The Jackson Ironmen football players were a happy bunch immediately following the team’s 63-21 victory over the Washington C.H. Blue Lions in a showdown game last Friday night at Alumni Stadium. Both teams entered the game unbeaten in the Frontier Athletic Conference and the Ironmen’s victory assures them of at least a share of the conference championship. A win at […]
Jackson celebrates ‘Opening Day’; Wellston, Oak Hlll events rained out
This past weekend, Opening Day activities to make the start of the summer baseball and softball programs were scheduled in all three Jackson County communities. The Red Diamond Club conducted its first-ever Opening Day activities on Friday evening with several related events. However, rainy weather on Saturday forced the cancellation of scheduled activities in both Wellston and Oak Hill.
Ten finalists chosen for 2022 Little Miss Apple Festival
Ten young girls from Jackson County are now one step closer to possibly becoming the 2022 Little Miss Apple Festival Queen.
Engineer Miller secures over $450,000 for improvements at airport
Jackson County Engineer Melissa Miller has applied for and is set to receive a total of $457,507 in funding through U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson’s Community Funding Project, money that will be used to enhance parking and security at the James A. Rhodes Airport in Jackson County.
VCBDD chief disagrees on sharing building space with Sheriff’s Office
During the Vinton County Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday morning, March 8, a discussion was conducted regarding the planned future configuration of the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) and the Vinton County Board of Developmental Disabilities (VCBDD) office at the county-owned VCBDD Building.
Lady Vikings seniors honored for historic achievements during Senior Night program
The Vinton County High School (VCHS) Athletic Department honored a senior class of Lady Viking basketball players who have made historical contributions both to the high school and community.
Attorney David Riepenhoff speaks at latest ‘Business After Hours’
In the first occurrence of the event for 2022, the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce held its first Business After Hours on Wednesday, Jan. 12.