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Prom disaster drill

April 25, 2015 Two teenage girls dressed in glittering prom dresses stood crying and holding onto each other for support as emergency medical personnel worked to pry doors open on a totaled car in an attempt to... more »»

 
 
 
Bill would ease conceal/carry rules

April 25, 2015 A new bill recently introduced in the Ohio House would make it much easier for adults to carry a gun by taking away the need for a license. Ohio House Bill 152, introduced in April by Re. more »»

Dog bites girl, 70 stitches needed

April 25, 2015 A 4-year-old Macksburg girl was in stable condition Friday after suffering lacerations and puncture wounds from a dog bite Thursday evenin. more »»

Beverly firefighters get elite training

April 25, 2015 BEVERLY—Until a year ago, most of the men of the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department assumed their days of thick textbooks, written exams and hours of homework were behind them. more »»

40 miles on her 40th birthday

April 25, 2015 Most people celebrate their birthday with a slice of cake and some presents, but Lowell resident Jill Treadway had something a bit different in mind when she began planning her 40th birthday a year... more »»

40 miles on her 40th birthday

April 25, 2015 Most people celebrate their birthday with a slice of cake and some presents, but Lowell resident Jill Treadway had something a bit different in mind when she began planning her 40th birthday a year... more »»

Dangers of driving while distracted

April 25, 2015 Normally stellar basketball players struggled to even reach the backboard with a free throw at Fort Frye High School as students strapped on goggles designed to simulate intoxicated vision Friday... more »»

Local artist works in chainsaw sculptures

April 25, 2015 For nearly 25 years, Parkersburg resident David Ferguson has been expressing himself with a chainsaw. more »»

Local artist works in chainsaw sculptures

April 25, 2015 For nearly 25 years, Parkersburg resident David Ferguson has been expressing himself with a chainsaw. more »»

Family’s legacy

April 24, 2015 If walls could talk, the Levi Barber house in Harmar could spin quite the extensive ancestral yarn about its namesake and the next five generations to follow. more »»

SOS on Claire E

April 24, 2015 City officials agreed this week to push forward with the eviction of a vintage sternwheeler moored along city land on the Muskingum River but are still willing to reverse the decision if the owner... more »»

Yum! Local edible mushroom lovers are on the prowl

April 24, 2015 While flowers blooming and trees budding are a sure sign of spring, many are looking for another: the presence of wild mushrooms popping up from the eart. more »»

Truck hauling propane tips over on I-77 ramp

April 24, 2015 From staff reports A tanker loaded with propane tipped near the off ramp for exit 6 on I-77 late Wednesday night, resulting in an hours-long closure of the ramp while crews worked to right the... more »»

County saves $72,000 windfall

April 24, 2015 Washington County Commissioners received a refund check for a good claims year on worker’s compensation and decided to put the nearly $72,000 in the budget stabilization fund Thursday morning. more »»

Literacy night features fables

April 24, 2015 Kindergartners, first and second-graders dove into stories of frogs, toads and bears in classic and modern fables alongside parents during Harmar Elementary's literacy night Thursday. more »»

Pro wrestling ‘throwdown’ benefits Humane Society

April 24, 2015 Wrestling fans will flock to Marietta Middle School this Saturday for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley’s semi-annual Throwdown for the Pound. more »»

Judge grants request to retract guilty plea

April 24, 2015 From staff reports A Williamstown man’s request to retract his guilty plea for allegedly making advances on his daughter’s 15-year-old friend was granted in Washington County Common Pleas Court... more »»

Arbor Day activity in Williamstown

April 24, 2015 AMANDA NICHOLSON The Marietta Times Williamstown city crew members planted a tree in front of Williamstown Elementary fifth graders for Arbor Day Thursday afternoon at Tomlinson Park. more »»

Water issues

April 23, 2015 Nearly two weeks ago, torrential downpours soaked the Valley and left soggy messes across the county, and local crews are preparing should the rain make a similar, repeat performance. more »»

Budget aids schools

April 23, 2015 Ohio educators are keeping their fingers crossed now that a substitute two-year budget proposed by state legislators would save all public school districts from losing money for the next two years. more »»

Belpre drug lab raided; 3 held

April 23, 2015 BELPRE - Three people Wednesday were charged with making methamphetamine at a residence on Elm Street, authorities in Washington County said. The arrests were made at 205 Elm S. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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