Ronnie Nile Harris



Ronnie Nile Harris, age 64, of Florida, formerly of Bainbridge, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his residence in Cross City, Florida. He was born in Obetz, Ohio on Nov. 8, 1954 to the late Everett Harris and Martha (Eckhart) Harris.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dan Harris; father-in-law, Freddie Waters; […]

Carl Swaney



Carl Swaney, age 91, of Jackson, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Adena Pike Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson.  

Pamela Elaine (Exline) Grosjean



Pamela Elaine (Exline) Grosjean, age 68, of Wellston, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe.  She was born Sept. 28, 1950, in Jackson to Ruth (Simpson) Exline and the late Harold “Heck” Exline. She is survived by her mother, Ruth; brothers, Danny (Carolyn) Exline, Barry (Lori) Exline; sisters, Penny (Don) Hill, Linda (Roger) White and […]

Buffalo Skull Road set to close again for repairs




The Village of Coalton is in the process of closing Buffalo Skull Road for a second time this summer.

Sts. Peter and Paul School to host Hall of Fame Banquet July 27



Sts. Peter and Paul School in Wellston will be inducting five new members in the school’s Hall of Fame at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held on Saturday, July 27, at the Parish Hall in Wellston. This year’s honorees are: Mark Anderson, Father Leo Connolly, John Jackson, Dorothy Riepenhoff, and Sue Wells.

Two-vehicle injury crash on U.S. Route 50



On Monday July 15, the Jackson Post handled a two-vehicle injury crash on U.S. Route 50 near Putnam Chapel Road in Vinton County which sent a Kentucky woman to the hospital.

Oak Hill Chamber hears about Jackson County tourism website

Local attractions spotlighted in Total Media production


 The new “Tour Jackson Ohio” website created and managed by Total Media has been built and features many Oak Hill area attractions and events.

‘Rising star’ Mitchell Tenpenny to headline County Fair concert

Lainey Wilson booked as lead-in act for July 18 attraction


Top Nashville-based entertainment will grace the stage of the upcoming Jackson County Fair as Mitchell Tenpenny is set for a headline-act concert on Thursday, July 18.

Wednesday presentation set on Berlin Heights Battle



Berlin X Roads resident and local Civil War historian Ron Salmons will be stationed at the Homestead Country Market in Berlin X Roads this Wednesday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to present information on the Civil War Battle of Berlin Heights, which took place in Berlin X Roads on July 17, 1863 between the Confederate forces of General John Hunt Morgan and a defending force of Union militia.

Hometown doc gets warm sendoff

Community gathers to offer fond farewells to Dr. Doug Jones

In 1980, the search began to attract a new doctor for the Wellston Holzer-Jenkins Clinic and finally in 1984, that search came to an end. Dr. Douglas Jones, along with family, moved to Wellston and became one of the city’s most revered residents.