25 years ago
Washington County Commissioners conducted a public hearing on the issuance of $2 million in industrial revenue bonds for expansion at Forma Scientific. The manufacturer of scientific products plans the addition of a painting room, which could mean 15 new jobs over the next 18 months.
50 years ago
Four Marietta golfers refused to let near-zero temperatures interfere with their regular Saturday game at Par Mar Pines. Bill Poulson, Bill Gavin, Jim Connelly, and Dick Sabol had the course to themselves.
100 years ago
Beaver and Ellot announce that a new and independent ferry has been established at the Muskingum Park. The boat, "Trilby," will be docked there to take care of the public.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.