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Hoops for the Heart VFD hoped their screening efforts might grow through a partnership with Ohio Hills Health System, said co-founder Nikki Baker-Lude.

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WVU Medicine Wetzel County Hospital hosted its first annual Nurse Excellence Awards Ceremony Wednesday, May 4 in honor of Nurse’s Week.

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The Woodsfield Kiwanis Club looked to the county’s past to inspire its future.

Sports

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Monroe Central took down Bridgeport for a pair of wins last week.

Shyann Baker was solid in the circle in a 5-0 win Wednesday, May 4. The Lady Seminoles

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Monroe Central was too much for Beallsville in a 17-0 five-inning win Wednesday, May 4 at Woodsfield.

Monroe Central jumped ahead early, building a quick 4-0 lead after the first inning.

River picked up three wins last week.

The Pilots started the week with an 8-5 win over Shenandoah Friday, April 29 at River High School.

Opinion

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Hello, everyone! Happy spring from our home on the Ridge to yours. It is a beautiful spring day.

Fred Anderson participated in the HEAVY EQUIPMENT portion of SKILLS USA on April 30 in Miamisburg. Lamar Anderson attended the Ohio FFA Convention in Columbus, on May 5 and 6.

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Lifestyle

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The annual 4-H Endowment Cookout will be held Friday, May 13 at Riesbeck’s in Woodsfield.

The meal will start at 8 a.m. and run until meals are sold out.

The Switzerland of Ohio Garden Club held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 14 at the Event Center in Woodsfield.

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Hi! My name is Zoey Marie Fitzpatrick. I was born April 30,

I was born April 30, 2022. I weighed 9 lbs., 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Obituaries

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Vivian A. Marty, age 81, of Canton, died Thursday, May 5, 2022 in The Avalon, New Albany. Born July 8, 1940 in Paris, Ohio to the late Nelson and Doris (Stier) Myers.

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James W. Hampton, 73, Orlando, Florida, formerly of Akron, died April 26, 2022, at Advent Health Orlando.

Merle Williamson, 90, of Woodsfield, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at Stellar Care Center in Woodsfield.

Arrangements are incomplete at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.