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Country music festival planned in Reno Aug. 20

July 19, 2016 Marietta’s first country music festival will be held on Aug. more »»

Fort Frye library remodeling project nearly complete

July 19, 2016 BEVERLY—Construction on the new library at Fort Frye High School is nearly complete, with books and computers coming soon. The construction phase of the remodeled library is set to wrap up July 29. more »»

Belpre BOE approves drug testing for students in extra-curricular activities

July 19, 2016 BELPRE — Belpre City Schools will begin random drug testing this fall for students who participate in extra-curricular activitie. more »»

Around Town

July 19, 2016 O’Neill program offers diabetes information A diabetes empowerment education program will be held at the O’Neill Center beginning from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. more »»

Broughton Ice Cream social in Marietta raises money for Building Bridges to Careers

July 18, 2016 What do you do on a hot day in mid-July? Well, of course you go to the annual Broughton Ice Cream Social. more »»

Motorcyclist killed in collision on Ohio 555 Sunday

July 18, 2016 A Belpre man was killed on Sunday afternoon in a traffic accident in Washington County, the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. more »»

Prayer Walk for law enforcement in Parkersburg

July 18, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Residents Sunday gathered with local law enforcement throughout Wood County to offer them prayers and support in light of the recent shootings of police officers. more »»

Fenton site to be decommissioned

July 18, 2016 PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Board of Education has not been the only group interested in Fenton Art Glass Inc. more »»

Bluegrass musician Ricky Skaggs to perform at People’s Bank Theater in Marietta

July 18, 2016 A legend in bluegrass will perform in Marietta later this month. Ricky Skaggs said he is excited to play the Peoples Bank Theater in a concert scheduled 8 p.m. July 29 and sponsored by J.D. Byrider. more »»

Around town

July 18, 2016 Pancake breakfast at K of C in Harmar A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 24 at K of C Building, 312 Franklin St., Marietta. more »»

Storm didn’t dampen sweet corn deliciousness

July 16, 2016 It may have stormed Friday at the Marietta Sweet Corn Festival, but the corn sure out-shined the darkened clouds as customers raved about the delicious sweetness of the local crop. more »»

Construction company cited for Dec. death

July 16, 2016 The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Detroit company for four serious violations in the wake of a De. more »»

Fired employee claims retaliation

July 16, 2016 A former employee is suing the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council for wrongful termination, claiming she was fired for reporting embezzlement. more »»

Paving to resume on Colegate

July 16, 2016 A paving job on Colegate Drive, originally scheduled for completion by the first of June, should be back on track within the next couple of weeks. more »»

Williamstown VFD hosts 72nd annual ice cream social

July 16, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Despite a fast-moving summer storm, the 72nd annual Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social in Tomlinson Park went on as planned Friday. J.L. more »»

France calls up reservist forces after deadly Nice rampage

July 16, 2016 By The Associated Press NICE, France — France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known only to be a petty criminal too... more »»

C-8 judge orders for mediation in cases

July 16, 2016 A federal judge hearing the C8 lawsuits against DuPont has ordered mediation on the remaining 3,500 cases, according to an order issued Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Columbus. Judge Edmund A. more »»

‘Ezzie’s’ back in business with community’s support

July 16, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Many members of the community are lining up to taste the infamous burgers and fries of the Sternwheeler Snack Bar, or “Ezzie’s,” after the business reopened on July 9. more »»

Around Town

July 16, 2016 Club will recreate historic funeral service Marietta’s Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #67 will be recreating the historic 19th century funeral rite for one of its former members, Col. more »»

Expect some water outages

July 16, 2016 Beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday TAM Construction Inc. will be working in the intersection of Hadley and Channel lanes for the purpose of tying in a new water main. more »»

 
 
 

 

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