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MC grad a mentor, leader in his field, devoted family man

January 22, 2015 Many people who knew his name might have considered Marietta native Dr. Richard M. Krause an intimidating figure. more »»

New Mat gets windfall for mineral rights

January 22, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — The village saw its 2015 general fund nearly quadruple Wednesday night as officials accepted a check for more than $300,000 from Marietta-based MNW Energy LLC at the Village Council... more »»

Parents renew call for safety steps on Third St.

January 22, 2015 Marietta City Council heard more impassioned pleas to take a proactive approach to local pedestrian safety and agreed to serve as sponsor for a local beautification group using a state grant during... more »»

Man admits to ‘huffing’ in store’s parking lot

January 22, 2015 A Williamstown man faces a maximum year in prison and a $2,500 fine after he pleaded guilty in Washington County Common Pleas Court to a fifth-degree felony charge of abusing harmful intoxicants. more »»

Harra Covered Bridge

January 22, 2015 WATERTOWN—Nestled along Camp Hervida Road and constructed in 1878, the Harra Bridge in Watertown Township has stood the test of time and floodwaters to remain a staple in Washington County history. more »»

Local roundup

January 22, 2015 Woman makes guilty plea to theft of pills Elizabeth A. more »»


January 21, 2015 After President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address Tuesday, local people on both sides of the political spectrum saw both positives and negatives. more »»

Superintendent, MHS principal retiring

January 21, 2015 Three Marietta City Schools administrators are planning to retire after this school year, and the district is now in the process of finding people to fill their shoes. more »»

‘Mountain Monsters’ crew in New Mat

January 21, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS —Sharing tales of encounters with bear beasts, werewolves and other creatures was the highlight of the Coffee Break hosted by the New Matamoras branch of the Washington County Public... more »»

Council discusses water rates

January 21, 2015 Marietta City Council discussed city water rates for the current year as well as its overarching goals for the coming year during a series of committee meetings Tuesday afternoon. more »»

School bus driver sub shortage

January 21, 2015 When it comes to school bus drivers, it is not a new problem that districts struggle to find enough staff to cover the routes. more »»

Woman pleads guilty in drug case

January 21, 2015 A Marietta woman, originally faced with charges of possession of heroin and permitting drug abuse, entered a guilty plea to the permitting charge only in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesda. more »»

Convicted burglar sentenced for heroin trafficking

January 21, 2015 A Marietta man, already serving time for burglary, was sentenced to three years of community control for trafficking in heroin by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth Tuesday. more »»

Car hits Greene St. house

January 21, 2015 From staff reports A car accident Tuesday sent a teenager to the hospital with minor injuries and left a Greene Street home with damage to its porch. more »»

Prostitution arrests include Newport man

January 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG - Six women and two men were arrested by Parkersburg Police in the last week on charges involving prostitution after a sting conducted by authorities, Police Chief Joe Martin said. more »»

VA Clinic move

January 20, 2015 Last week’s announcement that the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Marietta will be relocated to the Reno Business Park was somewhat of a disappointment for those who supported construction of a new clini... more »»

Picture still fuzzy for CVB, public records

January 20, 2015 The local convention and visitors bureau is still trying to nail down its obligations, if any, under Ohio’s public records law and hammer out a policy on the matter following records requests from... more »»

Grants will help pay for outdoors projects

January 20, 2015 While spring is a while away, many communities around the state, and locally, are gearing up to start projects that will benefit area parks and recreational areas. more »»

Obama’s critics prepared to launch new barbs

January 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With a Republican tide on Election Day giving the GOP control of both houses of Congress, lawmakers definitely have ideas about what they want to hear from President Barack Obama durin... more »»

King’s legacy inspires MC speaker

January 20, 2015 Martin Luther King, J. more »»



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