Free Community Supper Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Hope United Methodist Church

The Hope United Methodist Church of Wellston will host a Free Community Supper from 5 p.m. to 6:30  p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The menu will include homemade Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, salad, breadsticks, dessert, and drink. The meal is free and the public is cordially invited to attend.  

The show was kicked off with a performance by Colby Lykins and his band, which consists of Jason Hogue, David Leach and Jordan Lombardo. (Telegram Photo by James Hamilton)

SHAC’s Evening with the Arts: Like it’s never been done before!

The Southern Hills Arts Council (SHAC) reimagined one of its annual fundraisers this past Saturday, Aug. 27. In prior years, Evening with the Arts had been held at venues like the Jackson Area YMCA and featured a formal dinner, art auctions and live music. The mission of those events was to raise funds to restore the Markay Cultural Arts Center […]

61st Annual Farm-City Field Day upcoming in Jackson County

The 61st annual Farm-City Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8 at three locations in the northern part of Jackson County. The Jackson County Farmers Club is inviting everyone (farmer or not) for a night full of fun, education, and “the best roast beef you will ever have.” Touring will be conducted at the Jolly Farm, the Bierhup Farm […]

Shirley J. Rowland

Coalton’s Shirley J. Rowland retires after nearly 18 years of service

Shirley J. (Turvey) Rowland, who served as water/sewer/court clerk for the Village of Coalton for just short of 18 years, has retired. Her retirement was announced during a Coalton Village Council meeting on Aug. 16. She told The Telegram that November this year, would have marked 18 years of serving the residents of Coalton. Rowland, 78, of Coalton, began her career with […]

‘Touch A Truck’ event returns during Ohio Hill Country Festival in Wellston

The Wellston Fire Department will once again be presenting a “Touch A Truck” event in September. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, from noon to 3 p.m. during the Wellston Ohio Hill Country Festival. There will be vehicles and equipment from various agencies for everyone to see up close and personal. There will also be various hands-on […]

Dan Lockard, Jr. Memorial Car Show set for Sept. 10 at OHillCo Festival

The 9th Annual Dan Lockard, Jr. Memorial Car Show, presented by the Black Diamond Masonic Lodge of Wellston, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Car Show is held during the Wellston OHillCo Festival on a section of East Broadway Street in downtown Wellston. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost to sign up is $10. […]

OHillCo Karaoke Contest boasts $500 grand prize

The Wellston OHillCo Festival Karaoke Contest is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9. The contest will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the VFW Stage. There is a $500 grand prize for the top place winner. There will also be cash prizes awarded to second ($250) and third ($100) place winners. Contestants must arrive and check in at the stage no later […]

2022 Wellston OHillCo Festival Quilt, Needlework & Craft Show upcoming

The 2022 Wellston OHillCo Festival Quilt, Needlework & Craft Show, sponsored by Happenings Bistro, is fast approaching as the date to register is Sunday, Sept. 4. The registration date for those interested in participating is Sept. 4 from 12-3 p.m. at The Depot. There are no registration fees. The show will take place from Wednesday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 10, […]

LeFever awarded National Merit Scholarship from Purdue University

LeFever awarded National Merit Scholarship from Purdue University

A 2022 Jackson High School (JHS) graduate and valedictorian was recently awarded a National Merit Scholarship funded by Purdue University. Pursuant to an agreement with National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), this college-sponsored Merit Scholarship award is funded by Purdue University for exclusive use at that institution. Receiving this college-sponsored scholarship was Sarah J. LeFever, who is majoring in Engineering. Sarah […]

(Photo Courtesy of Dennis Reinhart)

Mark Wood entertains at Klips for Kids

Local entertainer Mark Wood donated his time to help make the Klips for Kids event in Jackson on Sunday, Aug. 7 a fun experience for the many students who participated. Wood sculpted balloon animals and performed rope tricks as part of his entertaining antics. Wood (center) is pictured with sisters Meradith and Mirianna McKee (right). Klips For Kids event provided […]

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