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Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day April 29

WHEELING -- Area residents are invited to participate in World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day on April 29 at Wheeling Hospital's Howard Long Wellness Center (HLWC).

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

SWCD Poster Contest deadline set for May 5

Belmont SWCD would like to promote the National Association Conservation District Annual Poster Contest in Belmont County. This contest is open to K-12. The 2017 Stewardship theme is "Healthy Soils Are Full of Life.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Conservation Field Days to begin in June

Belmont SWCD is providing an eight week summer program that will be held on Fridays from June 16 to August 5 for ages 10-18. The program will consist of outdoor workshops on dendrology, impacts on forests, wildlife, water, soil quality, and biodiversity.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville Police Log

Saturday, April 15 8:02 p.m., Call regarding previous complaint of trash and damage done to property on Wiley Avenue. Officer responded and spoke to neighbor who was given permission to go onto the caller's property to pick up the trash. 8:46 p.m.

By Cathryn Stanley
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Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Community Clean-up Day May 6

The annual Warren Township/Barnesville Community Clean-up Day will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Depot parking lot, 358 Mulberry St.

Barn Artist Scott Hagan finishes three-year gym project
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Barn Artist Scott Hagan finishes three-year gym project

Scott Hagan, the Barn Artist, recently completed a three year project to paint the gymnasiums of Barnesville high, elementary and middle schools.

By Cathryn Stanley Editor
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Walton Home reaches goal

Due to overwhelming and positive response from 40 donors, we have exceeded our fundraising goal of $5,000. The new decked garden project can go forward now.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville Hospital honored on Earth Day

The Ohio Hospital Association Friday named nine hospitals winners of the 2017 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville Blood Bash

The small town of Barnesville, population 4,200, has made a big impact over the past 33 years thanks to the annual Barnesville Blood Bash. The student-run, community-supported blood donation event has helped save almost 10 times the town's population, or 39,000 lives.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Drug Take Back at Riesbeck's April 29

St. Clairsville -- On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Department hosting discussion on Malignant Hyperthermia

WHEELING A free presentation on malignant hyperthermia (MH) and its treatment has been scheduled by May 5 by the Anesthesiology Department of Wheeling Hospital. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Barbara Brandom, past director of the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry (NAMHR).

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Hospital earns certification for superior energy efficiency

Barnesville Hospital has earned the U.S.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Drug Take Back Day April 29

On Saturday, April 29 Barnesville Hospital, Morristown Pharmacy and Ohio Hills Health Services will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Unwanted medications will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Morristown Pharmacy parking lot.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's market meeting May 11

It's that time again! Anyone interested in setting up at the Barnesville Farmer's Market for the 2017 growing season, should attend a meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. at the "John Scradel" Pavilion at the Barnesville Depot.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Area deaths, Page A3

Deal, Bonnie J. | 92 | Cadiz Flood, Melba S. (Roe) |90| Batesville HallLitz, Sylvia A. (nee Toohey) | 81 | Blacklick Hartley, Sr., William "Brother Bill" | 86 | Dover Hyett, John Richard | 88 | Barnesville Turner, Arnold L.

Barn Artist completes gym projects
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Barn Artist completes gym projects

The Barn Artist, Scott Hagan, puts the finishing touch on shamrocks on the wall of the Barnesville Middle School gym on Sunday, April 9 when he finished up a three-year project to paint all three gyms in the school district. See article and pictures on Page B2.

By Cathryn Stanley
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

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Chamber Banquet April 27 The annual Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce Community Banquet is set for Thursday, April 27th at 6 p.m. in the Elk's ballroom, 117 N. Chestnut St.. Guest speaker will be Murray Energy Corporation CEO Robert E. Murray.

You can grow your own tropical paradise in a container or garden
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

You can grow your own tropical paradise in a container or garden

Add an exciting new look to your garden, poolside, patio or deck with elephant ears. These easy tropical plants have tall stems and giant leaves that measure up to two feet across.

By Melinda Myers Gardening Expert
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BMV awarded for organ donation rates
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

BMV awarded for organ donation rates

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Deputy Registrar Barnesville location was awarded Donate Life Ohio's 2016 "Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation Front Line Award." on Monday, April 17 by Lifeline of Ohio.

By Cathryn Stanley Editor
Twice Told Tales
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Twice Told Tales

Ten Years Ago 2007 Barnesville teachers picket at the April 19 school board meeting. Many carried signs proclaiming "When You Shortchange Teachers, You Shortchange Students" and "Invest in Teachers, Invest in Your Child" to protest the current contract stalemate.