January 4, 2017
January 4, 2017
Nancy B. Radon to William Randolph Radon Trustee, Radon Irrevocable Family Trust, Summit Twp., 75.882 acres.
Donald Carlos Headley, Donald C. Headley, Ruth A. Headley to Casey L. Tolzda, Alyssa A. Tolzda, Sunsbury Twp., 1.26 acres.
It’s easy to find news regarding the leasing of lands in the Wayne National Forest for drilling.
The news you might find, however, may be slanted one way or another.
Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black described a late-night drug bust as another victory in his office’s unending battle against illegal drugs.
Four suspects were arrested in the early morning hours Saturday, Jan. 7 and charged with drug-related offenses.
Donna Ault received a call from her “grandson” recently, and she knew something wasn’t right.
The caller said he was her grandson.
“Dustin?” Ault said, wondering if the caller was one of her grandchildren.
Annie L. Dillon, 81, of Jerusalem, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at the Arbors at Woodsfield.
She was born Aug. 10,1935, near Beallsville, a daughter of the late Melville Wilson and Anna Laura Reed McFrederick.
Emma R. Bates, 78, of Jerusalem, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at the Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia.
She was born in Calais, on March 8, 1938, a daughter of the late Chester and Ocie Carpenter Mercer.
Russie Baker, Beallsville, spotted this eagle Dec. 21. The bird was seen off SR 26, on Sunfish Creek Road.
While it is only two years old, the Ohio River Ferryboat Festival is already being recognized for its achievements.
The festival was recently honored for its outstanding work in community development and historic preservation in the region at the Appalachian Heritage Luncheon held Dec. 14 in Columbus at the Statehouse.
Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a four-part series looking back on the top stories from 2016. See Part 4 in next week’s Monroe County Beacon.
Ferryboat Festival draws a crowd
“We’re going to have one of the best, if not the best, Next Generation 911 system in the state of Ohio” said Emergency Management Director Phil Keevert at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
Empowering C.A.R.E. (Community Advocates Responding Effectively), a county based caregiver support group, recently donated copies of Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia by Jolene Brackey.
River three-sport star Mike Snively was among the first two athletes to be recognized by the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, as he was named as one of two OVAC Hall of