On the left: Deputy Andrew Ridley poses with his new K-9 partner Ax. With the addition of Ax, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department has four K-9 units, enough to cover each shift. On the right: Woodsfield Police Department officer Jacob Black holds an excited Ciki, who thinks she is going to work. Black and Ciki are one of two new K-9 units recently added in Monroe County. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office added Ax, who works with Deputy Andrew Ridley.

There are two new four-legged officers ready to keep Monroe County safe.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and Woodsfield Police Department recently welcomed their new K-9 officers.

Let’s get to know our new officers and their handlers.

Carol Schumacher, left, and John Ogden, right, arrange a display of Woodsfield High School memorabilia Wednesday, June 6 at the Parry Museum in Woodsfield as the Monroe County Historical Society prepared for Alumni Weekend.

In 1958, Woodsfield High School drama students performed “Don’t Take My Penny,” a play about a 16-year-old trying to land the starring role in a movie.

Rodney Rufener looks over some artifacts from a history long-past in Monroe County. To help people remember what the area used to be, Rufener and others helped organize the Switzer Community Heritage Springfest Saturday, June 9 at St. John’s United Church of Christ near Powhatan.

Christine Crowell’s favorite dish at Switzer Community Heritage Springfest by far, she said, was the Sauerbraten, which is sweet and sour beef, with gingersnaps and onions. 

“It’s the only thing I eat all day here,” she said with a smile. “I love it.” 

On the left: Deputy Andrew Ridley poses with his new K-9 partner Ax. With the addition of Ax, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department has four K-9 units, enough to cover each shift. On the right: Woodsfield Police Department officer Jacob Black holds an excited Ciki, who thinks she is going to work. Black and Ciki are one of two new K-9 units recently added in Monroe County. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office added Ax, who works with Deputy Andrew Ridley.
Carol Schumacher, left, and John Ogden, right, arrange a display of Woodsfield High School memorabilia Wednesday, June 6 at the Parry Museum in Woodsfield as the Monroe County Historical Society prepared for Alumni Weekend.
Rodney Rufener looks over some artifacts from a history long-past in Monroe County. To help people remember what the area used to be, Rufener and others helped organize the Switzer Community Heritage Springfest Saturday, June 9 at St. John’s United Church of Christ near Powhatan.

Public Notices 5/24/18

INVITATION TO BID

The Monroe County Junior Fair Livestock Sale Committee is accepting bids for the construction of restrooms inside the Show Barn at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Specifications for the project may be obtained by contacting OSU Extension, 101 North Main Street, Monroe County Courthouse, Room 17, Woodsfield, OH 43793. 

Meeting Dates 5/24/18

Woodsfield Chapter #268 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24. This will be our annual inspection by Alice Means, deputy grand matron. All members are to bring a covered dish. Janet Holland, worthy matron, and Jeff Gallaher, worthy patron, presiding.

 

Your Right to Know 5/24/18

REAL ESTATE

Joseph S. Urbanek, Louella M. Urbanek to Kipperlee D. Jones, Salem Township, 0.940 acres, Village of Clarington, warranty deed.

Carson McCurdy to Scott Schaub, Shelly Schaub, Sunsbury Township, 0.648 acres, Village of Ozark Lot 18 and 19, Pt. Lot 21, surv. deed.

Ruth Marie Chapman

Ruth Marie Chapman, 91, of Lower Salem, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the home of her daughter. 

She was born in Cumberland, Maryland, on April 26, 1927, a daughter of the late Charles and Carrie Bell Hager Miller. 

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The times for the Alumni Dinner in the Alumni Tab were incorrect.

Gates will open at Rubel's Park for the dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m.

Sports

Ohio Hill Health Services is offering free annual sports physicals to any student participating in 2018-2019 sports at the following clinics.