Commissioners’ meeting

The Belmont County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 23, has been changed to Tuesday, Oct. 22, due to a scheduling conflict.

Fall Dinner event planned

The Belmont County Republican Party is planning a Fall Dinner Event on Monday, Oct. 28.The GOP will be featuring Ohio Republican Party Chairman Jane Timken at Shepherd’s Farm 433 N. Main St., Bethesda. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6 p.m. with the program to follow. Tickets are $25 per person. Those attending under the age of 25 will be complimentary. To make a reservation or purchase tickets, contact Cynthia Fregiato at 740-695-5470, David Jones at 740-391-3710 or Joel Braido at 740-359-2597.

Little Rocks Football fundraiser set

Little Rocks Football will be having a fundraiser at the Dairy Queen in Barnesville on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. The fifth and sixth grade team has the opportunity to compete at the Ohio Youth Football State Championship in Sandusky. The team is raising money to help with the costs of going to the tournament. 

Trick or Treat set

The Fairview Council has scheduled the Village of Fairview Trick or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. with a weenie roast to follow at the Fairview VFD Fire House.

Book and Gift Sale set

The Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Book and Gift Sale on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Classroom.

Caramel apple sale set

The Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Unique Treats by Jacquie Gourmet Caramel Apple Sale on Friday, Oct. 25 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Lobby.

‘Fun Food Rocks’ class

The Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library will be hosting a "Fun Food Rocks" event on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library annex. "Fun Food Rocks" classes are designed for children fifth grade and up. This upcoming class will focus on Halloween snacks and treats. Call the library at 740-425-1651 to register.

Halloween program set

The Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library will be partnering with the Walton Home on Tuesday, Oct. 29 for an after school Halloween program. Students ages 6 through fourth grade are invited to meet from 2:45 to 4 p.m. at the Walton Home where they will participate in Halloween-themed activities. Registration is required and can be done by visiting the library or calling 740-425-1651. Note drop off and pick up will be at the Walton Home.

Trick or Treat night

The Village of Barnesville will have Trick or Treat at the Municipal Building on Oct. 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Barnesville Fire/EMS Department will hand out treats.

Meet new hospital CEO

Join President and CEO David Phillips to welcome WVU Health System President and CEO Albert L. Wright Jr. to Barnesville Hospital on Friday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. Barnesville Hospital is located at 639 W. Main St., Barnesvile. To reserve a seat, call 740-425-5112 by Oct. 28.

Spaghetti dinner set

The Bethesda-Belmont-Morristown Rotary Club is sponsoring their 18th annual spaghetti dinner on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Union Local High School Commons, Belmont. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. prior to the Barnesville-Union Local High School football game. The meal includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and drink. Carryout is available. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased from Rotary club members or at the door on Nov. 1. Free for children under five. All proceeds go to community and humanitarian projects.

Donations sought

Donations are being sought for Barnesville resident Fred Myers, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 liver disease and is in need of a liver transplant. A benefit was held in September for Myers to help defray medical costs. Myers was a longtime resident of Woodsfield before moving to Barnesville. Donations to help Myers may be made to the Fred Myers Fund at Belmont Savings Bank.

Pennyroyal Opera House events

Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview has announced its upcoming Fall and Winter events. The schedule includes: Oct. 25, Amanda Cook Band (opening is Them Roten Boys); Nov. 1, The Price Sisters (opening is Brother Randall and Friends); Nov. 15, Jesse Brock and Mainline Express (opening is Glass Run Road); Dec. 6, The Grascals (opening is The Bean Boys); and Dec. 13, Clay Hess Band (opening is Shortline Junction).

Admission is $15 and children 12 and under are free. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Visit or call Harold Dailey at 740-827-0957.

Chamber of Commerce meetings

The following is a list of 2019 Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce meetings: Nov. 13 at noon at Astoria Place, 400 Carrie Ave.; and Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Emerald Pointe, 100 Michelli St.

Christmas in the Village

Christmas in the Village will be Thursday, Dec. 5 with the Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m. Preschool and the mayor will light the tree. Afterwards, there will be hot chocolate and cookies at the senior center at 6:30 p.m. The Christmas Market will be Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Barnesville Elementary School. The lighted Christmas Parade will start at 5:30 p.m. that day. (Line-up starts at Barnesville High School). Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus after the parade at Johnson Family Pottery. The events are sponsored by the Barnesville Chamber, along with Sulek and Dutton Real Estate.

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 open to the public and are located at 229 E. Main St., Barnesville.