Ribbon-Cutting event at Manpower Park to celebrate sidewalk, other improvements

Jackson Mayor Randy Heath and other Jackson city officials are inviting the public to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the city’s Manpower Park on East Main Street to celebrate the recent completion of a new sidewalk as well as other recent grant-funded improvements in the park.

Demolition of old Coalton school building in sight

Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken recently received good news from the Jackson County Commissioners regarding the bidding process to raze the remaining section of the Coalton School.

‘Hankey of Course’… ‘Signs of His Times’ at Jones Museum

Bill Hankey was a self-employed sign maker in Jackson, Ohio, who showed the world where to look with his perfectly painted directions. 
It didn’t matter if it was paper, cloth, wood, or metal, Hankey would paint precisely aligned letters or fabulously design icons on them. 

Finding issued against Clinton Twp. fiscal officer

Auditor of State Keith Faber has released the 2017-2018 audit of Clinton Township (Vinton County), which identifies that former Fiscal Office Carol Brown incurred $2,119 in late fees, penalties, and interest during her tenure.

Abbey Munn, Emma Wiley named Jackson Rotary Seniors of the Month for December

Two Jackson High School seniors with outstanding records of academic achievement and involvement in extra-curricular and community activities are being honored by the Jackson Rotary Club as its “Seniors of the Month” for December, 2019.
Abbey Munn and Emma Wiley were introduced at the Jackson Rotary Club’s weekly luncheon meeting held Tuesday, Dec. 2. They will be honored guests at each of the club’s meetings in December and both students will be given the opportunity to speak to the members at the final meeting of the month.

Jackson Schools Spelling Bee winners

The Jackson City Schools held the annual District Spelling Bee recently. 

‘Shared Landscapes’ of Wales, Southern Ohio subject for art exhibit

Art professors team up for latest display at Markay Gallery

The landscapes of Wales and Southern Ohio are said to be similar and nobody knows this better than Benjy Davies and Kevin Lyles, who both qualify as being both artists and art instructors.

Santa Claus to visit both American Legion Post 371 and VFW Post 9092 on Dec. 14

Santa will be arriving at the American Legion Post 371 in Wellston on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. Children ages 5-12 can visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and The Grinch till 3 p.m. 

Sullivan Potter earns Eagle Scout rank

Wellston High School student Sullivan Potter is soon graduating from the status of Boy Scout and is well on his way to earning the coveted title of Eagle Scout. 

School Board salutes championship volleyball Vikings

During its meeting on Monday, Nov. 25, the Vinton County Local Board of Education recognized the Vinton County Lady Vikings varsity volleyball team for an excellent season.