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.

Switzer News

Linda Lang and son Dan visited Stone Barn Farm March 29 and 30, spending the night at the Kindelberger Cabin. Linda enjoyed a small tour of the area and watching goat milking and playing with the baby goats. Linda, a retired teacher, is planning a return trip soon. March 31, Beverly Anderson and Marjorie Baumberger were in Morristown attending a bridal shower brunch for Ashley Imhoff.

Around the Table Talk

Hello to all who are sitting around my table today. 

I hope you all are well and enjoying a cup of fresh brewed tea, your favorite one. Mine tonight is peppermint. I just decided to give myself a touch of the winter holidays; after all it is supposed to snow tonight. After looking at the calendar, it tells that there are only 261 more days until Christmas. 

Senior Center Lunch Menu

The following is the senior menu for the week of April 16 to April 20:

Mon. - Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, fruit cup

Tues. – Liver and onions, hash browns, Capri vegetables, apple juice, brownie

Weds. – Baked chicken, baked potato, green beans, tropical fruit, pudding

Thurs. – Soup and salad

Pages

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.