Pictured are some of the obstacles that will be part of Monroe County’s new mini-golf course, Gram’s Putt Around, which will open Saturday in Woodsfield.

Monroe County families will soon have another option for fun as Russell Family Bowling Center will open Gram’s Putt Around this weekend outside the bowling alley.

Anthony McDaniel is sworn in as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Friday, May 19. McDaniel will fill the seat vacated by Misty Tolzda, who resigned in April to become the village’s fiscal officer.

Anthony McDaniel, of Woodsfield, was named as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Thursday, May 18.

McDaniel fills the Council seat that was vacated by Misty Tolzda last month.

Beallsville Athletic Director Delmas Moore holds up the original donation of 35 cents during Friday’s Rally for Life Reveal at Beallsville High School.

It all started with a quarter and a dime.

In 2008, then Beallsville High School sophomore Molly Welch didn’t have much money on her, but what she had she wanted to contribute to the school’s Rally for Life drive.

Pictured are some of the obstacles that will be part of Monroe County’s new mini-golf course, Gram’s Putt Around, which will open Saturday in Woodsfield.
Anthony McDaniel is sworn in as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Friday, May 19. McDaniel will fill the seat vacated by Misty Tolzda, who resigned in April to become the village’s fiscal officer.
Beallsville Athletic Director Delmas Moore holds up the original donation of 35 cents during Friday’s Rally for Life Reveal at Beallsville High School.

A Second Look 5/25/17

65 Years Ago - 1952

Sheriff F.L. Sulsberger, Jr. reports for the month of April there were 29 prisoners and some of the offenses charged include the following: drunk and fighting in place of business; safe burglary; stealing sheep; delinquent child; stealing gasoline and other personal property.

Caregiver’s Corner 5/25/17

One goal of Empowering C.A.R.E. is to provide valuable, helpful information to caregivers of individuals affected by Alzheimer’s/dementia, since caregivers often do not have the time or ability to seek it. Project LifeSaver is one such safety program which aids caregivers and local law enforcement in quickly locating a missing individual.

Switzer News 5/25/17

A Mother's Day tea was held at St. John's Fellowship Hall by the Domino Effect Committee. They had a baby bed in the back of the church to collect items for babies and young children. Fourteen attended the tea. A quarter auction was held and between that and donations, $133 plus the items in the baby-bed were donated to Tri County Help Center.

Ava Ring turns one

I am Ava Loraine Ring and I celebrated my first birthday with a party given by my mom and dad Zachary and Lindsay Ring. It was the best party with all my grandmas, grandpas, aunts, and uncles. Not only my delicious cake but macaroni and cheese, my favorite, was served. I received so many gifts, like an Ohio State cheer outfit.

Tim and Kay Fleeman

Fleemans celebrate 50th

Tim and Kay Fleeman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 27. There will be a small gathering with their family.

Children: Ken (Michelle) Fleeman, Rick (Kelli) Fleeman, Bobbi Mercer, Karl (Wendi) Fleeman, and David (Xiao Dan) Fleeman.

~ dorothy hilton ~

Dorothy Mae Eichhorn Hilton, born May 12, 1926, to Geroge and Laura (Walter) Eichhorn in Clarington, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Ohio Living Swan Creek Retirement Village.

~ vera eddy ~

Vera Luella Eddy, age 90, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, West Virginia. She was born at Trail Run, Monroe County Ohio, July 31, 1926, a daughter of the late Leslie and Caroline Lohr Dimit.

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Larry Arbogast of the Monroe County Beekeepers shows a hive to area fifth graders during the Tuesday, May 16’s Environmental Field Day at the Monroe County Fairgrounds., Keith Jones of Broken Timber shows a pelt to a group of fifth graders during the environmental field day Tuesday, May 16 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds., Mick Brown, president of the Ohio Falconry Association explains falconry to area students during the environmental field day Tuesday, May 16 at the fairgrounds.

From bees to furs, soil to hawks, and water quality to where pizza comes from, area fifth-graders learned about it all last week as the annual environmental

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