Marianne Carper

Marianne Carper, a God-fearing Christian with Christ in her heart and consummate crusader for social justice, left her earthly abode to joyfully reunite with her parents and cherished Greyhounds in eternal life. Marianne began her life in Petrea, Ohio, in Jackson County. Many stories could be told of the years between Marianne’s birth and death, but Marianne insisted the most […]

Evelyn Wyatt

Evelyn J. Wyatt, 88, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the Buckeye Forest Nursing Facility in Jackson. She was born June 22, 1934, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Clifford and Mattie Hartley Rowland. She is survived by her son, Kenny Jr. (Bettie) Wyatt; grandson, Kenny Wyatt III; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was […]

Firefighters battle huge brush fire in Washington Township

Multiple fire departments in Jackson County and Vinton County battled a huge brush fire in Washington Township for about six hours on Wednesday afternoon and evening, May 10. Wellston Fire Department First Assistant Fire Chief Aaron Dupree reported that the fire was first reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. and involved a wide area off Richland Furnace Road on heavily wooded […]

Sherri (Potter) Metzger

Sherri A. (Potter) Metzger, age 51, went home to be with her Savior on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. She fought so hard and so long to be here for as long as she was, and we’re incredibly thankful for the time we had. She was born September 24, 1971, in Elyria, Ohio to Elwin Potter and the late Judith F. […]