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During the halftime of the Monroe Central vs. River High School boys basketball game on Friday, Dec.

For the second year, Eureka Midstream donated time and money to foster children in Monroe County.

Noah Christian Truax, of Lewis Center, Ohio achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor ceremony held on December 2.


River and Beallsville wrestlers were in action Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 in the Barnes-ville Doan Ford Invitational at Barnesville High School.

Monroe Central picked up its second win by defeating visiting Barnes-ville 57-38 Monday, Dec. 10 at Monroe Central High School.

The Lady Pilots Basketball season is in full swing as they bring all they have to the court with a 72-34 win against Linsly on Thursday dec. 6 in the R.L. Potts Gymnasium, at River High School.


45 Years Ago

Be informed, Monroe County Citizens. We need to know what we can do about this. About two weeks ago, I bought a car from Hollingshead Motor Sales in Cambridge.

The Christmas trees are up, the halls are decked and Monroe County is lighting the darkness with beautifully decorated homes. The electric companies have a big smile on their faces.


We were married December 14, 1968 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Woods-field. The secret to a successful marriage is to have respect for one another.

Happy, happy, 21st birthday, Chase! Love, love, love ya! Me and Pappaw Saffle

Darlene Carpenter will celebrate her 89th birthday on Friday, Dec. 14.


Dan Webster Jeffers, age 85, of Lincolnton, North Carolina, formerly of New Martinsville, West Virginia, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Carolina Healthcare System, Lincolnton.

Robin M. Frontz, 48, of Woodsfield, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

Jack Tracy,  83, of Antioch, Tennessee, died Nov. 12, 2018.

He was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Woodsfield.

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