Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.

“I promise on a stack of Bibles this is true,” Russ Childers told the St. Sylvester third and fourth graders.

Despite his oath of honesty, young faces stared up at him with looks of disbelief.

Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.

A donation from Roger Schumacher, of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District, has helped Beallsville fourth graders become butterfly whisperers.

State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

The students of St. Sylvester Catholic School had a pair of special visitors to help them learn about government Monday, Sept. 18.

Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.
Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.
State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

Bowling news 9/21/17

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Elsie’s Bookkeeping 3-1; Russell Family Bowling Center 3-1; D&L Sales 3-1; Friends 3-1; Paulus Insurance 1-3; Riesbeck’s 1-3; Watters Funeral Home 1-3; Olive Tree Inn 1-3; BMW Farms 0-0.

Lady Pilots top Valley

River picked up its third win of the year last week, defeating Valley 25-17, 25-13, 25-15 Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Valley High School.

Allison Bennett led River (3-6) with 19 points, nine aces, one kill, 22 assists and one dig.

Our Reader's Write 9/21/17

Mr. Bob and Mrs. Robin Harper, Beallsville are a very community minded couple!

Bob and Robin Harper are a treasure to the town of Beallsville, the outside community, the friends and the neighbors who love them, and eventually to any stranger that crosses their path.

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From Guideposts, A prayer for September. “The things, good Lord, that we pray for give us the grace to labor for.”…Sir Thomas More 1478-1535