Several property owners in Monroe County who have been attempting to free up their previously-leased mineral rights in recent months were dealt a blow on Sept. 24 as the Court of Appeals of Ohio, Seventh Appellate District ruled in favor of Beck Energy in an appeal of previous judgments.

    The use of illegal drugs and the misuse of legal drugs is an issue that is faced in every community across the United States. Monroe County is not untouched by this issue. In fact, in a quick scanning of the court records, one will find that the drug problem is rampant in the county.

    The 2014 Monroe Central Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned this week. The King will be crowned on Oct. 2 at the bonfire to be held at 8 p.m. The Queen will be crowned during halftime of the Oct. 3 football game against Magnolia. A parade will precede the game at 6 p.m.

Pioneer Pipe Gives $32,000 to Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

    On September 26, Pioneer Pipe and the Pioneer Group of companies made a significant investment in the future of Appalachian Ohio with a gift to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. At their corporate headquarters in Marietta, Pioneer gave FAO a gift of $32,000 to support its mission to create opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities.

Muskingum Livestock 9/24/14 Results

September 24  Total Head 2005 Fed cattle 176; choice steers $148-156.50; good steers $147 & down; holstein steers $140-146.50; choice heifers $147-156; good heifers $146 & down;  294 commercial cows  $116-158; canners and cutters $115 & down; 53 butcher bulls $70-154; bred cows & C/C pairs: 13 cows & cow/calf pair BH $725-1850; feeder cattle 1315

Beallsville Native Graduates From OSU College of Medicine

    On May 1st, 2014, The Ohio State University College of Medicine held its 100th Hooding Ceremony. Among the graduates was Beallsville native, Bethany Caldwell. Bethany is a 2005 graduate of Beallsville High School. During high school, Bethany was active in volleyball, basketball, softball, National Honor Society, choir and yearbook staff.

Marietta College Enrolls More Than 350 in Class of 2018, Including Several Local Students

    When classes began for the 2014 fall semester, Marietta College welcomed more than 350 freshmen who are studying in one or more of the 44 majors. Students from your coverage area are:
    Garrett Buegel, of New Matamoras, is a graduate of Frontier High School and is majoring in Land and Energy Management.             

Beallsville Sports 10/2/14

    The Beallsville football team (1-3) traveled down to Caldwell (4-0) to take on the undefeated Redskins last Friday, Sep. 26. Caldwell proved their audacity as the Blue Devils faltered early, and the match ended with a 74 to 20 score.       



    Monroe County voters will have several candidates and issues to consider during the upcoming General Election on November 4th of this year. Early voting will start in a matter of days.


    The Beallsville football team (1-3) traveled down to Caldwell (4-0) to take on the undefeated Redskins last Friday, Sep. 26.

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