The Telegram 10 12 2022

New attorney, judge requested in case against Michigan man

Kenneth C. Sims, 31, originally of Kalamazoo County, Michigan, who is facing felony charges in Jackson County Common Pleas Court in relation to a roughly five-hour-long, multi-agency manhunt in the City of Jackson back in May, recently requested not only a new attorney in the case, but also a new judge. Following the incident in question, which occurred in the […]

Board of Aging levy helps support services for senior citizens


The Jackson County Board on Aging provides the following services in Jackson County, which are funded, in part, by the 0.5-mill (half of a mill) renewal levy which is on the countywide Nov. 8 General Election ballot. Over the course of a year, the program serves more than 55,000 meals and drivers drive over 300,000 miles all over the county. […]

‘We’re not asking for new support, we’re asking for continued support’

Jackson County Board on Aging members Crabtree and Martin discuss upcoming renewal levy option on MSTV

With less than a month remaining until the 2022 General Election, which will feature locally a 0.5-mill, five-year renewal levy option to benefit the non-profit Jackson County Board on Aging, Inc. (JCBOA), board members Amanda Crabtree and William “Bill” Martin recently sat down with Main Street TV’s Morning Show host Jennifer Ratcliff to discuss the importance of this issue. Overall, […]

Midnight at Moonville Festival scares up sizeable crowds for spooky season


The famous Moonville Tunnel, located within the beautifully scenic Zaleski State Forest in Vinton County, hosted the 2022 Midnight at Moonville Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9. With autumn colors peeking through the lush woods of the Moonville Rail Trail, several vendors, organizations, live actors and more gathered to entertain and serve the steady flow of visitors […]

Wellston Council to tour North Water Plant Oct. 13

Mayor Hudson pitches potential funding option for new water treatment facility in wake of USDA fallout

Wellston Mayor Charlie Hudson recently presented members of Wellston City Council with a new potential funding option for the city’s plans to construct a new water treatment facility, on the heels of what he and others have described as a first, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reportedly backed out of a verbal funding offer (a 50/50, grant/loan option […]

Bellisio Foods to hold ‘Trunk or Treat’ on Sunday, Oct. 23


Jackson’s Bellisio Foods, Inc., located at 100 E. Broadway St., has announced that it will be hosting “Trunk or Treat” this year. The event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 3-5 p.m. Watch “Bellisio Foods, Inc. – Jackson, Ohio” Facebook for more details about this event.

Bean Dinner planned at Liberty Township Vol. Fire Department Saturday, Oct. 22


The Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department (2315 Harrison Road, Jackson) will have its annual Bean Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22. The event will start at 11 a.m. The menu will include soup beans, corn bread, hotdogs, pop, water, coffee, and desserts. The food items are free to the public; however, donations are always welcome. There will be a 50/50 drawing, […]

Wellston Church Camp Fall Cruise-In to be held Saturday, Oct. 22


The independent nonprofit Wellston Church Camp Association will sponsor its Wellston Church Camp Fall Cruise-In on Saturday, Oct. 22 beginning at 2 p.m. The Cruise-In will be held at 1934 Tom Corwin Road in Wellston. Good food, music, raffles, fellowship, and vintage cars will all be available for enjoyment. Food and other items will be available for purchase. Special thanks […]

Free Breakfast for Veterans at Jackson Nazarene Church on Saturday, Oct. 15


The Jackson First Church of the Nazarene, located at 251 Powell Drive in Jackson, will host its monthly Free Breakfast for Veterans on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. The breakfast is held in the church’s gym. This breakfast is open to all military veterans, active military personnel, and their families. The breakfast will be held monthly on the third […]