The Telegram News
December 5, 2020
  • Play to serve up Christmas messages, comedy
    Less than two weeks ahead of Christmas, the Apple City Players are prepared to create some holiday cheer -- and some belly laughs to boot.
  • JAFE to conduct 2020 Holiday Lights Contest
    Jackson Festivals and Events (JAFE) is once again conducting a countywide a Holiday Lights Contest to recognize and honor outstanding exterior Christmas lights and decorations.
  • Jackson Area YMCA to sponsor 2nd Annual Christmas Decorating Competition; enter by Dec. 18
    The 2nd Annual Christmas Decorating Competition, sponsored by the Jackson Area YMCA, will be held once again this year.  The contest was started by the staff in 2019 to encourage the Christmas spirit in Jackson County.
  • 74 rise early for Turkey Trot
    The 4th Annual YMCA 5K Turkey Trot drew 74 runners and walkers and even a few dogs on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 25, at the Jackson Area YMCA.
  • Americanism and Government Test winners recognized
    The Wellston American Legion Post 371 of Wellston recently presented certificates to the local winners of the Americanism and Government Test from Wellston High School.
  • Jackson firefighters collect Christmas toys, monetary donations
    This past weekend, the Jackson Firefighters Association renewed its annual tradition of accepting donations of toys and money to support two local Christmas projects.
  • Lore Family in concert at Trinity Chapel CCCU Nov. 29
    The Lore Family will be in concert Sunday morning Nov. 29 at Trinity Chapel Church of Christ in Christian Union. 
  • When Radio was King…

    Before there were cell phones, computers, the Internet and television, radio was the chief entertainment medium in the United States.

    The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, refers to a period of radio programming in the United States lasting from the proliferation of radio broadcasting in the early 1920s until the 1950s, when television began to supersede radio as the medium of choice for scripted programming, variety and dramatic shows.

  • Jackson City Schools announce Spelling Bee winners
    The Jackson City School District held its District Spelling Bee at the Jackson Middle School on Nov. 23.  
  • Katie Crabtree Thomas, a 2000 graduate of Wellston High School, was named the 2020 recipient of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Hall of Fame Award. This award is given to an individual who has built a distinguished career in public relations and who continues to contribute to public relations education through PRSSA involvement. Katie was nominated for her contributions to student professional development in the central Ohio area.
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