Downtown Cleanup event in Jackson this Saturday morning, May 11

Cultivating Our Future is inviting the public to participate in its latest civic improvement project — a Downtown Cleanup event in downtown Jackson this Saturday, May 11. Cultivating Our Future leader Barbie McCathren asks volunteers to meet at 9 a.m. to mulch trees, pull weeds and pick up trash. Participants are asked to bring work gloves and advised to wear old clothes due to mulch causing stains. Snippers and brooms would also be useful items to bring.

WFD Mother’s Day Weekend Flower Sale May 9-11

The Wellston Fire Department will be having its Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Flower sale this Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. each day at the old high school lot on South Pennsylvania Avenue in Wellston. Available for sale will be hanging baskets, hanging bags, geranium porch planters, flats, and ferns. All flowers are from Marvin’s Gardens in Jackson County.

Wolford withdraws from mayor’s race

The 2019 race for Jackson mayor in November’s general election is now a three-way contest.

Two JMS students suspended after alleged threats revealed

Two Jackson Middle School students were immediately suspended Tuesday, May 7, after they allegedly communicated a threat toward the Middle School and individuals.

Teresa Mae (Gillum) Drake

Teresa Mae (Gillum) Drake, age 45, of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:28 a.m., at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on May 20, 1973 to Grover Sr. and Ella (Cantor) Gillum, who survive. In addition to her parents, Teresa is also survived by her son, Bradley S. Gillum; […]