A white mare that was rescued from a farm in Woodsfield in December is improving in foster care. The mare was recommended to be euthanized when it was rescued, but is now gaining weight and is able to carry it.

Spring is upon us, a time of renewal and hope.

Jason Gibson, center, is greeted by Ed Frank and Robert Welsh of the Woodsfield American Legion Post 87 Friday, April 14 after he spoke at “Who is Your Hero” event at Woodsfield Church of Christ.

Jason Gibson doesn’t feel his life is anything extraordinary.

Sure, he’s done some amazing things. He served as a combat engineer in Iraq and Afghanistan, searching for mines and IEDs, building bridges and supporting army operations.

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Board of Education will need a new member as it accepted the resignation of Jacqueline Hupp Tuesday, April 11 during its regular meeting at the district office in Woodsfield.

A white mare that was rescued from a farm in Woodsfield in December is improving in foster care. The mare was recommended to be euthanized when it was rescued, but is now gaining weight and is able to carry it.
Jason Gibson, center, is greeted by Ed Frank and Robert Welsh of the Woodsfield American Legion Post 87 Friday, April 14 after he spoke at “Who is Your Hero” event at Woodsfield Church of Christ.

Funds from Community Historic Preservation Fund to be divided among three county projects

The Monroe County Commissioners approved a three-way split of $50,000 they will receive from the Community Historic Preservation Fund during their regular meeting on Monday, April 17. The Monroe County Courthouse will receive $25,000, the Parry Museum $20,000 and the Monroe Theatre $5,000 for a feasibility study.

Buckeye Kids kick off 2017 4-H year

We kicked off our 2017 4-H year by electing officers. We voted to let Lydia Griffin lead the club with her responsibilities of being president. Jessica Hartley is the vice president. The secretary is Sofie Myers. Treasurer is Lakelyn Monahan. The news reporter is Abie Kinney. The health and safety leaders are Abie and Emma Blackstone.

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