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  1. Ghost Hunt Weekends comes to an abandoned amusement parkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WOAY

    ... said. "We all want to capture something but your best experience is your personal experience." Dena Egbert from Portsmouth, Ohio heard about the event on Facebook and decided to come after investigating the paranormal for about 20 years. "Hopefully ...

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  2. Sheriffa s office: Man found shot at mobile home park diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Whiznews.com

    ... say Baker was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officials say his last known address was Portsmouth in southern Ohio's Scioto (seye-OH"-tuh) County. Sheriff's officials say Baker the shooting was reported around 2:30 a.m. ...

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  3. CONKLIN, Phyllis GayleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Dayton Daily News

    ... (Terry) King, son David (Melissa) Conklin, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Phyllis was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, and was a resident of Kettering, Ohio, since 1971. She loved sewing, crafts, fishing, and raising Jack Russell ...

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  4. Fayette County Sheriff's Office: Man found shot at mobile home park diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... say Baker was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officials say his last known address was Portsmouth in southern Ohio's Scioto (seye-OH"-tuh) County. Sheriff's officials say Baker the shooting was reported around 2:30 a.m. ...

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  5. Penix-Puckett, Emma JeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The Marion Star

    Emma Jean Penix-Puckett MARION - Emma Jean Penix-Puckett, age 91 of Marion, passed away Saturday August 4, 2018 at Marion General Hospital. Emma was born on October 26, 1926 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of Albert Landon and Nora Alice Williams.

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  6. Three arrested on traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Local law enforcement officials say they confiscated approximately $27,000 of suspected illicit drugs and arrested three suspects following a traffic stop in the 700 block of 12th Street in Portsmouth, Friday at approximately 5:34 p.m. The Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, assisted by officers with the Portsmouth Police Department and the Portsmouth Police Department Street Crimes Unit, stopped a vehicle occupied by 53-year old Lois Edwards of Portsmouth; 26-year-old Wyshawn Demon O'Berry of Dayton; and, 19-year-old Shayla Lashaun Byrd of Columbus.

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  7. Plant Portsmouth event seeks transformation of downtown PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Event organizers, The Friends of Portsmouth, have some "small" goals in mind for their "Plant Portsmouth" event scheduled for Aug. 18. On the webpage promoting the event, the first thing visitors see is a declaration reading "On August 18, 2018, downtown Portsmouth, OH. transforms!" "In one day, the image of our downtown will change immediately so we can start believing in ourselves again.

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  8. Veteran's life of addiction reflects evolution of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | The Plain Dealer

    ... through the day.'' He struggled to leave his home, and he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. In Portsmouth, he found a community ravaged by illegal pill mills and cheap, readily available methamphetamine. Meth, a stimulant, gives ...

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  9. Man saves life of woman in accidentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is hailing a Portsmouth man as an unadulterated hero, crediting him with saving the life of a woman and mother trapped underwater in an upside-down SUV. "If it wasn't for him things would have turned out a lot differently," said OSHP Sgt.

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  10. Tanks host first playoff game vs. SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The West Portsmouth Tanks will open their post season with a home game on Saturday night at The Complex at 7 p.m. against the Tri-State Saints. The Tanks defeated the Saints earlier in the season by a score of 20-0.

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  11. Portsmouth man dies Friday in car accidentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    At 6:45pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a two vehicle injury crash on SR 125 in Friendship about one mile west of US 52. Rocky J. Messer, 41, of Portsmouth was traveling east on SR 125 in a 2004 Lincoln LS. William J. Murphy, 20, of Otway was traveling west on SR 125 in a 2009 Nissan Altima.

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  12. William E. Wolfe, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Murfreesboro Post

    He was a native of Portsmouth, OH and son of the late William Elliott and Ethel Coldiorn Wolfe. He was also preceded in death by sons, Billy and David Wolfe, and Carlton Black; daughter, Donna King; brothers, Manuel and Leonard Wolfe and his wife, Alyce Corey Wolfe.

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  13. No human cases, but health department says West Nile found in PortsmouthRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 2 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... formation concerning West Nile Virus, mosquito bite prevention or our mosquito control program please contact the Portsmouth City Health Department's Environmental Health Division at (740) 353-5153.

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  14. Registered sex offender faces felony charges after police pursuit, crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... his car and smashed into a parked vehicle in a parking lot near the intersection of U.S. 23 South and Route 52 in Portsmouth. The parking lot was that of Go Green Cleaners. A Facebook video shows police surrounding the suspect car, with weapons ...

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  15. Roy Rogers Festival kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... of the Nerds fame and John Duelly, who played Billy The Kid. "It means a lot. This is dad's home," Dodi said of Portsmouth. "He roamed the hollers. It's just a special place for us." The Roy Rogers Happy Trails highway sign was unveiled Tuesday ...

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  16. SCOH 50 Plus Host Event at PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The South Central Ohio 50 Plus organization hosted its second annual high school showcase Wednesday at Portsmouth high school gymnasium. Prior to the event, founder of SCOH 50 Plus, Ted Pennington, said that seventy-five girls registered to sign up for Wednesday's showcase, but due to prior obligations and absences, there were about seventy girls that were able to attend.

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  17. West 9/10s fall to host Tallmadge 8-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The West 9/10s finished fourth in their state tournament, while the 11U team won the state tournament on Sunday afternoon. The West Portsmouth 9/10s little league softball team finished their season at the state tournament Tuesday evening in a loss to host team Tallmadge by a final score of 8-1.

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  18. Dummit wanted by authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    Formerly of Portsmouth, Dummit was initially given a 7 year diversion to potentially avoid jail time for her involvement in the death of Mattie Conley, for allegedly violating the terms of her probation. According to probation & parole officers Tuesday, there had not yet been a hit on the warrant and the search for Dummit was still ongoing. 11 comments

  19. Grand Jury issues 22 public indictmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    MAURICE L. RAY, 20, Dayton: tampering with evidence, having weapons while under disability, possessing criminal tools, 2 counts of aggravated possession of drugs, possessing drug abuse instruments; ILAZAVIUS HARDY, 20,Tampa, Fl., : tampering with evidence, having weapons while under disability, possessing criminal tools, 2 counts of aggravated possession of drugs, possessing drug abuse instruments; CRYSTAL BENTLEY, 40, New Boston: aggravated possession of drugs, possessing drug abuse instruments, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia; DEVOND MARTINUS SMITH, 23, Columbus: 2 counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, trafficking in cocaine 2 counts of aggravated possession of drugs, possession of cocaine; DAVID R. SCOTT, 41, Portsmouth: contributing to unruliness or delinquency of a child,tampering with evidence, having weapons while under disability, improperly handling firearms ... (more)

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  20. Two new Boneyfiddle enterprises offer escapes from the routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The crew behind Mr. Boneyfiddle's Riddle Room, from left, Hannah Storey, Kristin Nickles, Carrie Ford, Cody Ford and Jordan Nickles. Riddle me this, if you will: What are the odds of an escape room opening in Portsmouth? For extra credit, figure the odds of two escape rooms opening in Portsmouth within about a month of each other. 2 comments

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