25 years ago
An arts and crafts show will be held at the Betsey Mills Club. The show will benefit the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley.
Washington County commissioners selected 13 people to serve on a committee to study area youth services. This committee was formed after 1,428 children needed special help in 1987 because of neglect and abuse.
100 years ago
A flood warning was issued for the Marietta area as cities along both the Muskingum and Ohio rivers have had severe flooding. A flood stage of 45 feet is expected on the Ohio River by tomorrow (March 27). The river is currently at a flood stage of 31 feet and rising around 10 inches per hour.
Mrs. Mable McBride, formerly of this city, was killed in the cyclone that went through Omaha two days ago. McBride and her husband left the area about a year ago to head west.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.