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Walnut Camp Road log cabin reclaimed

By mid-afternoon on Friday, Nov. 8, only a few splintered boards were left where the little white farmhouse that once stood on Walnut Camp Road.

A small gesture of gratitude

Woodsfield Elementary Principal Josh Ischy knows a breakfast and a short assembly can’t show the immense gratitude his students should have for veterans, but he knows its something.

St. Paul’s youth give the gift of water to the people of Tanzania

St. Paul’s youth give the gift of water to the people of Tanzania


Griffith wins Match Game

The Weekly Match Game Tournament at Russell Family Bowling Center moved to Thursday nights Nov. 7, with Derek Griffith winning the week’s tournament.

Finishing as River’s best

Mere minutes before the starting gun fired, Livi Beard tried to prepare for the next 20 minutes mentally.

The River senior spent the past few years preparing for this moment.

Pilots top Frontier, but miss out on playoffs

River knew what it needed to do over the final three weeks of the season.

The Pilots had to win and they did, defeating their final three opponents to finish 6-4 on the season.


Wilda Bartenschlag celebrating 90th birthday

The family of Wilda Bartenschlag is having a card shower to celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 23.

Shirley Smith celebrating 90th birthday Friday, Nov. 22

Shirley Smith, a longtime resident of Monroe County, was born near Lewis-ville to Vernon and Ruby Mann on Nov. 22, 1929.

Card of Thanks

The family of Robert “Bob” Prickett would like to thank each and every individual that has supported us in the recent few weeks with the loss of our beloved husband, dad and grandpa.



George F. Pfalzgraf, 82, of Lewisville, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta.


Audrey Y. Gibson, 83, of Woodsfield, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Altercare of Mentor.

Earl William Billiter, 82, of Sardis, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, while at home.

Earl was born Oct. 26, 1937, in Sardis, son of the late Clarence and Wilma (Martie) Billiter.

Monroe County Beacon

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