The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District (SOLSD) Board of Education position left vacant by Justin Isaly’s resignation was filled on July 19th during the regular session board meeting.  Chosen for the position via a unanimous vote by remaining board members was Kenneth Darby of Beallsville.

Monroe Central High School alumna Alli Wilcox made the school and her community proud at the annual Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Classic on Saturday, July 23. At halftime of the area’s largest all-star contest, Wilcox was named Miss Congeniality of the OVAC’s Queen of Queens competition. 

 Severe storms ripped through Monroe County on Sunday, July 24. While most parts of the county were untouched, a line traveling east from Calais, to Miltonsburg and over to SR 800 was hit hard.

Several children participated in 2016 Monroe County Library Summer Reading Program

The Monroe County Library held its annual Summer Reading Program June 6-July 15 with the theme “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!.” Any child from birth through grade six could join. The program concluded with a pizza party and a balloon fight at the Library, which 59 participants attended. One hundred and thirty-two children joined the program with 90 completing it.