25 years (1989)
More than 123 bales and 155 boxes of newspapers are sitting outside the Marcon Recycling Center on Pike Street in Marietta because the company can't find a buyer for them. The newspaper glut means the Marietta Recycling Center will limit the amount of newspapers it will accept for at least the next month.
50 years (1964)
The six-weeks-old strike at the B.F. Goodrich Co. plant above Westview ended Tuesday at 6 p.m. after the union membership voted earlier to accept a new wage offer made by the company. The accepted wage increase amounted to seven cents across the board on all hourly wages.
75 years (1939)
Service at the Wesleyan Methodist Church held Sunday in observance of the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the church were well attended. Rev. Grant Curtis, pastor of the church, presided at morning, afternoon and evening services.
100 years (1914)
Thirty-four carloads of cabbage, tomatoes and cucumbers were shipped from this city Wednesday and Thursday, the produce having been hauled from nearby gardening sections. Seventeen cars were loaded by the Washington County Truck Growers Association, and were hilled to Crutchfield & Woolfook, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Compiled by Kelsie Rinard, an intern at The Marietta Times.