The drawings for the new Monroe County Dog Pound are close to being done.
Matthew Brake, engineer at Swiss Valley Associates, is ready to move forward, to seek bids and apply for permits.
45 Years Ago
On Wednesday, October 10, thirteen Woodsfield Elementary School teachers attended a workshop conducted by Dr. Languis, of Ohio State University..........
55 Years Ago
On Saturday, October 5, at Marietta, high stepping majorettes and precision marching bands participated in the Second Annual Band-O-Rama............
65 Years Ago
The Monroe County HOPE Alliance, a drug abuse prevention coalition comprised of citizens, counselors, clergy, Monroe County Health Department, and elected officials encourages you to vote no on State Issue 1, a Constitutional Amendment Proposal, on Nov. 6..............
The best way to prevent flu and its potentially serious complications is getting a flu vaccine.
And the red leaves by the roadside fall and floated one by one…Griswald from Lawrence. Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.
Rinard Mills is pictured on the kiosk at the Frontier boat ramp on Route 7, along with many other interesting items.
Our summer of rain and heat may finally be over. Although there has not been a killing frost, the cooler weather is a welcome change. It’s time to clean out the closet, dig out the sweatshirts, flannels, and sweaters. Luckily for me this just means moving long sleeve items to a more prominent place. Having a nice sized closet is a must in any home.
Beallsville gave itself a chance to pick up its second win of the season Friday, Oct. 12 when it hosted Conotton Valley.
Unfortunately, the Blue Devils couldn’t come up with any overtime magic and fell to 1-7 on the season with a 21-14 double-overtime loss at Beallsville High School.
Monroe Central had plans of picking up its first win of the season Friday, Oct. 12 when it hosted Barnesville.
Unfortunately, those hopes were dashed quickly as Barnesville scored 22 points in the first quarter in route to a 47-7 victory over Monroe Central.
Monroe Central hosted a tri-match Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Monroe Central High School.
The Lady Seminoles topped Beallsville in three sets, 21-25, 25-19, 25-15.
Rymie Bishop led Monroe Central (9-14) with seven kills, eight points, three aces and eight assists.
Two non-winners met in the finals of the Weekly Match Game Tournament Thursday, Oct. 11 at Russell Family Bowling Center in Woodsfield.
Derek Griffith and Bobby Ridley met in the week’s final and bowled a competitive match.
Griffin edged out Ridley 203-199 for the title.
River seemed all but out Tuesday, Oct. 9 in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 2A semifinal against Southern Local at Shadyside High School.
Southern Local had taken a commanding 2-0 lead, winning the first set 25-21, 25-17.
However, River rallied back.
The Lady Pilots took the third set 25-22 and claimed the fourth set 25-22 as well.
It was a long 3-plus hour ride back from Crestline for the Pilots Friday, Oct. 12, but they had plenty to celebrate.
River improved to 4-4 on the season with its second straight win by defeating Crestline 42-7 at Crestline High School.
Whispering Ridge Tree Farm, located in Monroe County and owned by John and Bess Lusk, has been named the 2018 Ohio Tree Farm of the Year by the Ohio Tree Farm Committee