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Students celebrate the last day of school in Marietta

May 29, 2015 A few new tests, egg-dropping science experiments, new band uniforms, farewells to retiring teachers and a handful of snow days later, Marietta City Schools dismissed its students Thursday for the... more »»

 
 
 
Judge rules high school stays open

May 29, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Monroe County Common Pleas Judge Julie Selmon sided with the Beallsville Keystone Committee in her ruling to grant injunctive relief against the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education,... more »»

Beverly still considers cuts

May 29, 2015 BEVERLY — Potential cuts including cellphones, the swimming pool, uniforms for personnel and even the senior center were discussed during a special Beverly Village council meeting Thursday evening,... more »»

Farms to see lower taxes, but at a price

May 29, 2015 Local farmers will have a less drastic tax increase in 2015 as opposed to past years as a result of recent legislation affecting the valuation of agricultural lan. more »»

Community college moves ahead with $1.2M roof project

May 29, 2015 A new roof and a new program is in the works for Washington State Community College, in addition to a few other changes on the horizon. more »»

County, courts agree on wages

May 29, 2015 A dispute between Washington County Commissioners and Common Pleas Court judges found its resolution Thursday with commissioners granting additional appropriations to fulfill the court budget... more »»

Firefighters in tight spaces

May 29, 2015 In the beating sun with harnesses, carabiners, rope and backup air supply between his legs, Scott Casto, 28, of Marietta, was lowered into an underground vault on Jackson Hill Thursday. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio finances still faltering

May 29, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Hours after learning a Monroe County judge approved an injunction that would allow Beallsville High School to remain open, Switzerland of Ohio Board Treasurer Lance Erlwein outlined a... more »»

Local cable provider is for sale

May 29, 2015 A Luxembourg-based telecommunications firm with services throughout Europe has announced it is entering the U.S. market by buying Suddenlink Communications. more »»

Around Town

May 29, 2015 Frontier FFA to host catfish tournament The Frontier FFA will hold its 11th annual Catfish Tournament on June 6 at Bob’s Place, 110 Front St., New Matamoras. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. more »»

Pie in his eye

May 28, 2015 Principal Will Hampton receives a pie in the face courtesy of eighth grade student Max Cogswell, 15, in celebration of the end of school at Marietta Middle School Wednesday. more »»

Speller: ‘I did my best’

May 28, 2015 A local eighth-grader fell short of advancing to the semifinals at a national spelling competition in Maryland on Wednesday. Representing Jackson Middle School, Marilyn Santo, 14, of Vienna, W.Va. more »»

2 students blamed for threat, lockdown

May 28, 2015 Two high school students are facing charges of inducing panic after a threat was made at Marietta High School Wednesday morning. more »»

3 thieves get identical sentences

May 28, 2015 Three Marietta men who admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from a Reno home last fall were each sentenced to 45 days in jail in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. more »»

Areawide river flood warning system unveiled

May 28, 2015 The potential damage of a future flood locally has been reduced up to 12 percent with a new, advanced flood warning system running along the Muskingum River. more »»

Kiwanis helps Ewing playground effort

May 28, 2015 Removing splinters that get caught in children’s hands is commonplace and outdated equipment has been cause for concern on Ewing School’s playground for some time but now the school is in the runnin... more »»

Saying ‘goodbye’ to B-V

May 28, 2015 VINCENT—Cheers mixed with a few tears Wednesday afternoon as staff lined the edge of the Barlow-Vincent Elementary parking lot, waving white tissues as bus loads of youngsters waved goodbye for the... more »»

Rathbone residents try to get answers on drainage

May 28, 2015 Discussions about drainage issues around the Rathbone Road, Terrace, Lane and Lee Avenue area brought heated responses from residents Wednesday during a Marietta city council streets committee... more »»

Memorial thanks corps of volunteers

May 28, 2015 Almost 100 health care volunteers gathered to laugh, share stories and be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel on Wednesday. more »»

Blood drive

May 27, 2015 Filling the community need is the goal that four Marietta churches came together to accomplish last October, and Tuesday, the second Marietta Community Blood Drive kicked off without a hitch. more »»

Top speller: ‘Hope I move on’

May 27, 2015 Putting her word knowledge to the test, local speller Marilyn Santo, 14, of Vienna, W.Va. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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