Masks now optional in Wellston City Schools and on buses according to district leaders



As of Monday, Feb. 28, masks are now optional for the students and staff of Wellston City Schools, including on buses.

Wellston City Schools now accepting nominations for Wall of Achievement Program



Wellston City Schools is inviting the public to make nominations of individuals for induction into the Wall of Achievement Program. 

Faith Lutheran Church to hold Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 2



The Faith Lutheran Church of Jackson, located at 245 E. Huron St., will be holding an Ash Wednesday service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2. The public is welcome to attend.

Wellston City Schools now accepting nominations for Walls of Achievement



Nominations for Wellston City Schools’ Walls of Achievement are now being accepted.

Phyllis Christian



Phyllis Juanita (Nance) Christian, age 84, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Friday, February 25, 2022. Her faith in the Lord never wavered throughout her brave battle against pulmonary fibrosis. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Phyllis was born October 23, 1937, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late […]

DOE to conduct virtual meetings on environmental data at PGDP site



The U.S. Department of Energy will be conducting its third set of virtual meetings this week to discuss environmental data from air monitoring being performed during the demolition of the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Pike County.

Kimberly Wilbur



Kimberly Ann Wilbur, 26, of Hamden, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at her home following a host of health issues. She was born March 7, 1995, in Gallipolis, Ohio daughter of the late Roger Wilbur and Janet (Pierce) Wilbur, who survives. Kimmy was a very positive and happy person with a “bubbly” personality. She enjoyed listening to music, […]

Husband facing multiple charges following domestic incident



Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier’s deputies were dispatched to a call Tuesday night, Feb. 22, regarding an alleged domestic incident between a husband and wife on Hard Scrapple Road in Coal Township.