25 years ago
Warm weather contributed to the second highest turnout Jackson Pool had ever seen in a season: 14,602. City Recreation Director Marty Kitchen expects the city of Marietta will continue to operate the pool because of the high attendance. Kitchen also said not to expect a rate increase next year.
A "Totsaver" class will be offered on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital. The course will be one-session, involving infant CPR and will cost $10 per person, $15 per couple.
100 years ago
While Fred Dye was working on an oil rig for the Buckeye Pipe Line Company at Payne Station, he became trapped in the engine. He died as a result of his injuries.
The annual report of the county commissioners shows $53,933.50 available in the treasury.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.