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Waterford Community Fair Schedule

Today 7 to 9 a.m. Hog weigh-ins at the Fair Barn. 9 to 11 a.m. Hog Pictures at the Fair Barn. 10 a.m. to noon Receiving Fancywork, Exhibit Buildings, featuring quilts, hand sewn photography, clothing, jewelry and more. 2 p.m. Horticulture exhibits in place, Exhibit Buildings. 4 p.m. ...

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Memorial 5K honors graduate

Each year, as the Kyle Bankes Memorial 5K winds through the village, the runners and walkers pass the place where Bankes rests in the Beverly Cemetery. Passing that spot, with sometimes 100 or more of the people who cared so much for Kyle, is emotional but also a highlight for his mother, ...

2017 Back to School: Bus Schedules & more

Opening days - Belpre City Schools: Aug. 16. - Fort Frye Local Schools: Aug. 24. - Frontier Local Schools: Aug. 22. - Marietta Christian School: Aug. 21 (half day); Aug. 22 (full day). - Marietta City Schools: Aug. 23. - Morgan Local School District: Aug. 23. - Oak Grove Christian ...

Belpre Homecoming opens today

From staff reports BELPRE To mark the 85th year of the Belpre Homecoming Festival, organizers are bringing back a couple of popular acts and activities from the past. The 85th annual Belpre Homecoming Festival kicks off today at Civitan Park in Belpre and runs through Saturday. This ...

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Hushion-Baum

Hushion-Baum

Together with their families, Katie Marie Hushion of Marietta and Joseph Anthony Baum of Millfield, Ohio, announce their upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Teresa Hushion of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Joseph and Mary Augenstein, Joan Hushion and the ...

Amber Flanagan and Christopher Campano

Flanagan-Campano

Satin Holcomb of St. Marys, W.Va., announces the engagement of her daughter Amber Flanagan to Christopher Campano on July 5, 2017. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of St. Marys High School, a 2015 graduate of Marietta College, and is currently employed as the Journalism teacher at St. Marys ...

Mackenzie Brooks and Devin Verhoff

Brooks-Verhoff

Mackenzie Lauren Brooks and Devin Michael Verhoff announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeffery and Tammie Brooks of Vincent. She is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Karen Newbrough of Vincent and Sue Brooks and the late Arthur Brooks of Vienna, W.Va. She graduated ...

Mary Beth Schramm and Dustin Huck

Schramm-Huck

Philip and Mollie Schramm of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Beth Schramm to Dustin Huck, son of Patrick and Teresa Huck of Marietta. Miss Schramm is a graduate of the University of Rio Grande, is an Educational Specialist at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Mr. Huck is a ...

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Caleb and Jordan Darling

Futrell-Darling

Jordan Futrell and Caleb Darling were married on June 10, 2017 in the gazebo of the Marietta Shrine Club. Don Archer, of Christ United Methodist Church, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Les and Terri Futrell of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Sue and Morris James ...

Caleb and Jordan Futrell

Futrell-Darling

Jordan Futrell and Caleb Darling were married on June 10, 2017 in the gazebo of the Marietta Shrine Club. Don Archer, of Christ United Methodist Church, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Les and Terri Futrell of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Sue and Morris James ...

Camron and Melisa Rice

Buhles-Rice

Melisa Marie (Rice) Buhles and Camron Ray Rice were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Newport. Jerry Slonaker was the minister who officiated for the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her stepfather, Frank Garretson. The bride is the daughter of ...

Chase and Sarah Mayer

Sargent-Mayer

Sarah Sargent and Chase Christian Mayer were united in marriage on July 6, 2017 at Marietta City Hall. Mayor Joe Matthews officiated for the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by Jason Farnsworth. The bride is the daughter of Christie and Jason Farnsworth of Marietta and ...

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David and Barbara Lowe

40th: David and Barbara Lowe

Mr. and Mrs. David Lowe of Marietta celebrated 40 years of marriage on Aug. 6, 2017. They were married at Faith United Methodist Church on Aug. 6, 1977. Lowe is the son of Velma Lowe and the late Charles Lowe. He is a mechanics supervisor for Mid-Ohio Bulk Transport. Mrs. Lowe is the ...

Doug and Nancy Mercer

50th: Doug, Nancy Mercer

Doug and Nancy Mercer of Waterford will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 20. They were married Aug. 20, 1967 at Malta United Methodist Church in Malta by the Rev. Thomas Snyder. A reception celebration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Beverly United Methodist ...

Glen and Marcia Pawloski

35th: Glen, Marcia Pawloski

Glen and Marcia Pawloski of Devola will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on July 31. They were married at St. John the Baptist Church at Churchtown by Msgr. Charles Highland on July 31, 1982. The couple met while college students at Ohio University. Mrs. Pawloski is the daughter of ...

Mark and Kathy Bartlett

45th: Mark, Kathy Bartlett

Mark and Kathy Bartlett of Marietta will celebrate their 45th anniversary on Saturday, July 29, 2017. They were married on July 29, 1972 at Christ United Methodist Church by the Rev. George Campbell. Bartlett is the son of the late Frank and Rosemary Bartlett. He is employed as supervisor, ...

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West Virginia Interstate Fair runs through Sat.

From staff reports MINERAL WELLS, W.Va.— The 2017 West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition will feature live entertainment, activities, carnival rides and other attractions on Butcher Bend Road near Mineral Wells. The fair, which began Tuesday and runs through Saturday, will also ...

Devola multi-use trail benefits from support

The financial support provided by the grant awards to the Devola Multi-Use Trail (DMUT) from the Ohio Department of Health Program, Creating Healthy Communities (CHC), has provided important early support for trail development as well as leverage for our project that has resulted in ...

Area youth gain knowledge through gardening

Behind the Boys and Girls Club in Harmar are multiple raised garden beds, called the “Learning Gardens,” which are used to teach students about gardening and horticulture, healthy living, and healthy foods and nutrition. This program focuses on eating proper nutritious foods to provide the ...

Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

By Mark Kennedy AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nelson Mandela in a new miniseries, he didn’t hesitate. At first. “I was offered the part. I said ...