The Telegram News
January 20, 2021
  • Buzz’s business: Loving the Oaks
    Legendary and eminently successful Oak Hill High School basketball coaches Doug Hale and Norm Persin both know a winner when they see one and they know what it takes to build a successful program and team.
  • Lady Oaks’ defense stifles Wellston in 64-34 victory

    OAK HILL – Oak Hill played lights-out defense and used a balanced attack to beat intra-county rival Wellston, 64-34, on Wednesday night.

  • Different hats, but they all fit
    A man who has worn many different work hats for the City of Jackson over a period covering parts of five decades has decided it’s time to clock out for the last time.
  • Holzer ready for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

    (Editor’s Note: Holzer Health System submitted this article addressing its participation in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.)


    A historical moment is upon us. One that many of us will likely never witness again. Amidst the last year of trials and crises, a glimmer of hope has revealed itself.  And it comes in a 0.5mL bottle. 

  • ‘New Generation’ artists in Markay spotlight
    It was symbolically appropriate that the Markay Cultural Arts Center began 2021 by featuring two “new-generation” artists in its first exhibit of the New Year.
  • Sixth Sense Brewing Co. brings home state honors
    Jackson’s resident brewery may be still be one of the new kids on the block, but it is already validating itself as one of the top breweries in Southern Ohio.
  • Vikings hit 15 threes in blowout win over Alexander
    McARTHUR – The Vinton County Vikings canned 15 three-point shots Friday night in their 69-56 victory over the Alexander Spartans in a Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division contest. 
  • Ironmen improve to 7-0 win 55-35 win over Washington Court House

    JACKSON – The Jackson Ironmen pulled away in the second half to beat Washington Court House 55-35 on Saturday night at home.

  • Fout to lead Commissioners in 2021
    The Vinton County Commissioners held their reorganizational meeting Tuesday, Jan. 5. Mark Fout was voted to serve as the Board’s President, while William Wellman was elected to the Vice President’s position.
  • Sheriff Cain conducts oath of office for deputies
    Newly installed Vinton County Sheriff Ryan Cain conducted a swearing-in ceremony for his deputies at 12 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4 outside the Sheriff’s Office.
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