25 years (1989)
Residents of Matamoras and Beverly could have safer, more reliable water supplies later this year through a new statewide infrastructure bond program. Construction on a new $199,000 reservoir for Matamoras and a $158,000 well in Beverly were approved by the local coordinating committees.
75 years (1939)
Another new home will be built in the Strecker Hill development by Clarence Smith. The estimated cost is $4,800, H.L. Schuff was named as contractor.
100 years (1914)
In the longest game ever played in the National league New York defeated Pittsburgh 3 to 1 in 21 innings.
Compiled by Kelsie Rinard, an intern at The Marietta Times.