Pictured are some of the obstacles that will be part of Monroe County’s new mini-golf course, Gram’s Putt Around, which will open Saturday in Woodsfield.

Monroe County families will soon have another option for fun as Russell Family Bowling Center will open Gram’s Putt Around this weekend outside the bowling alley.

Anthony McDaniel is sworn in as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Friday, May 19. McDaniel will fill the seat vacated by Misty Tolzda, who resigned in April to become the village’s fiscal officer.

Anthony McDaniel, of Woodsfield, was named as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Thursday, May 18.

McDaniel fills the Council seat that was vacated by Misty Tolzda last month.

Beallsville Athletic Director Delmas Moore holds up the original donation of 35 cents during Friday’s Rally for Life Reveal at Beallsville High School.

It all started with a quarter and a dime.

In 2008, then Beallsville High School sophomore Molly Welch didn’t have much money on her, but what she had she wanted to contribute to the school’s Rally for Life drive.

Pictured are some of the obstacles that will be part of Monroe County’s new mini-golf course, Gram’s Putt Around, which will open Saturday in Woodsfield.
Anthony McDaniel is sworn in as the newest member of the Woodsfield Village Council Friday, May 19. McDaniel will fill the seat vacated by Misty Tolzda, who resigned in April to become the village’s fiscal officer.
Beallsville Athletic Director Delmas Moore holds up the original donation of 35 cents during Friday’s Rally for Life Reveal at Beallsville High School.
Micha Jendrusik and Jason Covert

Covert, Jendrusik to be married

Bill and Debbie Covert of Woodsfield announce the up and coming marriage of their son Jason Covert to Micha Jendrusik, daughter of Michalle Jendrusik, of Flushing.

Jason is a graduate of Belmont Technical College with a degree in Information Technology. He is employed as a pipeliner.

Bernard Smith card shower

Bernard Smith of Lewisville will be turning 90 years young on Sunday, May 28. The family would love to celebrate this special milestone by showering him with many birthday wishes.

Cards may reach him at: 44319 Smith Rd., Lewisville, OH 43754.

May is Mental Health Awareness month

One in five adults in our area will have a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Many others will be troubled by significant emotional and psychological distress, especially in times of difficult such as a loss of a loved one, a job, or an important relationship.

A Second Look 5/18/17

65 Years Ago - 1952

Miss Mary Judith Christman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Christman, of Lewisville, has been chosen valedictorian of the Summit Local graduating class of 1952. Myron Coy Cline, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cline, of Lewisville, has been selected salutatorian.

Everyday Leadership 5/18/17

When I worked as a supervisor in an underground coal mine, there were a number of types of equipment that I relied on daily to ensure the safety of my crew, myself, and dozens of other coal miners. Two important pieces of equipment included methane detectors and buglights.

Rinard Mills 5/18/17

From the poem “Mother” by Howard Johnson: ““M” is for the many things she gave me, “O” means only that she’s growing old. “T” is for the tears she shed to save me, “H” is for her heart of purest gold. “E” is for her eyes with love light shining, “R” means right and right she’ll always be.

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Larry Arbogast of the Monroe County Beekeepers shows a hive to area fifth graders during the Tuesday, May 16’s Environmental Field Day at the Monroe County Fairgrounds., Keith Jones of Broken Timber shows a pelt to a group of fifth graders during the environmental field day Tuesday, May 16 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds., Mick Brown, president of the Ohio Falconry Association explains falconry to area students during the environmental field day Tuesday, May 16 at the fairgrounds.

From bees to furs, soil to hawks, and water quality to where pizza comes from, area fifth-graders learned about it all last week as the annual environmental

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