Robert Michael Gambino



Robert Michael Gambino, age 43, of Burlington, NC, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. He was born in Gulfport, Mississippi on Jan. 11, 1977 to Becky and Mike Gambino of Jackson, Ohio. Michael attended Elon College near Burlington, NC where he settled down after college. He was known as Mike or Bino or Gamby to his many friends at […]

Victory Grange apple butter-making set for Sept. 11 and 12; extra sessions also set for Oct. 9 and 10



Victory Grange will be making apple butter, to be sold to the public at the Farmer’s Market and possibly at some local businesses. The apple-butter making will take place at the Grange Hall on Sept. 11 and 12. “For those that are able to help, we will also make it for ourselves on Oct. 9 and 10,” a spokesman said. […]

Township resident unhappy about polling place loss



To The Editor:

To whom it may concern,

My name is Ryan Pelletier. I am a resident of Washington Township, Jackson County, Ohio.  I live at 1322 Jack Vaughn Road, Wellston, Ohio 45692. I am wanting to know why I am not able to vote in my community.

Let’s prepare for Earth’s 6th mass extinction; it’s happening now



To The Editor:

We are going through the Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction. Right now. Go ahead. Google it. See. But it gets worse. Way worse. Because humans are included this time.

‘In dire need, or not? That is the question’



To The Editor:

I believe that if a family is in dire need, they should be exactly that, in dire need!

President Trump ensuring Americans are not displaced by foreign workers



To The Editor:

President Donald J. Trump is taking action to prevent Americans from being displaced by foreign workers and offshore labor.

GIRLS TENNIS: Ironladies win opener against Logan



JACKSON – The Jackson Ironladies tennis team opened their 2020 season with a victory at home against Logan in a non-league match on Tuesday.

FAC proposes new football schedule



With the proposal of a shortened high school football season, the Frontier Athletic Conference released on Monday, the league’s new football schedule for Fall 2020.

Ironmen place sixth at Unioto Golf Invitational

Vinton County finishes in ninth-place out of the 10-team event

CHILLICOTHE – The Jackson High School boys’ golf team shot 229 on the back nine of the Unioto Invitational on Saturday, finishing sixth in the 10-team event, played at the Veterans Administration Golf Course.

Van Fossan Road reopens after closure for pipeline work



The Jackson County Engineer’s Office has announced the pipe replacement project on Van Fossan East Road (County Road 73) in Scioto Township is now complete and the road is back open. The Engineer’s Office said it appreciated the patience of the public while this work was being completed.