Wellston Lions handing out candy during trick-or-treat

As previously reported, the Wellston Lions Club has canceled its annual Halloween Contest and Parade this year due to concerns over COVID-19. However, the club has come up with another way to treat and serve the local children this Halloween.

Rose Grant

Rose Grant, age 92, of Chillicothe, and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at the Logan Care and Rehabilitation in Logan, Ohio.  She was born Aug. 7, 1928 in Sydney, Iowa, the daughter of the late David Andrew Shoemake and Lovey Irene Richards Shoemake.  On April 21, 1957, Rose married Willard E. Grant on the […]

Caroline Genevieve Thompson

Caroline Genevieve Thompson, age 96, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at the Four Winds Community. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on Jan. 29, 1924 to the late James Walter Wilt and Katherine (Schwarts) Wilt. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Thompson on July 11, 1985; a son, Roy Whaley; […]

Hope Haven School Fall Festival set this Thursday

The annual Hope Haven School Fall Festival will be conducted this Thursday, Oct. 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school, but there will be some changes due to the COVID-19 situation.