50 years ago
- Tommy Windsor, Marietta's famous magician and ventriloquist, will be performing on stage and in person at the Colony Theatre. The Kresge Co. and Dick Kremer Shoes are sponsoring 16 first-run cartoons, and there will be prizes of wagons, dolls, trains, scooters, and live pet magic rabbits.
100 years ago
- Two dredge boats are in Marietta to dig out the harbor at the mouth of the Muskingum River. The work will take 10 to 15 days, and then the boats will tie up here for the winter.