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Bookstore’s upcoming closure is bittersweet

July 1, 2014 After 10 years in downtown Marietta, Barking Dog Books and Art, LLC is closing its bricks-and-mortar retail operation and moving. Our last day at 212 Putnam St. in Marietta will be Saturday, July 1. more »»

Dedication service honors CAPS, veterans

July 1, 2014 On Saturday, July 5, from noon to 2 p.m. more »»

Lions Club thankful for Safetytown support

June 28, 2014 Muskingum Valley Safetytown for 2014 has been completed. More than 90 children ready to enter kindergarten in the fall, participated in the nine day program. more »»

So many good people helped with baseball clinic

June 27, 2014 I would like to thank everyone who made the 21st annual Cincinnati Reds Legends Youth Baseball Clinic a very special occasion. So many good people from our community worked hard at this year’s even. more »»

Mayor should show layout of two major intersections

June 26, 2014 Show us the layout. I would like to ask the fine mayor of this fine city to please show us fine taxpayers of this fine city what the layout of the two major intersections will be when done. P.S. more »»

Garrison fights for public education; fairer funding

June 25, 2014 Every child deserves an education that enhances her cognitive, physical and emotional development and abilities. more »»

Everyone deserves an equal piece of the pie

June 25, 2014 I am writing in regards to the letter to the editor about Ormet employees who ran out of benefits and were dropped out of unemployment statistics. more »»

Millions being spent to defeat EPA proposals

June 24, 2014 The Environmental Protective Agency proposals were not even released on June 2, when groups started attacking them. One is the U.. more »»

Wish for more compassion, understanding of cancer

June 23, 2014 We live in a very prominent area for cancer. Cancer touches everyone’s lives in this area one way or another. I have had several friends diagnosed with this terrible monster. more »»

Turn Ormet into positive

June 21, 2014 One-thousand laid-off Ormet employees are no longer “unemployed.” At least, that is the position our elected leaders in Columbus have taken. more »»

Heritage Ohio enjoyed recent visit to Marietta

June 21, 2014 On behalf of Heritage Ohio, I would like to thank the greater Marietta community for the hospitality they showed us last week when Ohio Main Street communities and our board of directors visited for... more »»

Belpre resident needs help with drainage

June 21, 2014 I have been trying for seven long years to get help from the city of Belpre, which is where the debree floods our front yard, to come up with some kind of helpful solution. more »»

EMA change isn’t needed

June 21, 2014 With all the recent discussion about the Emergency Management Agency office being transferred to the sheriff, I feel it’s time the residents of this county speak out and voice their opinion. more »»

Huge show of support for Relay For Life

June 20, 2014 On behalf of the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life, I would like to extend my appreciation to the residents of Washington County for their generosity and support. more »»

Fraternity’s efforts helped food pantry

June 20, 2014 The staff and volunteers of the Marietta Community Food Pantry would like to take this opportunity to thank the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Marietta College for donating the proceeds from their... more »»

Hard work turns an idea into a beautiful reality

June 19, 2014 Last year I asked several residents to advise me on an idea I had to plant many flowers in Marietta to commemorate the 40th anniversary of my company, Christy & Associates. more »»

Questions persist about the Bergdahl situation

June 18, 2014 I find the recent events surrounding the prisoner exchange for Sgt. Bergdahl appalling and frightening. more »»

Connections Academy celebrates its graduates

June 17, 2014 The faculty and staff at Ohio Connections Academy were proud to present our graduating seniors their high school diplomas during our sixth annual commencement ceremony in Columbus. more »»

Crackdown on coal hurts jobs, families

June 14, 2014 If you have been watching or listening to the news media, you can tell Obama’s EPA has declared war on coal production in this country, well let me tell ya about the coal miner and his family ... more »»

Sheriff outlines plan for oversight of EMA

June 14, 2014 The following is in part the proposal presented to the Washington County Commissioners by Larry Minck. more »»



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