BULLETIN: Caves Road closed due to slippage



BULLETIN: The Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has just reported that Caves Road in Liberty Township is closed due to a very large slippage of the hillside and roadway. The road will be closed for an extended period of time until repairs can be made. The Jackson County EMA thanks the public for the patience and cooperation.

Charles Austin Russell



Charles Austin Russell, age 66, passed away at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson, Ohio on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. He was born in Ironton, Ohio on April 20, 1952, the son of W. Donald and Georgia (Austin) Russell who preceded him in death. Charlie is survived by two sisters, Ann Russell (Terry) Wise of South Point, Ohio and Jane Russell […]

Congressman Johnson attends JEDISO meeting



Sixth District Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) met with Economic Directors from Jackson, Scioto, and Pike Counties in Jackson on Monday, Feb. 4 to hear about the latest projects and future developments in the region. The aforementioned counties, along with Ross County make up the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDISO). The meeting was conducted at the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership […]

BULLETIN: School closings, delays for Monday, Feb. 11



The winter weather has resulted in some both school closings and delays in the local area this Monday

The Vinton County Local Schools are closed today as is the McArthur Center of the University of Rio Grande.

The following schools are on a two-hour delay today: Jackson City Schools, Wellston City Schools, Oak Hill Union Local Schools, the Buckeye Hills Career Center, Hope Haven and Sts. Peter and Paul. CLA is on a one-hour delay.