High School boys’ basketball tournament pairings announced



The annual boys’ high school basketball tournament in Ohio will start next week and the first-round pairings were released Sunday afternoon. Regular-season boys’ games will end this week.

BULLETIN: Vinton County on Level 2 Snow Emergency, Jackson County on Level 1



As of 5:36 p.m. Sunday, Vinton County has been upgraded to a Level 2 Snow Emergency. Jackson County remains on a Level 1 Snow Emergency. Initially, Vinton County was placed on a Level 1 at 4:43 p.m. Sunday.

BULLETIN: Level 1 Snow Emergencies declared in Jackson, Vinton counties



Level 1 Snow emergencies have been declared in both Jackson and Vinton counties as of late Sunday afternoon

Judi M. Ireland



Judi M. Ireland, age 74, of Jackson, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at Adena Pike Medical Center in Waverly. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio on Feb. 6, 1945 to the late Cecil and Charlotte (Scurlock) Costilow. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Ireland; a granddaughter, Danielle Ireland; a brother, […]

BULLETIN: Flood Watch to go in effect Monday for Jackson, Vinton counties



The National Weather Service has finally lifted a Flood Warning for the area, but the forecast for more rain early in the week has resulted in a Flood Watch being declared for local areas, including Vinton and Jackson counties, effective Monday morning through Tuesday evening.