The quick action of Laken and Gail Zwick helped save their neighbor’s life following a volleyball game Nov. 1 at Lancaster High School. Laken is a registered nurse and Gail a surgery coordinator at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Photo submitted by Marietta Memorial Hospital.

When Gail Zwick of Marr left the house for her daughter Allee’s volleyball game at Lancaster High School Nov. 1, she had no idea that she and her other daughter Laken would leave the game heroines.

Sharon Yoss’s third and fourth grade class show off the fruits of their latest science experiment at St. Sylvester’s Thursday, Jan. 4 just moments before someone dumps their cup.

“You should not be reaching over anybody,” Sharon Yoss directed the third and fourth grade classes Jan. 4 at St. Sylvester’s as they eagerly swarmed around a table full of brightly wrapped cups filled with melting ice.

A pile of debris was left on the hill behind the parking lot across from the Woodsfield Volunteer Fire Department. To try to put an end to the dumping, Woodsfield Fire Chief Mike Young spoke with Woodsfield Village Council Wednesday, Jan. 3 about the problem.

When Woodsfield Fire Chief Mike Young saw the piles of scrap wood strewn about the parking lot across Old Airport Road from his firehouse, he wasn’t happy.

The lot had been created for additional parking for the fire department.

The quick action of Laken and Gail Zwick helped save their neighbor’s life following a volleyball game Nov. 1 at Lancaster High School. Laken is a registered nurse and Gail a surgery coordinator at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Photo submitted by Marietta Memorial Hospital.
Sharon Yoss’s third and fourth grade class show off the fruits of their latest science experiment at St. Sylvester’s Thursday, Jan. 4 just moments before someone dumps their cup.
A pile of debris was left on the hill behind the parking lot across from the Woodsfield Volunteer Fire Department. To try to put an end to the dumping, Woodsfield Fire Chief Mike Young spoke with Woodsfield Village Council Wednesday, Jan. 3 about the problem.

Local channels return, but rate increases possible for Woodsfield Cable customers

Woodsfield Municipal Cable customers got a welcome surprise Friday, Jan. 5 as they turned on the television to see their local NBC and Fox stations, as well as MeTV back on the air.

While getting local channels customers wanted back on the Woodsfield Cable lineup is a positive, it may come at a cost.

A Second Look 1/11/18

45 Years Ago - 1973

Thurman Christman, Monday, was appointed president of the County Commissioners for 1973. Paul Wohnas was appointed vice president and Paul L. Smith, clerk of the board for the remainder of his term. ....

55 Years Ago - 1963

Switzer News 1/11/18

Christmas Eve services at St. John’s U.C.C. on German Ridge was attended by seventy-seven persons. It started with music, ringing of the bell, the cantata by the choir and helpers, and a skit “Cookies” by Fred Anderson, Lamar Anderson, Deb Lehman and Terri Reynolds. There were carols and prayer. The service ended in candle lighting.

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