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Kasich visits Miba facility in Morgan Co.; JobsOhio grants $50,000

July 11, 2014 McCONNELSVILLE—Gov. John Kasich visited Southeast Ohio Thursday to officially announce the expansion of an international company with a base in McConnelsville. more »»

First Presbyterian in Marietta celebrating 150 years

July 11, 2014 Since the late 1890s, the First Presbyterian Church of Marietta has called Fourth and Wooster streets its home. Pastor David R. more »»

Remembering a friend of nature

July 11, 2014 Near the Washington County Historical Society grows a towering tree with a quirky distinction. more »»

Children Services asks to put levy on Nov. ballot

July 11, 2014 County commissioners received a request Thursday to put a 0.55-mill levy on the November ballot for Washington County Children Services. more »»

New life for former Belrock Diner site

July 11, 2014 BELPRE — The town of Belpre will be getting some "Food For Thought" with the opening of a restaurant in the Belpre Plaza Shopping Center along Washington Boulevard. more »»

Around town published July 11

July 11, 2014 Library, planetarium host event together The Washington County Public Library will host a special program at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. more »»

Hookah hype?

July 10, 2014 With its variety of fun, fruity flavors and its light, wispy smoke, a centuries-old smoking mechanism known as a hookah is gaining traction among teens and young adults. more »»

ODNR pays for public records lawsuit

July 10, 2014 The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is pointing to a clerical error as the reason for the most recent public records complaint filed against the agency-the third to result in a monetary... more »»

Up for debate: Challenger awaits response from GOP candidate

July 10, 2014 A week after 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Jennifer Garrison challenged Republican incumbent Bill Johnson to a series of seven debates in a letter, the Democratic challenger is... more »»

Road closure due to collapsing culvert

July 10, 2014 Channel Lane, between the entrance to The Marietta Times parking lot and Sunset Lane, will be completely closed to thru traffic beginning next week due to a collapsing culvert that carries Goose Run... more »»

Fair board breaks even on Fourth festivities

July 10, 2014 The crowds weren’t huge for the Fourth of July celebration at the Washington County Fairgrounds, but the event brought in enough money to basically pay for itself, plus a little extra. more »»

Home’s history a mystery

July 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When Jenny Christopher purchased the house at 1001 Avery St., also known as the Kaltenecker House, in October 2012, she learned she had many unanswered questions about its history. more »»

Antique cars coming up for auction

July 10, 2014 BOAZ — A Shelby Cobra and a one-of-a-kind limousine are among the numerous cars from two local men that will be auctioned Saturda. more »»

Around town published July 10

July 10, 2014 Culvert repair on Muskingum River Rd. Muskingum River Road in Adams Township will be closed Friday nine-tenths of a mile above the Lowell Dam for culvert installation. more »»

Experience Shakespeare on the River

July 10, 2014 For six nights, residents will be able to see locals and out-of-towners perform “Loves Labours Lost” during the Shakespeare on the River Festival. The play will be presented starting at 8 p.. more »»

Produce pests

July 9, 2014 As summer farming gets well under way, there are some pests causing a stink, and others a scourge, in Washington County crop. more »»

Prepping for Roar this weekend

July 9, 2014 Organizers say everything is coming together for this weekend’s 14th annual Marietta Riverfront Roar powerboat races that kick off Friday along the Ohio River in downtown Marietta. more »»

Weather whopper sneaks up on Valley

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A storm reminiscent of the derecho that caused widespread destruction two years ago struck Tuesday afternoon, resulting in power outages and damaged buildings around the area. more »»

Union employees of sheriff’s office denied pay raise

July 9, 2014 The State Employment Relations Board recently rejected an argument by union employees of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office that they should receive additional raises because of the role that an... more »»

Revitalization district restaurant gets first of 15 new licenses

July 9, 2014 Patrons of The Original Pizza Place in Marietta can now have a cold brew with their meal as the restaurant has received the first of 15 new liquor licenses that became available through the formatio... more »»



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