The Telegram 12 3 2022

Jackson Elks Hoop Shoot Contest to be held Sunday, Dec. 11


The Jackson Elks Lodge #466 will have its annual Hoop Shoot Contest on Sunday, Dec. 11 in the Jackson High School Field House. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the contest will start immediately after at 12 p.m. This is a free-throw shooting contest open to both boys and girls ages 8 to 13. There is no cost to […]

H&R Block of Wellston Christmas Extravaganza to be held Saturday, Dec. 10


H&R Block of Wellston will host its Christmas Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its 706 S. Pennsylvania Ave. location. All attending children will receive a picture with Santa, write a letter to him and will be given a cookie to decorate. This event is free! For more information, email [email protected].

Wellston Churches’ Christmas Walking Tour Sunday, Dec. 4


The Wellston Ministerial Association is pleased to announce that their 2022 Wellston Churches’ Christmas Walking Tour will take place this Sunday, Dec. 4. The afternoon will be a wonderful way to prepare your hearts for Christmas, as each church will present a Christmas gift of music and song. The Wellston Churches’ Christmas Walking Tour will begin at the Hope United […]

Sour Run Road to face closures beginning Monday, Dec. 5


A section of County Road 28 (Sour Run Road) in Jackson County will be closed, starting Monday, Dec. 5 during the working hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. only. These closings will last for approximately two weeks, depending on the weather. The closings will occur between Valentine Road and Meacham Road for the purpose of replacing bad culverts. The […]

Jackson County dog licenses now on sale through Tuesday, Jan. 31


The Jackson County Dog Pound and Dog Warden would like to remind residents that the time to purchase 2023 dog licenses is now! In the State of Ohio, all dogs must be licensed by three months of age, no matter the breed, bearing or origin. The sale of licenses is the sole source of funding for the pound. To avoid […]

ADAMH Week of Appreciation Champions announced

FREE Hopewell Center’s Mandi Davis honored in Jackson County

The Gallia-Jackson-Meigs Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH), and ADAMH Boards across Ohio, set aside one week annually to express appreciation and support to those working directly with individuals struggling to overcome substance use disorders. The ADAMH Boards reach out to educators, EMS, law enforcement, court personnel, social-service professionals, health care professionals, firefighters, and faith-based services to […]

Wagner found guilty in murders of eight Rhoden family members


The largest homicide investigation in Ohio history in neighboring Pike County has resulted in a man being convicted of killing eight members of his family. In a verdict announced Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30, in Pike County Common Pleas Court, 31-year-old George Wagner IV was found guilty on all 22 counts he faced in the murders of eight members of the […]

Wellston City Building closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Dec. 6-7 for training


The City of Wellston has announced that the City Building will be closed for training on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Wednesday, Dec. 7. Utility payments will only be accepted online or by using the drop box on those days. Office workers will be checking voicemails and emails during breaks from training. For Utility Billing, Water, and/or Garbage email: [email protected] or […]

Dixon Run Solar project draws both pro and con comments

The Ohio Power Siting Board heard from both proponents and opponents during a public hearing conducted at the Jackson Middle School Auditorium on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29, regarding the proposed Dixon Run Solar facility, which would be built on a 2,000-plus-acre site in Bloomfield Township in Jackson County. A North Carolina-based company, SunEnergy1, has established a limited liability company, Dixon […]