The Telegram 12 10 2022

Fuel prices in Jackson, Vinton counties among highest in Ohio currently


As the overall average price of a gallon of gasoline continues to drop, motorists in Jackson and Vinton counties are currently paying more than both the state and national averages at the pump. That being said, prices vary greatly from county to county, and even station to station currently. The cheapest price in Ohio as of Dec. 5 was $2.56 […]

D.M. Davis Choirs to perform ‘The Gift of Hope’ concert on Saturday, Dec. 17


The D.M. Davis Choirs will present ‘The Gift of Hope,” a concert to be held at the Markay Cultural Art Center in Jackson, on Saturday, Dec. 17 beginning at 7 p.m. Attendees will enjoy the sounds of the season as performed by the D.M. Davis Men’s and Women’s Choir. Tickets for this show will soon be available at www.markaytickets.org.

Oak Hill School Board December meeting date moved to Wednesday, Dec. 14


The next scheduled meeting of Oak Hill Union Local School District Board of Education is set for Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Hill Middle/High School Library. The meeting was initially scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 21, but was moved due to Christmas holiday break. The meetings are open to the public.

City of Wellston accepting letters to Santa until Saturday, Dec. 17


The City of Wellston is inviting your child to write a letter to Santa and his elves this holiday season! Letters can be left in the mailbox on the Wellston City Building porch and will be accepted until Saturday, Dec. 17. Be sure to include the child’s name and address in these letters so the elves can write back!

Centenarian Bernadine Wilson honored with party


The ParksEdge Event Center in Jackson was the venue for the recent celebration of Bernadine Wilson’s 100th birthday party with family and friends. Bernadine, better known as “Bernie” or “Nannie,” was pleased that her extended family members made the trip from Memphis, Johnson City, Louisville, and Somerset. Her three great-great-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven grandchildren, three children, and many more family […]

Vinton County Marriages


The following marriages were processed in the Vinton County Probate Court over the period covering Nov. 1, 2022, and Nov. 29, 2022.   Caleb Valkinburg, 30, New Plymouth, mechanic; and Brandy Fuller, 35, New Plymouth, RN. Jonas Miller, Jr., 26, Londonderry, construction; and Roseanna Girod, 18, Londonderry, homemaker. William Stires, 37, McArthur, union pipefitter welder; and Whitney Wisniewski, 37, McArthur, […]

Building Bridges to Careers places interns in Vinton County CVB


Building Bridges to Careers (BB2C) works with schools and businesses in numerous counties in Appalachia Ohio, including Washington, Perry, Noble, Muskingum, Monroe, Morgan, Meigs, Holmes, Hocking, Harrison, Guernsey, Coshocton, Belmont, and Vinton. This past summer, the organization placed students from Vinton County High School with the Vinton County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Pictured (from left to right) are the […]

Budget Commission sets county’s revenue for 2023

Sales, property taxes main sources of income

The Vinton County Commissioners have received notification from the Vinton County Budget Commission that the certified revenue for the county for 2023 is $5,126,200 with the addition of $1 million in carryover funds from the previous year. The report came to the commissioners’ attention during their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The Budget Commission consists of Auditor Cindy Waugh, Treasurer […]

Santa to appear at Hamden Fire Station on Monday, Dec. 12


In cooperation with the Wellston Lions Club, Santa will be at the Hamden Fire Station on Monday evening, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. The firefighters will be serving free hot chocolate to attendees. The Hamden Firefighters invite kids of all ages to visit with Santa at this event.