25 years ago
- The Ohio Historical Society has received $155,000 from the Ohio General Assembly for repairs on the sternwheeler W.P. Snyder. The sternwheeler will exit Marietta next week by tug boat for Warsaw, Ky., where the repairs will be made.
- The Fairmont Theater of the Deaf from Cleveland will perform the "Light, Space and Time" mime, music and drama show on April 19 at Marietta High School's auditorium.
100 years ago
- The library trustees turned their attention to the commons at the corner of Fifth and Washington streets as the possible site of the new library. Several other locations were discarded after they were submerged by floodwater.
- The county commissioners are in session with Nicholas Koehler to determine which county road will be paved this year.