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“That’s Sam Straub. He lived over here,” said Glen Stalder as he pointed out one of the 11 pictures of the Hannibal High School graduating class of 1940.

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Take one street urchin turned minstrel and sometime thief, a baker’s youngest son who longs for adventure, and a pie-loving king.

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County and Ohio and Lee Township Water and Sewer officials have looked for a way to address the need for a sewer system in Ohio River communities for close to 20 years.

Sports

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Area bowlers were anxious to get back to the lanes when Ohio Governor Mike DeWine permitted the reopening of bowling centers a few weeks ago.

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The last few months didn’t go as Shaylei Giesey expected.

She didn’t get the chance to enjoy her senior softball season at Monroe Central High School.

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At the age of seven Hayden Kress, of Jerusalem, was well on his way toward his goal of completing four bowling tournaments in Ohio in March 2020.

Opinion

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Monroe County can rejoice and be very proud. We have no COVID-19 virus cases, at least until/or someone brings the virus back with them from vacationing or being out of town.

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65 Years Ago (1955)

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Back-to-school season is here. It’s a time for parents to gather school supplies and backpacks. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up-to-date on their vaccines.

Lifestyle

West Virginia Northern Community College recently released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 Semester.

The following area students earned recognition:

President’s List

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Monroe Theatre audiences will have a unique opportunity to hear an evening of soul/pop/ blues music at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16 when Honey and Blue take the stage.

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Wilbert Weckbacher will celebrate his 94th birthday Thursday, July 9. Cards can be sent to

Obituaries

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James “Jim” Ollom, 83, formerly of the German Ridge Community, Powhatan Point died Sunday, July 5, 2020, in the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky.

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Emma Lorena Wichterman Parr, (formerly of Beallsville) born Dec.

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Charles L. Tomlin, 72, of Woodsfield, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, West Virginia, of liver failure with his family by his side.