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Times Past for Sept. 23

September 23, 2013 25 years ago In an effort to establish a good relationship with Ohio businesses, eight Chinese trade officials from Hubel Province were in Mariett. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 21-22

September 21, 2013 Sept. 21 25 years ago Construction is underway on Marietta College’s new $2.5 million McDonough Center. more »»

Times past Sept. 20

September 20, 2013 25 years ago Ninth Street residents will soon start laying bricks as part of a volunteer effort to smooth their bumpy roadway after receiving approval from Bob Badger, city engineer. more »»

Times past Sept. 19

September 19, 2013 25 years ago More than 100 artists from all over the country exhibited their work at the Indian Summer Arts and Crafts Festival held at the fairgrounds. more »»

Times past Sept. 18

September 18, 2013 50 years ago Bonham’s of Marietta is marking 16 years of service to area shoppers with over $25,000 in renovations to its Putnam Street store. more »»

Times past Sept. 17

September 17, 2013 Sept. 17 25 years ago Margaret Fredericks’ fifth-grade class at Phillips School produced a brochure, “Historic Tour for Kids,” to guide young Marietta visitors around 31 numbered sites. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 16

September 16, 2013 25 years ago Marietta City Council approved a new zoning classification for department stores and light manufacturing plants. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 14-15

September 14, 2013 Sept. 14 25 years ago David B. Baker has been named chairman of the 1988 Greater Marietta United Way campaign. A vice president and trust officer at Peoples Banking & Trust C. more »»

Times past Sept. 13

September 13, 2013 25 years ago Betsy Mitchell, daughter of James and Diane Mitchell of Marietta, arrived in Seoul, South Korea, as a member of the U.S. Olympics swim team. more »»

Times past Sept. 12

September 12, 2013 25 years ago Beautiful weather, the most expensive fireworks display in festival history, and a crowd estimated at somewhere between 45,000 to 130,000 highlighted the weekend’s 13th annual Ohio Rive... more »»

Times past Sept. 11

September 11, 2013 50 years ago A preview tour of three Gold Medallion all-electric homes was conducted by the Marietta Electric Co. for members of the Washington County Home Builders Association. more »»

Times past Sept. 10

September 10, 2013 25 years ago Developer Frank Christy says that the $6 million Lafayette Center at Pike and Jefferson streets, now six months behind in construction, will be completed next spring. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 9

September 9, 2013 25 years ago Following a 5 1/2-month, $335,000 overhaul at Beatty’s shipyards in Warsaw, Kentucky, the W. P. Snyder Jr. returned to Marietta just in time for the Sternwheel Festival. more »»

Times past Sept. 6

September 6, 2013 25 years ago Local and state fire officials are attempting to determine the cause of gasoline leaking into the Muskingum River. more »»

Times past Sept. 5

September 5, 2013 25 years ago “Stretch,” the steer of 14-year-old Mike Lowe of Little Hocking, was named grand champion at the Washington County Fair’s market steer sho. more »»

Times past Sept. 4

September 4, 2013 50 years ago Contracts for 6.17 miles of Interstate 77 in Washington County are scheduled to be awarded by the state highway department in 1964. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 3

September 3, 2013 50 years ago A building permit was issued for the new Social Security office building. Valued at $22,600, the structure will be located at 331 Fourth St. in Marietta. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 2

September 2, 2013 25 years ago The Washington County Fair is set to open this weekend, and visitors may want to take along an umbrella as rain is in the forecast. more »»

Times Past for Aug. 31-Sept. 1

August 31, 2013 Aug. 31 25 years ago Washington County Courthouse workers were evacuated due to a bomb threat. more »»

Times past Aug. 29

August 29, 2013 25 years ago Guests at Del Baker’s retirement party from Fenton Art Glass Co. spent an extra two hours celebrating aboard the Valley Gem after the sternwheeler ran aground in the Muskingum River. more »»



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