Shirley Stapleton

Shirley K. (Jenkins) Stapleton, age 72, of Oak Hill went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 13 at Ohio State University in Columbus. She was born in Eifort, Ohio to the late George and Stella (Caldwell) Jenkins.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Ray Stapleton; and her brother, Selvin Jenkins.  […]

Jackson Farmers Market to return for summer, beginning Saturday, June 26

The Jackson Farmers Market is set to begin Saturday, June 26, across from Eddie Jones Park on Harding Avenue in Jackson. It will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will continue until October. All local farmers from Jackson County are welcome to participate. There is no set-up fee, but only locally grown, agriculture-related products are allowed to be sold. 

For more information, please contact Sara Weber-Massie of Weber Farms at 740-988-7853 or [email protected].

Mosquito spraying to be conducted in Milton Township on Thursday, June 17

Ohio Pest Control, in conjunction with Milton Township, will be conducting mosquito spraying on Thursday, June 17 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. If inclement weather prevents the spraying, then it will be done the following Thursday, June 24, at the same time.

INPEA urges public to wear purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is to deliver an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by increasing awareness of the cultural, social, economic, and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

American Legion #371 to host Flag Day ceremony at Wellston Post

American Legion #371 of Wellston will be conducting a Flag Day ceremony on Monday, June 14 at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts will be participating in this ceremony along with the Post Commander, Robin Johnson, as well as their officers and honor guard.

William Farrar

William Jeffrey Farrar, age 68, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Sunday, June 6, at his home of a heart attack. He was born on July 2, 1952, in Gallipolis to the late Billy and Barbara (Blake) Farrar. He was a graduate of the Jackson High School class of 1970. William retired as a postal worker from the Oak Hill Post […]