• The Ohio State Highway Jackson Post is investigating a single-vehicle injury-related crash that occurred on State Route 93 near Clay Banner Road at approximately 3:28 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

     

  • Coalton officials, residents muse options for grant funds

    In the quest for a huge state grant which could bring improvements to the village, Coalton government leaders and residents gathered for a public meeting on Saturday, Dec. 1 to discuss possible projects for funding and how the community can participate by doing its own projects.

  • Both the Jackson and Wellston school boards approved resolutions at their November monthly meetings urging the Ohio General Assembly to offer two additional graduation pathways for members of the high school classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021, which are the same two pathways approved for the members of the classes of 2018.

  • Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season conducted Nov. 26-Dec. 2, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period.
  • Taylor Rose resigns as Wellston councilwoman due to change in residency

    At the Thursday, Dec. 6 meeting of Wellston City Council personnel issues were in the headlines, including the resignation of a councilwoman.

  • The future of the Oak Hill's Mayor's Court was discussed when Oak Hill Village Council members met Tuesday, Nov. 27. Mayor Rob Leonard stated the council has a choice to make because of the resignation of Magistrate Linda Warner.  She is resigning after her December court session due to being elected to a Common Pleas Judge position in another county.

  • The Oak Hill Village Council is in the process of applying to join the Madison-Jefferson Fire District (MJFD) as a member. The village has contracted for fire-protection services since the closing of the former Oak Hill Fire Department about 20 years ago.
  • Big-city selection, small town service…
    There are many facets to the Knepp's Power Equipment business in Vinton County. It’s located in the former Kempton’s Truck Building on U.S. Route 50 near McArthur and just west of Vinton County Middle School.
  • State Highway Patrol troopers apprehend fleeing suspect in Jackson

    After an abbreviated vehicle and foot pursuit early Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 5, troopers from the Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol were able to capture a suspect in Jackson who had fled from a traffic stop which had been made near Jackson.

  • Lawrence County man killed in U.S. 35 car-semi crash Thursday morning

    The Jackson Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatality-related crash that occurred at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 on U.S. Route 35 in western Jackson County adjacent to the roadside rest facility.

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