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Monroe Soil and Water Conservation District teamed up with other local organizations to hold the third annual Family Outdoor Day Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Monroe Park and Marina south of Duffy.

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The Monroe County Health Department will be closed all day on Thursday, Sept. 29 for a Staff Development Day. The department will resume regular business hours on Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

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The Monroe County Senior Center is providing delivered meals to area seniors by home delivery. The following is the senior menu for the week of October 3-7.

Sports

Monroe Central dropped a hard-fought game to Shenandoah 2518, 25-19, 25-21 Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Shenandoah High School.

Tuesday Princess League – 9-20-22 Hot Locks 12-4; Monroe Tire 11-5; Olive Tree Inn

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Monroe Central used a stingy defense and a quickstrike offense to pound Magnolia 36-8 for its first win of the season Friday, Sept. 23 at Woodsfield.

Opinion

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Hello, everyone!

I hope you are having a good day.

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Congratulations, Eliud Kipchoge!

Some folks can’t help but steal somebody else’s thunder.

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We all make snap judgments and I’d be willing to bet a lot of them are made to help us with self-preservation.

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Lifestyle

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Monroe County residents got the opportunity to put faces to some of the names on the upcoming General Election ballot during the Monroe County Library’s Meet the Candidate event Wednesday, Sept.

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The Woodsfield Elementary School eighthgrade class went to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the Flight 93 Memorial for an overnight trip in May.

But this all started the previous October.

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45 years ago, Charlie Kozlesky, Dave McWilliams and Mitch Toto decided to run from Woodsfield to Pittsburgh to raise money for Children’s Hospital.

Obituaries

Mary Janet (Burkhardt) Haney, age 89, of Columbus, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.

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“When Tomorrow Starts Without Me” When tomorrow starts without me Please try to understand That an angel came and called my name and Took me by the hand The angel said my place was ready In heaven

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Donna Sue Stephen, 84, of Woodsfield, was welcomed into her heavenly home on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta. She was born at Ozark, on Dec.