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The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District plans to welcome students back to school in person on Sept. 8, so long as the district stays “yellow.”

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One week ago, 4-H participants were unsure of what they would be able to do with their animal projects for the canceled Monroe County Fair.

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Tomorrow’s chemical engineers got their first looks at the technology that will get them there during an open house Monday, Aug. 3, at Swiss Hills Career Center.

Sports

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This year, more than ever, school pride and spirit will be very important.

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The 18th annual Monroe Central High School football Seminole Scramble was held on Saturday, July 11 at

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The Powhatan River Bandits 13-U team had a successful pair of tournaments over the past few weeks.

The team won the Game Day USA Tournament the weekend of July 11-12 in Cincinnati.

Opinion

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Dear Becky, I read your article from last week and I must admit that I have been drinking a great deal of Nature’s Champagne.

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65 Years Ago (1955)

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The garden has almost as much bare dirt now, as it has crops growing.

Lifestyle

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Wesley Loch, son of Brandi and David Loch of Woodsfield, Ohio, was one of 32 middle school students attending the 12th annual Middle School Summer Science Academy.

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On Monday, July 13, the Monroe County District Library will begin signups for its annual summer reading program and allow limited access to materials while continuing curbside service.

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William and Charlene Sims are proud to announce the graduation of their grandson, Michael Takacs of Cuyahoga Falls, from The Ohio State University on May 3.

Obituaries

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Edward H. Ackerman, 97, of Lewisville, died Tuesday, Aug.

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Marilyn Kathryn Stauffer, 94, of Garfield, Arkansas (formerly of Monroe County) passed away Monday, Au

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Larry Eugene Allen Sr., 72, of New Matamoras, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at his son’s residence surrounded by his loving family.