The Telegram News
November 20, 2019
  • Leo Petroglyph historical site damaged

    The fact that Jackson County is home to one of the oldest archeological sites related to American Indian history -- the Leo Petroglyphs -- is something that any local resident can be proud of. A large sandstone slab contains some 37 drawings, or petroglyphs, made by native peoples approximately 700-1,000 years ago.

  • An alleyway in Byer (Washington Township) has been the cause of a commotion in the small hamlet as of late, and now the decision to open or close the passageway lies on the shoulders of the Jackson County Commissioners.

  • The Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one-vehicle fatality-related crash that occurred at approximately 4:04 p.m. on County Road 76 (Beaver Pike) west of Township Road 232, in Liberty Township. 

  • Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken has announced that the regular meeting of Coalton Village Council set for Monday evening, Nov. 18, has been canceled. The next regular meeting is set for Monday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Coalton Community Building.

  • The Oak Hill Village Council tabled a proposal by Kelly Landscaping owner Nick Kelly to renew the cemetery-mowing contract at its meeting on Tuesday evening, Oct. 22.
  • Supporters speak up for Scout Camp
    Advocates for the Chief Logan Reservation Boy Scout Camp have made impassioned pleas to save it after it was learned that the Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts was considering a formal recommendation to close it and sell it.
  • THE RETURN- 30 years later
    New officeholders, positive developments at the fairgrounds and exciting news about the lead entertainment for the 2020 Jackson County Fair were the headlines when the Jackson County Agricultural Society (Fair Board) conducted its Annual Dinner/Meeting and Buyers Appreciation Dinner Wednesday evening, Nov. 13, at the OSU/County Extension Center.
  • The Jackson County Common Pleas Court has announced that a jury trial that has been scheduled to start next Monday, Nov. 18, has been cancelled. Consequently, all those persons who had been called to serve as potential members of the jury need not report to the court as previously instructed.

  •    Wellston Mayor Connie Pelletier announced early Thursday morning, Nov. 14, that a boil order was in effect for water customers on East 10th Street and Rhode Island Avenue and from East 10th Street to Wellston Park Road. The boil order involves customers with low water pressure or no water service.

  • The Jackson County Dog Pound (JCDP) is excited to announce a wonderful new program dubbed Senior 2 Senior (S2S). This innovative idea has had great success at other facilities and now local residents and dogs will have the opportunity to benefit as well.
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