James Fleeman, Mick Schumacher, Ethel Sloan, Carl Davis, Tim Price

  With the sound of wind blowing through the leaves and the sun emerging from a shroud of clouds, 96 year old Ethel Sloan cut the red ribbon officially re-opening the historical Foraker Covered Bridge on a cool, crisp Monday, October 24, 2016.

Sixty-five year old Donna S. Brown of Clarington, Ohio entered into a plea agreement with  federal prosecutors on October 12, 2016.  She plead guilty  to one count of wire fraud, one count of mail fraud and money laundering.

Ciara Smith of Lewisville participated in a research fellowship at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio.

James Fleeman, Mick Schumacher, Ethel Sloan, Carl Davis, Tim Price

OSU Ticket Give-A-Way

The Monroe County Beacon recently held a drawing for two tickets to The Ohio State Buckeyes football game against Big Ten Rival Nebraska. Winning the grand prize was Shari Nixon, Woodsfield (pictured with The Beacon ‘s Sheila McKee, left). Nixon was entered in the final drawing by winning the drawing for a $10 prize from Jerry Lee’s.

Empowering C.A.R.E. seeks community input Nov. 7 at Swiss Hills

Empowering C.A.R.E. (Community Advocates Responding Effectively) and S.O.M.A. (Switzerland of Ohio Ministerial Association) will hold an informational meeting at Swiss Hills Vocational School on November 7th,  at 6:00 p.m., 2016. The purpose of the meeting is to explore the possibility of expanding services and opportunities to our seniors and their caregivers.

Levi Brown earns endowed scholarship from Baldwin Wallace University

Levi Brown of Woodsfield was among more than 500 students who earned endowed scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University this fall. Brown, a 2015 graduate of Monroe Central School majoring in pre-physical therapy and exercise science, earned the Frances Rathbone Scholarship and the Hattie & Zella Warner Scholarship.

October Garden Club news

Westwood Landing was the site for the Woodsfield Garden Club October meeting with nearly all members present. Pictured holding découpage pumpkins they created with Lisa Gardner Martin are: Jo Eddy, Charlene Miller, Bert Rensi, Theresa Maienknecht, Rhonda Koslik, Lisa Martin, Marlene Moose, Diane Burkhart, Cathy Black and  Yvonne Reusser.