OHSBCA recognizes student-athletes on Academic All-Ohio baseball team

The Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association recognized senior athletes to the Academic All-Ohio teams for the spring of 2021.

Ironmen Youth Football Camp announced

The Jackson High School coaching staff will be hosting its football camp for those entering grades two thru eight. The camp will begin on July 12 and run through July 15 at Jackson’s Alumni Stadium from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. each day.

Jackson Black Sox win 10U tournament in Upper Arlington

In their recent 10U Jackson Co. win at Upper Arlington, The Black Sox finished first in the goal bracket at UA.

OHSAA announces football regions

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced the football region assignments for the upcoming 2021 season on Tuesday. The 10-week regular-season begins the week of August 16, with the top 16 schools in each region qualifying for the playoffs that begin October 29-30.

U.S. Senate candidate Ryan to speak virtually to local Dems

The Jackson County Democratic Party will be hosting a July meeting this upcoming week in Jackson. During the meeting, Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Tim Ryan of Ohio, will be participating in the meeting virtually as a special guest speaker.

Mayor, Service Director update Council on housing ordinance, cemetery benches

Wellston Mayor Charlie Hudson and Service/Safety Director Anthony Brenner recently provided several updates to members of City Council, including the current state of a proposed housing ordinance and an ordinance pertaining to Ridgewood Cemetery that will soon be enforced.

URG honors memory, positive impact of Evan Davis

Recently, the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College (URG/RGCC) held a memorial ceremony for the late Evan E. Davis and his family at the Berry Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Dog pound hoping to raise enough funding to add a part-time employee

Jackson County Dog Warden Deb Fout and Assistant Dog Warden Jennifer Hughes were both present for a recent meeting of the Board of Commissioners to address a manpower need and to propose a possible solution.

Coalton’s NRG projects wrapping up

The various projects associated with the $750,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Grant (NRG) awarded to the Village of Coalton through the 2019 Jackson County Community Development Block Grant program are either finished or nearing completion.

Lt. Governor views high school manufacturing class at URG-Jackson

Last week, Ohio’s Lieutenant Governor, Jon Husted, made a stop at the University of Rio Grande’s (URG) Jackson Center to speak with the individuals involved with a new program aimed at getting high school students involved in an education program tied to manufacturing.