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The Monroe County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m.

The following are the school menus for the week of Jan. 21-25. All meals are served with a choice of milk. Breakfast is served with fruit or juice.


The following is the senior menu for the week of Jan. 21-25:

Monday: Closed for holiday

Tuesday: Swedish meatballs, noodles, corn, beets, mandarin oranges


Gary Isner won the Thursday, Jan. 10 Weekly Match Game Tournament at Russell Family Bowling Center in Woodsfield.

Beallsville picked up a 47-34 victory in a hard-fought contest against Cameron Thursday, Jan. 10 at Beallsville High School.

In a pivotal Ohio Valley Athletic Conference battle against Shadyside, River came out on top with a victory of 54-48 Monday, Jan. 14 at Shadyside High School.


45 Years Ago

Hello, everyone. I hope all is well at your home and all are celebrating the first big snowfall of 2019 with a nice warm cup of coffee and a freshly baked cookie.

January 2, 2019 entered on a Tuesday, a Happy New Year to you. From Procter, “The fresh New Year, the bright new year that telleth of hope and joy my dear.”


The staff at the Monroe County Care Center would like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs Scott on their 79th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 19.

Wilber B. Heslep Jr., a lifelong resident of Monroe County, celebrated his 90th birthday Monday, Jan. 7.

Woodsfield Elementary School held a Grinch Christmas Party Thursday, Dec. 20.


Dwight George Ring, 80, of Graysville, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at his home after a long battle with cancer.

Kenneth Crawford, age 84 of Clarington, died Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Wetzel County Hospital New Martins-ville, West Virginia.

Dorothy “Dottie” Blake Robinson, age 73, of Byesville, formerly of Woodsfield, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Arbors at Woodsfield.

Monroe County Beacon

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