Around town

Women’s self-defense class Wednesday

A free women’s self-defense class with Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Petit will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center at Marietta College. Participants must be at least 18 years old and should wear gym attire.

Belpre Heights church to hold yard sale

Belpre Heights United Methodist Church will be holding its Spring Indoor Yard Sale at 720 Clement Ave. from 4 to 7 p.m. April 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28.

Mother’s Day dinner at Harriettsville

Mother’s Day Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Harriettsville. There will be chicken and ham dinners. Carryout is available.

¯ For information: 740-373-2882

Trash roundup in

Barlow Twp.

Barlow Township residents can bring unwanted trash to the Barlow Township Hall, 567 Warrior Drive, on April 26 and April 27. For a list of accepted items and items not accepted see the announcement page at

Baked steak dinner by Cadets for a Cause

Fort Frye’s Cadets For A Cause will be hosting a baked steak dinner from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be a country store and a showing of “Beauty and The Beast” in the auditorium starting at 6 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $9 for adults and $6 for children. Admission to the movie is by donation. All proceeds go to the Fort Frye High School air conditioning fund. Any donations would be appreciated.

Plant, bake sale at Oak Grove center

Oak Grove Recreation Center, 535 BF Goodrich Road, will host a plant and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 28.

Williamstown Kiwanis serving spaghetti

The Williamstown Area Kiwanis will be sponsoring a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. April 26 at the American Legion in Williamstown. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and under. For tickets, call Susie Woodard at 304-15-0453, Lois Meadows at 304-588-7777, Tamera Stevens at Williamstown Bank; Kelly Hendrickson at WHS or Barb Lewis at the City Building.


≤ The Washington County Public Library bookmobile program runs on a three-week rotating schedule that includes a total of 46 stops. A story in the weekend edition included a figure that indicated the average number of weekly stops, not the total number.

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