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Providing safe haven for animals a labor of love

October 21, 2014 LOWELL—When Keith Thomas, of Lowell, started an animal rescue on a few acres of land on an old farm in the outskirts of Lowell, it was to save the life of one dog, Sonny. more »»

What the Children Services Levy means

October 21, 2014 It’s been five years since a team of specialists were embedded with local public schools to help watch for and prevent child neglect and abuse problems. more »»

Guilty plea for drug trafficking

October 21, 2014 A Marietta man entered a guilty plea in Washington County Common Pleas Court Monday to two fifth-degree felony counts of trafficking in drugs. Delbert D. Cain, 38, of 100 Simpson S. more »»

Gator’s open for business

October 21, 2014 It’s been five months since the new Gator’s Easy Wind Pub opened at 109 Second St. in Marietta, but business has been good, according to owner Jeff “Gator” Harris. more »»

Warren schools looks at 5-year forecast

October 21, 2014 VINCENT — Like many other districts in the area, the Warren Local School District is looking to keep a positive balance in the next year before projecting a slide into deficit spending as the board... more »»

WSCC adds another name to trustee list

October 21, 2014 The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees swore in another new member Monday afternoon at its regular meeting. The last of three new appointments was made by Ohio Gov. more »»

Belpre board OKs contracts to help save money

October 21, 2014 BELPRE — The Belpre City Schools Board of Education Monday approved two contracts to help the district with energy savings and purchasing of buses. more »»

Around town published Oct. 21

October 21, 2014 Fall Bazaar at St. Luke’s Episcopal The annual Fall Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. more »»

Fire crews practice techniques on donated structure

October 20, 2014 Smoke rising from windows, bright flames in a darkened interior and a shout here and there marked training for two area fire departments on Sunday morning. more »»

Career Center project finally sold

October 20, 2014 It was a long wait, but the modular home built by Washington County Career Center carpentry students has been sol. more »»

Fall fun for all on the farm

October 20, 2014 As the weather cools off and fall deepens, there are a few area farms that are offering fall attractions and good family fun. more »»

Paying it forward: School volunteer finds job rewarding

October 20, 2014 Being able to be involved in her son Brady’s education was what motivated Marietta mother Lisa Barth to become a volunteer at his elementary school just more than a year ago. more »»

WSCC offers honors program to new students

October 20, 2014 Washington State Community College is striving to offer more to students who hope to obtain a liberal arts education with the addition of a new honors program to kick off the 2015 school year. more »»

Man stabbed outside business

October 20, 2014 From staff reports A North Carolina man was arrested for felonious assault early Sunday morning. John B. more »»

Zombie Walk a fun time for all ages

October 20, 2014 Ghouls, ghosts and, of course, zombies filled Harmar Village on Saturday for the sixth annual Harmar Zombie Walk. Maple Street was turned into a gathering point for all ages of the undead. more »»

Around town published Oct. 20

October 20, 2014 Soil & Water group plans banquet The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its annual meeting and banquet Wednesday at the Washington County Career Center. more »»

Food safety

October 18, 2014 Whether the kitchen is squeaky clean or a hygienic nightmare, the nearly 400 restaurants, schools, churches, caterers and retail stores throughout Washington County that serve or sell any type of... more »»

Local Democrats rally at dinner

October 18, 2014 Jobs, state funding and the future of Ohio were the buzzed-about topics at the Washington County Democratic Party’s annual fall dinner Friday night in Marietta where around 150 guests turned out to... more »»

Woman awaits sentencing for drug trafficking

October 18, 2014 A New Matamoras woman who was arrested for trafficking heroin out of her residence pleaded guilty Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court after accepting a plea agreement with the Washington... more »»

Call of duty in Marietta

October 18, 2014 The desire to serve his country has earned one Marietta firefighter a Bronze Star for his efforts in Afghanista. more »»

 
 
 

 

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