25 years ago
The Washington County Career Center will host a baseball card show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show is a fundraiser for the center's machine trades program.
Twenty area business people formed a committee to incorporate for the development of Buckley Island, which sits between Marietta and Williamstown in the Ohio River. The committee is planning a meeting with the attorney of Howard Buckley, 92, of Parkersburg, who owns the three-mile-long island.
100 years ago
Burglars broke into and robbed Arthur Devol's saloon and Pete Gazale's fruit stand some time after 11 p.m.
A section of the Newport Pike will be paved this summer, as decided by the county commissioners and a representative of the state highway department.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.