Joseph E. Chandler

Joseph E. Chandler, age 74, of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. He was born in Jackson on March 31, 1946 to the late John Joseph and Annie (Mitchem) Chandler. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years, Virginia, and his sister, Diane Helmick. Joe […]

Randall Lee Faught

Randall Lee Faught, age 61, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at his residence.  He was born Jan. 31, 1959 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Hershel H. Faught and Ruth M. Ponn Faught.  Randy was a 1977 graduate of Wellston High School and a former employee of Trisco Systems.  He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, […]

The Store reopens after brief COVID-19 closing

One of Wellston’s best-known convenience stores, The Store, was closed for a day late last week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Jackson County Fair Board postpones Halloween Campout

There will be no Halloween Campout at the Jackson County Fairgrounds this year – at least, on Halloween weekend. During its most recent meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Jackson County Fair Board made the decision to postpone the annual Halloween Campout until the spring of 2021. Fair Board member Christopher Smalley posted the following statement on the Fair Board’s […]

James P. Bowen, Sr.

James P. Bowen. Sr., age 84, of Coalton, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Survivors include wife of nearly 60 years, Phyllis (Wilson) Bowen. Per his wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements are by Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson.

Margile Ellen Jenkins McFann

Margile Ellen Jenkins McFann, age 90, died peacefully at her home in Oak Hill, Ohio, on Aug. 14, 2020.  She was born March 22, 1930, to the late Eunice (Crabtree) Jenkins and Robert Guy Jenkins.    She was a lifelong member of the Faith United Methodist Church and a graduate of the Oak Hill High School Class of 1948.  She was […]

High School Golf Roundup: Ironmen place third in FAC opener

HILLSBORO – The Jackson Ironmen golf team shot 191 to finish in third place in the Frontier Athletic Conference opener at Elks Golf Course in Hillsboro, Ohio, on Tuesday.

GIRLS TENNIS: Lady Vikings fall to Waverly

McArthur – The Vinton County Lady Vikings tennis team dropped a close decision to the Waverly Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon.