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The Monroe County Port Authority will meet on at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 18 at the Woodsfield Municipal Building.

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Demand for the COVID-19 vaccine continues to drop and cases continue to rise in Monroe County.

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Nearly a year later than expected, the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be displayed in Monroe County.

Sports

There could be a chance for a third matchup between two area teams as the OHSAA East District held its Division IV baseball draw Sunday, May 9.

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Monroe Central got a big fourth inning in route to a 10-4 victory over Frontier Thursday, May 6 at Woodsfield.

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Monroe Central did its best to slow down Martins Ferry’s offense during the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 3A championship Friday, April 29 at the I-470 complex in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Opinion

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I think we can all agree things have gotten out of control.

Twenty thousand dollars worth of damage at City Park?

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65 Years Ago (1956)

Neil McDougal of Clarington, was recently named to Phi Beta Kappa. He and other Marietta College students met in the college library to receive their awards.

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Good morning to all my table talk friends and neighbors. I hope you all have had a great week and all stayed well.

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Lifestyle

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American Legion Auxiliary Monroe Unit #87 is sponsoring Megan Hoover, a junior at Monroe Central High School, who will be attending Buckeye Girls State annual session June 13-19 on the campus of Un

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The Business Professionals of America (BPA) competitions looked different for students this year.

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The Monroe County Beacon recently visited some national parks in Tennessee and North Carolina.

Mike and Julie Jones spent a week visiting family and sightseeing.

Obituaries

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Myrtle V. Hercher, 97, of Tucson, Arizona, formally of Sycamore Valley, passed away on Saturday May 1, 2021.

She was born on Nov. 28, 1923, to Adam and Florence (Biehl) Kehl.

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Ruth E. Thornberry, 93, of Beallsville passed away in the home that she loved Saturday, May 8.

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Larry Dean Okey, of Dover, passed away on May 7, 2021.