“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.

Theresa Bell Turns 92

Theresa “Meme” Bell will be celebrating her 92nd birthday on January 29,2015. A card shower is being held in her honor. If you would like to send her a card, her address is:

Theresa Bell, Room 309 47049 Moore Ridge Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793. c/o Brandywoods Assisted Living. 

Bauer Turns 94

A card shower is being planned for Clara Bauer who will be turning 94 years old on January 28, 2015.

She and daughter Mary Ann are fondly known as the “Candy Ladies Around Woodsfield and the County”. Clara would greatly appreciate hearing from her friends. Her address is 476 West Marietta Street, Woodsfield, OH 43793.

Johnson Turns 100

On January 29, Loucetta Landefeld Johnson will celebrate her 100th birthday.

Loucetta married Russell Johnson. She has two sons Gary and Fred. The family would like to have a card shower for Loucetta. Her address is 36197 Johnson Ridge Road, Barnesville, OH 43713.

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Sheep/Goat School

A four meeting Sheep/Goat School, hosted by Ohio State University Extension, will be presented during February 2015 at the South Central Region Extension office at Belle Valley, OH. The meetings will be on Monday evenings 7:00-9:00 p.m. The dates and topics are listed below.

Fruit Tree Grafting Class

Do you have an old variety apple tree you would like to have more of but can’t find them anymore? Well, you can grow more of them if you take a shoot and graft it to a rootstock. A fruit tree grafting meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Henry Coulson Building on the Monroe County Fairgrounds, March 26, 2015.

Dale Gehring

Dale E. Gehring, age 77 of Fairborn, Ohio, greeted his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 17, 2015. He was born June 6, 1937 in Sardis, Ohio, the son of the late Isaac and Pearl Gehring.  

Brady Smith

Brady E. Smith, age 89, of Woodsfield, passed away January 17, 2015 at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab. Center, Woodsfield.  Born June 27, 1925, in Woodsfield, a son of Brady Clement Smith and Bessie Nina Holmes Smith.

Miriam Kinney

Miriam Giffin Kinney, 77, of Jerusalem, died January 15, 2015, near Beallsville while staying at the home of her son. She was born March 26, 1937, near Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert Paul and Laura Beatrice Althur Giffin. 

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News

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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