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Trick-or-Treat/Halloween - 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Community Event, sponsored by Warren Elementary PTA/Little Hocking PTO/Warren Middle School Academic Boosters, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Warren Middle School and Warren High School in Vincent; enter a “trunk” ...

Club news

Washington County Republican Women Fran DeWine, who could potentially become Ohio’s future first lady, was accompanied by LeAnn Johnson to the Washington County Republican Women’s gathering at the Republican Headquarters at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. After she was greeted by a couple of ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Oct. 9 to 15: Tuesday, Oct. 9 9:30 a.m.: Line Dance 10 a.m.: Bible Study 12:30 p.m.: Bridge 5:45 p.m.: Zumba 7 p.m.: Square Dance Wednesday, Oct. 10 11:30 a.m.: Senior Club Potluck 1 p.m.: Grief ...

Library classes

Three Washington County Public Library sites will be offering free computer classes this month: Barlow The Barlow location of the Washington County Public Library, at 45 White Oak Professional Center, will be offering the following free computer class in October: Basic Word Processing, 10 ...

Film series at Smoot will tackle ‘Challenges to Democracy’

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the Smoot Theatre will host the film series, “Challenges to Democracy” during the fall 2018 semester. “Lincoln,” the first movie in the series, was shown Sept. 13 and a panel discussion followed the film. Directed by Steven Spielberg, ...

Quality Deer Management Association receives $75K donation from Eureka

Eureka Midstream has donated $75,000 to the Mid-Ohio Valley Branch of QDMA. This money will be used on the Lewis Wetzel Wildlife Management Area for habitat improvements and is the largest direct-to-branch donation in the history of QDMA. This habitat improvement project will be a joint ...

Annual Octoberfest in Lowell Oct. 6 and 7

The 43rd Annual Octoberfest will be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6 and 7, 7 miles north of Marietta on Ohio 60. There will be live entertainment, many flea market and craft booths, children’s games, a pampered pet petting farm, and a beer garden. There will also be free parking and ...

Drive and dedication to academics earns Student of Month title

From local reports After 20 years in the banking industry, Janie Williams decided it was time to make a change in her life. Last fall she made the courageous decision to pursue a new career by enrolling at Washington State Community College (WSCC) and studying to become a Medical ...

Antero fights hunger for third straight year

Antero Resources donated $13,500 to 16 area food pantries today during a luncheon honoring the groups for their continued efforts in reducing hunger. Representatives from organizations in Washington, Noble, Monroe, Belmont and Guernsey counties joined Antero employees in Marietta for the ...

90th birthday: Card shower for Helen Wittekind

Helen L. Wittekind of Marietta will be celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born on Sept. 29, 1928 at Gravel Bank, Ohio, the daughter of the late Clarence C. Robinson and Mamie Joy Robinson. Helen married Lawrence Delbert Wittekind of Marietta on Sept. 24, 1949. She retired from Warren ...

90th birthday celebration

Mildred Schwendeman celebrated her 90th birthday surrounded by friends and family. She was born July 20, 1928 to the late Joseph and Ida Schaad Huck. She is a graduate of Lowell High School and a member of Our Lady of Mercy Church of Lowell. Mildred is well known for her cooking and many ...

Community Calendar

Events ¯ Volunteers needed for Fifth Annual Christmas Day Feast in Marietta; more guests expected to be served on Christmas Day than in previous years, and there’s a need for delivery drivers, delivery coordinators, kitchen helpers, servers, hospitality staff, clean up crews, cooks, help ...

Hog roast is today

From local reports The River City Farmers Market and Washington County Fair Board will be hosting a hog roast from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The roast will be going on during Pioneer Days, being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the farmers ...

Daughter self-publishes father’s books years after his death

Janice L. Blanton submitted the following article about Harold H. Milton, who helped raise her from an early age and whom she called “Dad.” Harold was an author who wrote seven books, none of which were ever published while he was still living. It was always Harold’s dream that all of his ...

Alzheimer’s Walk to be held in Williamstown

The Alzheimer's Association ® is inviting residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. The walk will take place on Saturday at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule: Wednesday, Sept 19 9 a.m.: Quilt Group 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 1 p.m.: Euchre 1 p.m.: Senior Singers 1 p.m.: Grief support for Widows & Widowers 2:30 p.m.: Tai Chi 3:30 p.m.: Chi ...

Civil War Round Table looks at history of KKK

The next regular meeting of the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley will held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 230 Second St. in Marietta. The featured speaker will be author William Trollinger who will present Ku Klux Klan: From Nathan ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action Launches Audio/Video PSA Contest

PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action wants to know: What can you tell us about the danger and urgency of climate change in 25 seconds or less? Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action invites area high school and college students, staff and faculty to participate in a contest to create a ...

Community Calendar

Food - Lowell American Legion Post 750 steak fry, serving from 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 15; steak cooked to order, chicken breast, baked steak and no meat meals; all meals come with a roll, salad; dessert sold by 4-H group. - Friends of Lower Muskingum River (FLMR) potlucks, 6 p.m., the fourth ...

The Theatre at Marietta College announces its 2018/2019 season

- Storyteller Series: The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel Winner of the Obie Award. A giddy, fleet fantasy based on the love and adventures of a brother and sister, one of whom has a fatal disease. In the opening scene, the brother is wearing pajamas, but it is his schoolteacher sister ...