25 years ago
The Central Ohio Heart Chapter hopes to raise $28,000 for the American Heart Association this month, which is designated National Heart Month.
Faced with mounting evidence that youngsters are turning to snuff and chewing tobacco as alternatives to cigarettes, Congress took a first step toward requiring health warning labels on smokeless tobacco and banning its broadcast advertising.
30 years ago
Three unsafe bridges will be replaced on Ohio 550 between Marietta and Barlow. Estimated cost of the project is $170,000.
The Heart of Ohio Girl Scout Council honored Mary Kendall of Marietta with the "Thanks Badge," the most prestigious award given by Girl Scouts of America to an adult.
Angry county taxpayers are flooding the county auditor's office with telephone calls with questions and complaints about their 1980 tax bills. Most bills are higher because they reflect the recent appraisal of property in the county.
35 years ago
The price tag on the widening of Pike Street is approximately $300,000 according to John Matthews, city development administrator.
Washington County was listed as one of 23 Ohio counties showing abnormal growth in real estate tax revenues because of insufficient tax rollbacks.