The 2017 Junior Fair Royalty was chosen Monday, Aug. 21. Pictured are, from left to right: Junior Fair Princess Kynlie Cline, Junior Fair Queen Olivia Hoskins and Junior Fair Prince Jackson Phillips.

The 167th Monroe County Fair began Monday, Aug. 21.

The annual Junior Fair Parade was held in the evening.

The judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over court Wednesday, Aug. 18. Pictured are, from left to right: Judges Carol Ann Robb, Mary DeGanaro, Gene Donofrio and Cheryl Waite.

Monroe County Common Pleas Court have a few special visitors – and a few extra seats at the judge’s podium as the judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over cases Wednesday, Aug. 18.

History came alive Thursday, Aug. 17 as River Elementary held a back-to-school carnival. Pictured above are some of the well-dressed attendees. From left to right: Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Riley Rowe and Alexis White.

A costume- and history-filled back-to-school party was held Thursday, Aug. 17 at River Elementary.

The 2017 Junior Fair Royalty was chosen Monday, Aug. 21. Pictured are, from left to right: Junior Fair Princess Kynlie Cline, Junior Fair Queen Olivia Hoskins and Junior Fair Prince Jackson Phillips.
The judges from Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals presided over court Wednesday, Aug. 18. Pictured are, from left to right: Judges Carol Ann Robb, Mary DeGanaro, Gene Donofrio and Cheryl Waite.
History came alive Thursday, Aug. 17 as River Elementary held a back-to-school carnival. Pictured above are some of the well-dressed attendees. From left to right: Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Riley Rowe and Alexis White.

Airman 1st Class Safreed Graduates Basic Training

    Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brice A. Safreed graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Vale Reed

    Vale Astaire Reed, age 81, of Mansfield, died Monday, November 17, 2014 at Country Meadow Care Center in Bellville.
    Vale was born on February 2, 1933 in Woodsfield, OH, the son of the late Amos Frank and Ethel Mildred (Kindelberger) Reed. He was a 1953 graduate of Plymouth High School where he played on the first Plymouth Pilgrims football team.

Eunice Capper

    Eunice Amanda Capper, 105, passed away on November 15 at the Canton Christian Home.  She was born August 14, 1909, in Clarington, Ohio to Charles and Victoria Boetticher.

Katherine Fielding

    Katherine Fay Fielding, 100, of Zanesville, a former resident of Powhatan Point and Alledonia, passed away November 13, 2014 in Cedar Hill Care Center, Zanesville, Ohio. She was born August 10, 1914 near Alledonia, a daughter of the late William Madison and Mary Blanche Pugh Biles.

Jack Hammond, Sr.

    Jack R. Hammond, Sr., 80 formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his home in Concord, North Carolina. He was born May 22, 1934 in Businessburg, Ohio, a son of the late Asbury Hammond and Mildred Warner Hammond.    

James Warrington

    James Roy Warrington, 69, of Creston, passed away peacefully on Nov. 12, 2014 at Wooster Community Hospital following a lengthy illness.He was born July 3, 1945 in Steubenville and was the son of the late Roy and Elsie (Belch) Warrington.  

Shirley Trosch

 Shirley J. Trosch, 78 of Sardis, died November 11, 2014 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. She was born May 9, 1936, in Gladwin, MI, a daughter of the late Joseph and Evelyn Fox Alloway.

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David St. John, right, listens during testimony of his preliminary hearing Wednesday, Aug. 16 in Monroe County Court.

David St. John’s former live-in girlfriend will never forget the harrowing experience she went through during the early morning hours of Aug. 5.

Sports

Monroe Central’s Jackie Hayes jukes out an Oak Glen defender Friday, Aug. 18 during the Seminoles’ season opener against the Golden Bears at Woodsfield.

Monroe Central kicked off its season Friday, Aug. 18 as it welcomed visiting Oak Glen at Woodsfield.

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