• The Wellston Sons of the American Legion, Wellston #371 members are currently preparing for their Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event is set for April 20 beginning at noon sharp, at the Wellston High School Baseball Park, Rocket Drive and State Route 327.
  • Jackson Rotary salutes Seniors of Month

    Jackson Rotary Club members welcomed the Seniors of the Month for January, Danny Hong and Aidan Massie, at their Tuesday, Jan. 8 luncheon meeting. Hong and Massie will be special guests of the club at each of the meetings in January. Rotary Seniors of the Month are chosen on the basis of their high school academic standing and their involvement in extra-curricular and community activities.

  • Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce the 2018 fall scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Fall 2018 scholarship recipients include Kerrigan Hoover of Jackson, Madison Schultz of Carver, MN, and Miah Miller of Wellston.
  • Jason D. Holdren, Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, to serve as keynote speaker for 2019 NAACP MLK Day Celebration

    Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason D. Holdren will be the keynote speaker for the Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration hosted by the Southeastern Ohio NAACP Branch that serves Gallia, Jackson and Lawrence Counties; and again this year they are partnering up with the University of Rio Grande MLK Committee and the RSVP of the Ohio Valley.

  • Adena comes to homeless man’s rescue
    Homelessness is not just a “big-city” issue. Jackson County has its own homeless community of which most citizens are completely unaware, but some employees at a local medical facility now know about the situation firsthand.
  • Jessica Ashley exhibit opens at Markay Cultural Arts Center

    On Thursday evening, Jan. 10, the Markay Cultural Arts Center held an exhibit opening and “Meet the Artist” event for professional artist and Middleport native, Jessica Ashley.

  • Local heroes take Honor Flight
    The Honor Flight Program’s mission statement is to “transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends.” This past Veterans Day, three Jackson County residents, Roger Canter, David Scharfenberger, and Jerry Ghearing, were given this opportunity to fly to the nation’s capital and be honored for their sacrifices.
  • A step back in history:
    The clock will be turned back in time and history will come alive when the 21st Annual Pre-1890 Indoor Trade Fair is conducted Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp near Jackson.
  • The Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library is gearing up to begin their Winter/Spring children and teen sessions.
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