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Local airport longtime asset to Valley

April 12, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN—The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport had its beginnings as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in 1940 when crews began clearing a Wood County, W.Va. more »»

A return to his roots for airport manager

April 12, 2014 For the past 68 years the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport has provided air service for Parkersburg, Marietta and surrounding communities. more »»

New owner has personal history with Harmar’s Bee

April 12, 2014 Back in the days when her mother worked as a cook at the Busy Bee restaurant, Donna English never thought she would someday own the plac. more »»

Marietta Country Club once located in Devola

April 12, 2014 The Marietta Country Club was established in 1901—but not in Marietta. The first clubhouse was built that year on farm land in the Devola area leased from J.H. Devol. more »»

Funeral homes trace their beginnings to 1800s

April 12, 2014 For more than 100 years, a few area funeral homes have been firmly entrenched in the community and meeting the needs of area residents. McClure-Schafer-Lankford, 314 Fourth St. more »»

Offenberger and White: Relaying the right message

April 12, 2014 A graphic designer and a technical writer walk into a bank. It’s not a joke. It’s the start of the nearly 30-year success story of Marietta marketing firm Offenberger & White, Inc. more »»

30 years —and counting

April 12, 2014 Local marketing firm Offenberger & White Inc. more »»

Lafayette Hotel: Serving Marietta and its guests since 1918

April 12, 2014 The historic Lafayette hotel has been through a lot in its nearly 100 year existence. more »»

Marietta Chamber of Commerce puts business first

April 12, 2014 For more than 100 years, the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce has been supporting business and economic development in and around Mariett. more »»

Marietta chamber nearing its 100th anniversary

April 12, 2014 Supporting, promoting and advocating for the local business community has long been the mission of the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC). more »»

Lakeside grows, prospers over the years

April 12, 2014 BEVERLY—Sixty-two years ago, Beverly resident Heber “Chop” Ullman built the Lakeside Motel near a small fishing lake he had developed on land his wife, Betty, had inherited from her father along Ohi... more »»

Local banks cornerstones of their communities

April 12, 2014 The First National Bank of McConnelsville is one of a few banks still operating today who received its charter in 1863, under the new act forming the National Banking system. more »»

Marietta Main Street’s simple mission: Revitalization!

April 12, 2014 Our goal is simple — revitalization of the downtown. When three merchant associations joined forces to create ReSTORE Marietta, they began following the Main Street Four-Point Approach®. more »»

Wittens: Farm market part of the original plan

April 12, 2014 In 1958, Ralph and Frances Witten moved from the 1790s-era family homestead near Fly and Sardis and bought a piece of farm land sandwiched between Lowell and Beverly because of the proximity to Ohio... more »»

Witten Farm’s own Jack of all Trades, Mike Jackson

April 12, 2014 For Waterford native Mike Jackson, working on the farm is as natural as dirt under fingernails. more »»

McCarthy Real Estate is family helping families

April 12, 2014 Walter J. McCarthy began what is now McCarthy Real Estate on Feb. 2, 1957. The business started as a single proprietor realty agency and was called Walter J. McCarthy, Realtor. more »»

Marietta College makes its mark

April 12, 2014 The private, liberal arts college that sits in the center of Marietta may be small in size, but its history and legacy are far larger, as Marietta College has been educating students for 179 years. more »»

MC Pioneers: College, students work to build community

April 12, 2014 Last week we sat in wonder as the presentation at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium unfolded across the dome above us. more »»

Betsey Mills still historically, socially significant

April 12, 2014 Just more than 100 years after its humble beginnings as a sewing class-turned-club, the Betsey Mills Club sits on the corner of Putnam and Fourth streets in Marietta as both a major historical and... more »»

Hyde Brothers Printing: A 100-year tradition

April 12, 2014 Little did Ward Hyde realize when he gave notice at a local newspaper to start his own printing business with his brother that his decision would start a 100-year tradition of printing in Marietta. more »»



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