Verlie Alley

Verlie Acile Alley, age 86, of Jackson went to his Heavenly home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 29 at his home. He was born December 25, 1934, in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late Luther and Lillian (Davis) Alley. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, June (Arnold) Alley; children: Curtis Acile Alley, Pandora (Alley) Bebel […]

Jackson City Library holds sushi-making class with Chef Miriam Harley

On Monday, July 12 at 4 p.m., the Jackson City Library, located at 21 Broadway St. in Jackson, will offer aspiring chefs an opportunity to learn to make sushi with Guest Chef Miriam Harley. Admittance to this event is free and open to all.

Southern Hills Art Council releases early registration deadline for Foothills Art Festival

The Southern Hills Art Council of the Markay Cultural Arts Center has announced an early registration deadline for the 2021 Foothills Art Festival.

Ohio Metal Processing announces investment in Jackson, creation of 90 jobs

Ohio Metal Processing, a recycler of precious metals, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and Jackson County Ohio Economic Development Partnership, announced plans to locate in Jackson, creating 90 new jobs with a projected payroll of $7 million. The company utilizes patented sustainable technologies to recycle base metal substrates plated with precious metals from a wide range of scrap materials and industry biproducts. Ohio Metal Processing plans to locate in the 80,000 sq. ft. site formerly occupied by Ohio Precious Metals.

Friends of Buckeye Furnace announce date for 2021 Fall Festival

The Friends of Buckeye Furnace are preparing to have their Fall Festival this year on Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Buckeye Furnace Historic Site, located at 123 Buckeye Park Rd. in Wellston. Currently, they are looking for craft and food vendors as per usual. If interested, message Tamara L. Mash on Facebook with your information.

JCSO reminds public of CCW application procedures

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that, effective Thursday, July 1, those that apply for Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) permits, new and renewed, can only apply in their county of residence or contiguous county. 

Village of Coalton announces new office hours for Coalton Community Building

The Village of Coalton has announced new office hours for the Coalton Community Building on 2nd Street that will take effect on Wednesday, July 7.

City of Wellston prohibits downtown parking on Thursday, July 1

The City of Wellston has announced that there is to be no parking in downtown Wellston on Thursday, July 1 from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. to accommodate the street sweeper.

Wellston Police Department announces road closures for Saturday, July 3

The Wellston Police Department has announced that, as preparation for the upcoming “Celebration of Our Nation” event on Saturday, July 3, the following streets will be closed at the following times:

Thomas Montgomery

Thomas Patrick Montgomery passed away suddenly in the home of his son, Todd, in North Carolina on Tuesday, June 22. He was 79. Tom was born October 12, 1941, in Wellston to the late Ed and Katie Montgomery into a big family with two brothers and two sisters (John, Rita, Jim and Mary Sue). He grew up in Wellston and […]