25 years ago
- Marietta City Board of Education moved to place a two-year, 4.75-mill emergency levy on the May ballot. The issue would raise $1,133,500 annually for the financially strapped district.
50 years ago
- The Marietta High School Tigers squeaked out a 34-33 victory over Moundsville to keep its Interstate Wrestling Tournament crown. Three first-place wins were made by Bill Meagle, Richard Christy, and John Shonnard.
100 years ago
- Dr. Reisling of Caldwell will be this year's manager of the London, Canada, baseball team, which is a member of the Canadian league. He will bring his players to Marietta for spring training, where they will play exhibition games with the college and other area teams.