50 years ago
Washington County and Marietta health board members have agreed to continue the joint arrangement of employing a city-county health commissioner. The city and county share in the salary of the health commissioner on the basis of tax valuation.
100 years ago
A gang of boys who are in the habit of loafing near Abicht's store at Sixth and Warren streets are suspected of setting off another false fire alarm from box No. 45. Mayor Okey promises drastic measures will soon put a stop to these fire alarm fiends.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.