Driver seriously injured in head-on collision on Beaver Pike

Both drivers were injured — one of them seriously — in a two-vehicle, head-on crash which occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, just west of Jackson on Beaver Pike (County Road 76) near the intersection of Lake Katharine Road. According to the Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash involved two vehicles which were heading […]

Daniel Paul Rose

Daniel Paul Rose, age 88, passed away September 22, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio, where he has lived since 1960. Dan was born on September 7, 1934, to the late Paul Merril and Ferne Elizabeth (Morgan) Rose. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his older sister, Charmaine (Rose) Hughes. Dan is survived by four children: Rebecca, […]

BULLETIN: Beaver Pike, at Lake Katharine Road, closed due to wreck


The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office advises that both lanes of Beaver Pike (County Road 76) are closed at the Lake Katharine Road intersection due to a motor-vehicle crash. Motorists are asked to avoid that location and seek an alternate route.

Junie Fae Oney

Junie Fae Oney, 78, of McArthur, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She was born September 4, 1944, in Hollybush, Kentucky, daughter of the late Virgil and Delia “Dellie” Johnson Caudill. Junie was married for 59 years to Donald Oney, who survives. She regularly attended Stockdale United Christian Church […]

Coal Township home ‘total loss’ after Monday fire

A Coal Township residence was destroyed in a late-afternoon fire on Monday, Oct. 10. The Coalton Volunteer Fire Department was alerted to a residential fire at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday at 46 Sand Hill Road. The name of the occupant or occupants were not available. The Wellston, Liberty Township and Hamden fire departments all provided mutual aid, but the home […]

No parking in angle spots today (Wednesday) in downtown Jackson


Jackson Mayor Randy Evans announces that crews working on the paving projects in the city will be painting the stripes for the angle parking spots in downtown Jackson today (Wednesday) on both Main Street and Broadway Street. Therefore, parking is prohibited today in all those angle parking spots. Evans says it’s hoped all the angle spots will be striped today […]

Jackson County Engineer notifies motorists of upcoming country roadwork


The Jackson County Engineer’s Office reports that Chillicothe Pike will be closed for a culvert replacement project on Saturday, Oct. 15. The closing will be between Simpson Road and Sunnydale Road and should only last one day. Additionally, Dura Mark will be centerline striping 120 miles of county road starting Thursday, Oct. 13. Shelly & Sands will be paving portions […]