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Tax-free holiday

August 4, 2015 Anyone anxious to get their back-to-school shopping done is encouraged to hold off until this weekend, as Ohio will be celebrating a tax-free holiday on clothing and school supplies for the first... more »»

Family in need after fire

August 4, 2015 Beamond Thompson, a 34-year-old father of two, said when the two-story Marietta home he lived in with his wife and children burned to the ground Sunday night, he had no choice but to bury his pride... more »»

Local native slain in Columbus last week

August 4, 2015 COLUMBUS — The slain delivery driver in Columbus was a native of the Mid-Ohio Valley, officials said. James A. more »»

Chamber’s 45th golf outing

August 4, 2015 Callaway golf bags, polos and beer were all around the Marietta Country Club for the 45th annual Golf Outing hosted by the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce Monday. more »»

Local man receives 60 days in jail

August 4, 2015 A Little Hocking man who admitted to having a variety of chemicals in his home for the purposes of making methamphetamine was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail Monday mornin. more »»

2 in wreck try to hide from police

August 4, 2015 One man was hospitalized after having a motorcycle wreck and trying to hide from the police after the crash, officials said. more »»

Williamstown students show kindness through club

August 4, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Selected third-grade students from Worthington and Williamstown Elementary schools were part of a Kind Kids Club during the 2014-2015 school year. more »»

Around Town

August 4, 2015 Sanitary sewer repairs happening Wednesday The Marietta Wastewater Department will be making a sanitary sewer repair in front of 321 Marion St. on Wednesday. more »»

Community meeting on injection wells

August 4, 2015 COOLVILLE — Residents of the Torch and surrounding area will have an opportunity to discuss and learn more about injection wells in the are. more »»

West side fire Sunday

August 3, 2015 From staff reports Thanks to an alert from watchful neighbors, all occupants of a two-story home on Marietta’s west side escaped a fire unharmed Sunday nigh. more »»

Inland Waterways Festival explores our river culture

August 3, 2015 The 2015 Inland Waterways Festival concluded Sunday following two days of sunny weather, offering hundreds of visitors the chance to learn about the area’s rivers, natural resources and history. more »»

DuPont assures it will stay put

August 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — Although DuPont may be a company with a 200-year history, the new plant manager of the Washington Works plant says this is an exciting time to be part of the compan. more »»

Pet foster mom reaps the rewards

August 3, 2015 While most think dogs in animal shelters look sad, that’s not the case at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. When volunteers such as Shelly Kidd walk through the door, all tails are wagging. more »»

Belpre Homecoming 2015

August 3, 2015 BELPRE — After three days of fun and festivities, the 83rd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival came to a close at Civitan Park on Saturday evening. more »»

Good crowd for ice cream social in Parkersburg

August 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With a bright sunny day and good temperatures, many people flocked Sunday to the 13th annual Parkersburg Ice Cream Social in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Around town published Aug. 3

August 3, 2015 All That Jazz at Riverside Artist Gallery Friday, Aug. more »»

Fixing up the city

August 1, 2015 Friday morning the city development department received the year’s Community Development Block Grant funds and are now prepared to accept applications for the Emergency Repair and Paint Marietta... more »»

Board revives request for treatment site

August 1, 2015 After push back from residents last year stalled the addiction treatment facility planned for 812 Fifth S. more »»

Woman admits to selling cocaine

August 1, 2015 A central Ohio woman who pleaded guilty to making cocaine sales in Harmar was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail on Friday morning. more »»

Belpre’s the place for fun

August 1, 2015 BELPRE — Hundreds of people - possibly even a thousand or more- gathered at Civitan Park in Belpre to hear headliner Jamie Lynn Spears perform Friday night during the 2015 Belpre Homecoming Festiva. more »»

Man skips court hearing; arrest warrant issued

August 1, 2015 A warrant was issued out of the Washington County Common Pleas Court on Friday morning for a Texas man who has skipped multiple court appearances for drug and forgery crimes committed in Marietta. more »»



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