Sandra Leigh Borden

Sandra Leigh Borden of Jackson, Ohio passed away Sunday, September 10, 2023, after a valiant fight against bone and breast cancer. Known to her family and friends as “Sandy,” she was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, where she attended St. Mary’s School and Notre Dame High School. She was the daughter of Mildred Stevens Macbrair and Ben Almond. Married to Scott […]

Penny Lynn (Walker) Rupert

Penny Lynn (Walker) Rupert, 74, of Jackson, Ohio passed away in her home in Jackson, Ohio, on September 6, 2023. Penny was born April 9, 1949, in Gallipolis, Ohio, to Ervin Lee and Ruth Avonel (Helman) Walker (both deceased). She attended Jackson High School in Jackson, Ohio, class of 1967. She continued her education at Shawnee State, completing her Licensed […]

Coalton Village Council meeting rescheduled for Sept. 12


Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken has announced that Coalton Village Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. for a makeup meeting. The meetings are held at the Coalton Community Building. Last week, the council meeting that was set for Tuesday, Sept. 5, was cancelled, but now it is being rescheduled. Meetings are open to the public.

George Arnold Cook

George Arnold Cook, age 72, of McArthur passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023, at his home. He was born August 10, 1951, in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late George Russell Cook and Donna Marie Bowshier Cook. George was a minister and a man of God who loved the Lord. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, farming, and the outdoors. He […]

Catherine “Sis” Ousley

Catherine I. “Sis” Ousley, age 76, of Jackson passed away peacefully Friday, September 8, 2023, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston, Ohio. She was born March 29, 1947, in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Clarence Jarvis and Ruby Groves Jarvis. Catherine married the love of her life, Larry Ousley, on March 5, 1966. They were married for 49 years before […]

Remembering 9/11


Today marks the 22nd anniversary since, al-Qaida, a Muslim militant group, hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with al-Qaida hijacked four airplanes and set about creating one of the most devastating terrorist attacks of all time. Two of the planes flew into the twin towers […]