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Citizen plans run for school board to bring change

July 1, 2016 My name is Doug Mallett. I am a very strong advocate for Coach Mark Duckworth and the youth of our area. I know him to be a good Christian man with high moral character. more »»

Sit-in was silly, better to take up arms instead

June 30, 2016 It was really amazing to watch the Democrats and their childish display of silliness on the House floor. more »»

Water-tank flier unwanted, incorrect and unsigned

June 30, 2016 To whoever keeps distributing that ill-informed, hysterical, multipage document about the Harmar Hill water tower and lead paint, some words of advice: 1. more »»

Public pension plans are being mismanaged

June 29, 2016 In regard to Frederick E. Rowe’s editorial commentary in the June 13 Barron’s, Rowe was right on the money. more »»

Coaching controversy is costing players experience

June 29, 2016 I am writing today to further inform the public of the cancellations our administration has made with regard to our summer basketball program. more »»

Reds Legends volunteers make the difference

June 28, 2016 The 2016 Cincinnati Reds Legends Youth Baseball Clinic came off as a resounding success again this year, mainly in part to the local volunteers, coaches and sponsor. more »»

Sorting through fact, fantasy in press is difficult

June 27, 2016 The latest editions of the CLM fantasy press talks of “teaching children to respect women, disabled, other cultures and religions. more »»

School officials need to address coach situation

June 25, 2016 My name is Bert Goddard and I am writing in support of Coach Mark Duckworth, a man who I believe is teaching our children much more than basketball. I have some observations to share with all of you. more »»

We should remember Champ Joe Lewis

June 24, 2016 You know, with the passing of heavyweight boxing champion Mohammad Ali, and all of the hours of news media coverage telling us how great a person he was, we old timers will also remember Joe Lewis... more »»

Access to information should not be restricted

June 24, 2016 The last, best hope of a free and unfettered press, regardless of your persuasion, is the press. My jaw hit the counter last Wednesday when The Times editorialized restricting content on the internet. more »»

Dry summer, cicadas taking their toll on your trees

June 23, 2016 It is easy to spot flowers that are thirsty They droop, the wilt, and sometimes lose leaves. Trees, however, don’t always cry out as loudly for water, even though they need it just as much. more »»

Increasing awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease

June 23, 2016 June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. More than just memory loss or senility, Alzheimer’s disease is fatal. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. more »»

Re-hire Coach Duckworth to help our program

June 22, 2016 My name is Bob Forbes and I have over 40 years in public education as a teacher and a principal. more »»

Suicide prevention support group provides outlet

June 21, 2016 It may seem strange to talk about suicide awareness at this time of year. more »»

Putting together fishing derby much appreciated

June 21, 2016 What do you get when you team up Peoples Bank, Civitan, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and our city’s recreation department at Buckeye Park? You get a fabulous fishing derby for youngsters and... more »»

Huge effort, support add up to Poppy Days success

June 20, 2016 Once again, Poppy Days in Marietta was a huge success. Poppy Days started with Mayor Joe Matthews issuing a proclamation declaring May 27 and 28 as Poppy Days in Marietta. more »»

Watertown Twp. got involved in dust control

June 20, 2016 The board of trustees of Watertown Township would like to thank the residents of the township who chose to participate in the dust control program this year. more »»

Area can lead with renewable energy

June 18, 2016 A recent article about a local company, Solvay’s involvement with the Solar Impulse project, sparked me thinking about our local economy. more »»

Betsey thanks community for support of scramble

June 18, 2016 The Betsey Mills Club held a Women’s Golf Scramble on June 17 at The Marietta Country Club. We wish to thank our many hole sponsors and donors. Gold Hole sponsors: McCarthy Real Estate. more »»

Transgender bathroom debate about power

June 17, 2016 I see that somebody took me up on the challenge to defend Obama’s bathroom policy. more »»

 
 

Saturdays at River City Farmers Market July 2, 2016

Saturdays, year round, new hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April, Washington County Fair Grounds, 922 Front St., Marietta; fresh local produce only, jellies, jams, maple syrup, honey, meat, fresh baked goods, crafts (740) 984-2840 or (304) 428-4641 or rivercityfarmersmarket.org and on Facebook. more »

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It's your Internet

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June 22, 2016 Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, caused a bit of stir this week when a photo was published that showed a small piece of tape over the camera of his MacBook laptop. more »

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