25 years ago
- The 14th annual Mid-Ohio Steam and Antique Power Show will be held today and tomorrow at the Barlow Fairgrounds.
- The musical "Carousel" will be presented at the Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theater. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and students and $4 for those under 12.
100 years ago
- W.L. Grieser, currently the assistant physical director of the St. Louis YMCA, was employed as the physical director of the Marietta YMCA at a meeting of the board of directors.
- Marietta's street lighting affairs were declared illegal when an announcement was made that the service director cannot legally enter into a contract with the P. M. & I. U. Company for the lighting of the West Side and East End, as the city council recently authorized him to do.