25 years ago
The Lowell Village Springfest will be today and Sunday on Buell Island. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the festival will run until dark. Sunday, the festival is open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Florida Products, a $4 million-a-year producer of juice and plastic novelty drink containers announced its plans for a division just a few miles away in Reno.
100 years ago
The commission proposal to change the form of government in the city was defeated by nearly 2 to 1, and less than 20 percent of the city voted.
A late train on the main line of the B. & O. was responsible for the absence of city councilman Fred Snodgrass at the city council meeting yesterday. Snodgrass was bitterly criticized for missing the council meeting.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.