25 years ago
Marietta City Council is considering a pay raise for elected city officials. The mayor currently earns $25,400 per year; the auditor $20,000; the law director, $33,000; and council members $3,600.
50 years ago
At a recent meeting of the Village Council of Beverly, Wayne Budd was appointed to succeed Lyell Roush as the fire chief. Councilmen present were Reicker, Bell, Lowe, Clark, Deamude, and Hilton. Mayor Huston Rohrbaugh presided.
100 years ago
Invitations have been issued for the Merry Christmas Matinee Ball to be given at Foresters Academy on Second Street. The Sisson five-piece orchestra will furnish music, and the young people will dance from 1:30 until 5 p.m. on Christmas afternoon.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.