The Telegram News
October 1, 2020
  • Jackson County ranked 9th worst in Ohio with regard to case rates per 100,000 people
    In the latest update to the state’s ranking system, which compares each of Ohio’s 88 counties considering COVID-19 case rates per 100,000 people, Jackson County was listed as 9th worst.
  • Judicial candidates make pitches
    Three of the seven current justices on the Ohio Supreme Court were among the attendees Saturday morning, Sept. 26, when the Jackson County Republican Party conducted a meet-and-greet event featuring state, district and local judicial candidates as the featured guests.
  • The Oak Hill Village Council members have learned the village has an opportunity to apply for $68,993 of COVID-19 related expenses or reimbursements from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds which are available to local governments.
  • An Oak Hill man is in in the Jackson County Correctional Facility after a domestic-related incident which occurred on Saturday, Sept. 26, just before noon.
  • Joshua M. Weber, 37, of Weber Road, Jackson, was arrested on Friday, Sept. 25 after he fled from the Jackson County Sheriff and deputies into a cornfield.
  • Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier’s deputies were recently able to apprehend a Pike County man after he fled before he could be questioned.
  • Sheriff, Dr. Frazier highlight newest addition to the JCSO fleet with Commissioners
    Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier and wife Dr. Alice Frazier, the current County Coroner, attended a recent meeting of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to display the newest addition to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) fleet – a fully equipped 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
  • Child sex, pornography case investigated
    A Jackson man is under investigation for “sex crimes against a child, as well as possessing child pornography,” according to a news release from Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier.
  • 16 new COVID cases in county
    The Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) reported at the start of the week that the county had 16 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases and one new probable case which occurred in the period covering Friday, Sept. 25 until Monday afternoon, Sept. 28.
  • JAFE Free Food Giveaway set for Saturday, Oct. 3
    The Jackson Area Festivals & Events (JAFE), along with the United Fund, is announcing another free food giveaway. It will be held at the JAFE Building on McCarty Lane across from the Jackson Walmart. Food will be given away on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. till 10 a.m. (please note new times!), or till the food runs out, whichever comes first. Traffic flow will be the same as in the past. Please look for signs for entry and direction of flow.
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