The Telegram News
October 21, 2019
  • Wellston Mayor Connie Pelletier has announced that city crews will be doing smoke testing in the city’s sewer system for the next two weeks (Oct. 21-25 and Oct. 28-Nov. 1).
  • The Wellston Teachers' Association is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates Night event on Tuesday, Oct. 22, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Depot on Railroad Avenue in Wellston. (The starting time had previously announced incorrectly as 6 p.m.)
  • Jackson County residents are invited to join the official Red Ribbon Week celebration in support of a drug-free community, which will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Jackson County Health Department seeks renewal levy
    The mission statement of the Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) is “to create a healthier and safer community through disease prevention and control, health promotion and education, environmental protection, and emergency preparedness.”
  •  Iron City moves to new Jackson location
    Iron City Pipe & Supply in Jackson held an Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to highlight the retail side of its growing business.
  • Iron City to receive top Chamber award
    The owners of Iron City Pipe & Supply had a decision to make this year -- whether they were moving on out, or moving on up to a newer, and larger location, and more importantly, whether to stay home in Jackson.
  • Tanker truck crashes on U.S. 35
    Three persons were injured in a crash involving a semi-truck-tanker rig and a car just outside Jackson on Tuesday night, Oct. 15, which also resulted in the spill of 3,000 gallons of ethanol.
  • Early voting is now under way throughout Ohio for the Nov. 5 general election. Early voting began Tuesday, Oct. 8, and will continue through 2 p.m. the day before the election, Monday, Nov. 4.
  • During the Wednesday, Oct. 16 meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners, President Paul Haller gave the most recent update concerning the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, which was moved to temporary rented quarters at 502 McCarty Lane in Jackson after the Municipal Court building’s roof sprung multiple leaks last February. Prosecuting Attorney Justin Lovett and his team have been operating in the temporary location for more than seven months.
  • The Jackson Area Festivals and Events (JAFE), along with the United Fund, will hold the next Free Food Giveaway at the JAFE Building on Veterans Drive (across from Jackson Walmart) on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m. till the food runs out or until 11 a.m.
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