The Telegram News
June 19, 2021
  • UPDATED: Bomb threat was bogus
    The Vinton County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a bomb threat which was made against the Vinton County Courthouse shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, June 16. After a search of approximately one hour, the courthouse was declared clear after law enforcement and other public-safety personnel found no bomb.
  • The Vinton County Local Board of Education will hold their regular meeting on Monday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Vinton County High School Media Center.
  • The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce two grant awards from FAO’s Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio, which will help to improve quality of life in underserved Ohio communities.
  • Vinton County High School has released its list of Honor Roll students for the fourth and final nine-weeks grading period of the 2020-21 school year.
  • Old feed silos coming down in McArthur
    Two old silos, and part of the former Standard McArthur Hardware building in downtown McArthur, will be coming down soon to make way for a parking lot for Mullins Pizza.
  • Vinton County Engineer Roy DePue has announced that beginning Monday, June 21, and until further notice, County Road 25 (Wolf Hill Road) will be closed to all thru traffic for a Landslide Repair Project. This Project is located 0.7 miles west of the intersection of County Road 25 (Wolf Hill Road) and County Road 27 (DePue Road). Local traffic will be maintained each side of the project site. Detours are to be interconnecting County and State Roads.
  • The Vinton County High School Athletic Boosters have released the schedule for their 4th of July Celebration, which is set for Friday and Saturday, July 2-3.
  • A motorcycle passenger was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash which occurred late Wednesday afternoon, June 16, on State Route 327 in Vinton County.
  • Bomb threat called in to Vinton County Courthouse, but nothing found

    The Vinton County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a bomb threat which was made against the Vinton County Courthouse shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, June 16. After a search of approximately one hour, the courthouse was declared clear after law enforcement and other public-safety personnel found no bomb.

  • VC Courthouse Bomb Threat Update
    UPDATE: As of approximately 3:05 p.m., Wednesday, Vinton County public safety officials declared the Vinton County Courthouse safe and clear following a bomb threat, which was received at approximately 2 p.m.
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