Showing latest news headlines from the Portsmouth Daily Times newspaper
Wheelersburg beats Garaway in regional semis for second straight year - Portsmouth Daily Times
LANCASTER — Last season, Wheelersburg rolled to a 14-1 win in the regional semifinals. On Wednesday, Garaway put a bit of scare in the state’s top-ranked team. The Wheelersburg softball team used a five-run fourth inning on Wednesday to beat Sugarcreek ...
Suspect sought in alleged kidnapping - Portsmouth Daily Times
The Portsmouth Police Department is looking for Michael D. Miller, 35, of Portsmouth, in connection with a reported kidnapping that occurred in Portsmouth on Saturday. Operations captain Lynn Brewer said Portsmouth Police were contacted by Desondra Murray ...
Sherman retires as Hospice volunteer - Portsmouth Daily Times
Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) Hospice program held a special gathering on Wednesday recognizing Burt Sherman, a 92-year-old Hospice volunteer who is retiring after eight years of service. Scott Hilbert, marketing and liaison coordinator of SOMC ...
CAO still fighting poverty at 50 - Portsmouth Daily Times
The year was 1964 when President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty. A year later Community Action Organization of Scioto County was born, and has been doing battle on the front lines in the war on poverty ever since. In fact, Executive Director ...
Local sports briefs — May 27 - Portsmouth Daily Times
The 25th annual McGraw Summer Basketball League kicks off on June 2. Kids of all ages are invited to sign up individually or as a team. Games are played on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at the courts located at 1321 St. Route 140. Registration is $ ...
Notre Dame kids donate to Red Cross - Portsmouth Daily Times
Students in Willa Tanner’s fifth grade class at Notre Dame Elementary took part in a special preparedness program, and at the same time made a donation to the Red Cross Tuesday morning. “We are teaching the fifth graders of Notre Dame about the Pillow ...
Northwest River Days candidate hosts STEM event - Portsmouth Daily Times
Whitney Jenkins, Mohawk representative for the Portsmouth River Days, has started her platform to becoming Miss River Days, which is designed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education for young students in Scioto County.
Red Cross seeks Hero nominations - Portsmouth Daily Times
The Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross are accepting nominations for its annual heroes breakfast. The annual event is held to celebrate those that go above and beyond the call of duty. “Each year, the American Red Cross of the Ohio River ...
Pet vaccination clinic June 6 - Portsmouth Daily Times
Most people don’t just accept animals into their homes, but into their hearts as members of the family. It is important to keep these furry, four-legged children healthy and able, especially since there is an assortment of health problems that can attack ...
Gas prices rise in the region - Portsmouth Daily Times
The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Portsmouth is among the highest price in the region. The average price of a gallon of gas in Portsmouth is $2.74, which is the same price as recorded nationally on Memorial Day after rising for at least ...
Two arrested on meth charges - Portsmouth Daily Times
According to reports from Kentucky State Police Post 14 in Ashland, Ky., just two days after the murder of her grandson, Marcus McDavid, Wilma McDavid, 62, of Grayson, Ky. was arrested on Tuesday, May 27, for multiple charges involving methamphetamine.
Parks and Recreation schedules clean up - Portsmouth Daily Times
The Portsmouth, Ohio, Parks and Recreation Committee will be hosting a clean up day at York Park on the riverfront this Saturday (May 30) starting at 9 a.m. “We need help and appreciate all that are able to volunteer,” Parks and Recreation Committee ...
Group calls for Ohio River dumping ban - Portsmouth Daily Times
More than 16,000 people from states along the Ohio River told a multi-state commission it shouldn’t abandon standards enacted 12 years ago and going into effect this year that forbid companies from dumping high levels of toxic mercury into the river.
Davis signs with Heidelberg - Portsmouth Daily Times
The waiting is over. After careful deliberation, Michael Davis has chosen his college destination. Davis chose Heidelberg University over Northern Kentucky, Cedarville University and Ohio Dominican University. Part of his thought process surrounded around ...
Former Redstreak Farmer continuing to recover - Portsmouth Daily Times
It’s been a long, difficult road for Zach Farmer, but there’s finally some light at the end of the tunnel. “I’d like to thank everybody and the community that’s given up their time to help save my life,” he said. Thirteen months ago, Farmer’s ...