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“The flood gates are going to open,” Monroe County Care Center Administrator Jessica Price predicted Friday, May 10.

On her 10-year anniversary of teaching dance in Monroe County, Kerri Knaus of K. Lynn Studio Dancers wanted to do something special for her students.

The animals at Crossed Paws Animal Shelter got to hear some special stories last week thanks to second-grade students from St. Sylvester Central Elementary School.


There was no doubt Wade Stoehr would give Monroe Central a chance when the Seminoles visited Strasburg for the Division IV sectional semifinal Saturday, May 11.

Monroe Central senior Kayla Wall dominated the field during the Pioneer Valley Conference Championship Wednesday, May 8 at Fort Frye, winning two events and finishing second in another to claim the

The Monroe County Farmers and Sportsmen’s Association held its 36th annual bass fishing tournament April 27 at Slope Creek reservoir.


65 Years Ago – 1954

Time flies when you are busy. I hope all of my lady friends in newspaper land had a great Mother’s Day. I consider myself very lucky because I still get to spend lots of time with my mommy.

Mother’s Day, May 12. Have you read “I Hope the Angels Know What They Have”? Gals, do you ever walk by a mirror and think, “I saw my Mom”? Or a memory pops up as in worn out blankets.


GMN Woodsfield Head Start & Early Head Start Center recently held a family fishing event at the MACO pond in Woods-field.

The Monroe County Republican Executive Committee (MCREC) held a dinner for two scholarship recipients and their families Tuesday, May 7 at Traditions in Woodsfield.

Six students from the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District attended the 2019 Southeastern Ohio Annual Regional Scholars Leadership Conference April 30 and May 1 at Akita Camp in Logan.


David Phillips, 79, of Woodsfield, Ohio, and formerly of the Mill Creek, West Virginia community, died Thursday evening, May 9, 2019, at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center in Cambridge,

On May 6, 2019, Alan Lee Hamilton passed from this world into the arms of his Heavenly Father.

Alan was born on April 9, 1941, at his family‘s home on Adams Avenue in Woodsfield.

David E.

Cline, 78, Sistersville, West Virginia, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

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