50 years ago
The annual Mid-Ohio Valley Science Fair, sponsored by area chemical industries, is being held at the Ohio National Guard Armory. A panel of expert judges selected winners from the 250 student projects that are displayed.
100 years ago
Marietta's sidewalk ordinance, which states that any sidewalk that is rebuilt or repaired must be constructed of cement, was the subject of lively discussion at the City Council meeting. It is feared that a system of good and uniform sidewalks may never be had in the city.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.