AEP Ohio crews to head south in response to Hurricane Ian’s landfall


As Hurricane Ian was bearing down on Florida, utility companies are anticipating widespread outages and have asked for assistance. AEP Ohio is sending nearly 590 employees and contractors (line personnel, tree crews, damage assessors and crew supervisors) from throughout its service territory to both Florida and Georgia to help with anticipated power restoration needs.  AEP Ohio employees and contractors have […]

Hints from the South


For well over 100 years, Cattlemen’s Steakhouse has been serving the finest steaks that you could possibly imagine. I mean, we know how to grill steaks at my house, but Cattlemen’s takes it to another level. Best steak, best baked potatoes and best sautéed mushrooms and onions that I have ever had. Oklahoma City Stockyard is the largest in the […]

Coalton Village Council On the agenda: Sept. 20, 2022

The following business was conducted by members of Coalton Village Council during a meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken called the meeting to order. Coalton Village Council members attending the meeting that night were Donna Brisker, James “Jim” Milliken, Matt McCarthy, Stacy Storms, and Shelley Meacham. Absent from the meeting was James Barnes. Under old business, […]

Shop Small in Fall event to be held in Wellston on Saturday, Oct. 8


Wellston Main Street invites the public to mark their calendars for the Shop Small in Fall event, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Small business vendors and craftsmen will provide shopping opportunities through downtown Wellston, and more vendors will be set up at Rocket Pizza. A pumpkin carving contest, a pumpkin decorating […]

Annual Bloomfield Alumni Dinner to be held Saturday, Oct. 22


The 97th Annual Bloomfield Alumni Dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at Vega United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 2243 Vega Road near Thurman. The social hour will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. Please RSVP by Friday, Oct. 7 by calling Janice Davis at 740-418-4095 or Felicia Hale at […]

Hope United Methodist Church plans Free Community Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 5


The Hope United Methodist Church of Wellston will offer a Free Community Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The menu will feature Bonnie Martin’s baked spaghetti, plus salad, bread sticks and dessert. Carryout service is available by calling 740-384-2663 or 740-710-0500. This event open to the public. The church is located at the corner of […]

Old Country Church Tabernacle to hold Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 2


The Old Country Church Tabernacle of Oak Hill will hold a Homecoming event on Sunday, Oct. 2 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Homecoming will feature preaching by Donnie Massie and special singing from the Satterfield Boys.

Apple City Motorcycle Club announces winners from annual Apple Festival Cruise-In


The Apple City Motorcycle Club conducted its annual Apple Festival Cruise-In at Manpower Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Entries for both motorcycles and automobiles were invited and three “People’s Choice” winners were chosen in each division. Pictured (from the left) are the three winners in the motorcycle division: first place, Matt Vickers; second place, Dave Muney; and third place, Keith […]

Apple City Players announce cast for Kid Kringle musical

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The Jackson County Youth Theater program has cast its upcoming musical, Kid Kringle, the story of Santa’s teen brother and his pal, Jack the Snowbunny, who discover while checking the Naughty List that Sissy Couric, the local weather reporter, is on the list. Can they and their friends, Balthy and the Candee Canes, stop her before she creates a blizzard […]

Jackson County Municipal Court announces new e-filing portal


All civil, criminal, and traffic filings with the Jackson County Municipal Court can now be made electronically, according to Clerk Derek Cales, via the new e-filing portal at jmcourt.com. Payments and deposits can also be submitted electronically at the time of filing using a credit or debit card, according to Cales’ Sept. 22 post on the Jackson County Municipal Court […]