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.

wanda wheeler

Wanda Luella Wheeler, 78, of Jerusalem died Friday, July 22, 2016 in Barnesville Hospital.  She was born April 12, 1938 in Belmont County, a daughter of the late Chalmer and Orpha Perkins Kemp.  Wanda was a member of the Ozark Church of Christ and an employee of the former Jonathan Logan Garment Factory in Barnesville.  

beatrice varner

Beatrice Viola Varner, 99, of Marietta passed away 6:05 am, July 24, 2016 at the Harmar Place.  She was born April 19, 1917 in Beallsville, OH to J.M. and Celeste (Pittman) Truex.

Muskingum Livestock 7/28/16

July 20  Total Head 708     Cattle Market Report Choice Steers $114.00-125.00; Good Steers $113.00-down; Holstein Steers $94.00-112.50; Choice Heifers $112.00-121.50; Good Heifers $111.00-down; Commercial Cows $75.00-99.00; Canners and Cutters $74.00-down; Butcher Bulls $51.00-125.00; Bred Cows (per head) $700.00-1050.00; Cow/Calf pairs (per unit) $

Barnesville Livestock 7/28/16

July 23 Total Head 205 Cattle 95 Hd  Cows  11 Hd  Good $72.00 - 80.00; Medium $58.00 - 71.75; Thin $57.75 & down; Baby Calves 14 Hd (BH) (4) $1.00 - 400.00; (WT) (10) $32.50 - 127.50; Cow/Calf Pairs (1 pair) (BH) (1) 1110.00; Bred Cows 3 Hd (BH) $700.00 - 1175.00; Bulls 1 Hd (WT) (1) $76.00;  Feeders 49 Hd  Med.

Reunions 7/28/16

The Annual Ring reunion will be held at Graysville Community Center July 31. Lunch at 12:30. 

 

The descendants of Ira and Alice Clift family reunion will be held Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Barnesville Memorial Park. Basket lunch at 1 p.m. 

meeting dates 7/28/16

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the Board Room at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville, Ohio. The board  workshop starts at 5:00 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

 

Darby appointed to SOLSD Board

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.

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July 20  Total Head 708     Cattle Market Report Choice Steers $114.00-125.00; Good Steers $113.00-down; Holstein Steers $94.00-112.50; Choice Heifers

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