The Telegram 11 19 2022

Special Reconnect Order begins Oct. 17 for Winter Heating Season


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has issued the 2022-23 Special Reconnect Order (SRO). Beginning Monday, Oct. 17 through April 14, 2023, Columbia Gas of Ohio customers can reconnect service or avoid disconnection for the winter heating season for just $175 plus a reconnection fee. Customers who take advantage of the SRO program must establish a payment plan for […]

Infrastructure work continues in Jackson

City Council approves contracts for projects in Mill Street area

Even as the cold-weather season arrives, the City of Jackson continues to move forward on several major infrastructure projects. During its regular meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 14, Jackson City Council unanimously passed resolutions approving separate contracts with Southern Ohio Trenching & Excavating of Ironton. These contracts are for major infrastructure projects which will take place in the Mill Street […]

Oak Hill to welcome Christmas in the Village on Saturday, Dec. 3


Oak Hill’s annual Christmas in the Village activities will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3. A schedule of activities has been released for the day and is as follows: Breakfast with the Grinch – from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Madison-Jefferson Bingo Hall of East Main Street (sponsored by the Festival of Flags Committee). All you can eat […]

Wellston Lions Club Christmas Parade to take place on Saturday, Dec. 3


The Wellston Lions Club will hold its annual Christmas Parade on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3. The parade lineup will be at the old High School lot beginning at 12:30 p.m. The parade route will travel from north on South Pennsylvania Avenue to 2nd Street, then to Ohio Avenue to Broadway Street and ending at the Wellston City Building, where Santa […]

Still time to catch ‘Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon’


If you missed Friday evening’s production of “Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” by the cast of the Jackson High School (JHS) Drama Club, not to fear, you still have two more opportunities. This year’s fall play features many stories collected by brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. The stories are turned on their heads in a fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and […]

Madison-Jefferson Firefighters Christmas Auction to be held on Saturday, Dec. 3


The Madison-Jefferson Firefighters will be holding their annual Christmas Auction once again on Saturday, Dec. 3 beginning at 6 p.m. The auction will be held in the Madison-Jefferson Bingo Hall of 175 E. Main St. in Oak Hill. Various new items to be up for bid at the auction.

Community Thanksgiving Service to be held in Jackson on Sunday, Nov. 20


All are welcome to attend the Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Jackson Ministerial Association, on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church Pastor Steve Bolin will bring the message. There will be a freewill love offering to be divided among the Jackson Homelessness Committee, the Jackson Food Pantry and […]

Sylvester Memorial Lego Club conducts May Build Night


In May, the Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library’s Lego Club had an “Under the Sea” build night as part of their Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program. The winners are as follows: (Pictured left to right) 1st place: Natalie Holzapfel with “Mermaid Love Wedding;” 2nd Place: Hayden Steele, Hope Goins, Ava Schindler (not pictured) and Layla Wayland (not pictured) with […]

Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library announces new additions


Below is a list of books recently added to Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library.   Ficton Under the Starry Skies – Tracie Peterson The Second Christmas – Marta Perry Daughters of Darkness – Terry Brooks Distant Thunder – Stuart Woods Long Shadows – David Baldacci Mad Honey – Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan The 12 Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days […]