25 years ago
Ninth Street residents will soon start laying bricks as part of a volunteer effort to smooth their bumpy roadway after receiving approval from Bob Badger, city engineer. The plan includes straightening about 750,000 bricks on Ninth Street between Washington and Warren.
50 years ago
Marietta Board of Education candidates John Burnworth, Clifford Lincoln, and Warren Souers addressed a meeting of the Marietta Education Association.
100 years ago
A man who refuses to give his identity was arrested for snatching a purse containing $10 from Miss Minnie Lankford. After grabbing Miss Lankford's purse, the thief ran across Second St. into Hackett's Saloon, where the bartender held him until police arrived.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.