• In a recent article on the annual Ground Hog Day Brunch which supports the Jackson Food Program/Clothesline, the hours of operation were incorrectly listed for the Jackson Food Program/Clothesline. Director Nancy Jordan advises the hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for food; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the store operation. The Jackson Food Program/Clothesline is located at 276 E. Main St. in downtown Jackson, across the street from the Markay Cultural Arts Center.

  • Jackson senior wins scholarship, gets recognized by School Board
    Jackson High School Senior Emma Matthews was the recent recipient of the Horatio Alger Scholarship to the tune of $25,000. Her achievements were recognized at the Feb. 12 meeting of the Jackson City School District Board of Education.
  • Get ready: Sharks are coming to town!
    Ohio Valley Bank recently presented the Jackson City Library with a donation that will be used to bring the Newport Aquarium’s Wave on Wheels to town. 
  • Annual ‘Cupcake Wars’ set at YMCA March 9
    The Jackson Area YMCA will hold its annual “Cupcake Wars” fundraiser on Saturday, March 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the “Y,” located at 594 E. Main St., Jackson.
  • Rick K and the Allnighters to headline entertainment at JAFE Winter Dance
    The Jackson Area Festivals & Events (JAFE) will sponsor its annual Winter Dance, set for Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the Jackson City Memorial Building. Popular band, Rick K and the Allnighters, will be entertaining. Tickets cost $25 at the door or $20 in advance, by calling 740-418-5770. Also, you may reserve a full table of 8 seats for $175.
  • Through its Breast Education Screening & Navigation Program, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs (CHP) has long provided mobile women’s cancer screening clinics around southeastern Ohio as part of its mission to improve women’s health in the region. 
  • Daddy/Daughter Gala huge success yet again
    The Jackson Area YMCA was packed last weekend, Feb. 1 and 2, with Dads taking out the number-one loves in their lives -- their daughters. A large crowd turned out both nights for the annual Daddy/Daughter Gala, which is a prom-style event designed to create a special evening for fathers and their young daughters.
  • CLA celebrates National School Choice, Spirit Week
    Students at Christian Life Academy (CLA) celebrated National School Choice Week and Spirit Week with a final assembly on the morning of Friday, Feb. 8. This year, Spirit Week lasted two weeks due to adverse weather conditions and school closings. 
  • Jackson County Sportsmen Federation event supports hunting, fishing, youth outdoors
    A large crowd came out on a cold night to attend the annual Jackson County Sportsmen Federation Banquet held Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp Banquet Hall.
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