The staff at Crossroads Counseling Services, from left to right, Sheena Robbins, Shannan Watson and Jacqui Knight, held an open house Tuesday, Jan. 9 at their new location in the old bank building in Woodsfield.

Crossroads Counseling Services’ addictions counselor Sheena Robbins doesn’t believe that the public is adequately informed about the processes and realities of addiction.

Two wanted fugitives and two other local individuals were taken into custody following a drug raid at a Woodsfield residence Wednesday, Jan. 10.

On Aug. 28, 1963, a “hayseed hair kid from Woodsfield” found himself among the thousands lined around the Lincoln Memorial.

The staff at Crossroads Counseling Services, from left to right, Sheena Robbins, Shannan Watson and Jacqui Knight, held an open house Tuesday, Jan. 9 at their new location in the old bank building in Woodsfield.

CORRECTION

Rebecca A. Morgan was incorrectly listed among individuals charged with drug-related offenses in the Jan. 18, 2018, Monroe County Beacon. The list published in the Beacon was taken from information provided by the Monroe County Sheriff's Department.

Morgan was charged with passing bad checks, but no drug-related offense.

Exploring Your Heritage 1/18/18

Just as residents do today, our ancestors traveled back and forth across the river. For decades travel by boat was much easier than trying to traverse the unpaved roads. Consequently, Monroe County residents left behind many records in counties like Wetzel and Tyler in West Virginia.

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