25 years ago
Washington County Common Pleas Judge Susan Boyer and her Republican challenger in the upcoming election, James Schneider, spoke to Marietta Civitan Club members. The issues of minimum sentences and plea bargaining were discussed.
50 years ago
Ralph Barnett has retired after 41 years and 10 months as a rural mail carrier out of Fleming. He inherited the route in 1921 from his father, Ambrose Barnett, who started the first rural route out of Fleming in 1901.
100 years ago
Wittlig and Sons, jewelers, has begun the installation of a wireless station with which they can receive the time of day from Washington, D.C. The six wires of the aerial will be 150 feet long and 75 feet high, attached from the top of Police Headquarters to the top of the Wittlig block.