Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.

“I promise on a stack of Bibles this is true,” Russ Childers told the St. Sylvester third and fourth graders.

Despite his oath of honesty, young faces stared up at him with looks of disbelief.

Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.

A donation from Roger Schumacher, of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District, has helped Beallsville fourth graders become butterfly whisperers.

State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

The students of St. Sylvester Catholic School had a pair of special visitors to help them learn about government Monday, Sept. 18.

Traditional Appalachian Artist Russ Childers strums his banjo while St. Sylvester third and fourth graders do a square dance Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Sylvester Catholic School in Woodsfield.
Beallsville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tami Neiswonger holds a butterfly on her finger as her students look on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Beallsville Elementary School.
State Representative Jack Cera answers students’ questions during a visit to St. Sylvester Catholic School Monday, Sept. 18.

Your Right to Know 9/7/17

REAL ESTATE

Douglas E. Nelson and Mandy S. Nelson to Debra K. Talley, Malaga Twp., oil and gas interests, 43 acres, QC.

Jacob Haffner and Mary Haffner to McJet LLC, Mc Jet LLC, Sunsbury Twp., oil, gas, and hydrocarbons, 97.66 acres, QC.

Reunions 9/7/17

Descendants of Russell and Ada (McVey) Griffin will hold their 54th annual family reunion on the unusual third Sunday of September, this year Sept. 17, at the Graysville High School gym. A covered dish lunch will begin promptly at 1 p.m. with visitation in the afternoon. All are welcome. It would be nice to see some new faces.

Monroe County Commissioners, from left to right, Mick Schumacher, Carl Davis and Tim Price, visited the White House last week, along with other county commissioners from Ohio, as part of an effort to identify issues affecting local communities.

County Commissioners visit the White House

The Monroe County Commissioners, Carl Davis, Tim Price and Mick Schumacher, visited Washington, D.C. and the White House last week as part of the White House’s desire to meet with officials from all over the country to discuss issues facing their areas.

The commissioners were invited to the White House along with commissioners from each of Ohio’s 88 counties.

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From Guideposts, A prayer for September. “The things, good Lord, that we pray for give us the grace to labor for.”…Sir Thomas More 1478-1535