Brylee McFrederick and Carsyn Muncy lead the Beallsville student body during a verse of “You Are Our Heroes” Thursday, Nov. 9 during the Beallsville campus annual Veterans Day assembly.

Young or old, if you are from Beallsville, you know about the six sons lost to the area during the Vietnam War.

Russ Childers leads the district-wide square dance Thursday, Nov. 9 at the old gymnasium at River High School.

If you sat in on one of Russ Childers’ sessions with area elementary school students this past fall, it was plain to see the students loved every minute of it.

The students from each area school hung on every word during the stories he told.

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Board of Education will have two new members in January after a pair of close elections Tuesday, Nov. 6 during the general election in Monroe County.

Brylee McFrederick and Carsyn Muncy lead the Beallsville student body during a verse of “You Are Our Heroes” Thursday, Nov. 9 during the Beallsville campus annual Veterans Day assembly.
Russ Childers leads the district-wide square dance Thursday, Nov. 9 at the old gymnasium at River High School.

Local Safety Group Adapting to New Industrial Landscape

In light of some of the recent oil and gas incidents in Monroe County, safety has become a major concern of residents as well as companies operating in the area. Local emergency services have worked hard to be able to respond appropriately to disasters. A local safety organization is also working hard to adapt to the new industrial landscape in the county. 

Monroe County Board of DD Re-Organizes

The Monroe County Board of Developmental Disabilities held its Re-Organizational meeting on January 28, 2015. The following individuals were elected as officers: Chris Williams, Board President; Louise Blackstone, Vice-President, and Carol Schumacher, Recording Secretary. Other members of the Board are Donna Craig, Jayne Vinscovich, and Spencer Frame.

Muskingum Livestock 2/25/15 Results

Fed cattle 192; choice steers $154-163; good steers $153 & down; holstein steers $137-139; choice heifers $152-170; good heifers $151 & down;  137 commercial cows  $110-141; canners and cutters $109 & down; 6 butcher bulls $118-147; bred cows & C/C pairs: 4 cows & cow/calf pair BH $1000-1925; feeder cattle 192; stocker steer & bull calves $15

River Sports 3/5/15

The boys basketball team was in action Friday night at New Philadelphia High School taking on Steubenville Central Catholic in the first round of the sectional tournament.  The Pilots struggled in the beginning scoring only 13 points in the first half. Lukas Islay had seven points at the half and Blaze Amos added four.

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River senior quarterback Lukas Isaly and Monroe Central Coach Jay Circosta had remarkable seasons this fall and were recognized for their achievements as the Associated Press released its East Dist

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