• An Oak Hill area home was damaged in a fire which occurred late Monday afternoon, Jan. 21.
  • The Jackson City Board of Education conducted its annual organizational meeting on Tuesday evening, Jan. 8 and will stay the course regarding its officers for 2019.
  • The Wellston City School District has experienced roof and masonry issues at the Wellston Intermediate-Middle School and High School buildings which are in need of correction and are continuing to commit money to the project. The topic was addressed once again at the board’s regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, Jan. 14.
  • Coalton pursuing state grant
    In spite of the threat of a snowstorm, the meeting room of the Coalton Community Building was full Saturday afternoon, Jan. 12 when a Community Meeting was held regarding the Village’s planned application for a Neighborhood Revitalization Grant from the state.
  • Long-time Wellston Council leader won’t seek re-election
    A man who has been a principal figure on Wellston City Council for more than two decades has announced he will be stepping away from his elected position at the end of this year.
  • The home basketball game between the Oak Hill Oaks and Minford Falcons is always a fan favorite and the matchup this Friday night should be extra special. This year the game at Oak Hill will have a nostalgic touch of history added as members of Oak Hill’s 2009 State Championship basketball team and the cheerleaders will be introduced and recognized.

  • Deputies of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a report of a kidnapping, but have now named the suspect who faces major felony charges as a result of the episode.


    A Pike County woman was found dead in her wrecked and partially submerged vehicle Monday morning, Jan. 21 off Vega Road in southeastern Jackson County.

  • Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier's Office received a report Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 from a male stating that his mother and another relative had been kidnapped. He believed that they were being taken to Columbus, Ohio.

  • As of 2:53 p.m. Sunday, Vinton County downgraded to a Level 1 Snow Emergency status. Jackson County remains at Level 1 at this time.
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