50 years ago
Due to their outstanding performance on the test of educational development, five area high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition.
Susan Yocky, Vaughn Drum, John Hazelton, and Constance Jones of Marietta High School, and William Stockwell of Williamstown High School, will have the opportunity to take a second examination for the finalist award of a four-year college scholarship.
100 years ago
Four and a half miles of paved road, constructed by the Nelson & Merydith Co. out of Parkersburg, have been completed.
This will be good news to the many autoists of this city who motor to Parkersburg.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.