Pictured above, volunteers get ready for Countywide Cleanup during the final safety meeting was held Monday, April 16 at Woodsfield Presbyterian Church. The Countywide Cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at different locations throughout the county. Pictured are, from left to right: Mick Schumacher, Audrey Lohrey, Philip Meade, Brooke Dick, Kim Schaber, Angie Dick and Sergeant Justin Smith.

In an effort to restore beauty and pride in our small part of the Earth, Monroe Arts and Tourism has organized the first countywide litter cleanup in 13 years.

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in recognition of Earth Day, which is April 22.

Kris Pfalzgraf pulls a “barrel train” of kids up Mound Street in Sardis to promote Autism Awareness Month at the Sardis Community Center Saturday, April 14.

Heidi Pfalzgraf knew she had to do something when she found out that the community had no programs to help autistic children receive what they needed to succeed in school.

A landslide across State Route 556 near Beallsville has forced traffic to take a 40-minute detour creating an extra-long day for local school children riding the bus. The road has been closed since April 4.

When State Route 556 was closed April 4 due to a landslide, parents of some schoolchildren living on the road had to decide whether to drive their children to catch the bus or get them up 40 minutes earlier.

Pictured above, volunteers get ready for Countywide Cleanup during the final safety meeting was held Monday, April 16 at Woodsfield Presbyterian Church. The Countywide Cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at different locations throughout the county. Pictured are, from left to right: Mick Schumacher, Audrey Lohrey, Philip Meade, Brooke Dick, Kim Schaber, Angie Dick and Sergeant Justin Smith.
Kris Pfalzgraf pulls a “barrel train” of kids up Mound Street in Sardis to promote Autism Awareness Month at the Sardis Community Center Saturday, April 14.
A landslide across State Route 556 near Beallsville has forced traffic to take a 40-minute detour creating an extra-long day for local school children riding the bus. The road has been closed since April 4.

A Second Look 4/5/18

45 Years Ago (1973)

The sum of $605,000 to build a 48-unit rental housing project in Powhatan Point was approved by the Farmers Home Administration, Congressman Wayne Hays and Senator William Saxbe announced this week.

55 Years Ago (1963)

Rinard Mills

March 25, the dedication of the Fellowship Hall at the Sardis Methodist Church. Gail Angel, the Southern Hills District Superintendent attended. The pastor of the church is Dennis Williams. NJ was privileged to attend this along with friends, visitors and members. A beautiful church along the highway on Rt.

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News

Information in the article “Don’t Forget! Countywide litter cleanup day set for Saturday” in the Thursday, April 19 edition of the Monroe County Beacon was incorrect.

Sports

Mountaineer NGL Storage LLC, a multi-cycle natural gas liquids (NGL) storage system facility in Monroe County, recently donated $5,000 to two local softball

Local Columnists

Rain, rain, cold and windy as April visits. The spring flowers are getting their feet soaked. The old saying.