UPDATE: One lane of SR 327 reopened at site of semi wreck

State Route 327 in Jackson County has been reopened to one lane at S.R. 32 following its closure due to a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation District 9.

Thompson to compete at nationals in Oklahoma

Jackson senior Kendra Thompson will take her wrestling talents to Oklahoma to compete at the U.S. Marine Corps Folkstyle National tournament this week.

Travis Bethel hired to lead his alma mater, Vinton County

New Vinton County football coach Travis Bethel and his new coaching staff believe a building- block approach is needed when developing a winning football program. It is a plan that worked well personally for Bethel as he achieved success at both Vinton County, as well as Union College and in the business world as a log merchandiser.

BULLETIN: State Route 327 closed at State Route 32 interchange near Wellston

State Route 327 in Jackson County has been closed at S.R. 32 due to a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer.

Lockdown at Vinton County High School proves to be a very short one

Due to a situation involving a “student inducing panic,” Vinton County High School was placed on a lockdown status for 18 minutes on Tuesday afternoon, March 19, but the building was soon deemed to be safe by the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office and the lockdown was ended.

Edwin W. Smith

Edwin W. Smith, age 71, of Vinton, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.  Funeral arrangements are pending at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston.

Pancakes help pave way to new building

Supporters of the project to build a new home for the Jackson Food Program/Clothesline turned out to dine on pancakes and sausage at a fundraising dinner held Tuesday, March 5 at the Calvary United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall near Jackson.

Vinton County Democratic Party to meet March 25

The Vinton County Democratic Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Vocational School Board holds regular meeting for March

The Board of Education of the Gallia-Jackson-Vinton Joint Vocational School District held its regular March meeting in the Board Room on the Buckeye Hills Career Center campus on March 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Adena CEO Jeff Graham named to Ohio Hospital Association Board

Adena Health System President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Graham has been appointed to the Ohio Hospital Association’s (OHA) Board of Trustees. Recently OHA’s President and CEO Mike Abrams announced Graham was among three new members to the board. He was appointed to a term ending Dec. 31, 2020.