The Telegram News
September 20, 2020
  • Atomic Credit Union will once again be holding its annual coat drive. The event will begin Oct. 1 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 31. Items requested include, but are not limited to, coats, hats, gloves and mittens, and scarves for adults and children. ACU would like to remind the public that all donations stay local.
  • Welsh-American Heritage Museum Website Launch set for Sept. 11-20 – Ohio’s Open Doors Week
    The Welsh-American Heritage Museum, located at 412 Main Street in the Village of Oak Hill, is excited to use Ohio’s Open Doors Week (Sept. 11-20) to officially launch our new website! You can find us at www.welshmuseum.comand be able to take a virtual tour of the beautiful museum that once served the community as the Welsh Congregational Church.
  • Jackson City Schools salute retirees
    During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Sept. 8, the Jackson City Board of Education honored district employees who had retired during or after the 2019-20 school year. The meeting was open to the public and held in the Jackson High School gymnasium to more easily achieve social distancing. Attendees were required to wear masks.
  • New Fair Queens float unveiled
    Even though there are no festivals or parades right now due to COVID-19, the Jackson County Fair Queens Court has unveiled its new float and is looking forward to the day that it can be put to use again.
  • For 31 years, September has been designated as National Recovery Month to celebrate the gains and improvements made by those in recovery from substance abuse and other brain illnesses.
  • Jackson City Library Director Roger Donaldson has announced that a representative from Easter Seals will be present at the library this Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until noon to enroll anyone interested in joining the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library.

  • Transforming Lives Thru Christ (TLC Ministries) will be resuming its weekly Food Giveaway event this Thursday, Sept. 17, but at a different location than usual -- the Jackson County Fairgrounds on Meadow Run Road in Wellston.
  • Dan Lockard, Jr. Memorial Car Show a big success
    The 7th Annual Dan Lockard, Jr. Memorial Car Show held Saturday afternoon, Sept. 12 at the old Pants Factory lot in downtown Wellston with 71 vehicles registered.
  • Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau to be making and selling apple butter
    The Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau will once again be making apple butter this year, with proceeds to go to local youth FFA Chapters.  Senior OD Kim Harless said, “COVID has kept our FFA kids from assisting with Farm Bureau events, so we want to help them out.” 
  • Oaks’ Nation rallies around injured Oak
    A scary scene at a high school football game later turned into a positive feel-good story about how a school district community can rally around one of its own in a time of crisis.
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