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A picture was painted for the financial future of Monroe County Monday, April 9, but, like artwork hanging in a museum, that picture can be interpreted in a variety of ways.

Growing up in Sycamore Valley, Craig Morrison remembers flash floodings of rivers and streams in the Ohio Valley, and knows how much work recovery can be.

Driving through the valleys of Wayne National Forest on a rain-kissed April afternoon, the signs of spring are all around.


Many former wrestlers, GWA members, friends and family gathered Sunday, April 7 at the Del-mas E. Moore Fieldhouse to honor the “father” of wrestling at Beallsville High School, Gary W. Davis.

When someone dedicates a half-century of their life to something, it’s truly amazing, and when you’re the second all-time winningest football coach in the Ohio Valley’s football tradition-rich hist

Bill Haley won his second head to head match game in as many weeks. The final match between Haley and Brent Conaway was tight going into the tenth frame.


Fashion trends, who can explain them?

March: came in; then went; ditto.


The County Infirmary Cemetery will be the focus on Saturday, April 20, at 1:00 p.m. as the recently installed monument commemorating those buried there will be dedicated during the Easter weekend.

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District congratulates River High School senior Thad Indermuhle, the recipient of the 2019 Franklin B. Walter Award.

The Monroe Theatre Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 22 at the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church. All meetings are open to the public.


Delven Devore passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019, at Westwood Place at 99 years of age.

Sylvia M. Jones, 94, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.

Arthur J. Howell, 80, of Tiffin, went on to be with his Lord at 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay.

Monroe County Beacon

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