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Job Shadows

April 18, 2015 Dressed in a pair of scrubs and trailing behind a local dentist, 16-year-old Isaac Danford, a sophomore at Marietta High School, got an up-close look Thursday at what the dental profession is all... more »»

Energy firm’s Plan B

April 18, 2015 Heinrich Enterprises, Inc. more »»

Comparing bills using Marietta’s gas aggregate

April 18, 2015 If you live in the city of Marietta, there is a statistical likelihood that you purchase natural gas through the city’s natural gas aggregation progra. more »»

Harmar Bridge falls short

April 18, 2015 Dreams of revamping the Historic Harmar Bridge and tying it into the city’s River Trail were recently dealt a blow when advocates for the bridge learned the project was ineligible to win up to $3... more »»

Green thumbs at Frontier High

April 18, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS—Geraniums, begonias and petunias are filling up the tables of the Frontier High School greenhouse as agriculture students gear up to sell their blooms to the public. more »»

Prison time added for fight with parents

April 18, 2015 A Vincent man already serving 11 months in prison for violating his parole was sentenced to an additional six months in prison Friday for domestic violence stemming from a fight with his parents. more »»

Man pleads guilty to theft

April 18, 2015 From staff reports A Vincent man pleaded guilty to grand theft of a motor vehicle in Washington County Common Pleas Court Friday after stealing a four-wheeler from his former employer and attempting... more »»

Killed on duty

April 17, 2015 Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney K. Kinzy did not know as he neared the Noble County line on April 17, 1990, that he was to lose his life that night, but he knew it was a possibility. more »»

SB3: Uproar over unlicensed teachers

April 17, 2015 It might be hard to picture a public school in which teachers are not licensed to teach a fourth-grader math or to teach music to high school students, but a law recently passed through the Ohio... more »»

Students observe Marietta Council in action

April 17, 2015 More than a dozen local high school students were on hand Thursday night to witness the political process in action as Marietta City Council tackled an atypically light agenda at their regular... more »»

Fort Frye plans summer projects

April 17, 2015 LOWELL —Summer is just around the corner, and for schools that means summer construction and renovation projects, including three in the Fort Frye Local school district. more »»

Youthful creativity

April 17, 2015 Hundreds attended the annual Marietta City Schools Fine Arts Festival Thursday evening, taking in all kinds of artwork, from a 3-D Grim Reaper to painted snow leopards and everything in between,... more »»

Group calls for C8 Medical Monitoring oversight

April 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More oversight in the administration of the C8 Medical Monitoring Program was called for Wednesday. more »»

Wood Co. Schools’ food service gets good reviews

April 17, 2015 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG —Wood County Schools Food Service Program received positive marks this week during a state review. more »»

Art of running

April 16, 2015 Candidates running for 11 different seats in Marietta mingled with constituents Wednesday night at a meet-and-greet event hosted by the Washington County League of Women Voters and held at the... more »»

Forum tackles education’s hottest topics

April 16, 2015 PARCC assessments and College Credit Plus, two heavily-mentioned issues in the realm of public education in Ohio, were the topics of the third annual Marietta College Community Education Forum... more »»

Local veterans’ ‘helping hand’

April 16, 2015 For more than a decade, Niles Walters worked with the Washington County Veterans Services, helping veterans with claims, working to gather and train volunteer drivers and giving assistance to all... more »»

Courthouse Cafe celebrates 7 years

April 16, 2015 For the last seven years, the Courthouse Cafe has been inside the Washington County Courthouse, helping adults with developmental disabilities find steady work. more »»

Bridge, trestle with a past

April 16, 2015 Any evidence of the Pennsylvania Railroad has been erased from inside the city limits of Marietta. The tracks, bridges and stations, have all been dug up or torn down decades ago. more »»

MC hosts 5th annual All Scholars Day

April 16, 2015 From local reports With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. more »»

Bishop visits schools

April 15, 2015 CHURCHTOWN—As students hopped off the school bus in front of St. John Central Grade School Tuesday morning, they made sure to be on their best behavior. Unlike the average school day, the Most Rev. more »»



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