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New drug alert

October 3, 2015 As if heroin was not a dangerous enough substance on its own, one prescription painkiller that is often found mixed in with it contributed to the death of 504 Ohioans last year. more »»

Marietta family sees pope in Philly

October 3, 2015 With shut-down highways, congested streets and long lines, the Schmidts, a family of five from Marietta, said their trip to see Pope Francis was nothing short of a modern day pilgrammage. more »»

Ohio voters urged to study state issues

October 3, 2015 It will be all about legislative redistricting, monopolies and marijuana when those heading to the polls in Ohio cast votes for three different statewide issues on the ballot. more »»

Drunk driver sentenced out of wreck

October 3, 2015 A Beverly man whose drunk driving injured a passenger in his vehicle last spring was sentenced to 31 days in the Washington County Jail on Friday. Dylan C. more »»

More county road patrols

October 3, 2015 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office wants to continue to make the roads a little safer with a combined grant worth nearly $37,000 to increase manpower hours out on the roads. more »»

Punitive damages possible in suit against DuPont

October 3, 2015 By The Associated Press COLUMBUS — A federal judge on Thursday ruled against a motion by DuPont and said punitive damages were possible for an Ohio woman who says she got kidney cancer after drinkin... more »»

Wood BOE will begin school improvement reports

October 3, 2015 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education this week will begin its annual Local School Improvement Council reports. more »»

Pickup, pedestrian crash

October 3, 2015 From staff reports Both the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Washington County Sheriff’s Office were on the scene of an pickup truck-pedestrian accident near Warren High School Frida. more »»

Carnage on campus

October 2, 2015 By The Associated Press ROSEBURG, Ore. more »»

Candidates to fill 2 Frontier seats

October 2, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times When the Au. more »»

Council OKs buying new cruisers

October 2, 2015 Marietta City Council approved the purchase of four replacement vehicles for the Marietta Police Department Thursday for a total of $133,980. more »»

Commissioners for Issue 2, against Issue 3

October 2, 2015 By Christina Suttles The Marietta Times csuttles@mariettatimes. more »»

Man who evaded court finally sentenced

October 2, 2015 A Marietta man who skipped two scheduled court appointments and his scheduled sentencing in 2014 after pleading guilty to domestic violence and breaking and entering was sentenced to 105 total days... more »»

Not guilty plea made to negligent homicide

October 2, 2015 By Jeffrey Saulton Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — Two weeks after his indictment, a Pleasants County man was arraigned in Wood County Circuit Court Thursday. Houston Barber, 22, of 426 Second St. more »»

Coins for Cancer drive

October 2, 2015 CHRISTINA SUTTLES The Marietta Times Students at Beverly-Center Elementary School spray Silly String on sixth-grade teacher Rob Nelson, left, and first-grade teacher Andrea Kittle, right, on... more »»

Money, food thieves sought

October 2, 2015 From staff reports The Marietta Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Seventh Street Speedway in Marietta shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday. more »»

Hotel vending machines burglarized

October 2, 2015 From staff reports The Marietta Police Department is currently investigating multiple monetary thefts from vending machines at local hotels and motels. more »»

County home levy

October 1, 2015 After suffering from a stroke which ended his career as a truck driver in 2012, Bill Postle, 44, had nowhere to turn for aid except the Washington County Home. more »»

Octoberfest weekend ahead in Lowell

October 1, 2015 LOWELL—With days spent hunched over an extraordinary batch of sliced kielbasa, bratwurst and onions, volunteers and organizers of Lowell’s 40th Annual Octoberfest are already laying the groundwork... more »»

Democrats’ fall dinner Saturday

October 1, 2015 A state-level Democratic leader and another state-level candidate will be among those in attendance at the Washington County Democratic Party’s Fall Dinner this weekend. more »»

Help for local food pantries

October 1, 2015 NEWPORT — In a state with almost 2 million residents who are food insecure, much of the gap between food stamp eligibility and a family's ability to provide a balanced and nutritional meal rests in... more »»



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