The Indians fall to 0-1. Here are the highlights that aired on WSAZ Sports.
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Portsmouth Times

A fun day at the circus planned for Saturday

Portsmouth’s very own circus, Cirque d’Art Theatre, is ready to welcome the community for a day of circus fun and enjoyment with the debut of its new event, the River Town Circus Carnival. The carnival is the first of its kind and the group plans on making it...
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Portsmouth Times

TCC set to host Summer Bummer Concert at VRCFA

PORTSMOUTH – The Counseling Center (TCC), in partnership with the Friends of Portsmouth, is set to host ‘Summer Bummer 2’ at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on Friday, August 26th. Doors open at 6PM and the event kicks off at 7PM. The event features musical...
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Grand jury returns 21 indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on August 12, 2022 and returned 21 public indictments. The defendants indicted are charged as follows:. Dennis Jones, 51. Huntington, WV, was indicted on:. Failure to appear. Billy Hodge, 29. West...
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Vinton County, Ohio man killed in Hocking County crash

HOCKING COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – A 19-year-old from Vinton County was killed in a vehicle crash in Hocking County, Ohio early this morning. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 5:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 on State Route 93 near milepost 1 in Washington Township. Troopers say the victim, identified […]
HOCKING COUNTY, OH

New Ohio Wildlife Officer assigned to Vinton County

ATHENS – Ohio Wildlife Officer Cole Tilton has been assigned to Vinton County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. A 2020 graduate of the Wildlife Officer Academy, Officer Tilton previously served in Scioto County. Originally from Stark County, Officer Tilton, 30, is a graduate of Perry High School in Massillon. He graduated from Kent State University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in justice studies. Prior to the academy, Officer Tilton was a wildland firefighter in Olympic National Park,...
VINTON COUNTY, OH
Ironton Tribune

Ironton River Run to return

The second annual Ironton River Run is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 on the city’s riverfront. Amanda Cleary, of nonprofit group Third and Center, said this year’s event was moved from the Rotary Fountain in order to include a live mural installation by Elias Reynolds during the race, as well as live music.
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Portsmouth considers regulation of short-term rentals

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) - Short-term rental services like Airbnb and Vrbo have become popular options for tourists traveling to large cities for short periods of time. Smaller cities, including Portsmouth, are working on legislation to make sure those services are regulated if they start to catch on in the area.
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Portsmouth Times

History and Roosevelt Ice Cream Social and more

President Theodore Roosevelt has had a lasting legacy in the area, thanks to his dealings in conservation and the creation of Shawnee State Park and Lake Roosevelt. Now, 100 years later, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is inviting the public to a day of history and fun in celebrating the president on this very special anniversary.
SCIOTO COUNTY, OH

QB changes for Trojans, Valley

SCIOTO COUNTY — It’s a new football season, of course, and a new meeting between the Portsmouth Trojans and the Valley Indians. And, in this season’s annual opener under the Thursday night lights, it’s two new starting quarterbacks —and the donning of a new era in Indian football especially.
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2022 Scioto County 4-H Project Judging Awards

Global Gourmet: Emily Scaff – 1st. Snack Attack: Quentin Weaver – 1st, Emily Stepp – 2nd, Star-Spangled Foods: Hannah Whitt – 1st, Dashboard Dining: Emily Scaff – 1st, Grill Master: Cora Alexander – 1st, Let’s Start Cooking: Kristine Evans – 1st, Let’s Bake Quick Breads: Kaleena Adkins – 1st, Reagan Rolfe – 2nd, Most Promising Young Chef – Hannah Whitt, Overall Outstanding Chef – Emily Scaff.
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Playground project in the works for Portsmouth’s Mound Park

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) - Mound Park is a special place to generations of Portsmouth residents. People like Kevin MacDonald have countless memories of time spent at the park. “It’s a beautiful park, and there are a lot of memories for everybody who grew up in this town. I spent a lot of time here playing baseball and T-ball. We even had field trips here,” MacDonald said.
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Portsmouth Times

Burg aims for another Ironton upset

WHEELERSBURG — If you play football games on paper, if you believe certain social media, and if you scroll through Internet message boards, then this season’s opener involving Ironton and Wheelersburg should be one-sided. According to some, Ironton is a heavy favorite, the host Pirates are overwhelming underdogs,...
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Deer hunts help control population

COLUMBUS — In a continuing effort to control deer populations, specifically those affecting native plant communities, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is coordinating special deer hunts at 14 state nature preserves. Ohio’s nature preserve system protects some of the state’s rarest and highest quality ecology. By browsing native...
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New faces abound for Vikings

WILLOW WOOD — You will definitely need a program when watching the Symmes Valley Vikings this season. There will be plenty of new faces and names from the playing field to the man in charge for a program that went 9-1 last season and won the Southern Ohio Conference Division I.
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Former Valley coach Schuler honored

LUCASVILLE — Longtime Valley coach Dean Schuler was honored by the Valley Local Board of Education with a plaque inside the Indians’ new athletic complex on Tuesday. The plaque recognizes Schuler’s achievements as a teacher and coach in the Valley School District for over 30 years. As...
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LAWRENCE COUNTY HAS NEW AMBULANCE SERVICE TO REPLACE NETCARE

On Tuesday August 16th, 2022 the Lawrence County Fiscal Court held a. Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting at the Lawrence County Courthouse at. 10:00AM at the upstairs courtroom. LC Judge Executive Phil Carter was in attendance along with LC Magistrates John Scaggs, Mouse Halcomb, Rick Blackburn and David Pinson. LC Attorney Brad Derifield, LC Clerk Chris Jobe and Deputy Clerk Crystal Smith were also in attendance along with County Surveyor Mike Shapaka.
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