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.

Beallsville is Blessed

Many groups assist Beallsville Elementary and Beallsville High School through volunteering and donating funds. Four specific groups have given a great deal of time and money to help the students of Beallsville, the Beallsville American Legion, the Beallsville First and Goal Club, the Beallsville Sportsmen’s Club and the Keystone Committee.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 10/19/17

What do you do when you are out in a public eating establishment and witness a customer who is very upset with a member of the staff? Finding myself in that position, knowing one of the people involved, I offered my advice. “Take a deep breath, relax, calm down, and go get the manager quickly. Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and get the manager.

River falls in home finale

River dropped its final regular season home match of the year Tuesday, Oct. 10, falling 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 to visiting Caldwell.

Katie Straub had a strong game for River, finishing with seven points, five aces, one kill and one assist.

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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.