“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.

Woodsfield Council takes initial steps in addressing long-existing problems

Seeing houses that either need to be torn down or rebuilt properly and seeing local residents ride through village streets on lawn tractors are two common sights in Woodsfield.

Woodsfield Village Council discussed addressing those issues during its regular council meeting Wednesday, Sept. 5 at Village Hall.

JIMMY BAKER AND ANNIE DIGITY

Baker, Digity share vows

Jimmy Baker and Annie Digity were married on May 19, 2018, at the Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge, with James R. Blaney officiating the ceremony.

Jimmy is the son of Pam Baker and the late Jim Baker, of Woodsfield, and Annie is the daughter of Mike and Vicki Digity, also of Woodsfield.

Switzer News 9/13/18

Mike Turner, of West Jefferson, was in visiting with Ila Turner, family and friends.

We met with Butch and Adele Baker of Crestline at the Amish Door Restaurant, in Wilmont, while on our way home from Oxford and the MS Bike ride.

Monroe Theatre News 9/13/18

On Sept. 1, the Monroe Theatre Committee entertained its largest movie audience of approximately 80-90 people as part of the Bethel Community Center’s Community Day. The evening included a delicious meal, toe-tapping music, valuable auction items and the Theatre Committee’s feature, “Jack and the Beanstalk,” starring Abbott and Costello.

Table Talk 9/13/18

Hello, Table Talk friends. Welcome to our table to have a chat and drink a cup of hot tea with me this morning. This is the weekend and it is raining very slowly, not hard at all, but it has rained all night. I think of the rain drops and then I think of us as people.

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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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