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Senior Olympics' gold medal guy

June 24, 2016 After a vigorous wind-up, the hammer soars high into the sky after leaving the hands of a skilled Ohio Senior Olympics contender and gold medal winner on Thursday. more »»

Water tank project criticized

June 24, 2016 A six-page flier, recently placed in newspaper boxes at several homes in the Harmar Hill area, encouraged residents to contact state and local agencies about possible lead exposure from a city water... more »»

Missing man

June 24, 2016 From Staff Reports A Washington Street resident was reported missing Friday morning and the Marietta Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating the man. more »»

Pet adoption specials Saturday

June 24, 2016 The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, River City Farmers Market and The Marietta Times are working together to create a fun day full of adorable animals and fresh produce for the Mid-Ohio Valley... more »»

Young inventors busy at WSCC

June 24, 2016 Have you ever heard of a spiderbot? The eight-legged creature that has a mechanical walk and a well-crafted body to boot? Probably not, and that’s because the children of Invention Camp are inventin... more »»

Thunderstorms cause problems in the area

June 24, 2016 An overnight storm left many Mid-Ohio Valley residents without power Thursday, while winds swept a mobile home off its foundation in Jackson County and high water triggered the evacuation of a... more »»

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began its trek on Wednesday

June 23, 2016 HANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times The Marietta Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began its trek on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the corner of Acme and Pike streets. more »»

Leaky roof delays Marietta’s Municipal Court solar panels

June 23, 2016 A proposal by a local solar energy firm to install, at no cost to the city, 225 solar panels atop Marietta’s Municipal Court building is on hold until leaks in the court roof have been addressed. more »»

Mistreatment of animals in Cutler, Marietta

June 23, 2016 Two incidents of animal cruelty have been investigated in Washington County this week, leading to a surge of animals at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Abandoned Harmar building gets new use

June 23, 2016 In early June, bricks tumbled into a mound of dust as a west side building across the Putnam Bridge that is owned by Peoples Bank was demolished. more »»

Ely Chapman campers learn manufacturing

June 23, 2016 As Aaron Vessels, 11, of Marietta, draws out his unique designs and ideas for a new, tasty drink, he is learning important skill sets at the Manufacturing Camp of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation. more »»

DuPont presents its side in C8 illness lawsuit

June 23, 2016 By TheAssociated Press COLUMBUS — DuPont has begun presenting its case this week in one of 3,500 lawsuits alleging a link between illnesses and the company discharging the chemical C8 into the Ohio... more »»

Wood BOE president suggests increasing levy rate

June 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Outgoing Wood County Board of Education President John Marlow wants Wood County Schools to look at increasing the county's excess levy rate, bringing in additional money for school... more »»

Housing assistance loan program helps Marietta families

June 22, 2016 The dream of homeownership often feels out of reach for many, especially those who are just starting out. Thanks to a housing assistance loan program through the U.S. more »»

Learning is fun at Marietta Rotary Club’s Safetytown

June 22, 2016 Pedestrians, watch out! Children are grabbing the wheel and hitting the gas as the Marietta Rotary Club’s Samuel R. Cook Safetytown is back at Harmar Elementary Schoo. more »»

Hamsters, gerbils, rats pulled out of home in Cutler

June 22, 2016 The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley gained a few unique friends Monday after a call was made to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office about suspicious activity at a Cutler residenc. more »»

Wood County BOE reviews bond projects

June 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education will consider a slimmed-down $38 million bond call for this fall after receiving feedback from the state School Building Authority. more »»

Professional Women's Association help women get dressed for success

June 22, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN - Having the right clothes can make a difference when looking for a job. more »»

Gregory Frye sentenced for drug possession

June 22, 2016 A Marietta man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and one year of community control for possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony. Gregory Frye, 34, of 217 Maple St. more »»

Williamstown's Celebration in the Park might move to another date

June 22, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN - Because of the number of area events at the same weekend, the annual Celebration in the Park might move to another date. more »»

Volunteers lending a hand at Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp

June 21, 2016 VETO — Young people began the work Monday needed to paint homes to help low-income, disabled and elderly homeowners in the area, including the home of a World War II veteran in Veto. more »»



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