On Tuesday, May 17th, Colonel Bernard R.

The excitement at the annual Beallsville Rally For Life reveal day is always contagious. An electric buzz fills the air as students and community members anxiously await to hear how much of a difference a small community can make.

Monroe County Sheriff Chuck Black, Deputy Andrew Ridley, Deputy Joe Kress, and Lieutenant James Faunda and Sergeant Joe Weaver from the St.

Baby Pittman Born March 28

Nathan and Michele Pittman of Jacksontown, Ohio are happy to announce the birth of their second son Carson Ira on March 28, 2016 weighing 8 lb 14 oz. and 21 inches long. He was welcomed home by big brother Connor Riley who is three years old.

Norma Mann

Norma Mann died on Thursday, May 19, 2016. She was born in Jericho, Ohio on April 21, 1927. She was the daughter of David and Hilda Cline. She was 89. Norma was a graduate of Smithfield’s (Ohio) High School Class of 1945. She married Jack Mann on April 21, 1946. Mrs.

David Weddle

David Emerson Weddle, 37, of 3037 Owl Town Road, Bedford, Virginia, died on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at home unexpectedly from heart failure. Born February 12, 1979 in Lima, Ohio, he was the son of Mary Christine McMullen Weddle and the late David (Butch) Edward Weddle.

Roman Schumacher

Roman Schumacher, age 86, of  Malaga, Ohio passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Monroe County, Ohio on August 21, 1929, a son of the late William and Mary Alig Schumacher.

Karren Jones

Karen Sue Jones, age 67, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Monday May 16, 2016 at her home.  She was born June 20, 1948 a daughter of Wilma Bertchy Alleman of Woodsfield and the late Roy Alleman.

She was retired from the Monroe County Care Center, Reisbecks of Woodsfield, and LGAM.

Norman Johnson

Norman D. “Norm” Johnson, 88, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his residence. He was born on May 6, 1928 in New Philadelphia, OH to Delbert and Lula (Rufener) Johnson. 

A Second Look 5/26/16

65 Years Ago - 1951

The Monroe Feed and Supply Co. has purchased the property on North Paul Street and now occupied by the Polen family. The company plans to raze the frame structure early next year and replace with a concrete block warehouse, surrounded by parking space for patrons.

Switzer News

Congratulations to Colten Rosen for being inducted into the National Honor Society at Swiss Hills Career Center.  Colten is the son of Travis and Tiffeny Rosen.

“Around the Table” Talk

Good day Table Talk Readers, hope you all have had a good week. I look outside and the sky is so dark and the birds are not singing very loudly, actually not singing at all. If my Dad was still living he would say we are heading into a storm. When the birds take cover then a storm is about to hit the area we live in.

Monroe County Veterans Services Information

This month’s article is designed to help you understand what Veterans Affairs (VA) services are now available to Veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  It concerns me that so many veterans, family and members of the community are not aware or receiving benefits that they have earned.  If you are a veteran and have not visited our office