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Around town published Aug. 24

August 24, 2015 Crohns & Colitis Support Group The next meeting for the Crohns and Colitis Support Group will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 in the private dining room at Marietta Memorial Hospital. more »»

Young dems seek to increase local presence

August 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Visibility. It is the plan of the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the Young Democrats as America moves closer to the 2016 primary elections. more »»

Something in the air

August 22, 2015 Social media engagement and unique commercial advertising are two of the reasons to consider investing in a drone-operated camera this yea. more »»

6 officers in shooting on paid leave

August 22, 2015 Six Washington County deputies are on administrative leave following Thursday’s fatal shooting of a Beverly teen shot near his Fair Avenue home. Tyler Gerken, 19, of 125 Fair Av. more »»

EVE auction raises $23,000

August 22, 2015 Artwork, quilts, jewelry and football tickets were up for bidding at the 33rd annual EVE, Inc. more »»

Keys to teen boys use of tobacco sought

August 22, 2015 With more than a quarter of high school boys reporting use of tobacco products to a survey done by the U.S. more »»

New play area made for all

August 22, 2015 In memory of her father’s dream to bring a disability inclusive public playground to Marietta, Terrie Lincoln and the Supporters of Disability Rights in the Mid-Ohio Valley are raising funds and... more »»

More ATV trails opened at Mountwood

August 22, 2015 VOLCANO, W.Va.— Mountwood ATV Adventures has just opened an additional 2.5 miles of trails. more »»

Local athlete yearned for fresh start

August 22, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is part one of a four-part series on college students who have transferred from schools for a variety of reasons. more »»

Beverly death

August 21, 2015 BEVERLY—A Beverly man was shot and killed by a Washington County’s Sheriff’s deputy Thursday after the man fired at officers, according to the sherif. more »»

A win-win for employers, employees

August 21, 2015 Income, property and sales tax all play a role in the economic prosperity of an area through the link between land, the businesses upon it, jobs within those businesses and their revenue flow. more »»

Six deputies on leave after fatal Beverly shooting

August 21, 2015 Six Washington County deputies are on administrative leave as a result of a fatal shooting in Beverly Thursday. Killed was Tyler Gerken, 19, of 126 Fair Ave. more »»

Watchdog: C8 ‘safe’ level too high for humans

August 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An adviser for an environmental watchdog group says the water supplies in Parkersburg and Vienna should be filtered for C8 as new studies suggest the chemical is dangerous in smaller... more »»

Parking lot by armory to get lights

August 21, 2015 Nighttime visitors to the downtown district of Marietta will soon notice a lighter view in the parking lot next to the armory thanks to Marietta City Council's passage of an addition to the current... more »»

Local trio JW3 plays Adelphia Saturday

August 21, 2015 From staff reports Marietta musicians and friends John A. Walsh, Bill White and Dave Laing have been playing music together on and off for many year. more »»

Kiss summer goodbye

August 21, 2015 Like clockwork, more rounds of school children entered the doors of Fort Frye and Wolf Creek local schools Thursday as both districts on either side of the Muskingum River began the 2015-2016 school... more »»

Legion’s Legacy Run plans local stops

August 21, 2015 From staff reports The American Legion Riders’ 10th annual Legacy Run will make some local stops on Monday as hundreds of riders raise money to benefit children of fallen servicemen and women. more »»

Off to school

August 20, 2015 With book bags on their backs and lunch boxes and calculators in hand, students from kindergarten through 12th grade walked through the doors of Marietta City Schools and the Washington County Caree... more »»

City, county at odds over sewer

August 20, 2015 With legal counsel for both parties present, Washington County Commissioners and Marietta City officials met Wednesday morning to discuss the intergovernmental agreement concerning the wastewater... more »»

Officers shoot, kill armed man in Beverly

August 20, 2015 11:59 a.m. A man who had a weapon on Fair Avenue in Beverly was shot and killed, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. more »»



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