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According to Phillip Keevert, county Emergency Management Agency director, Beallsville volunteer firefighters at mid-morning were still extinguishing hot spots from a pipeline fire that occurred at about 2 a.m. on Mellott Ridge in Monroe County. "There were no injuries and no evacuation.


Beallsville volunteer firefighters at mid-morning today were still extinguishing hot spots from a pipeline fire that occurred at about 2 a.m. on Mellott Ridge in Monroe County, according to a county 911 dispatcher. The explosion occurred on a natural gas pipeline near Beallsville.


From levies for fire protection and operating expenses to liquor options and a proposed income tax levy for a school district, ballots in Morgan, Noble and Monroe counties have plenty of issues to drive voters to the polls this year. Between the three counties, nearly 30 issues will be decided in the upcoming general election.


WTOV9.com MONROE COUNTY, Ohio -- A newly released audit at the Switzerland of Ohio School District shows its spending exceeds its peers and could be reduced by $2 million a year. That's according to a state report called a performance audit.