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The Switzerland of Ohio Garden held its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at the event center in Woodsfield.

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COVID’s spread appears to be slowing in Monroe County.

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The large parking lot behind the Monroe County Courthouse wasn’t always empty.

At one time it a family home stood there – and a large metal building.

Sports

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Week three of the head to head match game at Russell Family Bowling Center saw a new winner as Scott Bowers defeated Ed Binni in the finals with a score of 201-175 respectively.

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River sophomore Mara Beard will make a return trip to Pickerington North as she qualified for the Division III regional meet Saturday, Oct. 23 at Cambridge High School.

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Monroe Central showed it deserved a spot in the Division VII, Region 27 playoffs with a gutsy performance against visiting Shadyside Friday, Oct. 22 at Woodsfield.

Opinion

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75 Years Ago (1946)

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Weekend guests at Kindelberger Cabin; a father and son from the Carolinas. First time for them to explore the Switzerland of Ohio where their ancestors settled in the early 1800’s.

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Lifestyle

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On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Midway Community Center’s Senior Group went on a trip to Grizler’s “The Castle” near Whipple.

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Andy Schumacher and his construction trade class at Swiss Hills Vocational School spent 6 days doing a community service project helping Harry Christman renovate the playground at Midway Community

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The Monroe County Beacon recently visited the Horseshoe on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus.

Obituaries

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Leah J. Feasel, 90, of Woodsfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at her home.

Heather L. Haslam, 47 of Woodsfield, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland.

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Joyce Ann Stimpert, 60, of Woodsfield, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at the home of her daughter in St. Clairsville.