Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.

“I promise on a stack of Bibles this is true,” Russ Childers told the St. Sylvester third and fourth graders.

Despite his oath of honesty, young faces stared up at him with looks of disbelief.

Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.

A donation from Roger Schumacher, of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District, has helped Beallsville fourth graders become butterfly whisperers.

State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

The students of St. Sylvester Catholic School had a pair of special visitors to help them learn about government Monday, Sept. 18.

Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.
Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.
State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

Barnesville Livestock 1/24/15 Results

January 24 Total Head 269 Hd  Cattle 102 Hd Fats 2 Hd (2) Heifers $156.00 - 160.00; Cows 14 Hd  Good $90.00 - 115.00 ; Medium $80.00 - 89.75; Thin $79.75 & down;  Baby Calves 4 Hd (BH) $300.00 -  (WT) $220.00 - 235.00; Cow/Calf 1 pair (BH) $1650.00 - Pairs  Bred Cows 1 Hd (BH) $1560.00; Bulls 6 Hd (WT) $93.00 - 135.50; Feeders 50 Hd  Med.

Muskingum Livestock 1/21/15 Results

January 21  Total Head 1339 Fed cattle 171; choice steers $155-167.50; good steers $154 & down; choice heifers $157-166; good heifers $156 & down;  250 commercial cows  $105-158; canners and cutters $104 & down; 43 butcher bulls $82-126.50; bred cows & C/C pairs: 26 cows & cow/calf pair BH $550-2525; feeder cattle 738; stocker steer & bull ca

Buckeye Hills and Partners Receive 2014 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award

The Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District,  Logan-Union-Champaign Regional Planning Commission, Maumee Valley Planning Organization, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association, and Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission have been awarded a 2014 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National As

Potential Jail Project Finds New Life as Urgency of Situation Communicated by Sheriff, PA

The push for a new county jail was renewed during the regular session meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Jan. 20. In a meeting held between commissioners, Sheriff Charles Black Jr. and Prosecuting Attorney James Peters, a willingness was shown to pursue the project in earnest. 

Monroe And Noble County Farm Bureau Supports Community Involvement in Pipeline Meetings

A variety of energy development projects in the community are being evaluated. The Monroe and Noble County Farm Bureau urges business and community leaders, as well as interested residents to participate in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Scoping Meeting concerning Columbia Gas Transmission’s Leach XPress pipeline project. 

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From Guideposts, A prayer for September. “The things, good Lord, that we pray for give us the grace to labor for.”…Sir Thomas More 1478-1535