15 COVID deaths logged in Jackson County in less than two months

Numerous new COVID-19 cases continue to be reported in Jackson County – and new deaths as well.

SOCOG board to meet Thursday, Oct. 7 in Chillcothe

The Southern Ohio Council of Governments (SOCOG) will hold its next board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at Southern Ohio Council of Governments, 167 West Main St. in Chillicothe. Board meetings are usually held the first Thursday of the month. For more information, call 740-775-5030.

Wellston City Council to hold Public Service Committee Meeting Thursday, Oct. 7

The Wellston City Council has announced that there will be a Public Service Committee Meeting this Thursday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The topics of discussion will include food trucks and flea markets.

Jackson City Council sets public hearing on rezoning request for 265 Pearl St.

There will be a public hearing before Jackson City Council on Monday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers on Portsmouth Street in Jackson.

Republican Central Committee to fill Wellston City Council vacancy

Chairman Justin Lovett of the Central Committee of the Jackson County Republican Party has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.  for the purpose of filling a vacancy in public office. The vacancy resulted when Republican Wayne Cosper resigned as a member of Council (Ward 2) for the City of Wellston.

Planning Commission approves rezoning for new group home site

The plan of Buckeye Community Services (BCS) to build a new group home on vacant property at 265 Pearl St. in Jackson cleared another hurdle when the Jackson City Planning Commission voted unanimously on Monday evening, Oct. 4, to approve a request to rezone the two involved parcels.


The following events are set at the Jackson Lake State Park Campground for the remainder of the year.

Jackson Rotary Club seeking new members

The Jackson Rotary Club is looking for new community members to join its organization.

Jackson Lions Club to sell veals Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16

The Jackson Lion’s Club will be selling Jackson County veals from the Farmer-Sportsman Fish Booth, located at the intersection of Veterans Drive and Harding Avenue, near Eddie Jones Park in Jackson.

90th Annual Annie and John Richards Family Reunion held at Canter’s Cave 4H Camp

Ninety years ago, in 1931, the family of Annie L. and John M. Richards gathered togethers for the first of many reunions.