Neighborhood News

Monroe Central High School honor roll

Monroe Central High School students named to the honor roll: Principal’s list Freshman: Bettinger, Amy; Chambers, Michael; Grubb, Darrien; Landefeld, Madison; Zwick, Allee. Sophomores: Bach, Haley; Evans, Elsa; Friday, Kirsten; Huck, Katelyn; Huck, Madison; Knowlton, Logan; LeMasters, ...

St. Mary Catholic School honor roll

St. Mary Catholic School students named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-2017 school year: Principal, 4.0 Fourth grade: Ava Bartlett, Max Frye, Tyler Frye. Fifth grade: Ezra Minard, Mary Ruth, Kenzley Urban. Sixth grade: Rowen Baker. Seventh grade: Abby Anderson, ...

BIRTHS

Schwaben Kiara Schwaben of Marietta announces the birth of her daughter, Azaeyleigh Emmerrie-Lynn Schwaben. She was born at 7:38 p.m. April 4, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Teddi Schwaben (Gregg Wheeler) of ...

Frontier seniors earn more than $926,000 in awards

NEW MATAMORAS — Several Frontier High School graduates were recognized at the 13th annual senior awards program May 21 or during graduation on May 26 with more than $265,000 annually in grants and scholarships. The combined cumulative value of academic scholarships from colleges and ...

Waterford High School honor rolls

Waterford High School students named to the honor roll for the fourth grading period: 4.0 Grade 9: Mary Huffman, Aliyah Lada. Grade 10: Ana-Sophia Beardsley, Allex Teters, Denise Young. Grade 11: McKenzie Dietz, Jordan Taylor. Grade 12: Madison Ohse. 3.5 to 3.99 Grade 9: Hayley ...

2017 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) completes training

The third annual Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training was held from May 1 to 5 for Washington County law enforcement personnel. The culminating activity was participating in role plays to test officer’s abilities to de-escalate potential community situations. For example, Officers are ...

WCCC honor roll

Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-2017 school year: Principal list (GPA 4.0): Dylan Arnold, Charlotte Bailey, Sydney Benson, Brittany Berry, Hannah Blevins, Chantel Brown, Alexis Burks, Malika Campbell, Richard Canterbury, ...

Warren high School honor roll

Warren High School honor roll for the fourth term: Principal’s roll Grade 9: Makayla Aiken, Emelia Bowe, Steven Carpenter, Caspen Ford, Brett Gandee, Molly Grayson, Pearl Herriott, Bethany Holstein, Lindsey James, Jayden McAtee, Thomas Miller, Sommer Saboley, Breanna Tonkery, Hannah ...

Club news

Washington County Republican Women The Washington County Republican Women met Monday, May 8, noon, First Baptist Church, Marietta. President Judy Drake led us the Pledge of Allegiance and the Lord’s Prayer, thanked Nadine Kasick for our lunch, and invited everyone to enjoy. President Drake ...

Bowl For Kids Sake

Bowl for Kids Sake

Participants in the annual Bowl for Kids Sake pose for a photo at North Hills Lanes in Marietta on April 30. There were 10 teams and approximately $2,000 raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County. Coordinator Willa O’Neill would like to thank donors and community support once ...

Betsey Mills golf scramble on June 16

A new Betsey Mills Club Scramble will be June 16 at the Marietta Country Club, 705 Pike St., Marietta. Registration time is at 7:30 a.m. and tee off is at 9 a.m. There will be men's division as well as women's division. Mixed teams compete in men's division — men play the blue tees, women ...

Events planned at Beverly Pool

The Beverly Pool is open and many events are planned in June and July: “Teen Night” will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 9. The pool will be reserved for teens who have completed grades seven through 12. Teens can dance to music, swim in the pool, play games (Euchre, corn hole, Texas ...

Volunteers needed to plant milkweed

The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge needs your help to plant over a hundred new Milkweed plants on the refuge. Every day in the U.S. property development rapidly decreases butterfly habitats. By planting more native milkweed plants we will create a habitat that can support more ...

Births

Hendrix Josh and Sarah Hendrix of Vienna, W.Va., announce the birth of their son, Gavin Reece Hendrix. He was born at 3:25 p.m. May 3, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Cayden Eli ...

Reunion

Sand Hill Schools The alumni and families of Marietta Township schools (Sand Hill, Goose Run, Barker, Yankeeburg, Cornerville, Jennings Hill and Reno) met May 20 at the Marietta Township Community Building with 50 plus in attendance. Gene Haught asked the blessing before the potluck meal. ...

Summer library programs in Belpre

Belpre Library summer programs: Camp Buckeye Ages 2 to 10 Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m. June 8 through July 13 Crafts, Fun, and Games Adult, Young Adult, and Juvenile Summer Reading All of June and July Ages 2 and up Adult Coloring Class June 19, 5 to 7 p.m. Ages 17+ Wave ...

Benefit to help with medical bills

A benefit is being planned for David and Jeannie Campbell. Jeannie suffered a massive heart attack on March 9, and all proceeds from this event will go toward the couple for medical expenses. The benefit will be from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Elks Lodge 477, 414 Colegate Drive ...

Brookover named Frontier salutatorian

Frontier High School’s 2017 Salutatorian is Alexis Lynn Brookover. Brookover is the daughter of Ashley and Todd Brookover of Newport. She was active in Cougars on a Mission, Educational Talent Search, Float and Prom Committees, Key Club, two-year member of the National Honor Society, ...

MOVP presents play ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’

The Mid-Ohio Valley Players will present “Sarah, Plain and Tall” at 8 p.m. June 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24, and a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday, June 18. Based on Patricia MacLachlan’s Newberry Award winning book and adapted for the stage by playwright Joseph Robinette, it tells the story of a ...

First Families of Washington County holds banquet

First Families of Washington County, Ohio held their annual banquet at noon on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Marietta Township Recreation Center in Reno. The tables were beautifully decorated in red, white and blue. President Barbara Handschumacher welcomed the group, and the invocation was ...