The 2017 Junior Fair Royalty was chosen Monday, Aug. 21. Pictured are, from left to right: Junior Fair Princess Kynlie Cline, Junior Fair Queen Olivia Hoskins and Junior Fair Prince Jackson Phillips.

The 167th Monroe County Fair began Monday, Aug. 21.

The annual Junior Fair Parade was held in the evening.

The judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over court Wednesday, Aug. 18. Pictured are, from left to right: Judges Carol Ann Robb, Mary DeGanaro, Gene Donofrio and Cheryl Waite.

Monroe County Common Pleas Court have a few special visitors – and a few extra seats at the judge’s podium as the judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over cases Wednesday, Aug. 18.

History came alive Thursday, Aug. 17 as River Elementary held a back-to-school carnival. Pictured above are some of the well-dressed attendees. From left to right: Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Riley Rowe and Alexis White.

A costume- and history-filled back-to-school party was held Thursday, Aug. 17 at River Elementary.

The 2017 Junior Fair Royalty was chosen Monday, Aug. 21. Pictured are, from left to right: Junior Fair Princess Kynlie Cline, Junior Fair Queen Olivia Hoskins and Junior Fair Prince Jackson Phillips.
The judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over court Wednesday, Aug. 18. Pictured are, from left to right: Judges Carol Ann Robb, Mary DeGanaro, Gene Donofrio and Cheryl Waite.
History came alive Thursday, Aug. 17 as River Elementary held a back-to-school carnival. Pictured above are some of the well-dressed attendees. From left to right: Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Riley Rowe and Alexis White.

Area Golf Roundup

River’s girls improved to 4-5 on the season with a 207-215 victory over John Marshall Monday, Aug. 21 at the par-36 Clair Mar Golf Course in Powhatan Point.

Sierra Knowlton set the tone for the Lady Pilots, finishing at 8-over-par (44).

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There was another roll over on State Route 556 on Thursday, Aug. 17.

It seems a dump truck was getting over to the right for an oncoming wide load at one of the many places where there is actually no berm and rolled his truck.

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David St. John, right, listens during testimony of his preliminary hearing Wednesday, Aug. 16 in Monroe County Court.

David St. John’s former live-in girlfriend will never forget the harrowing experience she went through during the early morning hours of Aug. 5.

Sports

Monroe Central’s Jackie Hayes jukes out an Oak Glen defender Friday, Aug. 18 during the Seminoles’ season opener against the Golden Bears at Woodsfield.

Monroe Central kicked off its season Friday, Aug. 18 as it welcomed visiting Oak Glen at Woodsfield.

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