South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.

Kyle Hevrin and Rose Grear of South Central Power present a $12,500 check to Jason Hamman for the Monroe County Port Authority at the Commissioners’ Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.

Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.

For the past 10 months, the community of Sardis has come together with one common goal – to breathe new life into the playground at the old Sardis school.

It started in October with new equipment. 

Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

Five lucky kids, four Oompa-Loompas and one Willy Wonka greeted the crowd Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11 as the community production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was held at the Henry Coulson Building at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.
Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.
Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

A Second Look 8/16/18

45 Years Ago

The winners of the “Seasons in Harmony” contest sponsored by the Woodsfield Garden Club were announce. First place and $5 went to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Landefeld, 119 Olin Drive.

55 Years Ago

Exploring Your Heritage 8/16/18

Native American Ancestry

A speaker on the topic of Native Americans in the Ohio Valley asked his audience how many had American Indian ancestry. More than half of the people in the crowd raised their hands. Some of them were probably correct in their claim, but the majority of them likely based their belief on myth.

Rinard Mills 8/16/18

The fourth annual Fly Festival was held July 28 weekend. Fly is on part of what’s known as “The Long Reach.” The beautiful Ohio River flows from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Cairo, Illinois. George Washington scouted the area in 1770 with the Ohio Company and camped on the Ohio side just above Fly.

Around the table talk 8/16/18

Hello, all. I hope you have had a good week since we talked sitting around our table last time. 

I am sitting here on a Sunday afternoon looking at our computer and sipping at a glass of fresh iced tea. I like my iced tea straight on the rocks; no sugar, no sweetener, just plain with lemon.

Reunions 8/16/18

Unity Baptist Church Homecoming will be held Sunday, Aug. 19. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. with church following at 11 a.m. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Midway Community Center. Chicken will be furnished. Please bring a covered dish. The afternoon program will be held at 2 p.m. at the church.

 

Meeting Dates 8/16/18

The Monroe County Board of Developmental Disabilities has scheduled its regular meeting of the Board for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at Monroe Achievement Center, Woodsfield. This meeting is open to the public.

 

Discrimination Policy

Notice of Nondiscrimination 

Policy As To Students

Woodsfield Covenant Christian Academy is a small Christian School that is located in Woodsfield, Ohio. We offer education for Kindergarten 4 year olds through 8th grade.

Crash Reports from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department

July 28, 2018, 2:38 p.m., a 17-year-old minor was entering State Route 800 from County Road 40 in Center Township in a 2003 Toyota Camry. At the same time, Michael A. Hughes, of Woodsfield, was traveling south of State Route 800 at the intersection in a 2018 Toyota Tundra. The minor failed to yield the right of way causing Hughes to strike the minor’s vehicle.

Your Right to Know 8/16/18

REAL ESTATE

Mark E. Lucas, Lori A. Lucas to Nathan R. Merrifield, Lakyn A. Merrifield, Salem Township, 1.306 acres, warranty deed.

Albert R. Bondy, Susan M. Bondy to Jonathan Allen, Village of Woodsfield, 1.002 acres, PT Outlot 174, warranty deed.

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