Pictured above, volunteers get ready for Countywide Cleanup during the final safety meeting was held Monday, April 16 at Woodsfield Presbyterian Church. The Countywide Cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at different locations throughout the county. Pictured are, from left to right: Mick Schumacher, Audrey Lohrey, Philip Meade, Brooke Dick, Kim Schaber, Angie Dick and Sergeant Justin Smith.

In an effort to restore beauty and pride in our small part of the Earth, Monroe Arts and Tourism has organized the first countywide litter cleanup in 13 years.

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in recognition of Earth Day, which is April 22.

Kris Pfalzgraf pulls a “barrel train” of kids up Mound Street in Sardis to promote Autism Awareness Month at the Sardis Community Center Saturday, April 14.

Heidi Pfalzgraf knew she had to do something when she found out that the community had no programs to help autistic children receive what they needed to succeed in school.

A landslide across State Route 556 near Beallsville has forced traffic to take a 40-minute detour creating an extra-long day for local school children riding the bus. The road has been closed since April 4.

When State Route 556 was closed April 4 due to a landslide, parents of some schoolchildren living on the road had to decide whether to drive their children to catch the bus or get them up 40 minutes earlier.

Pictured above, volunteers get ready for Countywide Cleanup during the final safety meeting was held Monday, April 16 at Woodsfield Presbyterian Church. The Countywide Cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at different locations throughout the county. Pictured are, from left to right: Mick Schumacher, Audrey Lohrey, Philip Meade, Brooke Dick, Kim Schaber, Angie Dick and Sergeant Justin Smith.
Kris Pfalzgraf pulls a “barrel train” of kids up Mound Street in Sardis to promote Autism Awareness Month at the Sardis Community Center Saturday, April 14.
A landslide across State Route 556 near Beallsville has forced traffic to take a 40-minute detour creating an extra-long day for local school children riding the bus. The road has been closed since April 4.

Monroe Central falls to Shadyside

Monroe Central lost a tough matchup 8-2 Sunday, April 8 at Shadyside.

The Seminoles started well, holding the Tigers without a run in the first inning as Wade Stoehr kept Shadyside off the board.

Unfortunately, the Tigers’ offense proved to be too strong down the stretch. Shadyside muscled 19 his for the game and grabbed a quick 1-0 lead in the second inning.

Livestock Reports 4-12-18

 

Muskingum Livestock Auction Co.

P.O. Box 2003, 

Zanesville, OH 43702

March 28, 2018

Total Headage - 672

Fed Cattle - 226

Choice Steers & Heifers 116.00-129.50

Good Steers & Heifers 115.00-down

Holstein Steers ....66.00-90.00

Commercial 60.00-99.00

A Second Look - 4-12-18

45 Years Ago (1973)

Sorry Folks!! The weather prevented us from holding our Flea Market Saturday. This will not happen again. If the weather should be bad on Thursday or Saturday, we will hold the Flea Market in the old church next door to the rest home in Lewisville. So, load up and join us at the Flea Market Thursday, March 22 and Saturday, March 24. Thella Childs.

Monroe Theatre News

Mark your calendar for this Saturday evening as the Monroe Theatre Committee premieres “The Under Pup”, the first matinee shown at the Monroe Theatre on December 2, 1939, as part of Dinner and a Movie at Midway Community Center. The Center will be serving fish and shrimp from 4:30 p.m. until it is gone.

Monroe County Health Department News

National Infant Immunization Week April 21-28, 2018

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States. 

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News

Information in the article “Don’t Forget! Countywide litter cleanup day set for Saturday” in the Thursday, April 19 edition of the Monroe County Beacon was incorrect.

Sports

Mountaineer NGL Storage LLC, a multi-cycle natural gas liquids (NGL) storage system facility in Monroe County, recently donated $5,000 to two local softball

Local Columnists

Rain, rain, cold and windy as April visits. The spring flowers are getting their feet soaked. The old saying.