25 years ago
About 50 community volunteers spent the weekend helping build a new press box and concession stand at Marietta College's Pioneer Park. Due to inadequate lighting and press facilities, Marietta lost the contract to host the NCAA Division III World Series, which had been held here for 12 years. It is hoped that these improvements will bring it back.
50 years ago
Ohio's record-shattering drought enters its 35th day. Officials are concerned with the possibility of major fires, and smoking has been banned in many state parks.
100 years ago
G. T. Wood of Putnam Street and W. C. Waxler of the West Side were arrested on charges of practicing medicine and surgery in Ohio before obtaining a certificate from the state medical board.