Knowlton Covered Bridge, built in 1887, which will receive nearly $1 million in repairs.

Two historic bridges in Monroe County have a new lease on life after grant funding was secured through the Monroe County Engineer’s Office.

Todd Fry with W&J President Dr. Haring-Smith

Washington & Jefferson College inducted its 18th Athletic Hall of Fame class on Friday night (Sept. 9) in a ceremony at the Rossin Campus Center Allen Ballroom.

James E. Crumm, 63, of Clarington was arrested on Friday, Sept. 16 by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Crumm is charged with one count of Rape of a Child (a Felony-1 crime) and one count Gross Sexual Imposition (a F-3). 

Knowlton Covered Bridge, built in 1887, which will receive nearly $1 million in repairs.
Todd Fry with W&J President Dr. Haring-Smith

AEP schedules open house to discuss new electric transmission line

AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking steps to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. The plan includes construction of a new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Monroe County.

Rare White Hummingbird

David Langsdorf of Fly had an interesting visitor this Summer. From late May/early June to August, Langsdorf played host to several hummingbirds. Amongst the group was a pearl, a rare white hummingbird. The sighting is rare enough that several websites are devoted to white hummingbirds. Langsdorf hopes to host the unique visitor next year as well. 

browns Beat 9/22/16

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The roads are lined with wonderful color and splendor, of reds and blues and greens and yellows. No, I’m not talking about decorations for the holidays. I’m talking about campaign signs. 

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65 Years Ago - 1951

Graysville School news - The Graysville schools have an enrollment of 153 pupils, 93 grades one through eight and 60 in high school. Board of Education members are O.L. Hill, R.H.. Latta, Glen Williams, Lawrence Hupp, Arnett Whitacre.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 9/22/16

The last week of September is very exciting for me; Monroe Singers start practicing music for our Christmas concert.  This may seem a bit early to start spreading the Christmas spirit, but I can tell you that learning music is not always easy.  Thankfully, we do not have to memorize the selections.  This group of 40 plus singers, under the direction of Paula Ring, s

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Sports

After years of dominance on the gridiron by the Monroe Central Seminoles and the recent success of the Caldwell Redskins, it was unusual for the teams to face off with

Local Columnists

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The roads are lined with wonderful color and splendor, of reds and blues and greens and yellows.