The Telegram News
December 5, 2019
  • Wellston Mayor Connie Pelletier announced Wednesday evening that a boil order is now in effect in the city on East 14th Street and Maine Avenue to the corporation limits and from 14th Street south to New York Avenue to the dead end of New York Avenue. Also, any customers affected by low pressure or no water should consider themselves under the boil order.

  • The City of Jackson has announced its schedules for both Christmas and New Year's Eve, as follows.
  • State Representative Jason Stephens files petitions
    State Representative Jason Stephens has announced that he has filed petitions to run to retain the position of Ohio State Representative for the 93rd District.
  • Wellston City Council honors Joe Wittkamp
    During the Nov. 21 meeting of Wellston City Council, John Pelletier stepped in for his wife and mayor, Connie Pelletier in honoring Hometown Hero Joe Wittkamp. 
  • Maintaining 4-H for nearly 3,000 Jackson County youth and operating the OSU Extension office for four days each week are the goals of the agency's 2020 budget submitted to Jackson County Commissioners at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
  • Monday, Dec. 2 was the opening day of Ohio’s white-tailed deer-gun hunting season with 15,501 deer taken by Buckeye State hunters, according to the Ohio Division of Wildlife. During the 2018 season, 13,651 deer were harvested on the opening day of gun season.

  • The Jackson County Commissioners’ regular weekly meeting will be held this Thursday, Dec. 5, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Courthouse Annex on Portsmouth Street in Jackson. This week’s meeting was shifted from the regular day of Tuesday to Thursday.

  • Community spirit drives tree displays
    Beautiful and impressive lighted and decorated Christmas trees are now on display in both Wellston and Jackson and there is a single tree in the spotlight at Coalton.
  • The Oak Hill Senior Citizens Center at 115 Glencove Ave. in Oak Hill, will be closed this Thursday, Dec. 5. It’s a one-day closure only and the center will be open on the normal schedule on Friday, Dec. 6.

  • Township trustees and fiscal officers from the 12 townships in Jackson County will come together for the annual Jackson County Trustees and Fiscal Officers Association Annual Banquet this Saturday evening, Dec. 7, at the Jackson Senior Citizens Center on Mound Street.
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