25 years ago
The Matamoras Historical Society will host a Heritage Day celebration to honor the 1797 arrival of the first settlers in Matamoras. Events include an arts and crafts show, a parade, and the unveiling of a monument in Ferguson Park, engraved with the name of James Riggs, the first settler.
50 years ago
Jim Barr of city police and Jack Jurin of the Ohio Highway Patrol led Marietta's third annual Fire Prevention Parade.
100 years ago
Otto Bros. on Putnam Street announces its "Fall Opening" on Thursday, from 7 to 10 p.m. No goods will be sold, but the public will have the chance to inspect the season's newest merchandise.