St. Paul Fall Craft and Food Festival Sunday, Sept. 26
The St. Paul Lutheran Church is having its annual Fall Craft and Food Festival on Saturday, September 26th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.
The festival will be both indoor and outdoor and will feature over 70 vendors. On the lawn will be kennel corn, a doughnut shop, a chuck wagon, and more. Outside will have a large food court with plenty of seating, a 50/50 drawing, a Chinese auction, etc,.
 The festival is handicap accessible. There is no admission cost or parking fee.
The church is located across from Wilson Funeral Home on National Road in Bridgeport.
For additional information contact Terra at 304-280-4005 or the church office Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to noon, at 740-635-2472.

Weyer Chapter OES to honor Candy Thompson on September 20
Candy Thompson, who served as a Grand Representative of Ohio Eastern Star to Rhode Island, will be honored by her Weyer Chapter of Centerville at the Masonic Hall located on Main Street in Centerville, State Route 147, from 2 -4 p.m. on Sunday, September 20.  We welcome all sisters and Brothers to help us honor Candy and share the experience of her travels.Hope to see you there. Linda Williams Worthy Matron  Presiding.

Weyer Chapter Order Eastern Star meets September 17th
Weyer Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Centerville will meet Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.  A covered dish dinner will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Officers should wear casual dress.
Welcome back from summer break, with Grand Chapter coming up soon.  Worthy Matron Linda Williams, Worthy Patron Wallace Malolepzy Worthy Patron presiding. All sisters and Brothers are welcome to attend.

CBAR meeting Sept. 17
 The Concerned Barnesville Area Residents (CBAR) will meet Thursday evening, September 17 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex, 611 N. Chestnut St. Barnesville.
We encourage you to attend, and join us as we plan for upcoming CBAR activities during the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival!

DBSA Support Group meets
DBSA The Ohio Valley Depression & Bipolar Support Group meets Sept. 16, and also monthly on the  first, third and fifth Wendesday of each month at Wheeling Jesuit University in Whelan Hall from 7-9 p.m.
Participation in this peer led support group is free. Join a community of caring and supportive people who can help you on your road to recovery.  For more information, contact Tom at 304-234-9406 or Vicki at 304-336-4186.

Caregiver Support Group meeting
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church – Parrish Hall Basement, 212 West Main St., St. Clairsville.
 The meeting is free of charg and open to all caregivers, family members, and friends with a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. For more information, call the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.

Belmont County Saddle Club event Oct. 17 and 18
The Belmont County Saddle Club will be having a “Saddle Up-Let’s Ride” event on October 17  and 18 at the Belmont Saddle Club, one mile east of Morristown, Ohio on state RT 40 (exit #208 off I-70).
The cost is $20 for adults (whether riding or just camping), $10 for children ages 11-15, and free for children age 10 and under.
 If under 18, you must have adult supervision. For more information contact Chuck Lofton 740-782-1289.

SOLD School Board meeting
Notice is hereby given that the next regular board meeting of the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Board of Education will be on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 9 a.m. at 304 Mill Street, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

52nd Reunion BHS Class 1963
Barnesville High School Class of 1963 Reunion. We are having our 52nd Reunion Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, 9 a.m. to noon, (back door), at First Baptist Church, 94 Shady Lane, Barnesville, Ohio. Hope to see you all.

Dancing for a Cause meets each Thursday at Grange
Now in its third year, the Dancing For a Cause meet every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Grange Hall on Shamrock Drive to dance. They use the $2 fee from participants to make donations to local organizations. Women and men of all ages awnd fitness levels are encouraged to join them. Participants learn a new dance each week, but also review learned dances. For more information, call Rodona Dunfee at 425-1587. To date, they have donated $2,800 to local organizations.

Sept. 19 hunter education course
The Bethesda Sportsmen’s Club will host a hunter education course on Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This course is required for first time hunting license applicants and to obtain out of state licenses.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Register by calling 1-800-wildlife (1-800-945-3543) or on the web at
This class is free of charge and lunch will be provided by the club.