The Telegram News
March 31, 2020
  • Community Foundation seeks donations to make a difference

    “Make it count for Jackson County.”

    That’s the calling card of the Jackson County Community Foundation (JCCF) as it moves into an important fundraising period which ends May 31.

  • Pinewood Pottery salutes ‘Jackson County Strong’
    The threat of the coronavirus has temporarily closed Pinewood Pottery & Paints, located at 231 E. Main St. in downtown Jackson. However, this unfortunate circumstance has not kept the owner/operators from showing their community spirit in a time of great adversity...
  • DD Awareness Month proclaimed in Jackson County
    The Jackson County Commissioners have proclaimed the month of March as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. During the Tuesday, March 17 commissioners meeting, Jackson County Board of DD Superintendent Nick Elliott requested the adoption of the proclamation, which carries a theme of “Celebrate our Differences” for 2020.
  • McGenerous: Happy Meals times 200
    The coronavirus crisis has understandably resulted in some unhappiness and worry among local residents, but Jackson McDonald’s Owner/Operator Brad Munn and his family stepped up this past Sunday, March 22, to spread some happiness in their own special way -- by giving away 200 Happy Meals at the Jackson location at 588 E. Main St., Jackson.
  • ‘Friday Feasts’ at First Presbyterian suspended till further notice
    First Presbyterian Church of Jackson is suspending all activities till further notice, including Friday Feasts.
  • Cycle Search winner does it for second time
    For the past two months, determined and intrepid contestants have combed the local area high and low and in between, searching for a key packet which would reward them with two 4-wheelers.
  • Jackson Rotary hosts Rotary District Governor Nominee Designate and District Rotary Foundation Chair, Price Finley
    “As Ohio and the United States respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic, it looks like our March 10th meeting will be our last in-person meeting for a while,” said Rotarian Greg Ervin. “I am pleased we had the opportunity to hear from Price Finley on March 10th. Price is our Rotary District Governor Nominee Designate and District Rotary Foundation Chair. Price will serve as our District Governor during the 2022-2023 Rotary Year.”
  • The Jackson Area Festivals and Events (JAFE), along with the United Fund, have announced the first free food giveaway for 2020. It will be held at the JAFE Building on Veterans Drive across from the Jackson Walmart. Food will be given away Saturday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m. until food runs out or at 11 a.m., whichever comes first.
  • Amending a decision made earlier in the week, the Faith Lutheran Church of Jackson will conduct its regular Toiletries Giveaway as scheduled this Friday, March 20, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. There had been an initial decision to cancel the event this month.

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