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Destination Imagination active in Belmont County

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Project Imagination Library program was one of the many activities stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic, but committee members are picking up where several initiatives left off. Wendy Anderson, director of the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce, was ...

Monroe County COVID cases increase

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WOODSFIELD — COVID-19 cases have more than doubled in the past month in Monroe County with a high percentage of cases being among the younger population. The Monroe County Health Department recently released a graph depicting the number of COVID-19 cases in the county by month and the ...

‘Meet the Author’ event set for Oct. 7

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BEALLSVILLE — The Switzer Community Heritage Association Inc. is sponsoring a free event at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Kindelberger Historic Barn, 50037 German Ridge Road, Beallsville. The “Meet the Author” event will feature Robert Kroeger, author of the recently published “Historic Barns ...

New flag disposal box now available in Woodsfield in Monroe County

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WOODSFIELD — In partnership with the National Association of Counties and the County Commissioners Association of Ohio, Monroe County has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the county, at the Monroe County Courthouse. “We are pleased to provide these flag retirement boxes. ...

Sheriff’s budget climbing in Belmont County

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Board of Commissioners is holding budget hearings to determine departmental needs for 2022, and the sheriff’s office is seeking an additional $800,000 as law enforcement expenses rise. Sheriff David Lucas and his fiscal officer, Kitty Paboucek, said ...