St. Sylvester students watch as their rosary balloons float away Friday, Oct. 13. The rosary balloons were part of the students’ recognition of Rosary Week and symbolized sending their prayers up to heaven.

“Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee,” repeated the St. Sylvester students Friday, Oct. 13 while they stood in a circle in the school’s gym.

Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott looks over a pile of delinquent tax notices Monday, Oct. 16. Abbott plans to address the more than $640,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to the village.

New Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott isn’t long on the job, but he’s already looking to make an impact.

One of Abbott’s first goals is to address the large amounts of unpaid property taxes owed to the county.

Workers from the Woodsfield Street Department work on a collapsed sewer and roadway on Oaklawn Avenue in Woodsfield Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Woodsfield Administrator Rick Schuerman gave a bleak outlook for the condition of roads in the village and what the village could afford to do about them during the village council meeting Monday, Oct. 16.

St. Sylvester students watch as their rosary balloons float away Friday, Oct. 13. The rosary balloons were part of the students’ recognition of Rosary Week and symbolized sending their prayers up to heaven.
Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott looks over a pile of delinquent tax notices Monday, Oct. 16. Abbott plans to address the more than $640,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to the village.
Workers from the Woodsfield Street Department work on a collapsed sewer and roadway on Oaklawn Avenue in Woodsfield Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Smith/Winland wedding announced

Myla Smith of Hannibal Ohio, the daughter of Bob and Faye Smith, granddaughter of Mike and Joyce Smith of Powhatan Point and Vera Smith of Hannibal, is to be wed on Oct. 7, 2017, to Cory Winland, the son of Bill Winland of Barnesville and Denease Saffell of Alledonia. and grandson of Judy Saffell of Alledonia.

Beallsville’s Dakota Phillips prepares to take on a Bridgeport defender Friday, Sept. 29 as the Blue Devils visited the Bulldogs.
Dakota Milosavljevic dives after Bridgeport’s Tino Kusic during the Blue Devils’ battle with the Bulldogs Friday, Sept. 29 at Bridgeport.

No quit in the Blue Devils

Facing a 50-point deficit entering the second half of Beallsville’s Week 6 game at Bridgeport Friday, Sept. 29, the Blue Devils could have easily given up.

The first half had been a nightmare for the Blue Devils. They turned the ball over six times, with the Bulldogs turning each of those into touchdowns.

Bowling News 10/5/17

Princess League

September 19

Olive Tree Inn, 9-3; Friends, 9-3; Russell Family Bowling Center, 9-3; BMW Farms, 8-4; Paulus Insurance, 7-5; D&L Sales, 5-7; Elsie’s Bookkeeping, 4-8; Watters Funeral Home, 3-9; Riesbeck’s 2-6.

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News

Please be advised, the notice for the Monroe County Auction at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in this week's edition of the Monroe County Beacon had an incorrect date listed for the auction.

Sports

Monroe Central won its second sectional title in as many years Wednesday, Oct. 18 as it defeated Caldwell 25-8, 25-9, 23-25, 25-23 in the Division IV sectional at Monroe Central High School.

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Many groups assist Beallsville Elementary and Beallsville High School through volunteering and donating funds.