Podcast: ‘A Minute Of News’ with Jeremiah Shaver

FREE (Episode 1 - Wednesday, May 17, 2023)

Episode Description: “A Minute Of News” with Jeremiah Shaver is a weekly podcast featuring quick news and event updates!  This episode features information about an interesting crash near Wellston, Ohio, details about the upcoming 2023 Oak Hill High School Graduation, and information about what art is on display at the Markay Cultural Arts Center in Jackson, Ohio. Check back each […]

The Telegram 05 17 2023

Temporarily, My Brother’s Place no longer accepting clothing donations


As of Wednesday, May 17, My Brother’s Place in Wellston is temporarily no longer accepting clothing donations. My Brother’s Place Director Paula Christian and her husband, Mel Christian, who is a main volunteer, will both be retiring, effective Friday, May 26. A bag sale is currently being conducted and customers can fill a clothing bag that must be able to […]

Papa John’s of Jackson conducting fundraiser for teen with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma


The Papa John’s store in Jackson has announced a fundraiser which will be in effect during the business day on Thursday, May 18, which will support a teenager dealing with a major illness. The fundraiser will support 15-year-old Landyn, who is dealing with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for the second time in a year and a half. His current condition requires more […]

Vinton County National Bank to break ground on new McArthur facility

Groundbreaking set for May 31 for $2.6 million project

Vinton County National Bank (VCNB) is pleased to invite the community to a groundbreaking ceremony for a $2.6 million bank facility in downtown McArthur. This event will be held at the building site on May 31 at 2 p.m. with light refreshments to follow in the bank’s history museum. The new building will be located on Main Street at the […]

JHS Bass Fishing Team to conduct ‘Meet The Team event Saturday, May 20


The recently organized Jackson High School (JHS) Bass Fishing Team will conduct a “Meet The Team” event this Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at or near the Hammertown Lake shelter house. Coach Jeff Strawser is inviting the public to attend this event and meet the student anglers who are members of the school’s first-ever organized fishing […]

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Savageville Road to be closed Wednesday, May17


The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced this (Wednesday) morning, May 17 that Savageville Road would be closed today and that motorists should use an alternate route.