Daily Archives: May 25, 2013

Theodore R. Yates

Theodore R. Yates, age 89, of Thurman, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born August 15, 1923 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James and Rosa Burcham Yates. Theodore was a 1941 graduate of Jackson High School and was a veteran of the United… Read More »

Honoring The Fighting McMillins

When President Abraham Lincoln made his first call for volunteer soldiers after the Civil War broke out in 1861, six brothers from the same Jackson County farming family stepped up to serve. These brothers from Milton Township — Emerson, Murray, Milton, James, Andrew, and Marion McMillin — all fought for the Union cause. As it… Read More »