25 years ago
- Marietta City Council approved access driveways to be built on Pike Street for a proposed $1.5 million truck stop. Go Mart Inc. of Gassaway, W. Va., will be constructing the business, complete with diesel fuel and a restaurant, east of Interstate 77.
100 years ago
- The Ohio House passed the Dickson bill authorizing the state armory board to accept a gift of land in Marietta as the site of an armory building and to erect an armory on it. The measure refers to a portion of the ice harbor lot, which was offered to the state earlier, but refused because of the question of title.