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The Monroe Co. Chapter 43 of the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. (P.E.R.I.) will meet at noon Monday, Dec.

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At 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, the kitchen at Woodsfield First United Methodist Church was already busy with activity.

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Downtown Woodsfield will have an old-time look to it for the holiday season.

The Monroe Theatre organized an effort to get Christmas figurines for the community this holiday season.

Sports

Tuesday Princess League – 11-22-22

Hot Locks 38-14; D&L 31.5-20.5; Monroe Tire 31-21; Olive Tree Inn 29.5-22.5; Russell Family Bowling

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Entering their first battle of what could be four games this season, River and Monroe Central were on the opposite ends of a spectrum.

Monroe Central dug out of a third-quarter deficit to top Frontier 64-56 in its season opener Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Frontier High School.

Opinion

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75 Years Ago (1947)

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Through the magic of the internet and $10 on my credit card, Philip and I were able to watch the River Pilots play against Newark Catholic on our TV last Friday night.

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Sadie Hawkins Day is often celebrated the first Saturday in November and sometimes on Feb. 29. An American folk event, the premise of which is that women ask men for a date or dancing.

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Lifestyle

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The District 12 Volleyball Coaches Association held its All-Star Game Sunday, Nov. 13.

Two area players competed in the game, Monroe Central’s Kynzi Bishop and Abby Thompson.

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Long Ridge Energy Generation Facility recently held a food drive for the community during the holiday season.

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Monroe Central FFA attended Monroe County Farm Bureaus November board meeting.

Members of Monroe Central FFA presented the board with several plans they have for the coming year.

Obituaries

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Remember, never forget In our hearts forever, my son Michael A. Pack - 1964-2017

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William “Bill” Ward, 84, of Beallsville passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Barnesville Hospital.

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Misty Dawn Leasure, 45, Washington, West Virginia, passed away Nov. 17, 2022, from a horrific trailer fire.