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Times past Oct. 2

October 2, 2013 50 years ago A new home will be built at 127 Rathbone Road for Mr. and Mrs. Pete Thorn. The contractor will be J. A. more »»

Times past Oct. 1

October 1, 2013 25 years ago Mildred Schwendeman supervised the cooking of 1,500 chickens, 500 pounds of beef, and 575 pounds of sausage for Lowell’s Octoberfest. more »»

Times Past for Sept. 30

September 30, 2013 25 years ago Roger and Betsy Hune Kalter, who bicycled around the world for five years, five months, and five days, are exhibiting 150 items acquired from 20 countries during their tour. more »»

Times past Sept. 27

September 27, 2013 25 years ago Warren Local Board of Education approved a $7.8 million general fund budget that school officials say leaves little money to buy maintenance equipment. more »»

Times past Sept.26

September 26, 2013 Sept. 26 25 years ago Marietta’s Betsy Mitchell will be awarded an Olympic silver medal for her qualifying round swim in the 4x100 medley relay. Mitchell, 22, was part of the U.S. more »»

Times past Sept. 25

September 25, 2013 Sept. more »»

Times past Sept. 24

September 24, 2013 25 years ago A new 19-bed psychiatric unit will soon open at Marietta Memorial Hospital. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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