“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.

A Second Look

45 Years Ago

A grant of $3,000 from the Ormet Corporation, Hannibal, was among $15,268,494.73 in gifts and grants accepted by the University of Wisconsin system Board of Regents 

55 Years Ago

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

I would appreciate it if you would get this information to Honest Tom.  After reading his column last week, I too went back out to the billboard and read the fine print. The “Waste An Egg” billboard is sponsored by SAVETHEFOOD.com.. . . . . . . . . .

Sincerely, 

Joyce Wiggins

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To Whom It May Concern,

Rinard Mills

A like – the picture of a mill on the Beacon newsletter. Isaac Rinard came into the area with his buhr-stones from Pennsylvania. He started a mill at Lieth Run and later Rinard Mills. The post office of 1846 was spelled Rinard’s Mills and later changed to Rinard Mills in 1893. It closed in 1992.

Table Talk

GOOD MORNING TABLE TALK FRIENDS AND FAMILY it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Time to take a morning walk and get all the cob webs loosened up from overnight.

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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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