Monroe County was expected to receive its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, Dec. 22, said officials from the Monroe County Health Department.
A possible strike appears to be averted as the Switzerland of Ohio Education Association (SOEA) announced that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District (SOLSD) Board of Education Tuesday, Dec. 15.
Four Monroe County teens were injured in a two-vehicle crash late Friday, Dec. 18 near Woodsfield.
Monroe County officials who were elected in November’s General Election were sworn in Monday, Dec. 21 by Com mon Pleas Court Judge Julie R. Selmon.
Trinity United Church of Christ will hold an outdoor service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 at the church at 47345 Lewisville Northern Road. You can attend on 98.1 FM in your car.
The Monroe County Senior Center is providing delivered meals to area seniors.
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Monroe County Board of Developmental Disabilities on Dec. 17 was canceled. The meeting is rescheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29. Due to an increase in active COVID cases, the board meeting will be held via video conference. Members of the public interested in virtually attending the meeting should email Jodi Schafer at jodi.schafer@monroecountyohio. com by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29. She will email out the information to attend the meeting via Zoom 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Participants will be muted, but are encouraged to use the chat function in Zoom to ask questions during the hearing of visitors time frame.
Good morning from our house here on Conner Ridge to yours where ever you have chosen to live. It is very hard for me to believe that this is the Monday of Christmas week.
Congratulations to Courtney Gates and Duston Sanford, of Adams, New York, on the birth of their daughter Zoe Diane, born on Dec. 7. Zoe weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are Lori Ayers and Doug and Debbie Gates. Proud great-grandparents are Larry and Diana Howell and Tom and Cheryl Gates. She was welcomed home by her big brothers Cru and Cam.
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