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The family of Robert (Bob) Wallace would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss of our loved one.

A new business opened in Sardis Oct. 15, training workers and providing risk management services for many of the industrial businesses springing to life in the Ohio Valley.

Woodsfield Village workers feel like they have their hands tied when it comes to utility terminations.

They send out the initial bill with a due date.


Derek Griffith won his second Weekly Match Game title of the year Thursday, Nov. 29 at Russell Family Bowling Center in Woodsfield.

Monroe Central got its season off to a good start by taking down Bridgeport 63-47 Friday, Nov. 30 at Bridgeport High School.

Beallsville had its first real test of the season Thursday, Nov. 29 when quick-tempo, hot shooting Shadyside paid a visit to Beallsville High School.


Good evening, all. A large, hot cup of Constant Comment tea is setting on the desk right beside me. I chose that tea because it reminds me of Christmas.

St. Nicholas, a bishop in Asia Minor in the fourth century, was well know and had had a great love for children. Dec. 6 is known as St. Nicholas Day.

That first day I spent as a coal miner is burned into my memory like few others. I arrived at the mine site and sought the man in charge, the shift foreman.


Darlene Carpenter will celebrate her 89th birthday on Friday, Dec.

On December 14, 2018, Linda (Decker) and George (Blaine) LaFaber will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Alvin and Connie (Miller) Thompson, of Woods-field, are celebrating their 40th year of marriage on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.


Patricia “Patty” Ann Ludolph, age 53 of Sardis, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville.

Kenneth E. Robison, 74, of Woodsfield, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

The Honorable Judge Walter R. Starr, 64 of Lewisville, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgan-town, West Virginia.

Monroe County Beacon

103 East Court Street,
Woodsfield, OH 43793