The Telegram News
May 12, 2021
  • Commissioners recognize longtime JMHA Director Gary Keller upon his retirement

    Since 1986, Gary Keller has served Jackson County as the Director of the Jackson Metropolitan Housing Authority (JMHA). After 35 years of dedicated service, Keller is officially retired and to commemorate that occasion, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners recently adopted a proclamation recognizing his numerous contributions to the area.

  • Prayers, music, Old Glory in spotlight

    After being a COVID-19 cancellation casualty in 2020, the Jackson County Day of Prayer returned one year later with the 2021 edition being conducted at the Family Life Center of the Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson.

  • Commissioners recognize May 16-22 as EMS Week

    A number of Jackson County Emergency Medical Service (JCEMS) personnel were in attendance of a recent meeting of the Board of Commissioners in order to request an official proclamation recognizing May 16-22 as EMS Week on the local front.

  • A moment with Judy McGoon
    Sometimes, what starts out as an ordinary quick trip to the Markay to talk to a friend turns into something much more. That was most certainly the case on Wednesday afternoon, April 21, when I took the short stroll down the sidewalk from the Total Media office to the Markay to chat with Mindy Barry-Eisnaugle and got the opportunity to meet Judith McGoon Mahoney, an 80-year-old lifelong Jackson resident with a story or two to tell.
  • LifeSource Church hosts Wellston Day of Prayer program

    Prayerful appeals and beautiful music filled the auditorium of the LifeSource Apostolic Church as the annual Wellston National Day of Prayer program was conducted Thursday evening, May 6. The event was making a return after being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The Jackson High School Art Festival will take place Thursday, May 13 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday, May 14 from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the high school field house. 
  • ‘Putting on the Ritz’ at OHHS
    Saturday evening, May 8 was a special time at Oak Hill High School as the Prom and related activities were conducted -- just one year after the COVID-19 situation had canceled the highly anticipated social event in 2020. This year, there were some differences and restrictions in place for health and safety reasons, but the main activities did occur.
  • Happenings Bistro on deck in Wellston

    Lee’s Steakhouse may be a thing of the past in Wellston, but a new restaurant will soon be taking its place in the same location.

  • Following is a list of items taken into consideration by members of the Jackson City Schools Board of Education during the Tuesday, April 13 meeting:

  • Wellston City Service/Safety Director Anthony Brenner issued a reminder to residents during a recent meeting of Wellston City Council regarding the first of four required grass-mowing dates.

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