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Monroe County’s COVID-19 spread continues unabated.

The Monroe County Health Department reported a staggering increase in new cases and deaths in the past week.

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The wrong Page 2 was printed in the Jan. 28, 2022 edition of the Monroe County Beacon. The correct page is included here. 

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A small glass case housed pictures of how Clarington used to be at Smithberger’s Banquet Hall on Ferry Street.

Sports

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Monroe Central picked up its 10 th win on the season with a solid defensive performance in a 46-32 win over Barnesville Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Monroe Central High School.

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Lloyd Cross became the season’s latest two-time winner of the Weekly Match Game at Russell Family Bowling Center in Woodsfield.

It took a while for River’s offense to find its footing, but the Pilots had more than enough to take down Shadyside in a 48-41 victory Friday, Jan. 21 at Shadyside High School.

Opinion

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A bit of trivia to start off my musings this week. Spring is only 53 days away.

In response to the article in the last Switzer News relative to the early Hubacher family who settled in Switzerland Township, Marjorie received a quick response from a former resident related to t

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Lifestyle

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Lloyd Cross is the latest winner of the Weekly Match Game Tournament at Russell Family Bowling Center.

“Life”

Life is a learning experience, we know, a path God has chosen for each one to go

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River junior Marshall Bier fell short of an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference title, but finished the tournament with a solid finish.

Obituaries

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Delbert I. Smith, 86, of Lewisville (Sycamore Valley Community), passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at the Arcadia Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coolville.

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Herbert Griffith, 86, of Newark, were held Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at Family of Faith Community Church, 975 Mt. Vernon Road, Newark.

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Stacie L. Falkenstein, 47, of Beallsville, was called home on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 surrounded by longtime friends and family.