60 Years Ago - 1954
Monroe County voters had their voices heard Tuesday, Nov. 6 as the mid-term election was held.
In county races, voters chose familiar faces over up-and-coming challengers.
60 Years Ago - 1954
The December 10 New Mat Red Hat meeting was held at the Carroll Senior Center.This was our ugly sweater party: also, some sweaters were so old they had shoulder pads. The winner was Maybell Browne.The delicious meal was a variety of dishes, good cooks. Birthdays in December were Gina Williams, Patty Cline, Dorothy Hendricks and they were all absent.
The wrapping paper is gone and by New Year’s Day many folks will be taking down all their Christmas trees and other decorations and putting them away for next year. It always makes me sad to put mine away so I leave them out until I get tired of them or Mom starts nagging me about not putting them away. I love Christmas decorations and have many scattered through
It’s all about the season of giving for church members of St.
Knights of Columbus Council 5009 recently donated 24 New Balance coats to the Monroe County Department of Job and Family Services. The coats will be used to address needs of children serviced by the department.
The Turner Oil & Gas Team has adopted 10 families to help during this Christmas season.
Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab Center was happy to make a donation to Warm The Children. Pictured at left Chris Baker, Warm the Children, Right, Lori Rossiter, Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab.
Dale and Sandy Dietrich, of the Brownsville area, took the Beacon on a tour of Italy in November. Sights from Rome to Venice with, of course, the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Washington Electric Cooperative in partnership with National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation recently donated $1000 toward construction of a new 4-H Exhibit Barn to be built on the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Currently the construction site is being prepped and the construction bid was awarded to Hostetler Builders.
“Oh the weather outside is frightful....” but what it does to us inside can be much more scary. Many seniors suffer from depression but may think it is just a normal part of the aging process. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Depression is not a sign of aging, nor does it have to be accepted as such.
Bob Meredith, 91, passed away December 26, 2014 in Port St. Lucie, FL. Bob was born in Sistersville, West Virginia and moved to Port St. Lucie 29 years ago coming from Hannibal, OH.
Kenneth Roger Moose, 71, of Woodsfield, passed away December 23, 2014 at Barnesville Hospital. He was born on the family farm on Moose Ridge in Woodsfield, October 30, 1943, a son of the late William Rodgers Moose and Edna Irene Estill Moose.