South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.

Kyle Hevrin and Rose Grear of South Central Power present a $12,500 check to Jason Hamman for the Monroe County Port Authority at the Commissioners’ Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.

Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.

For the past 10 months, the community of Sardis has come together with one common goal – to breathe new life into the playground at the old Sardis school.

It started in October with new equipment. 

Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

Five lucky kids, four Oompa-Loompas and one Willy Wonka greeted the crowd Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11 as the community production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was held at the Henry Coulson Building at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

South Central Power presents a check to the Monroe County Port Authority at the Monroe County Commissioners meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The $12,500 in grant money will be used to fund two due diligence studies to prepare the site, which lies near the former Ormet facility, for development. Front row, left to right: Kyle Hevrin of South Central, Jason Hamman with the Port Authority, Rose Grear of South Central. Rear row, left to right: Monroe County Commissioners Tim Price, Mick Schumacher and Carl Davis.
Local children take a walk along the custom pavers Saturday, Aug. 11 at the playground by the Sardis Community Center. The pavers were painted by local children before being placed at the playground.
Willy Wonka, played by Haven Blough, right, explains how a candy bar can be sent by television waves while, from left to right, Grandpa Joe (Kenia Christensen), Charlie Bucket (Kolton Dotterer), Mike Teavee (Colby Maibach) and Mr. Teavee (Malachi Blough) inspect the miracle chocolate during the MC Players presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday, Aug. 10 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

A Second Look 8/2/18

45 Years Ago

The 103rd annual Monroe County Fair is just around the corner. Opening day has been set aside as 4-H day with some 400 youths participating in a busy day’s activities. 

55 Years Ago

Rinard Mills 8/2/18

The New Mat Red Hats held the July meeting at Carroll Senior Center. The theme was red, white and blue by Di. Our guests for our inside picnic were Ronda Corns and Corliss Cunningham, daughters of our departed Red Hat sister, Martha Lindsley. July birthday gal Jean Smith was absent. A get well card was sent to Judy Cunningham. Word search winner was Kathy Eckert.

~ Wallace R. Carpenter ~

Wallace R. Carpenter, 77, of Lewisville, left his earthly home to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, surrounded by his family and his beloved wife, Judy of 54 years, in the very house he was born in on Monday, July 23, 2018, after a long, hard fought, battle with Parkinson’s disease.

~ Ruby M. Martin ~

Ruby M. Martin, 94, of Woodsfield, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Westwood Place, Woodsfield.

She was born near Stafford on March 16, 1924, a daughter of the late James Carlos and Minnie Needs Luburgh.

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