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.

54th annual Jones Reunion held Aug. 20

The 54th Jones Reunion was held Aug. 20, at Leith Run Park. Attending was Jeanie Jones, Blanche Jones, Dorothy Whitacre, Ray Myers Sr., Joyce Morris and Ronald Morris, Steven Barth, Lil, Dempsey and Travis Jones, Penny Jones, Faith Parrish, Carol Williams Smith, Shirley Williams, Stephanie Williams, Levi Williams, Ruby Shaffer, Edith Erb Buck, Pam and Bob.

Monroe Theatre News 9/14/17

The Monroe Theatre Committee’s immediate goal of acquiring funds to have a feasibility study of the theatre restoration has begun in earnest. The first fundraising activity is quickly approaching and will benefit both the Theatre and the donors.

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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