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This year’s Mr. and Miss River were crowned during halftime of River’s game with River View Friday, Oct. 11 at River High School.

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Yellow hardhats dotted the wooded landscape along the Horseshoe Falls Trail Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Suicide attempts may be rare at the Monroe County Jail, but Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black can rest easy knowing his correction officers are prepared in case an incident happens.

Sports

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River had a chance to secure some important playoff points when it hosted Division IV River View in Week 7. 

Unfortunately, the Pilots couldn’t take advantage of the opportunity.

Monroe Central appeared ready to match Shenandoah’s offense during its battle with the Zeps Friday, Oct. 11 at Woodsfield.

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Nick Morris won Week 6 of the Russell Family Bowling Center match game sponsored by Modern Home and Hardware in Woodsfield. 

Opinion

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Occasionally, during my trips down or across the bumpy roads of Ohio, something you see might be a bit strange.

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This is an old covered bridge

That spans a narrow little stream

That flows past my boyhood home

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The MACO Workshop privatized on July 1, 2019. We joined forces with PCS (Person Centered Services). Nothing has changed; we still offer everything that we offered before.

Lifestyle

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Heidi Salsbury Bock

1974 – 2006

We saw your secret struggles and heard your silent tears.

We bathed in your laughter and stood against your fears.

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Switzer Community Heritage Association is announcing that Taylor Abbott will be guest speaker at their annual meeting at 6 p.m.

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Woodsfield Elementary students joined up with their school’s PTO and Monroe County Squad 4 to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Obituaries

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Wilma M. Morris, 89, of Lewisville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Robert J. Prickett, 85 of Woodsfield, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at the Monroe County Care Center. 

SHIRLEY RUTH KREMER

Shirley Ruth Kremer, age 90, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. She was born April 19, 1929, in Woodsfield.

Monroe County Beacon

103 East Court Street,
Woodsfield, OH 43793