25 years ago
- Eric Hickerson, a Waterford High School senior, will get to sing at the California Rose parade in Pasadena, Calif.
- Marietta Memorial Hospital and Marietta College worked out a deal: people who donate blood at the hospital in the next two weeks will receive $50 off the tuition for continuing education courses.
100 years ago
- River levels are falling slowly after a crest of 41 feet, four inches. The slow fall is attributed to rain that fell through the night.
- Eph Johnson waded through waist deep water to get to the stable of the Marietta Transfer Co., where he rescued many horses from the high water.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.