Cemetery clean up planned

Residents are asked to remove grave decorations from all village-operated cemeteries. These include: Crestview, Northern, and Southern cemeteries. The Village of Barnesville requests that all decorations are removed by March 15 as part of the annual spring clean up. Decorations not removed by this date will be disposed of by the cemetery staff.

Class of 1965 to meet

The ladies of the Class of 1965 will resume their monthly luncheons. They will meet Friday, March 1 at noon at Annie K's. Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Cancer support group to meet

The Three C Cancer Support Group will meet on Monday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at the Barnesville Senior Center.

Belmont College monthly board meeting set

Belmont College will have its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, Feb. 28 in the Boardroom at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Book sale planned

The Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary will be sponsoring a book sale on Friday, March 15 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the classroom.

Water report available

The 2019 edition of the Consumer Confidence Report for the Village of Barnesville Public Water System has been published. This brochure is printed to supply information and data on the village’s water system and quality of water served to the consumers. Copies of the report are available at http://www.barnesvilleohio.com/ccreport.pdf or by checking the box on the March or April water bills and returning to the water department office requesting that a paper copy be mailed to your billing address. The report is available at the Barnesville Water Department office at 126 E. Church St., Barnesville, or by calling 740-425-3672.

Somerset Township financial reports available

The 2018 annual financial reports for Somerset Township are complete and can be viewed by contacting the fiscal officer, Diane Blattler, 56783 Somerton Highway, Barnesville.

‘Citizen of the Year’ nominations sought

The Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting "Citizen of the Year" nominations. The winner will be announced at the Chamber of Commerce Spring Banquet on Thursday, April 25. Write a letter explaining why you feel your nominee should be selected as "Citizen of the Year." Send to: Barnesville Chamber of Commerce, 130 W. Main St., Barnesville, OH 43713; or email to: back@barnesvilleohiochamber.com. Nominations must be postmarked by April 1.

 

Chamber of Commerce meetings

The following is a list of 2019 Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce meetings: March 13 at 7:30 a.m. at the Walton Home, 1254 E. Main St.; April 10 at noon, Woodsfield Savings (host) at the Youth Center, 130 W. Church St.; May 8 at 7:30 a.m. at Barnesville Hospital, 639 W. Main St.; June 12 at noon, Sleep Inn & Suites, 41371 Reco Drive, Belmont; July 10 at noon, Hartley Marshall/Barrel House/Rescare, 137 E. Main St.; Aug. 14 at noon, Ohio Hills Health Services (host) at New Life Center, 219 W. Church St.; Sept. 11 at noon, Sulek & Dutton - Pike 40 (host), at Youth Center, 130 W. Church St.; Oct. 9 at noon, Harvey Goodman (host) at New Life Center, 219 W. Church St.; Nov. 13 at noon at Astoria Place, 400 Carrie Ave.; and Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Emerald Pointe, 100 Michelli St.

Dallas Holm in concert

Dallas Holm will be in concert at the Barnesville First United Methodist Church on Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Dallas is 2012 Gospel Music Hall of Fame Inductee. He has garnered numerous awards such as Dove Awards for Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Grammy nominations, Gold record, and many number one songs like "Rise Again," "Here We Are," "Face To Face," and "To The Glory." Admission is free. A love offering will be received.

Coal meetings set

The Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings take place at the Harrison County Visitors Center 143 S. Main St., Cadiz.

Business seminar planned

The Ohio Small Business Development Center is offering a free class "Facebook for Business" on Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Barnesville Hospital South Annex Building. Teri Clapper, owner of Merit Marketing Services of Zanesville, will present tips on understanding business account settings, setting up administrators, engagement strategy, importance of increasing likes and shares, and converting fans into paying customers. There is no charge to attend, but reservations are required. Call 740-597-1460 or e-mail at sbdc@ohio.edu to reserve your seat.

Mining equipment show set

The 16th annual Old Construction & Mining Equipment Show will take place Sept. 7-8 on Ohio 519 between US 22 and New Athens. Visit www.Facebook.com/ocmes for information.

Blue Star Banner available

The Blue Star Banner is available to any Barnesville area family of a serviceman or servicewoman serving in any branch of the military, including the National Guard (active or reserve). A banner will be dedicated to the family and then placed in their window for the service member. For information or to have a ceremony, call 740-238-2137.

Coin club meets

The Barnesville Coin Club meets the third Sunday of every month, except December. The meetings are opo the public and are located at 229 E. Main St., Barnesville.