25 years ago
Marietta resident Beverly Schwartz, author of "Playing Sardines," will hold a book signing March 1 at the Betsey Mills Club.
The Marietta Dravo plant has new owners and employment is expected to increase.
100 years ago
Plans for raising the lower business streets of Marietta were formally launched at a meeting of property holders. The current level of Front Street is at 38 feet. The proposal would raise it and like streets to 46 feet.
A large barn belonging to Clarence Smith caught fire and burned down. A large quantity of hay was lost in the blaze.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.