Wellston City Council meeting open to public, but with limited seating

The regularly scheduled Wellston City Council meeting, set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, will be open to the public. However, due to the need for social distancing, there will be limited seating. The meeting will take place in the City Council chambers on the second floor of the Wellston City Building.

2020 Census begins new phase

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, it will begin to drop off 2020 Census questionnaire packets at front doors of households in Ohio.

SNAP online food purchasing now available in Ohio

Ohioans who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can now use their Ohio Direction cards to purchase food online through Walmart and Amazon, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced today.

JACKSON-VINTON COMMUNITY ACTION, INC. Emergency Healthcare Assistance Available

Are you in a crisis situation and need help purchasing non-narcotic prescription medication, getting a tooth extracted or filled, seeing a medical specialist, or getting diagnostic testing such as an x-ray or blood work?

Ohio’s updated COVID-19 statistics as of Wednesday, June 3

Following are Ohio’s COVID-19 statistics as of 6-03-2020:

Importuning, Identity Fraud among charges for 20-plus year illegal immigrant

Over a two-day span in May, officers with the Jackson Police Department (JPD) submitted to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s office a slew of charges, two of which are felony-level offenses, against a man who has admittedly been living in the U.S. illegally on an expired work visa for over 20 years.


~ COMMUNITY EVENTS ~ Oak Hill Library to open for curbside service only; new library hours The Oak Hill Public Library will open for “Curbside Service Only” on Monday, June 22. No one from the public will be permitted inside the library, other than library staff. “Call the library at 740-682-6457 or go online to order your material or you […]


~ COMMUNITY EVENTS ~ Sons of the American Legion Post 371 Golf Tournament June 27 Sons  of the American Legion, Post 371, will hold an Annual Golf Tournament at Franklin Valley Golf Course, Jackson, Ohio on Saturday, June 27 with registration from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $220 per team (includes skins […]