Fundraiser set

Pave the Trail Fundraiser – Bethesda Epworth Park, JJ Shelter, Saturday May 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. BBQ picnic, food, bake sale, vendor show, fair, games, live music, petting zoo and more.

Love II event at Bethesda park

Mark your calendars for May 26 when they are inviting everyone to the free Love II event in Bethesda at the park. They will feature great music by local artists, wonderful speakers, free hamburgers and hot dogs and so much more. More information will be available in the coming weeks. This will be the second Love event as we share the love that we have for Jesus and one another. If you want to be a part of this great event or want to sing, speak or have questions please contact Marvin and Linda Dalton at 740-761-0060 or email They welcome area churches to set up tables for this event with info, books and treats. You don’t want to miss this special day beginning at noon. We look forward to seeing everyone at Love II.

‘Pave the Trail’ set for May 19

"Pave the Trail" is set for Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Epworth Park, JJ Shelter, Bethesda (rain date is Sunday, May 22 from noon to 5 p.m.). Join them to raise money to pave the walking trail. They have secured funding of $20,000 to go towards the projected total cost of $45,000 to remove the old trail, put in a good base, and pave the walking trail so that it can be enjoyed by everyone. That’s where they need the help of others. They will be accepting monetary donations for the project and you get your name on a brick at the start of the walking trail. There will also be food, vendor show/?fair with a $10 registration fee, carnival games, large format Jenga, bake sale, live music, petting zoo, flower pot and kite decorating, corn hole tournament, treasure hunt, Chinese auction and 50/?50 raffle and much more.

Pipe Creek area resident to speak at CTGS meeting

Cumberland Trail Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14 in the St. Clairsville Public Library’s meeting room, 108 W. Main St., St. Clairsville. Guest speaker will be lifelong resident of the Pipe Creek area, Rebecca Morgan Steadman. Steadman will be discussing her latest book "A Good Time Was Had By All: How We Enjoyed Pipe Creek and Dilles Bottom" which she wrote in collaboration with her son, Gabriel Morgan. The book takes the reader through the good and the bad times of residents. 

Barnesville FFA Hoot N’ Holler Community Fun Day set for May 19

The Barnesville High School FFA Chapter will be hosting their annual Hoot N’ Holler Community Fun Day on Saturday May 19 at Barnesville Memorial Park. Events will start at 12pm and wrap up at 10 p.m. Events will include tractor cruise, petting zoo, pedal pull, carnival games, sheep shearing demonstration, dunk tank, Ag Olympics, fishing tournament, inflatables and more. The FFA Greenhouse class will have a flower sale where kids will be able to plant their own flowers. To end the day there will be a square dance by Deep Down Country. Concessions will be provided by Cowgirl Country Fixin’s (Jody Hunter) and Shamrock Tropical Sno.

There will be a Cow Patty Bingo during the event. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any FFA member. Look for more information about our event each week in the Barnesville Enterprise. If you have any questions or would like to set up a display or make a donation, contact Alex Davidson at 740-425-3617 ext. 5183

Belmont SWCD board meetings set

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces the following board meeting dates for 2018: 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.