Wellston Post celebrates Legion’s centennial

The Wellston American Legion Post 371 held an open house on Saturday, March 16, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national organization.

Congressman set as Lincoln Day speaker April 23

Sixth District Congressman Bill Johnson will be the keynote speaker when the Jackson County Republican Party conducts its annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Tuesday evening, April 23, at the Family Life Center of the Christ United Methodist Church of Jackson. The social period will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and the program to follow.

Volunteers sought for Berlin Battlefield cleanup

The battlefield at Berlin X-Roads in Jackson County is home to the only Civil War battlefield listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and Jackson resident and local historian Mike Stroth is once again organizing an effort to keep it properly cleaned and maintained.

Bellisio, Iron City Pipe, and General Mills all receive tax abatement incentive

Sam Brady, Executive Director of the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP), made his way to the Tuesday, March 26 meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners to discuss the results of the Tax Incentive Review Council hearings which were held on March 12.

Commissioners declare National Service Recognition Day

During the April 2 meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners, a proclamation was made in order to recognize National Service Recognition Day. 

Cattlemen host annual meeting, award scholarships

Members of the Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association met for their annual meeting and banquet on Saturday, March 30, at the Jackson Elks Lodge Carl Dobbins Fidelity Hall.

Dr. David O. Morgan

Dr. David O. Morgan, D.D.S., 94, formerly of Delphos, passed away on March 17, 2019, in Ft. Wayne. He was born on May 22, 1924, to David Stanley and Elizabeth Mary (Jones) Morgan in Oak Hill, Ohio. He was united in marriage to Marylou Romig on Aug. 6, 1950, in Lima. She survives in Ft. Wayne. He is survived by […]

Columnist shops at Spring Showcase – for information!

Shopping for information at the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Showcase:

Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

To The Editor:

As we enter into Spring, we also enter into road construction season.  April 8-11 is Work Zone Safety Week and we urge you to take this message as a reminder to be aware of the orange barrels and to obey the speed limit in work zones.  SAFETY for both YOU and the CONSTRUCTION WORKER is PARAMOUNT. Recent statistics from the National Highway Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System show a 2 percent increase in total work zone fatalities and an increase in total work zone crashes from 668 to 710.  Do your part to ensure we all get home safely by slowing down, staying focused, and making sure your safety zone and barriers meet the industry standard.

Jackson Band Boosters Bingo fundraiser a big success

To The Editor:

The Jackson Band Boosters held a Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, March 16, to raise money for band scholarships. The DAV Chapter 45 and DAVA generously donated the use of the DAV building for this event in addition to donating prizes. Special thanks to Tammy and Brandon Sigman for helping make the bingo a great success… Brandon even served as the caller!