The Telegram News
November 15, 2018
  • Bodie Town, California, is one of the most well-preserved ghost towns of the old west.  This is almost inexplicable as the harsh summer weather, and incredibly cold and windy winters, should have turned these structures to dust a long time ago.  But the mystery of the structures is nothing compared to the mystery of the “curse of Bodie Town.”
  • Leading and serving was Patty’s way
    There are born leaders. There are dedicated doers. We need both types for the world to work the way it should as there are more sideline-sitters than initiative-takers.

  • ‘Be afraid… Be VERY afraid!’

    Today (Wednesday, Oct. 31) is Halloween and it's only appropriate to warn the local populace that Jackson County is home to one of the nation's most haunted places in the United States, according to the website — Salem Cemetery, which is located off State Route 124 in Milton Township, several miles east of Berlin X Roads.

  • (Editor’s Note: This column, written by Bob Morrison, was originally published in the Urbana Daily Citizen. Ohio News Media Association member newspapers have permission to reprint this column in their papers as long as they provide credit. The Telegram is running this column in conjunction with National Newspaper Week, which was observed Oct. 7-13. We believe it delivers an important message about the relevancy of community newspapers. The “Community Connection” column, which normally runs on Wednesday, will return in next Wednesday’s edition.)

  • Anyone who was out and about last Saturday, Oct. 6 in Jackson and Vinton counties had ample opportunities to enjoy themselves and be entertained at several family-friendly events.
  • John Underwood: A role model for living
    The professional and personal tributes have poured in a like a flood since the death last Wednesday, Oct. 31 of long-time Jackson resident John Underwood at the age of 90. Anyone reading just a portion of them would quickly realize that Jackson -- and the world -- has lost an accomplished and giving man who was truly beloved and greatly respected by all who knew him.
  • To The Editor:

    The Jackson Firefighters would like to thank everyone for their support at the 2018 Jackson Fire Department Annual Bean Dinner and Car Show. The following is a list of sponsors who helped to make the day a success. Without their willingness to help the day's activities would not be possible. If we have missed any sponsor who helped make the day a success we sincerely apologize.
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