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Community showed huge support for Christian school

July 2, 2015 As the first school year of Oak Grove Christian School has been completed, we have much to be thankful for! We are located in the former Oak Grove Elementary School which is currently the Oak Grove... more »»

Thoughts about having guns in church

July 1, 2015 I think most people will agree that the murders that happened at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. were horrific. more »»

Betsey Golf Scramble appreciates huge support

July 1, 2015 The Betsey Mills Club held a women’s golf scramble on June 19 at The Marietta Country Club. We wish to thank our many hole sponsors and donor. more »»

Know the facts about the Confederate flag

June 30, 2015 The latest assault from the left on the Confederate flag is another fine example of the mind-numbing idiocy that radiates from political correctnes. more »»

Work on flowers around museums is appreciated

June 30, 2015 Don’t the museums look beautiful and welcoming with all of the beautiful flowers? The board of Friends of the Museums would like to thank several people who have worked hard to make that happen. more »»

Thanks for successful fundraiser for Sternwheel

June 29, 2015 The 6th Annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival 5K Run and Walk was held on May 23. more »»

Hazard along Virginia Street should be fixed

June 27, 2015 Forever it seems, I drive on Virginia Street alongside the Ohio River, and I see a very dangerous object protruding from the river. more »»

More safety needed around chemical facilities

June 27, 2015 The anniversary of the Enviro-Tank chemical incident in Belpre (June 24, 2014) brings to mind those who were injured and affected, and how to prevent tragedies like this from happening again. more »»

Sen. Gentile should support responsible spending

June 26, 2015 Last Thursday, the Ohio Senate passed a two-year, $71.3 billion state budget. The vote was 23-10, with one Democrat voting for the budget and one Republican voting against. more »»

Support for Shriners’ Tabloid Days is appreciated

June 25, 2015 Recently the Marietta Shrine Club conducted our annual Tabloid Days. This is where we Shriners stand in front of pre-approved businesses and collect donations for the Shriners Hospitals for Children. more »»

Get active if you’re touched by sewer issue

June 25, 2015 I read in a recent article in The Marietta Times how Mayor (Joe) Matthews was “irritated” at the “hold up” of the Devola sewer project and then in the June 5 issue of The Marietta Times, City Counci... more »»

Marietta should solve its sewer problem alone

June 23, 2015 Our former county commissioners went behind our backs and made a deal with the city of Marietta to put Devola, Oak Grove and Reno on their sewer system. more »»

Kasasa Community Picnic was a big success

June 22, 2015 On Friday, June 12, Williamstown Bank held the Kasasa Community Picnic at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown. more »»

Time to get rid of the confederate flags

June 22, 2015 Yet another mass shooting has befallen our country, this time in Charleston, South Carolina. This is the 14th such shooting our president has had to speak publicly on, something all of those in the U. more »»

America in Bloom impressed with city

June 20, 2015 Our thanks and admiration go out to the city of Marietta for its first-time efforts participating in the America in Bloom awards program. more »»

Threat to clean power plan comes from legislature

June 20, 2015 Tuesday’s article, “Appeals court tosses suits challenging climate change plan,” discusses how the Clean Power Plan has survived its first legal challenge, despite having not yet been proposed. more »»

Attitudes on signs upset lifelong city resident

June 19, 2015 I would like to comment on the newspaper article where city council is worried about signs from businesses on sidewalks. First, Roger Kalter stated that it is a hazard to pedestrians and cyclists. more »»

Power company has history of helping in the community

June 18, 2015 On the eve of the closing of Ohio Power Muskingum River Plant, would like to take this opportunity to just say a big “thank you” to Ohio Power, and all of its present and past employees. more »»

Thanks to residents who add color to landscape

June 18, 2015 Color our world! Marietta in Bloom has placed 40 containers, overflowing with Purple Wave, Bubble Gum and Lime petunias, with residents on Muskingum Drive, Front and Third streets. more »»

Seniors group felt welcome for county home tour

June 17, 2015 I would like to take this opportunity to thank the administration and staff of the Washington County Home for hosting our regular meeting of the Independence Township Senior Citizens Club June 11. more »»



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