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home : local news April 29, 2017 

Wellston treasurer's race only contest in primary election
Peg Barber
Peg Barber
As the primary election approaches, Republican voters in the City of Wellston will be the only ones hitting the polls this time around, as the only contested race in the county is for the office of Wellston City Treasurer.
Friday, April 28, 2017

McCarty Lane rebuilding likely a two-year project
The much anticipated project to rebuild McCarty Lane in Jackson will most likely be done in two parts over two years, according to Jackson Service/Safety Director Bill Sheward.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Jackson firefighters don new gear
Thanks to a federal grant, Jackson city firefighters are now equipped with new personal protective equipment.

The Jackson Fire Department was awarded a $51,243 grant last August from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which was used to purchase 16 complete sets of personal protective equipment for each firefighter.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Loretta Jones refiles as independent candidate
The yo-yo candidacy of Loretta Jones for a seat on Jackson City Council took yet another turn Friday, April 28, when she filed petitions as an independent candidate for an at-large position on Jackson City Council.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Crime Watch for April 26, 2017
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Extended hours set at elections office
To accommodate absentee, including early in-person voters, for the May 2 Primary Election, the Jackson County Elections Office will be open one extra hour each day this week. Office hours will be 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day Monday through Friday, April 24-28.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Campers, RVs targeted at U-Store-It
The Jackson Police Department is investigating the burglary or attempted burglary of at least six different recreational vehicles or campers which were parked at the U-Store-It lot at 1475 Mayhew Road, Jackson, which is located just off State Route 32.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Proud day for WFD
"This is something we've never done in Wellston and it's not something done very often in the State of Ohio." These were the opening remarks given from Wellston Fire Department (WFD) Assistant Chief Roman Brandau during an open house event held last week at the WFD Station 2 site on Second Street in Wellston.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Night burglars target cemetery equipment
Crime can happen anytime and about anywhere, and now the Jackson Police Department reports that not even the city's largest cemetery is exempt.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Jackson City announces mowing season rules
The mowing season has arrived and the city of Jackson wants to remind everyone that the following requirements are to be met during the mowing season (Ref. Codified Ordinance 557):
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Crime Watch for April 22, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Discovery of pills results in charge after traffic stop
A young Wellston area man faces a felony-level drug charge in Jackson after police officers found prescription pills in his possession and in his vehicle following a traffic stop late Wednesday afternoon, April 19.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Wellston Council talks issues with storm sewers
Wellston City Engineer Tim Wojdacz told members of council this week that the time to start addressing issues with the city's storm sewers is now.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
OVCC request for support turned down
Following weeks of review and discussion with the likes of Jackson City Schools Superintendent Phil Howard, Jackson School District Treasurer Rachel King, Jackson Mayor Randy Heath and Ohio Valley Conservation Coalition (OVCC) Chair Joel Wood, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners voted recently to deny the OVCC's request for a resolution of support.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Three indicted in infant's death; malnutrition alleged
A young Vinton County mother and a local couple who were reportedly responsible for child care have all been indicted in connection with the death last summer of an infant child, who investigators say died of malnutrition.
Friday, April 21, 2017

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