President Marguerite Jones called the meeting to order with 10 members in attendance. Carol Comstock gave the secretary’s report from the January meeting.

The Monroe County Historical Society met at Monroe City Senior Citizens Center at 10:30 a.m. on March 26.

President Marguerite Jones called the meeting to order with 10 members in attendance. Carol Comstock gave the secretary’s report from the January meeting.

The society’s Rummage and Bake Sale will be held at the Paris Public Library basement on April 11-12, with set up the afternoon of April 10.

Members agreed to begin scanning documents for the purpose of electronic preservation. It was suggested by Judy Preston that vital records such as birth, death and marriage certificates be the initial priority. Laurie Gossett will donate the external hard drives and take point on this endeavor.

Members approved private hosting for the Historical Society’s website, effective April 23.

Members also approved having photos of the Stoutsville Catholic Church and Stoutsville School made from small negatives provided by Marguerite Jones.

Scrapbooks compiled by the late Susie Boone Bounds were donated to the Monroe County Historical Society by Carl Yager.

Ken McGee will visit the Monroe County Historical Society April 8-16.

The next meeting of the Monroe County Historical Society will be held at the Paris Public Library on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.