Daily Archives: May 19, 2013

Wilfred E. “Gene” DeMers

Wilfred E. “Gene” DeMers, age 84, of McArthur, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born November 5, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Alphonse DeMers and Francis Reagen DeMers. Gene was a former self-employed clock maker. He is survived by his wife, Helen… Read More »

Medal of Honor recipient has Wellston connections

It is fairly well known Jackson County has three Medal of Honor recipients – John Wollam, Donald Long, and James M. Compston – but a fourth has been found and although he is not from Jackson County, he has Wellston connections. With Memorial Day just around the corner it seems appropriate to publish this story… Read More »