New K-9 officers Ciki, along with Woodsfield Police Officer Jacob Black, second from left, and Ax, along with Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Ridley, right, show their appreciation for Crossed Paws and Audie’s Angels following the Stuff the Cruiser event Friday, June 15 at Woodsfield True Value.

Instead of loading their backseats with bad guys Friday, June 15, cruisers from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and Woodsfield Police Department were loaded with dog food and toys.

Monroe County Commissioners Carl Davis, right, and Mick Schumacher, next to him, inspect the arched supports under the dome on the Monroe County Courthouse with contractors Michael Rish, second from left, and Roger Gatshall, left, of General Restoration Corporation.

Several steep flights of stairs and ladders, interspersed as a winding network of passages, required a firm handhold and barely permitted four grown men to pass to the roof of the courthouse Monday, June 18.

A vacant 10-acre lot next to Woodsfield Savings Bank on State Route 78 west of Woodsfield is the future home of an expanded Ohio Hills Health Services medical facility.

An expanded medical center will soon break ground in Woodsfield according to Woodsfield Village Council member Tom Kirkland and Ohio Hills Health Services CEO Jeff Britton.

Kirkland announced the upcoming project during the Woodsfield Village Council meeting Monday, June 18.

New K-9 officers Ciki, along with Woodsfield Police Officer Jacob Black, second from left, and Ax, along with Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Ridley, right, show their appreciation for Crossed Paws and Audie’s Angels following the Stuff the Cruiser event Friday, June 15 at Woodsfield True Value.
Monroe County Commissioners Carl Davis, right, and Mick Schumacher, next to him, inspect the arched supports under the dome on the Monroe County Courthouse with contractors Michael Rish, second from left, and Roger Gatshall, left, of General Restoration Corporation.
A vacant 10-acre lot next to Woodsfield Savings Bank on State Route 78 west of Woodsfield is the future home of an expanded Ohio Hills Health Services medical facility.

~ lola a. geldmacher ~

Lola A. Geldmacher, 95, formerly of Lewisville, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Arbors of Woodsfield.

She was born near Fulda on August 8, 1922, a daughter of the late William and Lucy Dimmerling Schockling.

~ paul d. mcknight ~

Paul D. McKnight, age 59, of Graysville, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Barnesville on December 28, 1958, a son of the late Harold McKnight and Dorothy Smith McKnight.

~ june m. brobst~

June M. Brobst, 102, of Woodsfield, (formerly of Southington, Ohio) passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Monroe County Care Center in Woodsfield.

She was born in Parkman on June 1, 1916, a daughter of the late Robert O. Millard and Mae Farrington Millard.

~ dorothy a. dierkes ~

Dorothy A. Dierkes of Woodsfield passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home and Crematory, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville is entrusted with all arrangements.

A Second Look

45 Years Ago (1973)

The Ohio Supreme Court honored Judge Merle Hoddinott and 24 other Common Pleas judges, last week, for keeping their dockets up to date.

55 Years Ago (1963)

Some 82,170 Ohio state residents were recently saluted for their volunteer work in a report presented to Governor James A. Rhodes

65 Years Ago (1953) 

Switzer News 6/14/18

On Saturday, May 26, Terri and I, and our cousin Linda Moore of Hendrysburg, Ohio went to visit with Janice Gallagher and her family. Janice was in a nursing-rehab center, Altercare Louisville in Louisville, Ohio, after her treatments for cancer.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road

Woodsfield I always check what the sign says at the Woodsfield Church of Christ. This week the message said, “Sign is Broken. Come inside to hear the message.” The more I thought about this today, the louder the message. Think about all of the problems that would be solved if we lived according to the messages preached inside our churches. No school shootings.

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