Trip to Lancaster, Pa., to benefit Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary

There is an overnight trip being planned for April 27 and 28 to Lancaster, Pa., to see the performance of "Jesus" an action-packed musical stage adventure that takes you on a miraculous journey alongside the most famous person ever to walk the earth and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever. A Motorcoach ride, family style dinner at "Hometown Kitchen," overnight hotel accommodations with breakfast, free time shopping and lunch on your own at the "Bird in Hand" and "Kitchen Kettle Village." Escorted by Rodona Dunfee - Pricing available by calling 740-425-1587 or 740-238-1415 or Ruth Murphy at 740-238-8742. A $50 deposit due at booking. Payment in full by March 15.This trip is Sponsored by the Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary with the proceeds going to them. Experience the greatest rescue story of all time.

Gospel meeting planned

The Spring Gospel Meeting at East Main Church of Christ in Barnesville is set for Sunday, March 26 through Thursday, March 29 with Wes McAdams of the McDermott Road Church of Christ in Plano, Texas. They will be discussing Roadblocks: Things we say that block our spiritual maturity. 

Belmont SWCD yearly sales set

It is that time again; Belmont SWCD is taking orders for our annual tree seedling, wildlife seed, and fish sales. We encourage pre-orders due to limited supplies. The deadline for tree seedling and wildlife seed orders is April 6, 2018. The pick-up date will be April 19 and 20 from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. at 45420 Roscoe Road St. Clairsville (Belmont SWCD building at the New Fairgrounds). The deadline for the fish orders is April 2. The pick-up date will be April 3 from 3:30 till 4:30 p.m. at 45420 Roscoe Road (New Fairgrounds) in St. Clairsville. Reminder: All sales are at the NEW Fairgrounds located at 45420 Roscoe Road St. Clairsville. Your local Soil and Water Conservation District has a no-till 2 row corn planter, no-till drill, 5 ton lime spreader available for rent. If you have any questions or need more information, contact Liza Butler, Wildlife/?Forestry Specialist, at 740-526-0027.

Belmont SWCD board meetings set

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces the following board meeting dates for 2018: April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10. Meetings will be held at 101 Market St., St. Clairsville, at 6 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.

Walk-in clinics set

The Belmont County WIC Program will sponsor walk-in clinics the first Friday of each month. The hours are from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Bellaire WIC office is located int eh Chase Bank building on the fourth floor, room 402. New clients need to bring proof of address, proof of income, proof of pregnancy and photo identification for themselves. Crib cards will be accepted for newborns. Clients needing recertified, need to bring photo identification, proof of income and proof address. WIC is a supplemental nutrition program that encourages breastfeeding and provides nutrition education to its clients. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, infants, and children up to the age of 5 years old qualify. Working families are encouraged to apply. For information, call 740-676-2232.

Photo contest set

Belmont SWCD is having a photo contest for our 2019 "Belmont County Old Barns" Calendar. The deadline for the contest is Aug. 10, 2018. If you have an old barn send us a picture or give us a call and we can come snap a photo for you, and have a chance for it to be showcased in our 2019 calendar! We are hoping to have photos from all the seasons, so get your fall pictures in now! If you have any questions or need more information, contact Hannah Carpenter, administrative assistant, at 740-526-0027.