50 years ago
Flash flood conditions along Duck Creek and the Little Muskingum River closed several highways in the area. The Ohio River rose 6.4 feet in the last 24 hours, and is expected to crest at 26.5 feet.
100 years ago
Wanted - A woman for a wife. Must be a good cook, 35 to 45 years of age, and a nice respectable woman. I am 45 years of age, good looking, and in business in Williamstown. Address answers to XYZ, in care of The Times.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.