Each time the news of yet another school shooting headlines the news, a piece of America dies along with the youth who lose their lives. The feeling of security disintegrates just a bit more for every American. While the fact may not be discussed often, we do learn from each shooting.

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District [SOLSD] had a busy evening on Jan. 15 as both the annual re-organizational meeting and regular session monthly meeting were both held. 

Since construction began on August 11, 2014, a mine reclamation project on CR 59 [Little Injun Run] in Bethel Township has been a hot topic amongst residents of Monroe County.

Monroe And Noble County Farm Bureau Supports Community Involvement in Pipeline Meetings

A variety of energy development projects in the community are being evaluated. The Monroe and Noble County Farm Bureau urges business and community leaders, as well as interested residents to participate in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Scoping Meeting concerning Columbia Gas Transmission’s Leach XPress pipeline project. 

RHS Art Students Submit Art To Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center

 Ten art students from River High School entered artwork in Oglebay Institute’s  Stifel Fine Arts Center 26th Annual Regional Student Art Exhibition.  They are  Jerrett Armann, junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Armann of Hannibal; Jakob Dietrich, sophomore, son of Stacey Knight and Kriss Dietrich of Powhatan Point; Matt Gauding, senior, son of Mr. and Mrs.

OUE Wins Fifth Straight

The OUE Lady Panthers came out hot making 9 first half threes en route to an 87-56 victory against the visiting Wright St. Lake Lady Lakers. It was Nicole Smolenak and Kelsey Holloway leading the way with 20 and 18 points, respectively. Laken Ramsay had another solid effort pouring in 15 points.

Monroe Central Sports 1/22/15

On Tuesday, January 13th, the Monroe Central boys’ basketball team traveled to Shadyside for a matchup against the Tigers and were victorious 85-75 despite getting zero points from their bench. The Noles scored at least 17 points in ever quarter, including 28 in the second quarter. Levi Brown and Cole Howell led the Noles with 19 points a piece. 

Beallsville Sports 1/22/15

In boys’ basketball, Beallsville took on Frontier Thursday, January 15. The Blue Devils fell behind early, and the deficit was just too much for the Devils to overcome as Beallsville fell by a final score of 89-64. The majority of points for the Blue Devils were from both Chad Louden and Chase Mercer who had 20 points each.