VCHD to hold next COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday, Aug. 6



The next Saturday COVID-19 vaccine clinic for the Vinton County Health Department (VCHD) will take place on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Engineer’s request for new vehicles approved by Commissioners



Recent requests from Jackson County Engineer Melissa Miller to purchase three new pickup trucks for her department out of her own budget were ultimately approved by the Jackson County Commissioners.

Governor DeWine issues statement on state review of Ohio power outages



Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on the recent power outages.

City of Jackson announces itinerary, closures for 4th of July parade



On Sunday, July 3, the 4th of July parade lineup will congregate in Jackson on Broadway Street between Broad and South streets.

Driver avoids injury in truck/trailer crash



The Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one-vehicle crash, which occurred on U.S. Route 35 in Liberty Township, six miles east of the Ross County line, at 10:54 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28.

Still roaring to serve after 90 years

Wellston, Jackson Lions clubs celebrate milestone anniversary

The Wellston Lions Club and the Jackson Lions Club are each turning 90 years old in 2022 and the two local service organizations celebrated the noteworthy milestone as one as they conducted a joint 90th Anniversary Charter Celebration on Saturday evening, June 25, at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Hall in Wellston.

Apple Festival Quilt Show canceled for 2022



The organizers of the annual Jackson Apple Festival Quilt Show have announced that this year’s event has been canceled.

Holzer hosts Physician Wall of Fame event



Holzer Health System recently held its Annual Physician Wall of Fame event, honoring physicians who have retired with 25 years of service to their organization.

Local Lions Clubs celebrate 90th anniversary with ‘Sweet Treat’ auction



On Saturday night, June 25 the Wellston and Jackson Lions Clubs held a joint celebration of the 90th Anniversary of their charter in 1932.

Fluor-BWXT donates funds for school STEM project



Fifth graders at Oak Hill Elementary have found a new smiling friend in their science class.