“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.

~ joan p. roe ~

Joan P. Roe, 87, of Woodsfield, and Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Hospice By The Sea in Boca Raton, Florida.

She was born in Akron, Ohio, on January 17, 1931, a daughter of the late George L. and Myrtle M. Hoskins Day.

~ shirley j. headley ~

Shirley J. Headley, age 80, of Woodsfield, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at her home.  She was born in Monroe County, Ohio June 18, 1938, a daughter of the late Clurney and Lydia Carpenter Reed.

She was a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ and was the owner of Headley Meats of Woodsfield.

Reunions 9/13/18

Annual Reunion:  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, New Martinsville Ward will hold its annual reunion from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at 130 Paddock Green Drive in New Martinsville. Members, former members, friends; come one, come all. Meet old friends, renew acquaintances, make new friends.

Meeting Dates 9/13/18

Sunsbury Township will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, instead of Thursday, Sept. 6.

 

The Monroe Water Systems Board of Trustees will hold the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Laings Community Center Office.

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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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