Jackson Library to be fine-free as of Jan. 1



Effective Jan. 1, the Jackson City Library will be a fine-free library! This means that there will be no fines for overdue materials. Existing fines will be forgiven. Lost or damaged item charges will still apply. Patrons are encouraged to turn materials in on time, or to renew the items. Although there will no longer be late fees, users will […]

Elks host Annual Christmas Luncheon, Party for Hope Haven



Jackson Elks Lodge #466 recently hosted Hope Haven students and staff at its Annual Christmas Luncheon and Party on Dec. 13.  Those in attendance had a meal of sandwiches, mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, snacks and soft drinks; followed by magic and entertainment provided by the Mark Wood Fun Show, to the delight of all.  Approximately 150 attended the holiday […]

Dickens comes alive for Wellston Rotary



A full-course meal and a concert of Christmas carols was held at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Hall on Friday, Dec. 7 as the Wellston Rotary Club celebrated the season by presenting “A Dickens Christmas Dinner and Concert.” The Sts. Peter and Paul Honor Choir performed (top photo), while Tim Jones, John Pelletier, and Ryon Stroud cooked dinner for the […]

It’s official! State Route 823 in Scioto County is open to traffic



Three years, five months and 20 days after the start of construction, the new State Route 823 in Scioto County is open to traffic!

Pickup truck knocks down fence at Haller Field in Jackson



A section of fencing at the Dick Sparky Haller baseball field on Huron Street in Jackson was damaged in a one-vehicle wreck at 12:26 p.m. last Saturday, Dec. 15.

Cheryl Ann Roddenberry



Cheryl Ann Roddenberry, age 59, of Jackson, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 15, 2018 at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born Aug. 3, 1959 in McArthur, Ohio, daughter of the late Burman Stewart and Wilma Jean Clemons Stewart.  Cheryl was a loving homemaker, whose family meant the world to her. She was a faithful Christian who enjoyed […]