Joe Harlan Jenkins

Joe Harlan Jenkins, age 58, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born April 22, 1964, in Gallia County, Ohio to Dewey and Vesta “Meade” Jenkins. Joe is survived by his daughter, Kayla Jenkins; sisters: Mary Foster, Reva Woods, Barbra Keppler, Marilyn Butt, Sandy Strickland; brother, Little Dougie Jenkins; […]

Mary Jo Dodson

Mary Jo Dodson

Mary Jo Dodson, age 73, Rio Grande, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Marion, Ohio, daughter to the late Bill and Imogene Harris. Mary Jo attended Simpson Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a very active member. She retired from the family business, Dodson & Company, in 2014. She spent […]

Vivian Janette Bevins

Vivian Janette Bevins, age 86, of Jackson, passed away Monday, October 3, 2022, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born June 29, 1936, in Jackson County to the late Rupert R. and Avis L. “Walters” Leedy. Vivian was a 1954 graduate of Jackson High School where she participated in band, drama, glee club and basketball. […]

Kimberly Lynn Thornton

Kimberly Lynn Thornton

Kimberly Lynn Thornton, age 62, of Wellston, passed away Monday morning, October 3, 2022, at her home. She was born March 18, 1960, in Wellston, Ohio to Larry Gene Thornton and Ardis Marie Wright Thornton. Kim attended Wellston High School with the class of 1978 and later received a medical assistant degree from Rio Grande College. Kim was a home […]

Wellston Lion’s Club hosting Community Clean Up Thursday

The Wellston Lion’s Club will be doing a community clean up at Kelly Lambert Park, located off Broadway Street in Wellston, on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. The public is invited to participate and asked to wear gloves. Trash bags will be provided.

Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. donates toward student hygiene in Jackson City Schools

Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. donates toward student hygiene in Jackson City SchoolsFree Access

On Friday, Sept. 9, Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. (JVCAI) donated money to Jackson City Schools to purchase hygiene products for the student body. A total of $2,500 was donated and will be divided evenly between Northview Elementary, Southview Elementary, Westview Elementary, Jackson Middle School, and Jackson High School (JHS) - $500 for each school.  “We are very excited to receive […]

FBP hosts Health and Safety Fair for site employees

FBP hosts Health and Safety Fair for site employeesFree Access

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth held a Health and Safety Fair for employees with a 70s theme in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the site. The event featured lunch, access to dozens of vendors, health screenings, question and answer sessions on retirement and opportunities to participate in fundraising activities for the annual employee giving campaign. Fluor-BWXT President and […]