25 years ago
A persimmon tree will be planted in Marietta's Bicentennial Grove on the mound of Camp Tupper as a part of the Tree City USA awards ceremony.
Three Marietta Senior High choirs returned from the Ohio Music Education Association State Choir Contest in Akron with the highest ratings possible.
100 years ago
Henry Raschen, who conducts a blacksmith shop on the West Side, was injured while shoeing a horse. The horse kicked, breaking Raschen's arm.
Marietta High will have a track team this season. Before the season started, it was thought there would be no team and no schedule was made. The track team is expected to be the best in school history.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.