The Monroe County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the Monroe County District Library, Route 78 and Home Avenue in Woodsfield. Earnest Thode will speak on Thode is a graduate of Purdue University and Stanford University.


An Ohio woman has been indicted for allegedly stealing more than $700,000 from elderly people and other individuals in eastern Ohio and West Virginia. Darlene Baldwin, 66, of Clarington, recently was indicted by a Monroe County grand jury on seven total counts, including theft from the elderly , aggravated theft by deception , attempted theft from the elderly , two counts of telecommunications fraud , and two counts of money laundering .