50 years ago
Rebecca Story of Fort Frye submitted the winning entry to name the newly formed tri-county basketball league. The Frontier Valley League will be made up of teams from Washington, Noble, and Monroe counties.
100 years ago
William Gabbert of Parkersburg, lately staying on the West Side, was arrested for theft. He is accused of taking furs valued at $70 from the fur house of Strecker Brothers.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.