• Annual Chili Cook-Off provides JHS wrestling program with gear, grub, gas
    The Jackson High School Wrestling Take Down Club recently held its Chili Cook-Off and Auction on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Jackson High School Commons. 
  • After a two-year hiatus, the Advent Carol Sing is being held at the Welsh-American Heritage Museum on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. this year.
  • Markay kicks off Eley exhibit with reception
    Regional artist Sharon Eley from Chillicothe is not only the Markay Cultural Arts Center's featured artist in its gallery exhibit, but she is also a person who started a second career late in life. During an opening reception Friday evening, Nov. 16, Eley described how she spent an entire career as an elementary school teacher in Virginia, Maryland, and Ohio before creating her first piece of art.
  • ‘Tis the season and the Jackson Food Program/Clothesline has two ways (something old and something new) for the public to give back to the community during this holiday period.
  • Jackson Lioness Club Candy Store open for business
    The Jackson Lioness Club Candy Store opened Thursday, Nov. 15 at 235 Broadway Street in downtown Jackson. Hours of operation will be Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
  • JHS Drama Club play: Road to Neverland leads through Jackson

    The road to the mythical Neverland of storybook fame made its way through Jackson this past weekend as the Jackson High School Drama Club presented Peter and the Starcatcher at the Jackson Middle School Auditorium. Under the direction of Cathy Lord and Shawn Murray, performances were conducted Friday and Saturday evening as well as an afternoon matinee on Sunday.

  • Krav Maga self-defense taught at YMCA
    Protection of an individual’s body, a business, home or church is a growing concern of many people. On Friday night, Nov. 9, World Expert Self-Defense Trainer Sharir Richman from Israel came to the Jackson YMCA to demonstrate the Krav Maga method of self-defense. He is with the Israeli Contact Combat system organization.
  • Two D. M. Davis Vocal Choir Directors commissioned as Kentucky Colonels
    During the regular rehearsal of the D. M. Davis Vocal Choirs, on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Markay Cultural Arts Center, two of the directors were surprised with certificates indicating that they had been commissioned as Kentucky Colonels by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 
  • COAD/RSVP Awards given to those kind enough to volunteer
    The 44TH Annual COAD/RSVP of the Ohio Valley Recognition and Awards Luncheon took place on Friday, Nov. 2 at the Christ United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The 2017-18 Volunteer Awards are presented to those who have served milestone years or hours of service; and special awards were given to volunteers who have given service specifically to the RSVP. This year’s theme was “Our volunteers are jewels.”
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