South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.

Kyle Hevrin and Rose Grear of South Central Power present a $12,500 check to Jason Hamman for the Monroe County Port Authority at the Commissioners’ Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.

Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.

For the past 10 months, the community of Sardis has come together with one common goal – to breathe new life into the playground at the old Sardis school.

It started in October with new equipment. 

Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

Five lucky kids, four Oompa-Loompas and one Willy Wonka greeted the crowd Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11 as the community production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was held at the Henry Coulson Building at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.
Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.
Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

~ Mary Jean Baker ~

Mary Jean Baker, 86, of Woodsfield, formerly of Marr, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at her home.

She was born near Antioch, on Dec. 16, 1931, a daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Cline Stine.

~ Louis R. “Lou” Lemmon ~

Louis R. “Lou” Lemmon, 75, of Clarington, formerly of Wheeling, West Virginia, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 31, 2018, surrounded by family at Wheeling Hospital following a short battle with cancer.

S.R. 536 Landslide

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that one lane of State Route 536 in Monroe County is closed due to a landslide.

It is located between Township Road 369 and State Route 78.

Temporary traffic signals and a 10-foot width restriction are in place in this area.

Your Right to Know 8/9/18

REAL ESTATE

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