Reds games will be heard on Fox Sports 1330 AM, 105.5 FM

When the Major League Baseball season finally starts, the Cincinnati Reds games, with limited exceptions for local sports broadcasts, will be heard locally on Fox Sports FM 105.3 and 1330 AM all season long. It will be the first time the Reds have been heard on a Jackson County Broadcasting Station for many years.

#howicompete campaign launched by OHSAA and Allied Organizations

Student-athletes encouraged to train on their own at home while school facilities are closed

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Inspiring student-athletes to continue training during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has launched the #howicompete campaign, which will collect and promote messages and videos posted by OHSAA member schools, media and the OHSAA’s allied organizations.

Rio Grande among new affiliate members of Mid-South Conference

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward has announced that the University of Rio Grande, Indiana Tech, Lourdes (Ohio) University and Truett McConnell (Ga.) will join the conference as affiliate members beginning in the 2020-21 academic year.

SSU Athletics virtual info sessions set

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State University Athletics and Admissions staffs will be holding a virtual information session on Thursday afternoon through Zoom, according to university officials.

Gov. DeWine announces $775-million budget reduction in response to virus’s economic impact

“As we have all seen, COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the American economy and Ohio’s economy as well,” said Gov. Mike DeWine during the Tuesday afternoon, May 5 COVID-19 press conference. “Prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Ohio’s economy was strong and our budget was on track.”

Video makes graduations go this year as JHS gears up for virtual commencement

Get your caps and gowns ready, Jackson High School (JHS) seniors, it turns out part of your graduation ceremony will be a brief professional photo shoot at the high school with four family members and a video appearance with your classmates.

Holzapfel to replace Hudson as Port Authority member

Area businessman Jason Holzapfel was recently chosen by the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to replace current Wellston Mayor Charlie Hudson as a member of the Jackson County Port Authority.

Rowdy’s steps up to feed kids

Jackson restaurant providing free children’s meals during pandemic

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, many offices, events, and schools have been shut down for the last two months over fears of spreading it further.

Hubbard addresses plummeting interest rates’ affect on county finances

Jackson County Treasurer Lee Hubbard recently addressed the Federal Reserve’s slashing of interest rates in the past few months and how this will affect the county’s investments and projected interest income. This discussion was part of the Jackson County Investment Advisory Committee meeting, held Tuesday, April 28, and involved Hubbard and fellow members Commissioners Paul Haller and Ed Armstrong.

OSU Extension offices to be closed through July 6; teleworking to continue

Ohio State University Extension will continue operating via its teleworking plan for all employees and keep physical OSU Extension offices closed to the public until further notice. The policy extends to local Extension offices, including those in Jackson and Vinton counties.