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Last ride home

September 5, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN—Williamstown lost a hometown hero last week, and now, the community remembering the young fallen soldier said his death shines light on the need for better mental health care for... more »»

 
 
 
Fair animals ready to go

September 5, 2015 The sound of bleating goats and lambs filled the hot afternoon air at the Washington County Fairgrounds Friday as dozens of animals, shepherded in by young farmers and families, filled the Jr. more »»

Photo contest all about love

September 5, 2015 The Marietta Times is excited to offer readers a chance to participate in its first Fall...in Love photo contest—and it’s not too late to submit an entry. more »»

Kids get tips to prevent bullying

September 5, 2015 NEWPORT—Magic tricks with a message concluded the week for Newport Elementary School students Friday after children from kindergarten through sixth grade were visited by Canadian anti-bullying... more »»

School technology upgrade

September 5, 2015 More than $800,000 in grant funding has been implemented into Marietta City Schools for the update of technology in the middle and high schools and certification for teachers to provide dual... more »»

Donations at United Way Bowl set new record

September 5, 2015 Marietta High defeated Warren High 20-0 Friday night to win the United Way of Washington County Bowl at Don Drumm Stadium. The real winner, though, was the community. more »»

Interest group warns towns about C8 levels

September 5, 2015 A local organization committed to protecting the area from the harmful effects of the chemical C8 is sending letters to communities along the Ohio River warning them of possible danger. more »»

County auditor reports a clean state audit

September 5, 2015 A recent financial audit of Washington County by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report and the Washington County Auditor’s office has earned the Auditor of State Award for... more »»

Shenandoah service is Sunday

September 5, 2015 From staff reports It was 90 years ago Thursday that the U.S.S. Shenandoah crashed in Noble County, killing 14 crew members and leaving a haunting memory for those on the ground. more »»

Shenandoah service is Sunday

September 5, 2015 From staff reports It was 90 years ago Thursday that the U.S.S. Shenandoah crashed in Noble County, killing 14 crew members and leaving a haunting memory for those on the ground. more »»

Boat on fire

September 4, 2015 An engine malfunction fire destroyed a speedboat docked by a boat ramp on the Muskingum River off Ferncliff Drive in Devola Thursday afternoon. more »»

School’s in, bus safety emphasized

September 4, 2015 With schools back in session across Washington County, buses are back on the roads every weekday morning and afternoon and their drivers are keeping a sharp eye out for the safety of their young... more »»

County fair animal sales on Monday

September 4, 2015 It might be a traditional Labor Day for most people, but for young farmers, Monday will mark a day of hard work as the Washington County Fair takes its first try at a one-day, all-day animal sale fo... more »»

Sunday service to remember victims of Shenandoah’s 1925 crash in Noble County

September 4, 2015 From staff reports It was 90 years ago Thursday that the U.S.S. Shenandoah crashed in Noble County, killing 14 crew members and leaving a haunting memory for those on the ground. more »»

Citizens sound off to City Council

September 4, 2015 The regular session of Marietta City Council was well attended Thursday night and three residents voiced their concerns on zoning and property safety. Pamela Russell, of 806 Fifth St. more »»

Rare skill as a welder

September 4, 2015 A Marietta native recently received international recognition for his skill in welding at a competition in Michigan. more »»

5K pays tribute to Beverly Marine vet

September 4, 2015 From staff reports More than two years after the death of 22-year-old Kyle Bankes, his Beverly community members will hit the pavement in his memory, taking part in the third annual SGT Kyle Bankes... more »»

Fordham broke the mold decades ago

September 4, 2015 In the 1950s, a woman becoming ordained and serving as a pastor was nearly unheard of in most denominations and in most parts of the U.S., but one Marietta woman broke that barrier. The Rev. Dr. more »»

Pike St. School

September 3, 2015 Many of Marietta’s residents are too young to remember the two-room school house that rested where the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108 now sits. more »»

Sheriff explains shootout

September 3, 2015 Already armed with his own gun, 19-year Beverly resident Tyler Gerken stole a rifle from a deputy’s car and opened fire on officers before he was shot and killed near his home Aug. more »»

Alert issued about algae in rivers

September 3, 2015 From staff reports Evidence of an algae contaminant, microcystin, (25 ug/l) in the Ohio and Muskingum rivers caused the city of Marietta to issue a river advisory Wednesday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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