The Telegram News
July 6, 2022
  • Sheriff Cain: Office move progressing along
    The Vinton County Sheriff’s Office building on Market Street in McArthur has been the center of local law enforcement activities for more than 150 years.
  • Sheriff Frazier talks SB 215, ‘Permit-less Carry Law,’ on MSTV Morning Show

    In the wake of Ohio becoming the 23rd state to allow its citizens to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier recently addressed the topic on the Main Street TV (MSTV) Main Street Morning Show.

  • A $500 million investment in Appalachia announced

    In a ceremony in the Appalachian Garden of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 377 which makes an historic investment of $500 million to transform Appalachian communities in 32 Ohio counties.

  • Truck crashes on bridge in Vinton County

    A Gallia County man sustained serious injuries on Thursday afternoon, June 30, when his 18-wheeler dump truck smashed through a guard rail on State Route 32  in Vinton County and plunged into a ravine and into Raccoon Creek.

  • Truck crashes on Raccoon Creek bridge in Vinton County

    Emergency responders were on the scene late Thursday afternoon, June 30, in Vinton County after an 18-wheeler truck smashed through a guard rail on State Route 32 and plunged into a ravine, barely avoiding going into Raccoon Creek just below. The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. on State Route 32 just west of the intersection with Arbaugh Road.

  • Fluor-BWXT donates funds for school STEM project

    Fifth graders at Oak Hill Elementary have found a new smiling friend in their science class.

  • New (and returning) teachers welcomed in Wellston
    Four educators – three new and one returning – were all unanimously approved for hire under one-year contracts by members of the Wellston City Schools Board of Education during a meeting held Monday night, June 13.
  • Important leadership positions filled by board

    Personnel matters dominated the Vinton County Local Schools Board of Education agenda during a meeting held Tuesday night, June 21 at the district office.

  • CLA honors Class of 2022 at Graduation Ceremony
    Christian Life Academy (CLA) conducted a Graduation Ceremony for its seven graduating seniors at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church near Jackson.
  • D.M. Davis Choirs to perform ‘America Sings’ concert June 26
    In a musical prelude to the 4th of July holiday, the D.M. Davis Choirs will perform a concert entitled “America Sings” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the auditorium of the Markay Cultural Arts Center in downtown Jackson.
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