Good morning from our house here on Conner Ridge to yours where ever you have chosen to live. It is very hard for me to believe that this is the Monday of Christmas week.
Congratulations to Courtney Gates and Duston Sanford, of Adams, New York, on the birth of their daughter Zoe Diane, born on Dec. 7. Zoe weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are Lori Ayers and Doug and Debbie Gates. Proud great-grandparents are Larry and Diana Howell and Tom and Cheryl Gates. She was welcomed home by her big brothers Cru and Cam.
When residents at Westwood Place in Woodsfield created their peppermint and gingerbread ornaments in early November, they likely didn’t know how many lives would be touched by their gesture.
For months, teachers in the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District (SOLSD) have been spreading their message mostly on their own.
Monroe County continues to get hit hard by COVID-19.
Reminiscent of Saint Nicholas’ workshop, the radio played Christmas carols as cheerful volunteers filled bags and boxes Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the MANNA Food Pantry, in Woodsfield.
Cheers broke out as Josie Friday, 5, pressed the button to light up Woodsfield’s village Christmas tree Saturday, Dec. 12 in the lot next to the municipal building.
Monroe County will receive the same amount of grant funding for the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), but it won’t go as far in 2021.
Trinity United Church of Christ will hold an outdoor service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 at the church at 47345 Lewisville Northern Road. You can attend in your car with an FM signal.
Center Township Trustees will hold their year-end meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. The 2021 Re-organizational meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 with the regular meeting to follow.
Monroe County Beacon
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Woodsfield, OH 43793