“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.

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Gladys Salisbury

Salisbury, Gladys May, age 84, of Sardis, Ohio passed away Friday, February 6, 2015 at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH.

She was born October 8, 1930 in Monroe County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dory and Aldy Wickham Morris.

Ruth Paine

Ruth M. Paine, 97, of Beallsville, died February 9, 2015, in the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield.  She was born December 17, 1917, in Alledonia, Ohio, a daughter of the late C. Otto and Floy Caldwell Mowder.  

Sam Burkhalter

Sam Burkhalter died on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Atlanta GA. He was residing in an assisted living facility near his niece since November 2008. He was 96 years old; born, June 7, 1918 in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of Carl and Ida Fiscus Burkhalter of Wheeling WV and Clarington, OH. 

Melody Moore

Melody D. Moore, 66, of Jerusalem, Ohio passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Genesis - Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio.

She was born near Marr, Ohio on February 11, 1948 a daughter of Bernice Winland Marshall who survives of Marr, Ohio and the late Paul Marshall.

Vada Piatt

  Vada Pearl Piatt, age 94, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away February 2, 2015 at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Adams Township near Woodsfield, July 18, 1920, a daughter of the late Charles F. Mobley and Elizabeth Agin Mobley. 

John Drengacs III

John Drengacs III, 57, Powhatan Point, died February 3, 2015 at his home. John was born May 5, 1957 in Bellaire, Ohio, a son of the late John and Shirley Scott Drengacs Jr.

Hank Williamson

Hank Williamson, 59, of Sardis, (Antioch Community) and Kiahsville, W.Va., passed away February 2, 2015 at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, West Virginia. He was born at Hamlin, W.Va. on August 30, 1955, a son of Lige Williamson who survives of Kiahsville, W.Va., and the late Nancy Jane Mullins Williamson.

Barnesville Livestock 2/7/15 Results

February 7 Total Head 228 Hd Cattle 140 Hd Cows 15 Hd Good $90.00 - 119.00; Medium $80.00 - 89.75; Thin $79.75 & down;  Baby Calves 4 Hd (BH) $50.00; wt (WT) $70.00 - 350.00; Cow/Calf 1 pair (BH) $2250.00; Pairs  Bred Cows 2 Hd (BH) $1325.00 - 1375.00; Bulls 3 Hd (WT) $110.00 - 138.00; Feeders 61 Hd  Med.  Steers / Bulls 300 - 399 (8) $190.00 - 255.00; 400 - 499

Muskingum Livestock 2/2/15 Results

February 2  Total Head 719 Fed cattle 123; choice steers $164-175; good steers $163 & down; holstein steers $137-151; choice heifers $160-170.50; good heifers $159 & down;  116 commercial cows  $105-129; canners and cutters $104 & down; 6 butcher bulls $121-140.50; bred cows & C/C pairs: 15 cows & cow/calf pair BH $775-1825; feeder cattle 333; st

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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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