Around town published July 9

Sign up for Belpre Homecoming events

The deadline for registration for Belpre Homecoming pageants has been extended until Monday. Orientation for candidates is at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Belpre Area Chamber office, 713 Park Drive. Photo sessions remain available from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chamber office. Homecoming Pageants include Little Mister Belpre and Little Miss Belpre July 31 for ages 5 to 8, Junior Miss Belpre Aug. 1 for ages 9 to 12, Miss Teen Belpre for ages 13 to 16 Aug. 2 and Miss Belpre for ages 17 to 20 Aug. 2. The Pretty Baby Contest will be held July 26 at Rockland United Methodist Church hall. The application deadline is July 17.

For information: 423-8934.

July Frontier BOE meeting Monday

The July Frontier Local Board of Education Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Frontier High/Middle School library.

Chamber event is planned for July 22

The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the next Professional Women’s Roundtable from noon to 1 p.m. July 22 at DaVinci’s, 215 Highland Ave., Williamstown. The topic for the month is “Energy Choice? What it means to you.” The cost of each meeting is $10 for members and $15 for non-members, and includes lunch. Reservations are required. RSVP by visiting the events calendar at, calling 373-5176 or by emailing

Airplane exhibit at Barlow Library

As part of the Summer Reading Program at the Barlow Library the Vienna Sky Sharks will join the library for a radio control model airplane exhibit and air show at 6 p.m. July 15. The event is free and open to all ages.

For information: 678-0103.

Belpre alumni will hold ice cream social

The Belpre High School Alumni Association will hold its annual ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Howe’s Grove Park and the Belpre Senior Center. There will be entertainment and food for purchase, including hot dogs, pie and ice cream. All proceeds go toward scholarships.