25 years ago
- Bird Watcher's Digest naturalist Lynn Barnhart will lead free birding walks in and around Marietta through May 28. The walks will be from 7 to 10 a.m. and participants should bring their own field guides and binoculars.
- A local family, the Schornstheimer's, is breathing a sigh of relief after tragedy nearly struck their son, Robert, who was piloting an Aloha Airlines jet that mysteriously exploded April 28. One flight attendant was thrown from the plane and killed, while 60 passengers were injured
100 years ago
- Devola is the name of a new suburb that has been established on the Muskingum car line at Devol's Dam Station. 59 lots have been laid out and a few have already been sold.
- A farewell party was held at Hose Co. No. 1 for fireman Asbury Dye, who will retire from the department next month.