• 151 Vikings graduate before huge crowd
    The goal of “going forward with class and finding a positive place in the world” was reflected in the speeches given at the annual Vinton County High School (VCHS) Commencement Exercises held Friday night, May 17, in the high school gymnasium.
  • The Hamden Sewer Infiltration Project and the U.S. Route 50 Repair Project in McArthur were discussed by the Vinton County Commissioners at their meeting on Tuesday, May 14.
  • Older Americans Month marked in Vinton County
    Each May, Ohio joins the nation in observing Older Americans Month. This year’s theme for Older Americans Month is “Connect, Create, Contribute.” 
  • VCHS hosts 2019 Honor Awards Banquet
    On Wednesday, May 8, the John B. Palmer Chapter of the National Honor Society at Vinton County High School (VCHS) along with advisor Candice Walton and VCHS Principal Joshua Tripp were pleased to host the 2019 Vinton County High School Honor Awards Banquet which celebrated academic success. This event is a great honor for the students and the faculty. The event recognized those scholars who achieved the status of VCHS academic honor student during the 2018/2019 academic year.
  • Southern Ohio Forest Rally returning
    For the second consecutive year, people in Vinton County will have an opportunity to see the cars participating in the Southern Ohio Forest Rally (SOFR) as part of their three-day event.
  • The Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route 327 in Vinton County near the Ross County line. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, and resulted in one fatality.

  • Man arrested after allegedly pointing handgun at woman

    A young Vinton County man faces charges after an incident last Friday morning, May 10, when he allegedly pointed a handgun at a woman while they were in the same room with their baby.

  • Vinton County High School Principal Josh Tripp has announced he will be stepping down from that building leadership position at the end of the school year. He has turned in his resignation and announced his plans to leave to the district administration and high school staff.
  • VCHS Valedictorian wins new car
    The Driven to Succeed Program came to its climax in a program Thursday morning, May 2, at Vinton County High School (VCHS) as senior Belle Lambert won the grand prize -- a 2018 model Ford Fiesta.
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