CROSS COUNTRY: Vinton County sweeps Elyse Black Invitational

JACKSON – Vinton County’s Riley Fee and Jackson’s Chris Hughes finished first in their respective races on Thursday at the First Annual Elyse Black Invitational cross country meet on the Jackson High School campus.

BOYS GOLF: Ironmen golf team wins FAC championship

HILLSBORO – For the second time in three years, the Jackson Ironmen golf team won the Frontier Athletic Conference championship on Tuesday at the Elks Golf Course in Hillsboro.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Vikings take sole possession of first place in TVC-Ohio Division

ALBANY – The Vinton County volleyball team continued its assault on the conference, taking a five-set win over Alexander on Tuesday night.


Oak Hill students, fans, and staff join Abby’s fight

There was a unique feel at the Oak Hill varsity volleyball game against Northwest Tuesday night as Abby’s Fight became the crowd’s fight as well. Meldick, an OHHS senior, is suffering from Alopecia Areata.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Oaks swept against Northwest

The Oak Hill Oaks dropped a 25-17, 25-16, and 25-14 straight set loss in against Northwest in a Southern Ohio Conference Division II volleyball match on Tuesday. It was also “Fight for Abby Night” to bring awareness for Alopecia Areata, an Autoimmune disease, which causes hair loss.

NEWS BRIEF: Boil order in place for Jackson City Water customers

There is currently a boil order in effect for Jackson City Water customers on Vine Street from High Street to Chillicothe Street.

Richard David Workman

Richard David Workman, passed away on Sept. 13, 2019 in Fort Pierce, Florida.  He was born on June 2, 1960 to Wanda Self in Huntington, WV. In 1962 he was adopted into the Johnnie J. Workman family.   Rick was an avid motorcycle rider and loved the brotherhood. After 26 years working as an operating engineer, he retired and enjoyed spending time […]

Apple Festival – so far, so good

Warm temperatures, no rain, bring, keep crowds on midway

The Jackson Apple Festival headed into its finale day today (Saturday) with plenty of positive momentum. The weather has been warm each day with nary a drop of rain since the festival officially opened last Tuesday. Furthermore, attendance has been good and operations smooth.

Disputed truck case awaiting new judge

The civil case concerning the disputed possession of a 2006 pickup truck between the Vinton County Commissioners and Prosecutor Trecia Kimes-Brown is moving ahead. There have been some critical recent developments, but a hearing date still has not been set.

~ NEWS BRIEF ~ Oak Hill School Board to meet Sept. 25

The September meeting of the Oak Hill Union Local Board of Education is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Oak Hill High School/Middle School Library.