The Telegram News
January 25, 2020
  • Young sharpshooter earns the spotlight
    Young Mason Malone (right) had plenty of reason to smile as he had the honor of presenting the official game ball to referee Rod Nichols (left) ust before the Jackson-Alexander boys’ varsity basketball game at Jackson High School on Tuesday night. 
  • (Editor’s Note: The Warriors 4 Christ group has issued the following announcement. ALSO, see sidebar, “Letter to the Editor.”)

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    “New Year’s Day has come and 2020 is in full swing. If you’re like everyone else, the resolutions you made for 2020 are also in the past! Here we are, still trying to deal with those hurts, hang-ups, or habits that we thought we could resolve away with the new year. Did you know there’s a better way and hope to overcome these things? Addicted to something? Anxious? Depressed? Angry?

  • JHS senior wins prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship
    Jackson High School (JHS) senior and Ray resident Kylee Bako is one of only 106 students from across the United States to receive a 2020 national scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association. The recipients were announced in a news release issued Tuesday, Jan. 21.
  • Annual Heart of Hocking awarded to longtime volunteers, two Jackson residents
    At this year’s 55th Annual Winter Hike at Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz awarded the Heart of Hocking Award to Jackson area residents, Wanda and Willis Tomblin, for their 15 years of service to Hocking Hills State Park. This year’s Winter Hike was conducted on Saturday, Jan. 18.
  • 2020 Cycle Search has double the fun
    It will be double the fun when Total Media, in partnership with Honda Suzuki Polaris Can Am of Jackson, launches its ever-popular 2020 Cycle Search Contest next week.
  • RYLA delegates share value of their experiences
    The four Jackson High School students who attended the district Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program at Ohio University this past summer discussed their experiences as part of a panel discussion conducted during the Jackson Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 7. 
  • Mason Malone wins District Hoop Shoot contest
    Mason Malone (pictured, center) of Jackson is all smiles after he won the 2020 South Central District Hoop Shoot in the 8-to-9-year-old boys division held at Newark High School on Sunday, Jan. 19.
  • Two artists combine talents in ‘Elementally Bare’ exhibit
    The combined artwork of Joseph Hamilton and Dana Boggs is now on display in an exhibit entitled “Elementally Bare” at the Markay Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.
  • Wellston students are preparing for the opportunity of a lifetime where they will take the stage with the California-based performing arts group, The Young Americans. This nonprofit music, dance and performance organization will make a stop at Wellston High School Feb. 23-25, during its Spring Midwest Tour. The Young Americans is committed to inspiring the world through global performing arts workshops and world-class performances for audiences of all ages. The organization devotes its tour to teaching and empowering students and supporting school music programs across the U.S. and Canada.
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