Rose Johnson, CDM and CFPP, left, and Mary Rhinehart, administrator, right, are close to being ready to welcome residents back to Monroe County Care and Rehabilitation Center as the facility recently earned a perfect score on its certification. Once the facility receives its letter from CMS, which is expected soon, it can begin returning residents to the facility.

At times, the recertification process at Monroe County Care and Rehabilitation Center seemed like a journey that might never end.

In October of 2015, Monroe County Care Center lost its Medicaid and Medicare funding following several failed inspections.

Casey Bott, left, and his wife Natalie, right, stand in front of their new lodging facility, The Nest Lodging and Rentals, in Woodsfield. The new venture opened for business Nov. 1.

Local residents and visitors have a new option for a night away from home as the Nest Lodging and Rentals opened for business Nov. 1 in Woodsfield.

Woodsfield volunteer firefighter Tim Lude sprays down a tanker truck Tuesday after a crash at the intersection of Routes 800 and 26 in Monroe County.

A Fresno man was life-flighted after a Tuesday crash at the intersection of Routes 800 and 26 in Monroe County.

Rose Johnson, CDM and CFPP, left, and Mary Rhinehart, administrator, right, are close to being ready to welcome residents back to Monroe County Care and Rehabilitation Center as the facility recently earned a perfect score on its certification. Once the facility receives its letter from CMS, which is expected soon, it can begin returning residents to the facility.
Casey Bott, left, and his wife Natalie, right, stand in front of their new lodging facility, The Nest Lodging and Rentals, in Woodsfield. The new venture opened for business Nov. 1.
Woodsfield volunteer firefighter Tim Lude sprays down a tanker truck Tuesday after a crash at the intersection of Routes 800 and 26 in Monroe County.

Woodsfield Moose 2247 donates $32,000 to local charities

Monroe Central High School coaches are pictured from left to right, Troy Baker, Vickie Lohr, Derik Shirley, Ryan Rosnick, Mike Brock, and sideliner Joe Hoff. Not pictured are Jon Perkins, Robert Muntz, and Philip Stephen.  Pictured are GNM representative Gary Ricer, Woodsfield Fire Department Mike Young, and Todd Michner from Woodsfield Methodist Church.

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