City of Wellston announces schedules for the holidays

Wellston City Offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and Friday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day), in observance of the Christmas holidays. 

Jackson Area YMCA to sponsor 2nd Annual Christmas Decorating Competition; enter by Dec. 18

The 2nd Annual Christmas Decorating Competition, sponsored by the Jackson Area YMCA, will be held once again this year.  The contest was started by the staff in 2019 to encourage the Christmas spirit in Jackson County.

Joan Elizabeth Rafferty

Joan Elizabeth Rafferty, age 87, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born March 29, 1933 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late James Perry and Katherine Dixon Keggley.  Joan was a loving housewife, mother and grandmother who always took care of others.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, working […]

Christmas Parade to have Santa, Mickey and Minnie

Lisa Gilliland selected as Grand Marshal

Organizers of this Saturday’s Christmas Parade in McArthur have announced some additional details about the event.

The parade, which is being organized by McArthur resident Randy Yates and other volunteers from the Vinton County Cancer Support Group, is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. from the old high school property on High Street in McArthur. Those wishing to participate should be present to line up at 3:30 p.m.