Instead of a dining room full of customers, there’s blue tape on the floor at Jerry Lee’s Pizza and Restaurant in Woodsfield.
It has been more than nine months since the Knowlton Covered Bridge collapsed into the Little Muskingum River.
“Am I going to give up a $5 million project? No,” said Woodsfield Village Council President Carol Hehr. “But I want to make sure that people who talk with me know that I did everything I could do to save the islands. And if it can’t be saved, it can’t be saved.”
Center Township and Woodsfield could be the beneficiary of a $750,000 grant as the Monroe County Commissioners selected the township as the county’s focus area for the county’s submittal for a neighborhood revitalization grant through the Community Block Development Grant (CDBG) program during their regular meeting Monday, March 16.
The School Lunch Pickup Program will begin Wednesday, March 18 and lunches will be delivered to all drop off points listed on the schedule below. The lunch program will continue every Monday and Thursday of the week until school resumes. Please note: this is subject to change. Refer to the school district’s website for the latest updates. https://sk12.org
Due to COVID-19, all congregate meal site are closed until further notice. Delivery meals to homebound seniors will continue. The following is the senior menu for the week of March 30-April 3:
The Monroe County Board of Elections Chairman, Wayne A. Smith, asks Monroe County voters if you have not previously voted by Absentee Ballot or participated in the Early In-Person Absentee Voting that took place from February 19, 2020 until March 16, 2020, you may request an Absentee Ballot Application by contacting the Board of Elections Office at 740- 472-0929 or by visiting our website at https:// www.boe.ohio.gov/monroe. Absentee ballots will be mailed after March 27, 2020 upon the receipt of a completed Absentee Ballot Application.
The news seems to change by the hour Friday, March 13, as Ohio and Monroe County react to the state’s