Steven Hamit, left, of The Thrasher Group discusses possibilities for a sewer system in communities on the Ohio River with local counsel James Peters, second from left, and Thrasher associates Scott Wangler and John Keyser, right.

About 560 potential customers from a six-square-mile total area containing Hannibal, Sardis and Duffy could finally see a centralized sewer solution in the next four years if enough community support is established to obtain funding.

Betty Edgington and Jim Edgington recognize the four-year Kiwanis Scholarship Banquet honorees during the annual Kiwanis Club Scholastic Recognition Banquet Monday, May 14 at Swiss Hills Career Center. The four-year honorees were Karigan Pfalzgraf, third from left, Kristen Yost, third from right, Peyton  Hall, second from right, and Dagan Hossman, right.

The area’s top scholars were recognized once again as the Woodsfield Kiwanis Club held its 60th annual Scholastic Recognition Banquet Monday, May 14 at Swiss Hills Career Center.

Fifth-graders from Powhatan and St. Sylvester watch as Michael Kubik of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association displays his bees during Environmental Field Day Tuesday, May 15 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

“Do you ever get stung?” students asked Michael Kubik, of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association.

Encased in his tent, Kubik gently pulled out a honeycomb lined with bees searching for the queen. 

Steven Hamit, left, of The Thrasher Group discusses possibilities for a sewer system in communities on the Ohio River with local counsel James Peters, second from left, and Thrasher associates Scott Wangler and John Keyser, right.
Betty Edgington and Jim Edgington recognize the four-year Kiwanis Scholarship Banquet honorees during the annual Kiwanis Club Scholastic Recognition Banquet Monday, May 14 at Swiss Hills Career Center. The four-year honorees were Karigan Pfalzgraf, third from left, Kristen Yost, third from right, Peyton  Hall, second from right, and Dagan Hossman, right.
Fifth-graders from Powhatan and St. Sylvester watch as Michael Kubik of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association displays his bees during Environmental Field Day Tuesday, May 15 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

CORRECTION

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.

Recyclables are not to be brought to the staging areas during the countywide litter cleanup.

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Johnna Magyar, left, who has been battling cancer since 2001, and her sister Hope Rutter help raise money for Beallsville’s Rally for Life Saturday, May 12., Volunteers wash cars and sell baked goods to raise over $1,000 for Rally for Life in Beallsville Saturday, May 12. A Bucket Brigade held Friday, May 11, brought in an additional $2,500., Shirley Brown understands the importance of fundraising for cancer patients as she receives donations for Beallsville’s Rally for Life Bucket Brigade Saturday, May 12.

Shirley Brown is so passionate about helping cancer patients that she got choked up as she relayed why it was so important for her to be standing in the middle of the r

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