Nancy Scott

Nancy L. Scott, age 84, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Primrose Memory Care in Lancaster. She was born January 5, 1939, in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late Robert B. Rhodes and Margaret “Peg” Kessler Rhodes. Nancy was a 1957 graduate of Wellston High School. She was an educator who received her teaching certification from Rio […]

Lillian “Susie” Mae Martin

Lillian “Susie” Mae Martin, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio following a short illness. She was born August 13, 1941, in Stricklett, Kentucky to the late John and Lora (Carver) Sparks. Susie is survived by her daughter, Marsha (John) Fyffe of Ray, Ohio; siblings: Paulene Fraley of […]

Podcast: ‘A Minute Of News’ with Jeremiah Shaver

FREE (Episode 8 - Wednesday, July 5, 2023)

Episode Description: “A Minute Of News” with Jeremiah Shaver is a weekly podcast featuring quick news and event updates! This episode features a recap about Wellston Main Street’s “Celebration of Our Nation,” announcement of the grand prize winner from the Jackson County Extravaganza and information about an upcoming free movie at the Markay. Check back each Wednesday for a new […]

McArthur youth earns first Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Ticket

Mathew Whiteman, 7 years old, of McArthur is racing towards his future in motocross. Mathew started racing at the age of 5 on his PW 50 at the Vinton County Fairgrounds in a XCCR race. After falling in love with racing, his parents bought him a 2022 KTM 50 mini. Mathew raced in the 2022 Fast Traxx Summer Series, winning […]

Patriot’s paradise turns out for Jackson Independence Day Parade

Boosters provide 4th of July fun, fireworks, funds

Oak Hill resident Donna Rankins Woods (left), the first-ever Oak Hill Athletic Boosters 4th of July queen in 1957, was re-crowned Monday evening, July 3 by Boosters President Tammy McCain (right) following the Boosters Parade. The four-day 4th of July Celebration in Oak Hill wrapped up on Tuesday evening with a fireworks display. The Boosters not only covered the costs […]