In December 1’s Monroe County Beacon, information was incorrect in the story “County Home ready to reopen its doors.”
As of Monday, Dec. 5, Monroe County Care and Rehabilitation has not been recertified. The facility passed a survey, which could be one of two, with the second survey not coming for up to six months.
The Monroe County Commissioners met with representatives from Monroe County Care and Rehabilitation and Granger Construction Company Nov. 30 during their regular meeting.
The last two seasons for River football have been amazing.
The Pilots had back-to-back playoff berths and finished with a combined record of 19-3, including this season’s perfect 10-0 regular season mark.
For River’s seniors, the last two seasons were a great way to cap their careers.
It was a big week for Monroe Central senior Allison Kuhn.
On Nov. 29, Kuhn notched her 1,000th point in tough 43-33 overtime loss to Buckeye Trail in Pioneer Valley Conference action at Buckeye Trail.
Personal success was nice for Kuhn, but picking up a win would have made the day better.
Beallsville took control early and never looked back in a dominating 71-23 victory Thursday, Dec. 1 at Parkersburg Catholic.
Sparked by six points from Ashley Howell, the Lady Blue Devils (3-1) built a 16-4 lead after the first quarter.
The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference recently announced its All-Conference football teams for 2016.
The following area athletes were recognized.
In Class 3A, Monroe Central senior Bobby O’Donnell was named to the first team.
Entering River’s season-opening matchup with Frontier, junior Lukas Isaly only needed 24 points to reach 1,000 for his career; he could get there by the end of the game. Possibly he’d reach 1,000 during Saturday’s game against Hiland.
Isaly must have not felt like waiting, as he reached it in the first half.
The Jon Perkins era at Monroe Central High School got off to a positive start as the Seminoles dropped Bridgeport 79-67 Dec. 2 in their season-opener at Bridgeport High School.
Senior Trey Duffy and junior Ryan LaFollette made sure their new coach would start his career with a bang, scoring a combined 55 points.
Lauren Flannery continued her hot start to the season, scoring 20 points to go with 11 steals as River topped Bridgeport 61-38 Dec. 1 at River High School.
In addition to Flannery, Carsyn Reynolds chipped in 14 points in the victory.
Ron O’Neil won Week 10’s match game tournament held at Russell Family Bowling Center in Woodsfield. This was O’Neil’s second match tournament win in as many weeks.
O’Neil, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, bowls in the Thursday night league in Woodsfield.
Princess League Nov. 22
Paulus Insurance 35-17, Russell Family Bowling 32-20, Watters Funeral Homes 29-23, D&L Sales 29-23, Elsie’s Bookkeeping 27-25, BMW Farms 25-27, Riesbeck’s Food Market 24-28, Friends 22-30, Modern Hardware 22-30, Olive Tree Inn 15-37.
The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Board of Education, in a united step toward the future, approved Jeff Greenley as the district’s interim superintendent du