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Tape has jail’s call; deputy’s report on fatality

November 6, 2014 An emergency situation at the Washington County Jail caused sheriff's deputies to respond at high speed, resulting in a pedestrian being struck and killed by a cruiser at the intersection of Ohio 7... more »»

Changes touted at MMH

November 6, 2014 Two new facilities have opened at Marietta Memorial Hospital this month, including new cath labs and an expanded Marietta Welfare League gift and coffee sho. more »»

Marietta weighs wastewater plant proposal

November 6, 2014 The current renovation of Marietta's wastewater treatment plant could be kicked up a notch if there is a reasonable demand for a local facility that would accept biosolids, grease, sludge and other... more »»

Healthy Communities grant renewed for county

November 6, 2014 From greenhouses to walking trails, Washington County is trying to keep its population healthy with the county health department’s Creating Healthy Communities grant, which was recently renewed for... more »»


November 5, 2014 With a little more than 66 percent of the votes, Republican Rick Walters, 58, of Coal Run, won the open Washington County Commission seat Tuesday nigh. more »»

Deputy on leave after fatality

November 5, 2014 A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy has been put on paid leave after he struck and killed a pedestrian Monday while responding to an emergency call. Sgt. more »»

County helps Johnson win 3rd term

November 5, 2014 A third term in the U.S. House of Representatives was in the cards Tuesday for Ohio’s 6th Congressional District Representative Bill Johnson. more »»

Thompson keeps Ohio House seat

November 5, 2014 The race for the 95th District Ohio House of Representatives ended with Republican incumbent Andy Thompson reclaiming his statehouse seat for a third term. more »»

Sheriff's office releases 911 call involving pedestrian incident

November 5, 2014 An emergency situation at the Washington County Jail caused sheriff's deputies to respond at high speed, resulting in a pedestrian being struck and killed by a cruiser at the intersection of Ohio 7... more »»

Frontier levy loses by wide margin

November 5, 2014 Voters within the Frontier Local school district rejected a five-year, 5. more »»

Race for Ohio’s 94th District seat too close

November 5, 2014 By the end of the night Tuesday, incumbent Rep. more »»

County voter turnout at 44%

November 5, 2014 Voter response for Tuesday’s general election was a bit better than expected, according to Tara Hupp, director of the Washington County Board of Elections. more »»

Children Services levy fails

November 5, 2014 The 0.55-mill, 10-year levy that would provide $676,732 annually to the Washington County Children Services School Outreach Prevention Program was voted down by county voters Tuesday. more »»

Voters OK Salem fire levy, issues on sales of alcohol

November 5, 2014 A ballot issue continuing tax funding for fire and emergency services in Salem Township, as well as two issues authorizing alcohol sales at a local convenience store were passed by voters during... more »»

Election results in Morgan, Noble, Monroe counties’ races

November 5, 2014 Voters in Ohio’s most sprawling school district rejected a proposed income tax that would fund the district’s operating costs. more »»

Donations sought for Devola trail

November 5, 2014 The Devola Multi-Use Trail (DMUT) committee is actively seeking donations for a proposed 1.2-mile trail project, which is now marked with a sign at the future site on Ohio 821. more »»

Presbyterian Church luncheon

November 5, 2014 Current office holders, candidates and community members mingled Tuesday at the annual Election Day lunch at First Presbyterian Church in Marietta. more »»

Swisher to be honored for work on behalf of veterans

November 5, 2014 Nick Swisher of the Cleveland Indians, a Parkersburg High School graduate, will receive the 2014 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award today in the nation’s capital. more »»

Poll workers

November 4, 2014 At the same groggy, early morning time as this very newspaper was making its way from the presses to the delivery trucks—around 6 a.m. more »»

Shriners make new kids gym a reality

November 4, 2014 A state-of-the-art gym, specially geared for children facing a host of developmental issues, is part of the Memorial Health System’s new Pediatric Therapy offices at 310 S. Eighth St. more »»



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