“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.

Rinard Mills 11-20-14

 Franklin Dale, Kim, Nick and Anna Antill invited the family to the last cook-out of the year Nov. 1 Thoughts were it’s kind of late. Yes it was, a cold wind, lots of rain, so we were in the house for soup, dogs, popcorn balls and name exchange for Christmas by the Pringles, Schumachers, Lavers, Rinards, Thompsons, Kilburns, Mendenhall and the Antill hosts.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 11/20/14

    Yesterday I was sitting in Columbus with the grandchildren watching the Buckeyes play Minnesota on TV.  The snow was flying during the first half and most of the players had long sleeve shirts under their uniforms.  It made me cold just to watch the game.  Both coaches had snow in their hair but the camera zoomed in on one of the Gophers’ coaches who had a musta

Airman 1st Class Safreed Graduates Basic Training

    Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brice A. Safreed graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Vale Reed

    Vale Astaire Reed, age 81, of Mansfield, died Monday, November 17, 2014 at Country Meadow Care Center in Bellville.
    Vale was born on February 2, 1933 in Woodsfield, OH, the son of the late Amos Frank and Ethel Mildred (Kindelberger) Reed. He was a 1953 graduate of Plymouth High School where he played on the first Plymouth Pilgrims football team.

Eunice Capper

    Eunice Amanda Capper, 105, passed away on November 15 at the Canton Christian Home.  She was born August 14, 1909, in Clarington, Ohio to Charles and Victoria Boetticher.

Katherine Fielding

    Katherine Fay Fielding, 100, of Zanesville, a former resident of Powhatan Point and Alledonia, passed away November 13, 2014 in Cedar Hill Care Center, Zanesville, Ohio. She was born August 10, 1914 near Alledonia, a daughter of the late William Madison and Mary Blanche Pugh Biles.

Jack Hammond, Sr.

    Jack R. Hammond, Sr., 80 formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his home in Concord, North Carolina. He was born May 22, 1934 in Businessburg, Ohio, a son of the late Asbury Hammond and Mildred Warner Hammond.    

James Warrington

    James Roy Warrington, 69, of Creston, passed away peacefully on Nov. 12, 2014 at Wooster Community Hospital following a lengthy illness.He was born July 3, 1945 in Steubenville and was the son of the late Roy and Elsie (Belch) Warrington.  

Shirley Trosch

 Shirley J. Trosch, 78 of Sardis, died November 11, 2014 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. She was born May 9, 1936, in Gladwin, MI, a daughter of the late Joseph and Evelyn Fox Alloway.

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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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