Carroll “Pete” Lee Roach



Carroll “Pete” Lee Roach, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Nov. 14, 2020 in Oak Hill, Ohio. He was born July 10, 1933 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Forrest Elwood and Ressie Marie (Johnson) Roach.  Pete was a graduate of Jackson High School, Class of 1951. He then went into the U.S. Army, stationed at Ft. Carson […]

Mary F. Jackson



Mary F. Jackson, 91, of Wellston, formerly of Bellefontaine, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at her home. She was born on April 10, 1929 in Nelsonville, Ohio, daughter of the late John and Orpha Forbes. Mary previously worked for General Motors as a machine operator and enjoyed spending time with her family. She married Charles W. “Bill” […]

Coalton Village Council meeting of Nov. 16 canceled



The regularly scheduled meeting of Coalton Village Council, which had been set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, was canceled. The news was announced Monday afternoon by Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken. The next regularly scheduled meeting of Coalton Village Council is set for 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, at the Coalton Community Building.

Sherry Lee Kessler



Sherry Lee Kessler, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Hamden Nursing and Rehab in Hamden, Ohio.  She was born April 23, 1947 in Jackson County, Ohio, daughter of the late Edward L. Kessler and Margaret Ricer Kessler.  Sherry was a 1965 graduate of Wellston High School and a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul […]

Health order to limit mass gatherings signed

From the Ohio Governor’s Office

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced that Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes signed a revised health order to limit mass gatherings in Ohio. 

Edgar Sherman Slone



Edgar Sherman Slone, 63, of Chillicothe, passed away at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe on Nov. 13, 2020. No services will be held and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home, Jackson.