25 years ago
A new convenience store featuring homemade meals has opened at the Ashland station two miles south of Marietta. Myers Mini Mart and Deli is expected to serve the 6,500 nearby plant employees, as well as Ohio 7 travelers.
50 years ago
The Rebel Restaurant on Harmar Hill is selling hamburgers at seven for $1, and milkshakes at 15 cents each.
100 years ago
An entertainment was given by the Excelsior Literary Society of Waterford High School. The Waterford orchestra, composed of Ferne Sprowls on piano, Osmer Beebe on bass viol, Charles Martin on trombone, Harry Baldwin on violin, and Dale Skipton on clarinent, rendered fine selections.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.