“You served with my father in World War II,” Mayor Michael Cox says to Herman Zerger Monday, Sept. 17 during Woodsfield Village Council’s regular meeting. Cox and council recognized Zerger during their meeting.

In June of 1942, at only 18 years of age, Woodsfield’s American patriot Herman Zerger enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Zerger did this to serve his country and he did so bravely and with honor.

Local students and parents speak with college and career representatives during the annual Career Fair Monday, Sept. 17 at Swiss Hills Career Center.

When Jeff Dunn arrived at Swiss Hills Career Center’s annual Career Fair Monday, Sept. 17, he didn’t even have a business card.

Violet Marley, left, shares a moment with Westwood Place resident Norma Eztkorn. Marley regularly volunteers at the facility, spreading joy to the residents.

When Norma Eztkorn first came to live at Westwood Place, she couldn’t talk.

“You served with my father in World War II,” Mayor Michael Cox says to Herman Zerger Monday, Sept. 17 during Woodsfield Village Council’s regular meeting. Cox and council recognized Zerger during their meeting.
Local students and parents speak with college and career representatives during the annual Career Fair Monday, Sept. 17 at Swiss Hills Career Center.
Violet Marley, left, shares a moment with Westwood Place resident Norma Eztkorn. Marley regularly volunteers at the facility, spreading joy to the residents.

Letter to the Editor 9/20/18

Letter to the Editor,

I found this short paragraph on Facebook and wanted to share it with other former band members as I rejoice in the fact that instrumental music is now being offered at Monroe Central.

Allen C Marshall, from California, wrote in a Facebook post in August of 2016. I’m not sure if he wrote this piece but I’m sure many of you can relate. . . . . . . . . 

A Second Look 9/20/18

45 Years Ago

The Ohio Pumpkin Festival, Inc., a non-profit organization, will stage its tenth annual festival on the streets of Barnesville, Ohio, Belmont County, on Fri., Sat., Sun., Sept. 28-29-30. 

55 Years Ago

Say Whaaaaaaat?

So some bees decided to move in over at the house.

They didn’t ask or anything. All of a sudden, there’d just be one flyin’ ‘round all lethargic like. 

M.A.C.O. News

The employees and staff at MACO held a baby shower for a workshop employee. She recently gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Allison and what a beautiful name. She is such a cute baby. We had a cake, potato chips, and a fruit drink. It was delicious. The employees and staff got presents for the baby.

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News

Kayla Ruble addresses Woodsfield Village Council about her desire to improve holiday activities in the village during council’s regular meeting Monday, Sept. 17.

Kayla Ruble grew up in Monroe County.

She’s seen things change over the years – in many ways not for the better.

Sports

Lance LaFollette may have been the week’s final qualifier, but that didn’t stop him as he won the $100 first-place prize in this week’s Weekly Match Game Tournament Thu

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