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By Staff | Oct 23, 2013

A coon hunt, sponsored by Deb’s Gang Of Hope, will be held Oct. 26 at the Wileyville Auction House. Sign in from 1-7 p.m. with the last coon in at 1 a.m. Cost is $10 per class, women, men and children. Prizes for biggest coon, smallest coon, and combined weight of three coons. Payback based on number of entries.

All kids signed up receive a trophy and adults will receive plaques. There is also a biggest opossum class, $5 plus the winner gets a plaque. There will be door prizes, raffles, and 50/50 drawings, as well as food to purchase available all day. T-shirts will be for sale; hoodies by order only.

A corn hole tournament starts at 3 p.m. No alcohol allowed. For more information call 304-889-3170 or 304-889-2262.


The New Martinsville Charlie Morris Grasshopper Basketball League sign-ups for boys and girls grades first through sixth will be held at the New Martinsville School Oct. 23 and Oct. 29 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Registration fee is $30 for a single player and $20 for each additional child from the same family. For questions and more information, call Jeremy Blain at 303-455-5783 or Rich Williamson at 304-455-2243.


The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference is seeking photos for display in the OVAC Sports Museum located inside WesBanco Arena.

Photos of current or former sports venues – football stadiums, basketball courts, baseball/softball fields, tracks, fieldhouses, high schools, etc., are needed. Also, crowd or game photos showing the venues would be welcome.

Photos will be enlarged to a 20×24 size and the original photos will be returned to the owner. Photos can be mailed to the OVAC Office, 64962 Breezy Point Lane, Bellaire, Ohio 43906. For more information, email tom@ovac.org.