25 years ago
Results of West Virginia state food inspections revealed that Wood County restaurants rate the highest in cleanliness.
The Marietta Times won second place for general excellence among newspapers with a circulation of 10,000 to 20,000.
100 years ago
The council for the ordination of Mr. Raymond S. Carman to the Baptist ministry was in session. Delegates were present from churches of the Marietta Association, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Williamstown, Cambridge, Granville and Cleveland.
A three story addition to The Safe-Cabinet Company's factory in Norwood will be erected. Concerns over more floor space and storage prompted the addition.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.