It’s hard to imagine Monroe County without delivered meals for area senior citizens, without options for seniors for rides to their doctor’s appointments, without its senior center on Home Avenue in Woodsfield.

If your school bus driver alerted you to her arrival with an air horn, chances are you were on Franne Burke’s route.

When you pull up to Sonja Taylor’s house on top of a huge hill with a spectacular view overlooking the Ohio River in Clarington, it might not surprise you to know that she has never lived where she could not see the river.