25 years ago
- Scott Seese and Pati Rose, both recent graduates of Marietta High School, will be performing in the inaugural parade for President George Bush. Seese plays snare drums and Rose plays trumpet in The Ohio State Marching Band.
50 years ago
- For the first time in history, final examinations will be given at Marietta High School. Counting as one-quarter of the semester grade, each exam will last one and one-half hours and include questions on material covered throughout the semester.
100 years ago
- Engineer Sherman of Toledo reported on a number of flood prevention plans for the City of Marietta. The cost of levee systems and raising streets ranges from $500,000 to $2,500,000, and may be too expensive for implementation.