St. Sylvester students watch as their rosary balloons float away Friday, Oct. 13. The rosary balloons were part of the students’ recognition of Rosary Week and symbolized sending their prayers up to heaven.

“Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee,” repeated the St. Sylvester students Friday, Oct. 13 while they stood in a circle in the school’s gym.

Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott looks over a pile of delinquent tax notices Monday, Oct. 16. Abbott plans to address the more than $640,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to the village.

New Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott isn’t long on the job, but he’s already looking to make an impact.

One of Abbott’s first goals is to address the large amounts of unpaid property taxes owed to the county.

Workers from the Woodsfield Street Department work on a collapsed sewer and roadway on Oaklawn Avenue in Woodsfield Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Woodsfield Administrator Rick Schuerman gave a bleak outlook for the condition of roads in the village and what the village could afford to do about them during the village council meeting Monday, Oct. 16.

St. Sylvester students watch as their rosary balloons float away Friday, Oct. 13. The rosary balloons were part of the students’ recognition of Rosary Week and symbolized sending their prayers up to heaven.
Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott looks over a pile of delinquent tax notices Monday, Oct. 16. Abbott plans to address the more than $640,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to the village.
Workers from the Woodsfield Street Department work on a collapsed sewer and roadway on Oaklawn Avenue in Woodsfield Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Monroe Central’s Joey Wise runs through a tackle from Shenandoah’s Austin McPeek Friday, Oct. 6 during the Seminoles’ 24-22 victory over the Zeps at Woodsfield.
Ryan LaFollette accepts a hand up from an official after scoring a 1-yard touchdown to give the Seminoles an 18-0 lead Friday, Oct. 6 at Woodsfield.
The Monroe Central players celebrate with their fans after their surprising 24-22 victory over the previously fifth-ranked Shenandoah Zeps Friday, Oct. 6 at Woodsfield.
Monroe Central quarterback Ryan LaFollette looks to evade a Shenandoah defender Friday, Oct. 6 during the Seminoles’ 24-22 victory over the previously unbeaten Zeps at Woodsfield.

Seminoles shock the Zeps

Throughout most of the first half of the season, Monroe Central junior wide receiver Zac Jones has been a decoy.

He would run his routes, but, more often than not, he was just out there to keep the opposing defenses guessing.

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Our Reader's Write 10/12/17

South Central Power Company is joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide in October to celebrate National Co-op Month. “Co-ops Commit” is the theme for this year’s celebration, spotlighting the countless ways cooperatives meet the needs of their members and communities.

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News

Please be advised, the notice for the Monroe County Auction at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in this week's edition of the Monroe County Beacon had an incorrect date listed for the auction.

Sports

Monroe Central won its second sectional title in as many years Wednesday, Oct. 18 as it defeated Caldwell 25-8, 25-9, 23-25, 25-23 in the Division IV sectional at Monroe Central High School.

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Many groups assist Beallsville Elementary and Beallsville High School through volunteering and donating funds.