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Tree killers: Emerald ash borer

July 6, 2016 Emerald ash borers have made their way into Washington County. They may look exotic with their metallic green covering, but these Chinese beetles are nothing but slow killers, according to experts. more »»

Wood Co. supt. will continue three-year contract

July 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education voted Tuesday to rescind recent changes to the superintendent's contract after being advised such changes were against state cod. more »»

Free movie weekend shows in Belpre

July 6, 2016 BELPRE - Free movie showings — including current and classic films — are being offered each weekend in Belpre through a new business called MAIN Movies. more »»

Marietta Fourth parade goes on despite rain; fireworks canceled

July 5, 2016 The Marietta Fourth of July parade was met with a downpour of heavy raindrops as parade participants marched down Putnam at the beginning of their route. more »»

Rain doesn't dampen tradition of Antique Tractor show in Beverly

July 5, 2016 Community members were revved up in Beverly as the 19th annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show put on by the Beverly Lions Club went on without a hitch despite the rain on Monday at Fort Frye High... more »»

Little Hocking VFD ice cream social on July 4 held indoors

July 5, 2016 LITTLE HOCKING - While some of the Fourth of July holiday events around the area were canceled or postponed due to rainy weather, the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department still had its annual Ic... more »»

Student Veteran Club forms at WSCC

July 5, 2016 From local reports Washington State Community College (WSCC) Veterans Club recently joined Student Veterans of America (SVA). more »»

Around town published July 5

July 5, 2016 Project requests now being accepted Artsbridge is currently accepting requests for project support from arts organizations for the year 2017. Application deadline is 4 p.m. Sept. 1. more »»

Shakespeare by the River

July 4, 2016 The Taming of the Shrew, written by William Shakespeare, was performed Saturday night in an open air atmosphere along the river in Muskingum Park in Marietta. more »»

Fireworks canceled

July 4, 2016 Fireworks displays scheduled for tonight at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Marietta and City Park in Parkersburg were canceled due to rainy weathe. more »»

Today in Marietta: Parade, demo derby, fireworks

July 4, 2016 From staff reports A number of activities are planned in the Mid-Ohio Valley around the Fourth of July holiday. more »»

Transplant patient wins bronze

July 4, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — A local woman whose life was saved by a liver transplant last year won two medals earlier this month at The Transplant Games of America. more »»

MCF awards grants totaling $86,150

July 4, 2016 The Marietta Community Foundation has awarded recipients of their first grant cycle this year. Grants were awarded to 18 applicants and totaled $86,150 from unrestricted and donor restricted funds. more »»

Many attend Rocks and Docks fest, despite rain

July 4, 2016 VIENNA — People from throughout the community braved rainy conditions Sunday to come out for the 4th Annual Rocks and Docks Festival in Vienna. more »»

UWAMOV will distribute backpacks with books, resources

July 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley works to benefit the community in a variety of ways, one of the most important being through educatio. more »»

Around Town

July 4, 2016 Sanitary sewer tap will close roads Tues. The Marietta Wastewater Department will be making a sanitary sewer tap in front of 207 Fourth St. on Tuesday. more »»

Red, White, Brews Festival a holiday tradition in Marietta

July 2, 2016 The best way for a crowd of local residents and visitors from outside the Pioneer City to kick off the celebration of America’s birthday Friday was with a cold beer and some rock ‘n roll. more »»

Former Marietta High School teacher sentenced for sex with student

July 2, 2016 The teenage victim of a former Marietta High School teacher charged with sexual battery sobbed throughout a hearing Friday during which the longtime educator was sentenced to 18 months in priso. more »»

Williamstown’s historic train depot getting a new look

July 2, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN—The 127-year-old Williamstown Train Depot hasn't seen a passenger since 1957, but with a few changes, it may have the potential to become a Williamstown staple once again. more »»

Right Path provides outlet for Washington County youths

July 2, 2016 Teens have been either been putting on their dancing shoes and getting down to catchy beats or splashing their peers while making waves in local pools this summer thanks to the Right Path for... more »»



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