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Cole Winland might have put it best when he said he wasn’t competing Saturday, Sept. 11 during the third annual Monroe Has Talent contest at the Monroe Theatre.

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Another week of unstopped spread has led to a discouraging new record for Monroe County.

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Hoops for the Heart VFD is known for its successful event held each February to promote heart health and raise awareness for heart disease.

Sports

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The third game was a charm for Beallsville and coach Rusty Bondy.

The Blue Devils picked up their first win of the season in a 49-6 victory over Hundred Friday, Sept. 10 at Beallsville.

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River’s cross country team raced to medal-winning performances during the McGowan Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 11 at Watkins Memorial High School in Pataskala.

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The Monroe Central soccer team took the field for its second game of the year Thursday, Sept. 9.

Opinion

75 Years Ago (1946)

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Good evening, all. I hope all is well at your home.

I certainly hope everyone in your home is well and able to get out and enjoy the soon to be fall weather.

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PORTRAIT ON A WALL

Sometime, when I have become a quiet portrait on a wall

Will you, my fair descendant, stop to think of me at all?

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Lifestyle

The Ohio State Farm Science Review will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21 through Thursday, Sept. 23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London.

How many coronavirus cases could the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District (SOLSD) withstand before ramping up its safety protocol?

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Foot traffic has increased since the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office moved to the Monroe County fairgrounds. The new building has better parking.

Obituaries

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Marvin Friday, 88, formerly of Jerusalem died Sunday, Sept. 12, in Emerald Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center, Barnesville. He was born Feb.

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Joseph E. Block, 72, loving husband of the late Deborah Block, of Miltonsburg, passed away Friday, Sept.10, 2021, at the Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, West Virginia.

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Barbara J. Bosley Carslund, of Woodsfield, was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She passed away at the age of 62, on September 5, 2021.