Gun Bash set

The Bethesda Park District and The Bethesda Fire Department are hosting a Gun Bash on Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. at the James Carnes Center. They are raising money to purchase new turnout gear for the Fire Department and to pave the walking trail and replace bridges in the Village Park. They are selling 500 Gun Bash Tickets for $75 each and 150 Meal tickets for $30 each. If people wish to purchase tickets, or sponsoring the event, they can find the event on Facebook as well as calling 740-484-1250 or emailing

Small business class planned

Thinking of starting a small business but don’t know where to begin? Basis of a Successful Start (BOSS) Class will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Community Improvement Corporation, 117 E. Main St., St Clairsville. The class is for those interested in starting their own business. Topics covered will include types of ownership, licensing, tax requirements, sources of financing, and how to market your product or service. The Basis of a Successful Start (BOSS) Class is offered free of charge and is sponsored by the Ohio University Small Business Development Center. Contact Trenia Twyman at 740-597-1460, or to register.

Cookout for a cause set

"Steak" Out Against Domestic Violence is planned for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Capstone Soccer Complex, 66056 Airport Road, St. Clairsville. The event will benefit the Tri-County Help Center in their support of survivors of domestic violence. The event will also have raffles, 50/50 and Chinese auction prizes. The cost is $25 for tickets that include: Steak, baked potato, salad, roll, dessert and pop/water. Bring your own place settings and grilling utensils.

Storybook Park2018 set

Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library is excited to announce Storybook Park 2018! Mark your calendars for a great day of family fun on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Barnesville Memorial Park. In store for you this year are four exciting stories, a sing-a-long and much more. The stories that have been selected for this year are: "Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons", "Llama Llama Loves to Read", "Rock Away Granny" and "Wakem the Rooster Up All Night". The sing-a-long will be "Footloose". Come see the stories come to life as the artwork, scenes and decorations have once again been made by the Belmont Correctional Institute. Activities included in the fun family day will be stories, crafts, singing, clowns, free books, and character visits including Pete the Cat, Llama Llama and Marshall from Paw Patrol.

Belmont SWCD board meetings set

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces the following board meeting dates for 2018: Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10. Meetings will be held at 101 Market St., St. Clairsville, at 6 p.m. The meetings areopen to the public.