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Hugs to some Marietta police officers and neighbor

June 1, 2015 I would like to publicly thank the Marietta Police Department for their great kindness in helping our newly adopted dog get unstuck from a head-lock she had inadvertently gotten herself into. more »»

Growing pile of trashed cars along Route 14 hard to miss

June 1, 2015 In response to the article about the improvement made by hardworking individuals to the Riverfront area of Williamstown, I have difficulty not seeing growing pile of the trashed cars along Route 14... more »»

What we can do about human trafficking

June 1, 2015 This past week I attended a meeting sponsored by The Catholic parishes in Parkersburg area on human trafficking. more »»

Parking an issue for many who work in Marietta

May 30, 2015 It’s a rainy day but I don’t mind the two block walk to the office in Marietta where I wor. more »»

Museums thankful for help with field day

May 29, 2015 This May marked the third year that Campus Martius and the Ohio River museums hosted the 8th Grade Civil War Field Day for schools in Washington County. more »»

Patience during tax time was appreciated

May 29, 2015 Tax season has wrapped up and things are settling down in the income tax and treasurer’s office. I want to thank our citizens and income tax staff for keeping our ship running smoothly. more »»

Wood County BOE should rethink budget cuts

May 28, 2015 If I had a “do over” this past week, I would contact every member of the Wood County Board of Education and invite them to the PHS A Cappella Spring Concert. more »»

Ohio can take steps to reduce tobacco use

May 28, 2015 Tobacco use continues to be a problem in our Washington County and across the state. Currently, 23.4 percent of Ohio adults smoke, and that number is over 25 percent locally. more »»

Please go easy on the sirens during parades

May 27, 2015 I am writing concerning the upcoming parades in both the immediate and distant future in the Parkersburg-Marietta and surrounding areas. more »»

Thanks for support of Big Brothers Big Sisters event

May 25, 2015 On Sunday, May 17, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County held our first fundraiser, Bowl for Kids’ Sake here in Mariett. more »»

Right Path annual fish fry a successul fundraiser

May 25, 2015 The Right Path hosted our 6th annual fish fry fundraiser Friday, May 15, at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. more »»

Mail carrier food drive helped the county’s pantries

May 23, 2015 On Saturday, May 9, the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held. The food collected was distributed to local food pantries in Washington County. more »»

County courts should follow commissioners’ lead

May 23, 2015 Most of you have heard of citizens being held in “contempt of court”. more »»

Townships should not pick trash service for all

May 23, 2015 To everyone: I usually do not post anything in the media but for whatever reason, I feel compelled to do so tonight. more »»

Band boosters say thanks for fundraising help

May 22, 2015 On behalf of the Marietta Band Boosters, I would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the Marietta Wall of Sound fundraising dinner on May 8. more »»

Superior care for cancer patient is appreciated

May 20, 2015 This past April our family lost our beloved wife and mother to ovarian cancer. more »»

Frontier alumni say thanks for golf scramble support

May 19, 2015 Frontier High School Alumni Association classes 1969 to 1990 recently held its fourth annual four-man golf scramble on May 2. Said scramble was held at the St. Marys golf course in St. Marys, W.Va. more »»

Cutting teachers will only hurt students

May 16, 2015 Wood County Schools has more NBCT teachers than in any other in West Virginia. We should be proud that our teachers have worked to achieve this certification. more »»

Thanks to those who made Earth Day successful

May 16, 2015 Marietta Earth Day Celebration 2015 was a successful, beautiful sunny day! A special thanks to major sponsors: Clare Kremer, Marietta Natural History Society, Marietta Civitan, Peoples Bank and Ron’... more »»

Teacher’s dedication in the past pays off now

May 15, 2015 I would like to send a shout out to Davey Westfall and Shane Pugh. I taught agriculture for 15 years in St. more »»

 
 
 

 

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