25 years ago
More than 100 artists from all over the country exhibited their work at the Indian Summer Arts and Crafts Festival held at the fairgrounds. Spinners and quilters displayed their skills, graphic designers took home prizes, and children enjoyed face painting and making soap balls.
50 years ago
Colorful banners and flags will decorate the downtown area this weekend at the third annual Sidewalk Bargain Days. Tables of merchandise will be displayed on the streets and sidewalks as retailers offer "values galore." The Jaycees, Band Boosters, and other groups will sponsor concession stands.
100 years ago
Safety Director Daker announced that Earl C. Davis, fireman, has been promoted to lieutenant and electrician of the Marietta Fire Department. The new position, created for the purpose of giving Davis a better job, carries a salary of $80 per month.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.