The Telegram News
March 26, 2019
  • Doles and Bouska sign to play basketball at Rio Grande

    They started together and will continue in college together.

    Seniors Mya Bouska and Tory Doles had a signing ceremony Wednesday in the Wellston High School Cafetorium to play college basketball at The University of Rio Grande.

  • March set for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    At the Tuesday, March 19 meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners, individuals from Hope Haven were in attendance as the commissioners proclaimed March 2019 as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. 
  • Wellston Council addresses Post Office Café demo
    A massive downtown Wellston landmark is no longer standing and is now reduced to a pile of rubble; but Wellston Service Director Bill Shumate sees a bright future ahead for the soon-to-be-empty lot and hopes owners of other deteriorating structures within the city learn a lesson from what remains of the former Post Office Café.
  • New Dog Warden learning the ropes
    Newly hired Vinton County Dog Warden Andrea Starr is excited about her new position and is very appreciative of the Vinton County Commissioners, for hiring her and of Jackson County Dog Warden Deb Fout for taking the time to personally train her. Both dog wardens also thank the Jackson County Commissioners for allowing the training to take place at the Jackson County Dog Pound.
  • Semi crash affects traffic on State Route 327 near Wellston Tuesday evening

    A single-vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor-trailer rig closed or restricted a portion of State Route 327 south of Wellston for more than six hours on Tuesday afternoon and evening, March 19.

  • Travis Bethel hired to lead his alma mater, Vinton County
    New Vinton County football coach Travis Bethel and his new coaching staff believe a building- block approach is needed when developing a winning football program. It is a plan that worked well personally for Bethel as he achieved success at both Vinton County, as well as Union College and in the business world as a log merchandiser.
  • Travis Bethel gets his 'dream job' to lead Vikings' football program

    New Vinton County High School Head Football Coach Travis Bethel described being hired to take over the Vikings’ Program as “a dream come true and something I have wanted to do for a long time.” 

  • 66th National Day of Prayer proclaimed
    Thursday, May 2, will mark the 19th Jackson County National Day of Prayer at the Jackson Memorial Building. Over the years, this one event has spawned new traditions as well, with the City of Wellston and Village of Coalton hosting annual National Prayer Day events as well last year. This year, Jackson and Wellston both have plans to conduct events.
  • Jackson Peebles store to become a Gordmans store this summer

    Peebles Store in the Jackson Square Shopping Center at 532 E. Main St. in Jackson will be closing within the next several months, but a different chain department store will be quickly taking its place.

  • Wellston hires Holly Pettet as varsity volleyball coach
    WELLSTON – The Wellston High School volleyball team will have a new head coach beginning in the 2019 season.
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