25 years ago
Marietta Mayor Nancy Hollister joined Lang-Xi Zhou, mayor of Ezhou, China, in formalizing a program of cultural and economic cooperation between the two cities. The ceremonious singing of a letter of intent between the cities was held in China and attended by the Marietta delegation and several Ezhou officials.
50 years ago
Luther F. Toller, advertising manager of The Marietta Daily Times, announced his retirement after 44 years on the job. Toller's advertising career, which began in 1909, included work at Zanesville newspapers and at his own advertising company.
100 years ago
The annual ball of the local Barbers Union was held at the Eagles Hall on Second Street. Sisson's Saxophone orchestra furnished a program of popular music for dancing.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.