The Telegram News
October 20, 2020
  • Vinton County Commissioners approve large roofing project
    Vinton County Commissioners Tim Eberts, Mark Fout and William Wellman recently approved a bid of just under $150,000 by EE Construction to place a roof on both the courthouse building and the former Vinton County Highway Garage building on Walnut Street in McArthur.
  • The Vinton County Creating Healthy Communities Coalition is conducting a Walking Audit to get input on the walkability of the streets, to increase the safety of everyone, regardless of age, ability or preferred mode of transportation around the county.
  • Vinton County Auditor Cindy Waugh has issued a warning to the public -- and particularly to landowners -- of a scam involving offers to purchase land in Vinton County.
  • 11 COVID-19 CASES tied to Locust Grove Church in Vinton County

    The Vinton County Health Department (VCHD) has been investigating a recent outbreak of COVID-19 linked to Locust Grove Church, which is located on Locust Grove Road a Creola.

  • The Vinton County Local Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, at South Elementary School at Hamden.
  • Vinton County working toward Sheriff's Office relocation
    It now appears to be a matter of when -- not if -- the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office will be relocated to a new building. Vinton County government leaders are working toward a solution to move the office out of their historic, but deteriorating building located next to the courthouse on Market Street in McArthur.
  • Large expansion project completed at Hopewell Health Centers
    The large expansion project at the Hopewell Health Centers office, located at 31891 State Route 93, just north of McArthur, has been completed.
  • Official Vinton County Veterans Program set for Nov. 11
    There will be a Veterans Day Program this year at the Vinton County Courthouse, according to Veteran Services Officer Tim Reed. While the Memorial Day Program had to be canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reed is glad the Veterans Day Program can go forward.
  • Lady Viking senior volleyball player honored
    Vinton County Lady Viking volleyball player Tristan Kirby (pictured) was honored for her four years on the team Tuesday night, Oct. 13 just before the Lady Vikings faced the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes.
  • Vinton County Elections Board announces extra hours for early voting

    The Vinton County Board of Elections Office has announced the extended hours the office will be open for absentee and early in-person voting for the Nov. 3 general election. That period began Tuesday, Oct. 6, and continue through Monday, Nov. 2. The remaining schedule for extended hours for early in-person voting is as follows:

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