The Telegram News
October 21, 2019
  • Ohio Treasurer pays visit, meets with county officials
    A discussion about taxes, economic development, Local Government Funds, and accountability took place Tuesday, Oct. 15, when Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague attended and participated in the weekly meeting of the Vinton County Commissioners.
  • Midnight at Moonville:
Scares, fun time for all
    A reputedly haunted place, spiced up with a party-like atmosphere which included tall tales, lots of good music and tasty food, helped make the 4th Annual Midnight at Moonville event a big success this past Saturday, Oct. 12.
  • A big Homecoming week at Vinton County Schools
    Last week was a festive one in the Vinton County Local Schools as the students and staff celebrated Homecoming week.
  • Vinton County High School Homecoming queen, king reigns

    Newly crowned 2019 Vinton County High School Homecoming Queen Josie Ousley (left) poses with 2019 Homecoming King Jacob Wells during pre-game ceremonies at Friday night’s Homecoming football game against Shadyside. (Telegram Photo By Red Thompson, Jr.)

  • The Vinton County Commissioners approved a resolution to form a Complete Count Committee for the U.S. Census Count at their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning, Oct. 8. The objective of the committee will be to take steps to assure that all residents complete a census form.  
  • VCSWCD presents annual awards
    The people in Vinton County who are dedicated to conservation, clean soil and water and a quality environment were honored at the Vinton County Soil and Water Conservation District (VCSWCD) Banquet/Annual Meeting held at Lake Hope State Park on Thursday, Sept. 26 in the Vinton County Room.
  • he Vinton County Health Department, in collaboration with the Vinton County Commissioners, is happy to announce that the 2019 Rabies Immunization Clinics will once again offer low cost rabies vaccinations for healthy dogs and cats residing in Vinton County.
  • The Vinton County Health Department, along with the Gallia-Jackson-Meigs-Vinton Solid Waste Management District, will hold “Fall Cleanup Day” on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., next to the Vinton County Fairgrounds -- from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Appliances, scrap metal, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, food & beverage cans, glass bottles & jars, all will be accepted without charge. (No building material; no paint; no pressurized tanks unless they are cut in half; and all appliances must be free of Freon!)
  • Midnight at Moonville set for Saturday night
    The 4th Annual Midnight at Moonville event is set for this Saturday, Oct. 12, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the historic and reputedly haunted Moonville railroad tunnel near Zaleski in Vinton County.
  • VCHS Homecoming set for this Friday, Oct. 11
    Pictured are the Vinton County High School 2019 Homecoming Queen & King candidates. In the front row, from the left, are underclassmen attendants: Freshman Hannah Pridemore, sophomore Hannah Scholz, and junior Emily Reynolds. In the second row are the three seniors, one of whom will be crowned Queen: Josie Hembree, Josie Ousley and Maylea Huff. In the back row are the three King candidates, all seniors: Okey Fitzwater, Jacob Wells and Logan Ward. The king will be crowned at the bonfire Thursday evening while the queen will be crowned in pregame ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Kickoff time for the game against Shadyside will be 7 p.m. this Friday and the stadium gates will open at 5:30 p.m. (Telegram Photo By Red Thompson, Jr.)
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