BHS schedule pick up July 26-28

Barnesville High School pperclassmen can pick up their schedules on July 26, 27, and 28 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the high school. At this time, only necessary changes may be made and no changes will be made after August 4th. If students cannot pick up their schedules on those dates, they can pick them up on August 4th from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.. Freshmen will receive their schedules at orientation on August 17.

Downtown Sidewalk Sale

The Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Downtown Barnesville Sidewalk Sale on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to downtown businesses, there will be vendors setting up tables. There will be a DJ from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner of Main and Chestnut streets and , food vendors. Vendors interested in setting up a table may contact the chamber office at (740) 425-4300 or e-mail

Festival tabloid deadline Aug. 1

Any business or person wishing to run an ad in the 2017 Barnesville Pumpkin Festival Tabloid/ Program or whom would like to be a sponsor of an event, please contact Susan Lapham at Avenues, 740-425-1453 or cell 281-224-3030 or email to All ads and payments are due August 1, 2017.

Blood pressure, glucose checks

Barnesville Fire and EMS will be offering a FREE blood pressure/ glucose check for anyone in our local coverage area.

The checks will be offered at the fire station on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.

Moonlight swim

Moonlight Swims will be held each Monday evening at the Barnesville Memorial Park Pool from 8-10 p.m.

Admission is $1, Moonlight Swims are for anyone 13 years and older. Come out and enjoy an evening at the pool.