Four areas to drop off bagged leaves
Beginning immediately, the city of Marietta has designated four areas for residents to drop off bagged leaves: Indian Acres, Buckeye Park, Lookout Park and Greenleaf Landscapes compost facility on Ohio 821.
Only leaves can be dropped off at these sites. City crews will begin leaf pickup the third or fourth week of October. Residents are asked to not put bagged leaves out for crews but to instead rake the leaves between the curb and sidewalk, not into the street.
Smorgasbord dinner resumes each month
Chesterhill Fire Department Auxiliary will resume its monthly smorgasbord dinner Oct. 21.
Dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the firehouse on Ohio 555 in Chesterhill.
The menu will consist of baked steak, baked chicken, noodles, mashed potatoes, a vegetable, other side dishes, dessert and a beverage.
Carry-out meals for the local area will be available by calling 554-6801 the day of the dinner.
Antique appraisals will benefit museum
An antique appraisal will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at Waterford Elementary School to raise money for repairs at the Oliver Tucker Museum. The cost is $5 for the first item, $3 for others.
Portraits taken to help Relay For Life
The Peoples Bank "Fighting 4 Life" team is raising funds for the Washington County Relay for Life by offering a 10x13 color family portrait by Color Craft Studios for a $10 donation to the Relay For Life.
Pictures will be taken at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets must be paid for in cash.
For information: 525-0840 or 350-4017.
Free legal clinic will be held at church
The Washington County Bar Association and Southeastern Ohio Legal Services will offer a free legal clinic from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. Walk-ins are welcome.
The clinic is for those unable to afford legal representation (less than 187 percent of the poverty guideline.
For information: 374-2629.
From local reports