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Times past Feb. 12

February 12, 2014 50 years ago Rebecca Story of Fort Frye submitted the winning entry to name the newly formed tri-county basketball leagu. more »»

Times past Feb. 11

February 11, 2014 50 years ago Forty-eight petitioners have requested that Marietta City Council change the record, as well as the street markers, to “Colegate Road,” instead of “Colgate. more »»

Times Past for Feb. 10

February 10, 2014 50 years ago Traffic on Ohio 7 near Newport was halted when a small plane en route to Phoenix, Arizona, landed on the highway during a snow squall. more »»

Times past Feb. 8-9

February 8, 2014 Feb. 8 25 years ago ¯ Mark Neyman is director of the latest Mid-Ohio Valley Players production, “84, Charing Cross Road.” Carol Wharff and David Offenberger have the leading roles. Feb. more »»

Times past Feb. 7

February 7, 2014 50 years ago ¯ James McCall of Clarksburg, W.Va., is moving to this area where he will join the teaching staff of Wendell’s Studios. He is a teacher of string instruments and accordio. more »»

Times past Feb. 6

February 6, 2014 25 years ago ¯ The Arthur family of Marietta traveled to Cleveland to watch father Bob Arthur participate in the Ohio Lottery’s weekly “Cash Explosion” television show. more »»

Times past Feb. 5

February 5, 2014 50 years ago ¯ Plans are being made to organize a Youth Center in Lower Salem. more »»

Times past Feb. 4

February 4, 2014 25 years ago ¯ Members of five area unions, some from as far away as Belmont County, walked the Putnam Street picket line with local welfare workers to show support. more »»

Times Past for Feb. 3

February 3, 2014 25 years ago - Marietta City Council approved access driveways to be built on Pike Street for a proposed $1.5 million truck stop. Go Mart Inc. of Gassaway, W. Va. more »»

Times past Feb. 1-2

February 1, 2014 Feb. 1 25 years ago ¯ Full cellular telephone service will be available locally next month. more »»

Times past Jan. 30

January 30, 2014 25 years ago ¯ Sean Nycz of Cub Scout Pack 200 in Marietta, finished second in the annual Pinewood Derby competition at Grand Central Mall. more »»

Times past Jan. 29

January 29, 2014 50 years ago ¯ Fire that started in an oil stove destroyed the log home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Schilling on Bear Creek Road near Lowell, with only a record player being saved from the contents. more »»

Times past: Jan. 28

January 28, 2014 25 years ago ¯ Washington County Engineer Paul Junk recommended Putnam Street or Butler Street as the best locations to build the replacement for the current Putnam Street Bridge. more »»

Times Past for Jan. 27

January 27, 2014 25 years ago - Marietta City Board of Education moved to place a two-year, 4.75-mill emergency levy on the May ballot. The issue would raise $1,133,500 annually for the financially strapped distric. more »»

Times Past Jan. 25-26

January 25, 2014 Jan. 25 25 years ago ¯ Marietta recycling advocates were pleased with the latest draft of a city trash hauling contrac. more »»

Tmes past Jan. 24

January 24, 2014 25 years ago ¯ Marietta City Council has temporarily banned all new water taps outside the corporate limits. more »»

Times past Jan. 23

January 23, 2014 25 years ago ¯ The Beverly-Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce is moving into the second floor of the American Legion building. more »»

Times past Jan. 22

January 22, 2014 50 years ago ¯ Students at Belpre High School staged a walkout in protest of the non-renewal of Superintendent Donald M. Shrimer’s contract. more »»

Times past Jan. 21

January 21, 2014 50 years ago ¯ A 15-foot-tall snow man was built in the yard of the John Arnold home on Lancaster Street. Robert Wagner and eight of the 11 Arnold children created the giant snow figure. more »»

Times Past for Jan. 20

January 20, 2014 25 years ago - Scott Seese and Pati Rose, both recent graduates of Marietta High School, will be performing in the inaugural parade for President George Bush. more »»



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