The Telegram News
January 22, 2019
  • Bundy Elementary has announced its honor students for the second nine-week grading period of the 2018-19 school year.
  • Jackson Spelling Bee champions in spotlight
    The top finishers in the 2018-2019 Jackson City School District Spelling Bee were honored and recognized at the Tuesday, Jan. 8 meeting of the Jackson City Board of Education. 
  • BHCC announces Keyan Jenkins as Regional Officer
of SkillsUSA
    Buckeye Hills Career Center has announced that Keyan Jenkins, a senior Auto Service Technology student from Oak Hill High School, has been elected a regional officer of the South Central Region of SkillsUSA. This prestigious honor is only held by 42 students in Ohio.
  • The Wellston Sons of the American Legion, Wellston #371 members are currently preparing for their Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event is set for April 20 beginning at noon sharp, at the Wellston High School Baseball Park, Rocket Drive and State Route 327.
  • Jackson Rotary salutes Seniors of Month

    Jackson Rotary Club members welcomed the Seniors of the Month for January, Danny Hong and Aidan Massie, at their Tuesday, Jan. 8 luncheon meeting. Hong and Massie will be special guests of the club at each of the meetings in January. Rotary Seniors of the Month are chosen on the basis of their high school academic standing and their involvement in extra-curricular and community activities.

  • Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce the 2018 fall scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Fall 2018 scholarship recipients include Kerrigan Hoover of Jackson, Madison Schultz of Carver, MN, and Miah Miller of Wellston.
  • Adena comes to homeless man’s rescue
    Homelessness is not just a “big-city” issue. Jackson County has its own homeless community of which most citizens are completely unaware, but some employees at a local medical facility now know about the situation firsthand.
  • Jessica Ashley exhibit opens at Markay Cultural Arts Center

    On Thursday evening, Jan. 10, the Markay Cultural Arts Center held an exhibit opening and “Meet the Artist” event for professional artist and Middleport native, Jessica Ashley.

  • Local heroes take Honor Flight
    The Honor Flight Program’s mission statement is to “transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends.” This past Veterans Day, three Jackson County residents, Roger Canter, David Scharfenberger, and Jerry Ghearing, were given this opportunity to fly to the nation’s capital and be honored for their sacrifices.
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