Oak Hill hires interim superintendent

The Oak Hill Union Local School District Board of Education voted on the evening of Thursday, August 11, to hire an interim superintendent.

Glade Run Road of Washington Township to close Monday, Aug. 15

Glade Run Road (County Road 57) in Washington Township will be closed starting Monday, Aug. 15, for a bridge replacement project, according to Jackson County Engineer Melissa Miller.

Faith Lutheran Church to host Cakewalk, Chinese Auction Saturday, Aug. 27

The Faith Lutheran Church of Jackson is inviting the public to attend a Cakewalk and Chinese Auction set for Saturday, Aug. 27, beginning at 4 p.m.

Space issue at Ridgewood Cemetery not as dire as originally believed; steps still being taken for site’s future

Though the matter is still being addressed, Wellston Safety/Service Director Anthony Brenner recently informed City Council members that upcoming issues with available space for burials at Ridgewood Cemetery is not as dire as originally thought.

Coalton Village Council to return to meeting twice a month

Coalton Village Council will be returning to meeting twice a month starting this coming week.

Local school districts ready for 2022-23 school year

Students in all four local school districts in Jackson County and Vinton County will soon start the 2022-23 school year.

Wellston City Council, not GOP Caucus, will appoint new council member

As previously announced, there is a vacancy to fill on Wellston City Council — but it’s up to Council itself to fill it and not the Jackson County Republican Party’s Central Committee.

High Praise Ministries to hold Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13

High Praise Ministries will be having a Back-to-School Bash at Manpower Park in Jackson on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gallia County man pleads guilty to dealing fentanyl

A 39-year-old Bidwell, Ohio man recently pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to dealing and possessing hundreds of grams of deadly fentanyl on a rural property in Southern Ohio.

JVCAI Summer Crisis Program to run through end of September

The Ohio Department of Development and Jackson Vinton Community Action, Inc. (JVCAI) will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months.