The Monroe County Care Center passed its second required survey Feb. 15, clearing the way for the eventual reintroduction of Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Life Enrichment Coordinator Audrey Lohrey, right, steps aside allowing John O’Brien to dance with Darlene Carpenter during Westwood Place’s Valentine’s Day Dance Thursday, Feb. 16.

Darlene Carpenter used to love to dance.

Every Saturday night, Carpenter and her late husband Beryl would go down to the Trail.

Current River High School Principal Rob Caldwell was recently approved as the SOLSD assistant superintendent.

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District announced Rob Caldwell will become the district’s assistant superintendent Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Caldwell is currently serving as principal at River High School. According to a release from the school district, he will remain in that position until the end of the current school year.

Life Enrichment Coordinator Audrey Lohrey, right, steps aside allowing John O’Brien to dance with Darlene Carpenter during Westwood Place’s Valentine’s Day Dance Thursday, Feb. 16.
Current River High School Principal Rob Caldwell was recently approved as the SOLSD assistant superintendent.

Floyd L. Sole, Jr.

Floyd L. Sole, Jr., 88 of Clarington, formerly of Middlebourne, departed this life Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in the Arbors of Woodsfield.

He was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of the late Floyd L. and Claudia Weekley Sole.

Lady Pilots fend off Shadyside

River won its final regular season game Thursday, Feb. 16 taking down Shadyside 55-51 in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 2A third-place matchup at River High School.

Led by sophomore Lauren Flannery, the Lady Pilots topped the Lady Tigers for the third time this season.

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The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District is preparing to move from the current class ranking system to a Laude System beginning with the Class of 2019.

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Happy 1st Birthday to Zane Kinzy, Family and friends gathered at the Jerusalem church for a birthday party with a “Winter Wonderland” theme.