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Around town published Aug. 30

August 30, 2014 Astronomy program at county library The Washington County Public Library will host “Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe,” presented by Astronomer Kevin Manning at 7 p.m. Sep. more »»

Middle school plan

August 29, 2014 When Marietta resident Margie Wesel heard she would have to uproot her four children from Warren Elementary next year so they could all attend what will soon be Warren Middle School, she was... more »»

Riverfront fun ahead

August 29, 2014 While the Washington County Fair is this weekend, right around the river bend is the time for sternwheelers of all sizes to line the banks of the Ohio and people to crowd the streets of Mariett. more »»

Salt Fork gets boost through state program

August 29, 2014 After Ohioans were given a chance to make suggestions for improvements they would like to see at state parks, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has awarded a piece of the capital improvements... more »»

Sewage plant funding discussed

August 29, 2014 The third and final phase of Marietta's wastewater treatment plant upgrade will cost an estimated $16,693,000, according to city engineer Joe Tucker, who addressed city council's water, sewer and... more »»

County engineer gets OK to pursue road projects

August 29, 2014 The Washington County Commissioners signed off on engineer Roger Wright’s application for two Ohio Public Works Commission projects Thursday. more »»

Dedicated to making a sale

August 29, 2014 For nearly 30 years, Voshel’s Furniture has stood as a family-owned business in Boaz started by husband-wife team Fred and Doris Voshel. Fred Voshel, 73, started in the auction business decades ago. more »»

Traveling wall opens, draws crowd

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More than a thousand community members of all ages honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country as they attended the opening ceremonies for the Vietnam Traveling... more »»

Police seek man involved in stabbing, fistfight

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Police continue to search for a suspect accused of stabbing another man during an argument that escalated into a fistfight Thursday afternoo. more »»

Smart eating

August 28, 2014 Ask 11-year-old Kylie Lamp of Marietta what food she likes best at school, and her answer is far from out of the ordinary. “Pizza is my favorite,” Lamp said. more »»

Spirit of community always shines through

August 28, 2014 By Jasmine Rogers The Marietta Times Its size had fluctuated, it has added attractions and dropped others, moved and built-on. more »»

Parade opens fair

August 28, 2014 In grand tradition, the annual Washington County Fair Parade will usher in the first day of the fair festivities Saturday morning. more »»

NFL makes right call on Gordon

August 28, 2014 The star wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns has been given a year-long ban from the league after once again violating the NFL’s substance abuse polic. more »»

Shooting suspect loses insanity defense motion

August 28, 2014 A Parma man who reportedly took LSD and shot his parents while celebrating the Fourth of July at a Grandview Township vacation property will not be allowed to plead not guilty by reason of insani. more »»

Sentencing is set in child porn case

August 28, 2014 A Warren Township man admitted Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to having sexually explicit images of children on his computer. Steven C. more »»

Pike/Acme project almost done

August 28, 2014 The upgrade of the Acme, Pike and Jefferson streets intersection is almost complete, according to Eric Lambert, project engineer with the city's engineering department, during Wednesday's meeting of... more »»

100th birthday a real celebration

August 28, 2014 Frances Keney celebrated her 100th birthday in style surrounded by family at Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care on Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Performer with a message

August 28, 2014 The simple message of being nice to others is being spread across Marietta and neighboring West Virginia schools by musician Nate DiRuzza, who started off his three-day Marietta tour at Phillips... more »»

New gas aggregation numbers in Marietta

August 28, 2014 Natural gas prices were at an all-time high eight years ago when the city of Marietta initiated an aggregation program designed to help residents save money on their gas bills. more »»

120-day jail sentence for credit card fraud

August 28, 2014 A Beverly man who used a stolen credit card at several area locations pleaded guilty Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court and was sentenced to 120 days in jail and three years of... more »»



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