McARTHUR – The Vinton County Lady Vikings volleyball team welcomed Warren in a Division II sectional semifinal on Monday and won in three sets (25-11, 25-8, 25-16).
MINFORD – The Oak hill boys’ cross country team won the team title at the 2021 Southern Ohio Conference Cross Country Championships at Minford.
COLUMBUS – Oak Hill senior Kameron Maple captured a tie for 53rd in the Division II State Golf Championships last weekend.
VOLLEYBALL: Ironladies season ends in sectional tournament against River Valley, 22-25, 15-25, 25-16, 23-25
BIDWELL – The 2021 volleyball season came to an end for the Jackson Ironladies after dropping a 25-22, 25-15, 16-25, 25-23 decision to the River Valley Lady Raiders in a Division II sectional semifinal volleyball match on Saturday.
LUCASVILLE – It didn’t start well for the Oak Hill Oaks and only got worse against Portsmouth West on Saturday.
Although the number of active COVID-19 cases is slowly decreasing, the effects of the virus have proved to be no less grim. Since the Jackson County Health Department released its last COVID-19 statistical update on Sunday, Oct. 10, the virus has claimed the lives of two more Jackson County residents.
The “Oaktoberfest” fundraiser event that had been scheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 23, at Oak Hill High School has been canceled. The event, which was to have included a $5,000 raffle, a cornhole tournament, a chili cookoff, live entertainment and more, will not be rescheduled, according to Oak Hill High School head football coach Paul Carver. Proceeds would have benefited the Oak Hill High School football program.
The Jackson County Port Authority will conduct its next meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the conference room at Peoples Bank in Jackson.
Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier’s deputies have found and captured escaped inmate Shannon Nichols at a residence in Oak Hill.