The Telegram 10 22 2022

Commissioners adopt resolution urging recognition of natural gas as ‘abundant, affordable green energy’

Representatives of The Empowerment Alliance offer insight

Two representatives of The Empowerment Alliance (TEA), a self-described grassroots group formed in 2019 as “the common-sense alternative to the radical ‘Green New Deal’ tax scheme,” recently spoke with the Jackson County Commissioners about their initiative to have American-produced natural gas recognized by both the State of Ohio and the U.S. Congress as a source of “abundant, affordable green energy.” […]

Howard says district may want to consider not accepting open enrollment students in the future due to funding changes

During his annual presentation to the Jackson City Schools (JCS) Board of Education on the district’s enrollment figures, Superintendent Phil Howard said that, due to some recent changes in the state’s funding formula for open enrollment, the group may want to examine the possibility of no longer accepting such students at some point in the future. Currently, the JCS district […]

Clutts House, one of three nationally recognized historic sites in Wellston, listed for sale


The law office of Oths, Heiser, Miller, Waigland, and Clagg LLC, which has been located inside the historic Clutts House or Reese Building at 16 E. Broadway St. in Wellston for many years, recently announced via social media that the building is now for sale. “It feels like the end of an era,” the law group wrote in an Oct. […]

Coalton Mayor explains sewer billing questions


Coalton Mayor Kim Milliken mentioned recently that she has had a couple of people notice items on their sewer bill and questioned whether those items were new charges or not. Milliken told The Telegram prior to the start of a recent Coalton Village Council meeting, that those items listed on the sewer bill have always been on the bill. “In […]

Jackson County Common Pleas Court Oct. 24 trial canceled; jurors need not report


The Jackson County Common Pleas Court has announced that a jury trial scheduled to start Monday, Oct. 24, has been canceled. Therefore, all prospective jurors who had been ordered to report need not do so on Monday morning.

Good Shepherd Wesleyan Trunk or Treat to take place Wednesday, Oct. 26


The Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church and Christian Life Academy, of 10595 Chillicothe Pike in Jackson, will be having a Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 26. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., there will be a free meal served in the gym and the Trunk or Treat will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the top parking lot. Candy […]

Tickets now on sale for Rock 4 Tots’ Remembering Bart and the 60’s Concert


Tickets for the Rock 4 Tots’ Remembering Bart and the 60’s are now on sale. This concert is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at The Markay Cultural Arts Center in Jackson. You can purchase your tickets from any member of the Wellston Fire Department, the Markay Box Office on Main Street in Jackson or online at www.markayjackson.com. […]

Jackson City Schools Board of Education

On the agenda: Oct. 11, 2022

Following is a list of items taken into consideration by members of the Jackson City Schools Board of Education during a meeting held Tuesday night, Oct. 11: * The resignations of Shelba Biggs (aide) and Hannah Simpson (aide, effective Sept. 30, 2022) were accepted. * A separation agreement with teacher Sherrie Walker was approved, as was her subsequent resignation, which […]

Madison-Jefferson firefighters visit Oak Hill Elementary School during Fire Prevention Week


In observation of National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 9-15), members of the Madison-Jefferson Fire Department visited with students at Oak Hill Elementary School, including all students, pre-school through the fifth grade. Firefighters talked about fire safety and prevention, demonstrated their firefighting clothing, gear and equipment, brought along a fire truck for inspection, and even arranged for an appearance by Sparky […]