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More durable bricks on section of Putnam

August 20, 2014 Entering Putnam Street from the Seventh Street intersection in Marietta is much smoother after a section of the brick pavers on Putnam was replaced with a stamped-brick concrete surface this week,... more »»

Around Town for Aug. 20

August 20, 2014 Frontier board to hire teaching staff The Frontier Local Board of Education will have a special meeting at 8 p.m. Monday to hire teaching staff. more »»

Weeds: Overgrowth in public areas impacts community

August 19, 2014 Weeds are creeping, growing through fences and landscaping and stealthily taking over unorthodox spots around the city. more »»

Evidence not enough

August 19, 2014 Bonds were significantly reduced and some of the charges dismissed Monday in Marietta Municipal Court for a man and woman charged with operating a prostitution ring from a local hotel. more »»

Life in prison for murder

August 19, 2014 MCCONNELSVILLE—As he neared the official decree of his lifetime sentence in Morgan County Common Pleas Court Monday, Thomas Matthew Pace sought out the mother of the man he is convicted of murdering... more »»

Warren Local OKs new middle school

August 19, 2014 VINCENT — For the 2015-2016 school year, Warren Local Schools will officially have a Warren Middle School. more »»

Welcome back teachers

August 19, 2014 WATERFORD—The aroma of fresh-cooked eggs and sausage wafted through the main hallway at Waterford Elementary School Monday morning as members of the Wolf Creek Local Board of Education served up... more »»

WSCC likes enrollment numbers

August 19, 2014 Things are looking up as Washington State Community College Board of Trustees heard from administration at its regular monthly meeting Monday that the shortfall in fall enrollment has dropped into... more »»

Marietta BOE: 18 new teachers take part in orientation

August 19, 2014 Orientation for 18 new teachers in the Marietta City School District was completed last week and Ruth Kunze, director of curriculum and technology for the district, gave a report on how it went to... more »»

Video may show debris falling from WV bridge

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is looking into what can be seen falling or being dropped from the Memorial Bridge in a video posted on Facebook. more »»

Around town published Aug. 19

August 19, 2014 Doll Collectors’ Club will hold annual sale The Parkersburg Doll Collectors’ Club Annual Doll Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Grand finale: Thousands enjoy this year’s Waterford Fair

August 18, 2014 Horses took center stage at the 2014 Waterford Community Fair as dozens of riders guided their steeds through the fun horse show Sunday morning, the final day of this year’s fair. more »»

Crash kills 2 in Williamstown

August 18, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle accident which took two lives late Sunday afternoon at Williamstown. more »»

Family history tour organized

August 18, 2014 When local resident and history lover Jann Adams was tasked with helping a family research its Marietta roots for an upcoming reunion in the area, she wanted to do more than jot down some important... more »»

Preserving a brick sidewalk

August 18, 2014 BEVERLY—Though many old sidewalks have come and gone, one brick sidewalk in Beverly is being restored to its former glory in front of the Oliver Tucker Museum along Main Street. more »»

Americorps-Vista volunteer gains experience

August 18, 2014 Last weekend found Kenner Sims registering rafts and rafters for the 2014 Mighty Muskingum River Raft Regatta at Marietta’s Indian Acres Park. more »»

Parade marshals provide giant flag; seek volunteers

August 18, 2014 A few good men and women are needed to help carry a huge American flag that will be part of this year’s Washington County Fair Parade. more »»

Around Town

August 18, 2014 Sgt. Kyle Bankes Memorial 5K Sept. 6 The second annual Sgt. Kyle Bankes Memorial 5K will be held Sept. 6 at Fort Frye High School in Beverly. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. more »»

State of recreation

August 16, 2014 A big plus for Marietta is the availability of recreational facilities, but it takes a lot to keep the city’s pool, ball fields, playgrounds and basketball and tennis courts in good repair. more »»

Kasich’s visit touts vocational education

August 16, 2014 Career and technical education got another pat on the back Friday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an appearance at Pioneer Pipe, Inc. more »»



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