Jackson County Banking Center makes generous donation to Truth Sports program

The Jackson County Banking Center of Vinton County National Bank made a donation to the new Truth Sports program which will play games on McCarty Lane in Jackson. 

Commissioners approve MOU between Sheriff’s Office and Teamsters union

Agreement involves pay hikes to help find and retain employees

The Jackson County Commissioners recently approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Teamsters Union Local 637 that makes two changes to the current contract, both of which relate to employee pay.

A Celebration of Winter at Lake Katharine

Family-friendly event celebrating the beauty of winter to be held at scenic Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve

Families in Southern Ohio will have a chance to celebrate the beauty of winter with a hike to admire the stunning views at Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve in Jackson County.

Jackson Genealogical Society to meet Saturday, Feb. 12

The Jackson Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society (JCOGS) will meet Saturday, Feb. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the Jackson City Library in the Potter Room. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Oak Hill Food Pantry extends pickup dates due to anticipated winter weather

The Oak Hill Food Pantry would like to announce that if the weather prevented your commodity pick-up on Thursday, Feb. 3, know that you may stop in on Monday, Feb 14, to receive your boxes.

Wellston Board of Education to hold regular meeting Monday, Feb. 14

The Wellston City Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session for their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Patrol’s Trooper Landrum promoted to Sergeant at the Jackson Post

On Sunday, Jan. 16, Trooper Russell L. Landrum was promoted to the rank of sergeant by Colonel Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent.

JVCAI provides heating bill assistance with HEAP Winter Crisis Program

Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. (JVCAI) is continuing to assist income-eligible residents of Jackson and Vinton Counties to stay warm during these cold winter months.

Local students make Dean’s List at Miami University

Miami University students who are ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for the fall semester 2021-22 have been named to the Dean’s list recognizing academic excellence. 

Local college student named to Baldwin Wallace University Dean’s List

A local student has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Provost Stephen D. Stahl.