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Trek into history

July 31, 2015 From her first dig at an excavation science camp in Indian Acres in Marietta, to becoming a professional archaeologist working on one of the most renowned dig sites in the world in Pompeii, Italy,... more »»

Marietta introductions

July 31, 2015 Hoping to provide a smooth transition before immersing itself into the community and offering up the chance for enhanced services, United Church Homes was welcomed by both the Glenwood Retirement... more »»

Homecoming opens in Belpre

July 31, 2015 BELPRE - The 83rd annual Belpre Homecoming celebration kicked off with a short ceremony Thursday evening. more »»

A global deal with local ties

July 31, 2015 From staff reports A Belgian chemicals company with a presence in Marietta just announced plans to purchase another international company with a site in West Virginia in a $5.5 billion deal. more »»

City, Main Street talk money

July 31, 2015 Marietta City Council’s finance committee learned Thursday that Marietta Main Street is currently working just below their budget at this point in the year. more »»

Belpre’s fire chief returns to top job

July 31, 2015 BELPRE — Former Fire Chief Eric Sinnett is back at the helm of the Belpre Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Man sentenced over illegal use of a gun

July 31, 2015 A Marietta man who admitted to illegally using a gun was sentenced to three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court Thursday. Jeremy M. more »»

Celebrating water

July 30, 2015 The first weekend of August is set to be filled with fun for the whole family as the bi-annual Inland Waterways Festival kicks of on Saturday. more »»

Prison time ordered for attack on girl

July 30, 2015 A Marietta man arrested in November for having sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl was sentenced to seven years in prison immediately after pleading guilty to a second-degree felony charge of... more »»

City considers cost-saving method

July 30, 2015 City administration approached the Marietta City Council Wednesday asking for the authorization to approach the final phase of the Wastewater Treatment Plant renovation in a new way. more »»

Beverly on American Legion Legacy Ride route

July 30, 2015 Each year, the American Legion sends hundreds of motorcycle riders on a multi-stop journey from Indianapolis to the location of its annual national convention to raise money that helps children of... more »»

Educators attend Teaching Academy

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Teachers from throughout Wood County have gathered this week at Parkersburg South High School for Wood County Schools Teaching and Learning Academ. more »»

Jammin’on Greene Street

July 30, 2015 ANNA GIBBS Special to the Times Heavy traffic comes to a complete stop at times on Greene Street and Colegate Drive Wednesday. more »»

City fire blamed on unattended cooking

July 30, 2015 A fire that broke out July 20 at a 220 Pennsylvania Av. more »»

Getting out of the heat

July 30, 2015 JACKIE RUNION The Marietta Times 9-year-old Sidney Windland, left, and Kendall Abilmona, 9, both of Parkersburg, escape the heat with ice cream cones at Whit’s Frozen Custard in Marietta on... more »»

2 hurt in Ohio 7 crash out of hospital

July 30, 2015 Two people injured in a two-car collision Monday at the intersection of Ohio 7 and Veto Road have been released from this hospital, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. more »»

Around town published July 30

July 30, 2015 I-77 bridge traffic delays for inspections There will be lane closures today and Friday on the Williamstown-Marietta Ohio River interstate bridge due to a routine inspection of the structure. more »»

Diapers to tuition

July 29, 2015 For Marietta mom Cassidi Shoaf, money does not come first when it comes to raising her just-shy-of-1-year-old daughter; it is more about planning and prioritizing to make sure she is healthy and... more »»

Marietta’s back flow system

July 29, 2015 City officials say they aren't considering a more frequent system of checkups on the duckbill flood prevention system in Marietta after a large piece of concrete ended up on a duckbill on the Ohio... more »»

Fire last week claims man’s life

July 29, 2015 From staff reports A Marietta man who was pulled from his Pennsylvania Avenue apartment last week after it caught fire died Friday at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus . Phillip E. more »»

Pot plants found in Newport, 2 people arrested

July 29, 2015 By Gretchen Richards Special to the Times NEWPORT — Deputies seized 223 marijuana plants from a Newport home on Tuesday evening. Douglas Allen Hendershot Jr., 43, and Adrienne M. more »»



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