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Times past July 19-20

July 19, 2014 July 19 25 years (1989) ¯ Wayne Street residents are on their porches, enjoying their backyards and opening their windows again because the odor from Marietta’s waste water treatment plant is almost... more »»

Times Past

July 18, 2014 July 18 25 years (1989) ¯ Residents of Matamoras and Beverly could have safer, more reliable water supplies later this year through a new statewide infrastructure bond program. more »»

Who will build the roads?

July 18, 2014 "Tea party members don't think there's a federal role in transportation!" complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project. more »»

Killing immigration reform is tragedy for the GOP

July 18, 2014 Like Hamlet pacing the stage in angst-ridden doubt, Speaker John Boehner this week delivered the message that immigration reform is dead for 2014. more »»

Times Past

July 17, 2014 July 17 25 years (1989) ¯ More than 123 bales and 155 boxes of newspapers are sitting outside the Marcon Recycling Center on Pike Street in Marietta because the company can’t find a buyer for them. more »»

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July 16, 2014 July 16 50 years (1964) ¯ D.C. Lang, owner of Lang Farm Equipment, has purchased a three-acre tracts two miles below Marietta along Ohio 7 and plants to construct a business building ther. more »»

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July 15, 2014 July 15 25 years (1989) ¯ Since June 30, Gene Marchetti, who is the teaching professional at the Marietta Tennis Center, has been sharing his knowledge of the sport with eight eager and enthusiastic... more »»

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July 14, 2014 July 14 25 years (1989) - Marietta Gold scored twice in the top of the sixth inning to edge Belpre “A” 11-9 here Thursday and win the Marietta Pizza Hut 9-10-year-old championship. more »»

Times past July 12-13

July 12, 2014 July 12 25 years (1989) ¯ The new Valley Gem will be sidelined at least three days after the sternwheeler’s wheel fell of Tuesday afternoon during a passenger trip on the Ohio Rive. more »»

Times past July 11

July 11, 2014 25 years (1989) ¯ About a dozen new retail stores including takeout restaurants and a major drug store will be added to the Lafayette Center on Pike Street by the fall. more »»

Times past July 10

July 10, 2014 25 years (1989) ¯ Sunday’s Broughton’s Ice Cream Social brought out at least 7,000 people, making it one of the most successful eve. more »»

Times past July 9

July 9, 2014 July 9 50 years (1964) ¯ Marietta College will be constructing a new observatory facility atop Mills Hall at Sixth and Putnam streets. The project will cost $22,500. more »»

Times Past

July 8, 2014 July 8 25 years (1989) ¯ Marietta High School’s “Save Our Football” fundraising drive has reached 50 percent of its $30,000 goal. more »»

Times past

July 7, 2014 July 7 25 years (1989) - The nation’s unemployment rate edged up a notch to 5.3 percent as businesses created a modest 180,000 new jobs. more »»

Times past July 5

July 5, 2014 July 5 25 Years (1989) An estimated 12,000 people came to the fairgrounds during the holiday weekend. The fair board is estimated to profit between $2,000 and $3,000 from the festivities. more »»

Time Past July 4

July 4, 2014 July 4 25 Years (1989) As part of a legislative reorganization of higher education, Parkersburg Community College was approved to change its name to West Virginia University at Parkersburg and becom... more »»

Times past July 1-3

July 3, 2014 July 1 25 years (1989) Tonya Fournier, 16, a senior at Marietta High School won a $50 savings bond for her entry winning the teams logo contest. more »»

Times Past

June 30, 2014 June 30 25 years ago (1989) Tuition at Marietta College has increased by $800, making it $10,250. more »»

Times Past June 28-29

June 28, 2014 25 Years (1989) Michele Seevers, of Newport, and her family narrowly missed electrocution Tuesday when lightning struck their house, sending a bolt of pure electricity into a filled bathtu. more »»

Times Past

June 27, 2014 25 years ago (1989) Record amounts of rain, which have caused an increase in insects have dealt farmers a serious blow that agriculture officials say could make this season the worst in memory. more »»

 
 

 

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