“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.

Reunions 9/20/18

The Riggenbach Reunion will be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Apostolic Fellowship Center-5 miles from Sardis Rt. 7 on St. Rt. 255 (new location). Bring a dish to pass, old photos of your ancestors to share and your favorite family recipes for a Riggenbach Family Cookbook.

 

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

Love brings a ray of sunshine and makes a world of difference for nursing home residents

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

No one was really sure exactly why Etzkorn had stopped talking. The only thing they were sure about was that Violet Marley, known as “Miss Violet” at Westwood Place, was the reason she started talking again.

Correction

Information in “Your Right to Know” in the Sept. 6 edition of the Monroe County Beacon was incorrect.

Kyle T. Krieg, 25, of New Matamoras, married Katie L. Kinsey, 26, of New Matamoras.

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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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