Corrections noted on list of Jackson County candidates

The Telegram would like to correct some information included in the article published in the Saturday, Aug. 14, edition concerning the candidates who filed to run for office in Nov. 2 general election in Jackson County.

DAV Chapter 45 cancels Bingo night for Sunday, Aug. 22

Due to rising health concerns regarding Covid-19, Chapter 45 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has made the decision to cancel Bingo for Sunday, Aug. 22.

Vinton County Board of Elections to meet Monday, Aug. 20

The Vinton County Board of Elections will convene at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, for two purposes.

Jackson County Health Department offers free Narcan kits and training video

The Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) is currently offering a free online Narcan training course that can be found on their website at

ODOT releases Jackson County construction update for week of Aug. 23

The Ohio Department of Transportation District 9 announces that the following construction and maintenance projects are anticipated to affect highways in Jackson County in the near future. All outlined work is scheduled to be completed as the weather permits.

Six levies, two liquor options on Nov. 2 ballot

The Nov. 2 General Election ballot in Jackson County will include a total of six tax levies and two liquor options.

New COVID-19 cases in Vinton County affecting more young people

Recently, COVID-19 cases have been rising in Southern Ohio due to the new, more infectious strain known as the Delta variant.

Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute set to open Sept. 1

Community Open House Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 21

While the physical presence of the Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute (AOSI) continues to move toward its Sept. 1 opening, the operational vision that will make it more than just another health care facility is becoming clear as well. 

Red Cross sets Blood Drive Aug. 26 in Oak Hill

The American Red Cross will conduct a Blood Drive a Blood Drive at Oak Hill on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Oak Hill Presbyterian Church at 205 East Cross St.

Canter named State President of Delta Kappa Gamma Society

Oak Hill area resident Debby Canter was recently elected and installed as president of Ohio State Organization (OSO) of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.