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Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Bethesda Council meeting Aug. 18

The Village of Bethesda will be rescheduling its regular council meeting and it will now be held on Friday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the village municipal building.

Villages join forces to buy street sweeper
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Villages join forces to buy street sweeper

BETHESDA -- Faced with limited resources and growing needs and costs, the villages of Belmont and Bethesda worked together to secure a grant used for the purchase of a new street sweeper that is now benefitting both communities.

By Cathryn Stanley Editor
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

HEAP assistance available through August 31

Community Action Commission of Belmont County will continue taking applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Summer Crisis Program through August 31, 2017.

Crock raffle to benefit B & O Depot
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Crock raffle to benefit B & O Depot

The Barnesville B & O Depot Committee is selling tickets on this crock made by Johnson's Family Pottery for the Depot's 100th anniversary.

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Barnesville 'King' breaks State Fair pumpkin record
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville 'King' breaks State Fair pumpkin record

COLUMBUS -- Todd Skinner of Barnesville broke the Ohio State Fair pumpkin record on Saturday, August 5 with his 1,621.5-pound giant pumpkin, an amazing weight for this early in the year.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Council passes resolution to put EMS levy on Nov. ballot

Barnesville Village Council passed a resolution to put a 1.5 mill continuing levy for the EMS department on the Belmont County Board of Elections agenda, so that it can be placed on the ballot this November.

By Cathryn Stanley Editor
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Obit list, Page A3

* Barrett, Ross |64| Barnesville * Clark, Edna L. |78| Barnesville * Huntsman, Stephen Michael |56| Canton * Starr, Margaret R.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville Police Log

Sunday, Aug. 6 4:56 p.m., man requested to speak with an officer on East Main Street about parking signs. 5:20 p.m., welfare check at East Main Street residence. 6:49 p.m., traffic stop on Gobbler's Knob. 7:27 p.m.

By Cathryn Stanley
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

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Freshmen orientationAug. 17 Barnesville High School will be having an open house and freshmen orientation on Thursday, August 17th from 3-6 p.m. Parent meetings will be held in the auditorium for specific grade levels at the following times: Freshmen 3 p.m., Sophomores 3:45 p.m.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Union Local School Bus Routes

Union Local Transportation Department Bus #1 AM/PM Routes Schedule Driver: Rich Woollard AM High School/Junior High Route 6:03 Leave Bus Garage 6:10 Pogue Road 6:16 Ridge Line Road 6:22 Warnock 6:28 Lucas Lash 6:34 Lamire 6:36

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Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Belmont College offers expanded Phlebotomy Certificate Program

St. Clairsville Belmont College is pleased to announce that they have partnered with local hospitals to enable the college to double enrollment in their Phlebotomy Certificate Program. According to Dr.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

JB Green Team's household hazardous waste collections scheduled for Aug. 19

The JB Green Team will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the old K-Mart parking lot at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville. Proof of residency is required.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Deadline Sept. 8 for Captina Creek Photo Contest

ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- The Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District invites entries for its 6th Annual Captina Creek Photo Contest! The theme for this year's contest is "Colors of Captina." What unique colors paint Captina Creek?

7th Annual Brad Detling Memorial Ridge Runner Classic 5K Walk/Run is Aug. 26
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

7th Annual Brad Detling Memorial Ridge Runner Classic 5K Walk/Run is Aug. 26

The 7th Annual Brad Detling Memorial Ridge Runner Classic (BDMRRC) 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Barnesville High School. Platinum Sponsors for this year's event are J-Mo Meats; William Knox, Certified Public Accountant; and Barnesville Community Foundation.

Twice Told Tales
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Twice Told Tales

Ten Years Ago 2007 John Mittlestaedt, foreign exchange student who graduated from BHS in 1986 and lived with Rick and Kathy Wilson, returns to Barnesville for a reunion with his host family and friends.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville Farmer's Market this Saturday

The Barnesville Farmer's Market will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in the "John Schradel" pavilion at the Barnesville Depot from 8 a.m. until 12 noon. Anyone interested in joining, may call Jane at 740-484-1519.

Barnesville is well represented at State Fair Kiddy Tractor Pull
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Barnesville is well represented at State Fair Kiddy Tractor Pull

Jenner Liberati and Britton Baker qualified for the Buckeye State Sanctioned Kiddy Pedal Tractor Pull Championship at last year's Barnesville Pumpkin Festival. On Sunday Aug. 6, both kids participated at the Ohio State Fair Kiddy Pedal Tractor Pull.

B O Depot canvas prints available
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

B O Depot canvas prints available

The Barnesville B & O Depot Committee is taking orders for two different canvas prints (black and white or color) of the historic Depot in three sizes, 20 x 16, 16 x 12, and 10 x 12. For more information, contact Judy Gibson at (740) 425-1724 or Jean Reed at (740) 679-3225.

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Better Health in 120 Days presentation Aug. 26th
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Better Health in 120 Days presentation Aug. 26th

Glen Aukerman, M.D. will present his personalized nutrition plan, "Better Health in 120 Days" at Barnesville Hospital on Saturday, August 26th. Registration will begin at noon. Dr.

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Local conservation group needs help to make Captina film

Captina Conservancy is seeking area voices, thoughts, and ideas for a documentary film focus session. The group, a nonprofit based in Barnesville, directs its efforts toward conserving and protecting the Captina Creek Watershed.