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Shows for kids coming to Smoot Theater in Nov.

October 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG - During the month of November, the Smoot Theatre will present the next show in its Live Entertainment Series while also kicking off this year’s 20th annual Kids Club Series. On Nov. more »»

Historic St. Mark’s church

October 23, 2014 BELPRE—When St. Mark’s United Methodist Church was formed in the 1800s, it was known as Lewis Chapel. “Historically, the church started with just a gathering of people,” said Pastor Dave Hubbard. more »»

Banishing bullies

October 22, 2014 Whether it is the sixth-grade boy who steals lunch money or the movie about a mean high-school clique, everyone has a picture of what bullying looks like. more »»

Belpre man gets 4 years

October 22, 2014 A Belpre man will spend four years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine at his home in February. Michael E. Packard, 47, of 811 Walnut St. more »»

Accomplice gets prison

October 22, 2014 A Marietta man who assisted in the armed robberies of two area men last December was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Former Steeler to speak locally

October 22, 2014 After he was drafted to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Rocky Bleier was drafted again, to go to war in Vietnam. Not only will he tell his story about football and war on Nov. more »»

Around Town

October 22, 2014 Fort Frye building committee to meet There will be a Fort Frye Local Schools Building and Grounds Committee meeting at 4 p.m. more »»

Bathroom vandalism at fairgrounds investigated

October 22, 2014 An early morning case of vandalism at the Junior Fair Building in Marietta left a toilet shattered and smoking hole in the ceiling, officials said. more »»

Churches’ coat, clothing collection is under way

October 22, 2014 With a chill already in the air and another potentially harsh winter ahead, Little Hocking United Methodist Church is hoping to collect a massive number of coats and cold weather clothing items to b... more »»

Thrift Store fills a void

October 22, 2014 Recently moved and renovated, the Salvation Army’s clothing closet now has a slightly larger home. more »»

Providing safe haven for animals a labor of love

October 21, 2014 LOWELL—When Keith Thomas, of Lowell, started an animal rescue on a few acres of land on an old farm in the outskirts of Lowell, it was to save the life of one dog, Sonny. more »»

What the Children Services Levy means

October 21, 2014 It’s been five years since a team of specialists were embedded with local public schools to help watch for and prevent child neglect and abuse problems. more »»

Guilty plea for drug trafficking

October 21, 2014 A Marietta man entered a guilty plea in Washington County Common Pleas Court Monday to two fifth-degree felony counts of trafficking in drugs. Delbert D. Cain, 38, of 100 Simpson S. more »»

Gator’s open for business

October 21, 2014 It’s been five months since the new Gator’s Easy Wind Pub opened at 109 Second St. in Marietta, but business has been good, according to owner Jeff “Gator” Harris. more »»

Warren schools looks at 5-year forecast

October 21, 2014 VINCENT — Like many other districts in the area, the Warren Local School District is looking to keep a positive balance in the next year before projecting a slide into deficit spending as the board... more »»

WSCC adds another name to trustee list

October 21, 2014 The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees swore in another new member Monday afternoon at its regular meeting. The last of three new appointments was made by Ohio Gov. more »»

Belpre board OKs contracts to help save money

October 21, 2014 BELPRE — The Belpre City Schools Board of Education Monday approved two contracts to help the district with energy savings and purchasing of buses. more »»

Around town published Oct. 21

October 21, 2014 Fall Bazaar at St. Luke’s Episcopal The annual Fall Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. more »»

Fire crews practice techniques on donated structure

October 20, 2014 Smoke rising from windows, bright flames in a darkened interior and a shout here and there marked training for two area fire departments on Sunday morning. more »»

Career Center project finally sold

October 20, 2014 It was a long wait, but the modular home built by Washington County Career Center carpentry students has been sol. more »»

 
 
 

 

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