25 years ago
The Marietta athletic boosters club announced that it will not aid the 19 sports programs if the 8.5-mill levy fails in November.
The Beverly branch of the Washington County Library will offer storytime to preschool-age children from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The sessions start Oct. 7 and continue through Dec. 9.
100 years ago
Wells' Millinery Store will be opening for a few hours tonight to show off its new line of suits and coats. The Marietta Orchestra will perform.
Macksburg will hold a vote on Beal law. This will determine whether or not the city stays "dry." If the petitioners of the "wet" vote prevail, several saloons will open up.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.