The numbers for third quarter horizontal well production are in, and Monroe County has established itself as a prodigious natural gas producer. The statistics are being noticed in the industry, and some are pointing to even bigger than expected things for the county’s future. 

Monroe Central head football coach Jay Circosta recently added yet another accolade to his illustrious career after being named Ohio co-coach of the year in division VI. The honor comes after a season in which the Seminoles only had two regular season losses (both to undefeated teams) and made the playoffs. 

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department will get a boost for its K-9 unit after receiving a $2,500 donation from Blue Racer Midstream and Cayman Energy II.

New Matamoras Coffee Break Dec. 22

There will be a Coffee Break at the New Matamoras Library Dec. 22 at 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker will be retired Frontier Local School District teacher Kathy Eckert. She will be discussing various artifacts and “treasures” she’s unearthed while walking the banks of the Ohio River. Everyone is invited to attend.

Muskingum Livestock 12/10/14 Results

December 10  Total Head 1906 Fed cattle 150; choice steers $160-172; good steers $159 & down; holstein steers $112-153; choice heifers $158-168.50; good heifers $157 & down;  201 commercial cows  $108-147.50; canners and cutters $107 & down; 26 butcher bulls $70-131; bred cows & C/C pairs: 14 cows & cow/calf pair BH $825-1925; feeder cattle 1350;

K-9 Unit Receives $2,500 Donation

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department will get a boost for its K-9 unit after receiving a $2,500 donation from Blue Racer Midstream and Cayman Energy II. The companies chose to fund the K-9 unit because it helps the entire community and also to show their support for the Sheriff Department’s efforts in fighting drugs in the county.

Scam Warning

Beacon reader Greg Alls, who resides near Graysville, warned that he and a neighbor had both received a scam letter from someone calling themselves Annual Business Services. The letter looks very official, and Alls believes it is being sent to people who have formed an LLC. 

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Christmas Eve Mass and Church Services Schedule:

St. Sylvester’s 3:30 p.m. (School Mass) and Midnight.

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Monroe Central head football coach Jay Circosta recently added yet another accolade to his illustrious career after being named Ohio co-coach of the year in division VI

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Christmas is right around the corner and I hope everyone is more ready than I am. Finding a day to shop has been hard.