25 years ago
- The Marietta Council will consider a smoking ban in council chambers after a suggestion from the body's president.
- A bill in the Ohio Senate could make Marietta's state liquor store become a privately operated business.
100 years ago
- Police dropped charges against William Lough, who was charged with killing Kihon Leon Laboresuk, a Russian laborer, on Jan. 18 at Fleming. Lough was released from custody after testimonies of eight witnesses.
- The possibilities of using part of the infirmary farm as an experiment farm are being investigated by a representative of the experiment station at Wooster.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.