Soon, an unfamiliar buzz will fill the air. You’ll walk outside on a nice summer’s day and be swarmed by large, ugly flying creatures. If you live in the countryside of Monroe County, you may not even be able to take a step without crunching one of these invaders underfoot.

On the evening of April 19 at about 10 p.m. members of the Antioch Fire Department Fire Chief Terry Winter, Fred Binegar, John Hupp and Sam Hensel were returning home from a county wide Fire Association meeting in Clarington when they noticed that the whole back of the former Edith Kinny house was on fire.

On April 13, 2016 the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA) recognized 82 of Ohio’s top students from across the state during the 7th Annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Awards Program.

Beallsville Sports 4/28/16

  The Beallsville Lady Blue Devils softball team fought hard against Paden City at home on April 20 but couldn’t overcome an early deficit. Beallsville quickly fell behind 7-1 after two innings. They made it 7-2 in the third inning and 8-4 in the fourth inning. They gained another run on Paden City at 10-7 after the sixth inning.

Monroe Central Sports 4/28/16

In softball action, the Monroe Central Lady Seminoles hosted PVC rival Fort Frye on April 19. Monroe Central took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. After Fort Frye jumped ahead 2-1 in the top of the fourth, the Lady Seminoles evened it up at two in the bottom of the same inning.

River Sports 4/28/2016

The softball team started their week off by hosting Barnesville High School. River won with a final of 3-2 with Riley Lollathin, Bailey Caldwell, and Livi Rose all recording a RBI. Rosey Romick pitched 7 innings for 4 strikeouts in the victory. The team then hosted Bishop Donahue and cruised to a solid 6-1 victory.

A Second Look 4/28/16

60 Years Ago - 1956

The Woodsfield Senior Class will present “Life of the Party” April 30 at the high school. The large cast includes Linda Baker, Jim Keevert, Carol Secrest, Charles Helbling, Helena Hartline, Jane Hines, Pat Yoss, Paul Keylor, Delvin Wiggins and Barbara Highman.

60th Wedding Anniversary

Arthur and Rilla Morris of Perrysville, Ohio celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends. They were married on March 24, 1956 in Deavertown, Ohio. Art is the son of the late Arthur B. and Estella Morris of Woodsfield, Ohio.

Mary Jane “Patsy” Winland

Mary Jane “Patsy” Winland, age 74 of Graysville, Ohio passed away Saturday April 23, 2016 at her daughter’s home, with her loving husband and children by her side after an extended battle with brain cancer.  She was born October 29, 1941 in Sardis, Ohio daughter of the late William and Nellie Eikleberry Howell. 



  The Beallsville Lady Blue Devils softball team fought hard against Paden City at home on April 20 but couldn’t overcome an early deficit.