Emile Weaver, 20, of Clarington was arrested last week and indicted in Muskingum County on four charges, including Aggravated Murder. The legal action against Weaver stems from the April 22 death of a newborn baby girl proven to be Weaver’s daughter. 

Local barn artist Scott Hagan began the painting of the Monroe County Bicentennial barns last week, with the barn of Wade and Donna Groves, located on SR 800 between Woodsfield and Antioch being the first.

The Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education (SOLSD) passed the third and final reading of a resolution to create a drug testing policy for the district’s athletes during a regular session meeting on July 22.

Hunstman arrested on rape charges

David Huntsman, 44, of Graysville was arrested on July 24 on charges of felony rape. The alleged victim is an eight year old male relative. 

Hunstman is a repeat offender who was released from prison just over a year ago. That sentence was served after he was found guilty of rape, attempted rape and abduction in 2010. 

Flags of Honor displayed

The Flags of Honor are pictured in front of the Beallsville American Legion Post # 768. The flags were on display as part of the annual Beallsville Remembers All Who Gave Poker Run on July 25. All proceeds from the event are donated to veterans for medical expenses, etc.            Photo by Ashley Schumacher


Barnesville Livestock 7/25/15 Results

July 22  Total Head 763 Fed cattle 202; choice steers $145-158.50; good steers $144 & down; holstein steers $90-143.25; choice heifers $142-156.50;  good heifers $141 & down;  134 commercial cows  $105-147.50; canners and cutters $104 & down; 23 butcher bulls $94-146; bred cows & C/C pairs: 24 cows & cow/calf pair BH $1200-2325; feeder cattle 257

Muskingum Livestock 7/22/15 Results

July 25 Total Head 212 Cattle 96 Hd  Fats 0 Hd  Cows 17 Hd  Good $100.00 - 115.00; Medium $80.00 - 99.75; Thin $79.75 & down; Baby Calves 6 Hd (BH) $80.00;  wt (WT) $250.00 - 400.00; Cow/Calf 2 pair (BH) $1575.00 - 2000.00; Pairs  Bred Cows 4 Hd (BH) $950.00 - 2000.00; Bulls 5 Hd (WT) $108.50 - 134.50; Feeders 29 Hd  Med.