Neighborhood News

Career Center selects 2017-2018 Student Ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center Student Ambassadors have been selected for the 2017-18 school year. Ambassadors are: Aura Bruce is the daughter of April Bruce of Marietta. She is a senior from Marietta enrolled in the Medical College Prep program; Spencer Crone is the son of Joe and ...

Phi Theta Kappa at Washington State inducts 30 members

The Alpha Rho Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Washington State Community College (WSCC) recently inducted its largest group in several years. The organization also made some exciting scholarship announcements. WSCC’s PTK added 30 members to its roster, bringing the ...

kids enjoying the race

Polar Express Fun Run and Walk 5K

On Saturday, Dec. 2, Beverly-Center Elementary PTO held its 1st Polar Express Fun Run and Walk 5k. Participants were encouraged to wear pj’s and holiday costumes. There was a great turnout for the first race — 121 registered runners. Medals for the first, second and third place overall ...

Photo courtesy of the Washington County Career Center
Chianna Eddy studies video production on a computer at the Washington County Career Center.

Teen of the Week: Teen wants to be TV journalist

If Chianna Eddy achieves her goals, you might see her one day on the national news — covering it, that is. Eddy’s ambition is to become a journalist for a national network, starting with an internship on a major news program such as the Today show. She’s studying graphic design and ...

“Frontier High School Student of the Year Award” (Samantha Farnsworth) Pictured L to R:  Samantha Farnsworth, Todd Bradford.

FLEDA awards go out at annual dinner

The Frontier Local Economic Development Association’s (FLEDA) 16th Annual Dinner was held on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Frontier High School, with 83 registered to attend. FLEDA’s president, Jack Haessly, welcomed everyone to the event and thanked them for their support. School ...

St. Mary

Regional Spelling Bee qualifiers

St. Mary Catholic School Regional Spelling Bee qualifiers, from left, Grayson Linnel, (alternate), Addie Betz, Lilly Westbrock, Elena Cisar and Anna Martin. The event, held in March, was hosted by The Marietta Times. The team is under the direction of Jocelyn Smith.

Vet taking welding classes at WSCC in pursuit of career

Washington State Community College’s November Student of the Month is a craftsman who is taking his skills to the next level. Creighton Henthorn is challenging the traditional career paths for machinists and welders by applying those skills and techniques towards mastering the art of ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Dec. 11 to 18: Monday, Dec. 11 8 a.m.: Billiards for fun 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 1 p.m.: 24 hour nurse 5 p.m.: Evening Dinner concert Tuesday, Dec. 12 8 a.m.: Billiard for ...

Pollution-choked India buying dirty U.S. oil byproduct

ByThe Associated Press NEW DELHI — U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead. Petroleum coke, the bottom-of-the-barrel leftover from refining Canadian tar sands crude and other heavy oils, is cheaper ...

Newport Elementary School honor roll

Newport Elementary School Newport Elementary School students named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period: Principal’s roll, 4.0 4th grade: Keeley Barrows, Rachel Carpenter, Madison Greenwood, Ethan Hartline, Ethan Hartshorn, Levi Hayes, Miley Kiggans, Hayden ...

Fort Frye High School honor roll

Fort Frye High School Fort Frye High School students named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period: Merit (3.0 to 3.49) Anhalah Anderson-Delancey, Carter Armstrong, Tyler Ball, Holden Barton, Collin Bauerbach, Branden Baumgartner, Jordan Beebe, Konnor Bell, Chyanna ...

Children’s author at book signing

During Marietta’s monthly Downtown First Friday sales event on Friday, Dec. 1, doors will be open until 11 p.m. at Twisted Sisters Boutique, located on Front Street. You’ll also find local children’s author, Louise Holmes, book-signing her Christmas story, “Rudolph’s Plight Before ...

Births

Huffman Ryan and Brittany Huffman of Waterford announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Grace Huffman. She was born at 4:16 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Randall and Natalie Lowe of Williamstown ...

Belpre Senior Center calendar

The Belpre Senior Center is located at 1614 Washington Blvd. Call 740-423-6022 for more information. Activity is free unless otherwise noted. Week of Dec. 3 to 9: Monday: 11 a.m. – Tai Chi 11:45 a.m. – Stretch and Strength 2 p.m. – Chair Volleyball 5:30 p.m. – Low-Impact ...

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Teen of the Week: Frontier senior works to help others now, in the future

Alexis Scadden is seeking ways to help others while placing herself in a leadership role to further that aim. She’s involved in groups that forward student government, academic achievement and community assistance and health. Question: Why did you choose to get involved with Key ...

Jeff and Sheri Easter

Ohio Valley Opry features holiday gospel shows

Morgan County’s popular country, gospel, and bluegrass music show — the Ohio Valley Opry — will be featuring Jeff and Sheri Easter on Dec. 2 for two shows at the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville. In conjunction with the downtown annual Twin City Christmas event, the December ...

Interact

Career center Interact Club officers announced

The Career Center announces its Interact Club officers for the 2017-18 school year. The Interact Club is affiliated with Rotary International and is a community service club for high school students. Interact has over 10,000 clubs in 109 countries and geographic areas and has a roster ...

O’Neill Center schedules

Week of Nov. 27-Dec. 4 O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 4: Monday, Nov. 27 10:00am Chair Volleyball 11:30am Fun & Fit 5:00pm Christmas cookie decorating Tuesday, Nov. 28 9:30 am ...

Waterford High School Class of 1977, Row 1: Sandra Turner Wright, Debbie Sadler Stocky, Sherry Stollar Bentley, Janet Beardmore Mincks, Diane Miller Arnold, Suzan McLaughlin Sunseri, Roxanne Huck Boggs, Evelyn Jones Hall; Row 2: Rodney Pugh, Cydnee Cunningham Bancroft, Marcia Arnold Pawloski, Doug Sprague, Gary Lang, Debbie Minton, Tammie Farmer, Cindy Neely Arnold, Bridget Lang Stephens; Row 3: John Phillips, Randy Offenberger, Jan Huck, Brenda Hinton Duffy, Ronnie Bauerbach, Bob Schaad, Michael Rauch, Zane Curry, Bill Schaad, Tom Tucker.

Waterford High Class of 1977 holds reunion

The Waterford High School Class of 1977 recently held its 40th class reunion on Nov. 11, 2017. The evenings festivities were held at the Best Western on Pike Street in Marietta inside the River Room. The evening started at 5 p.m. with 27 classmates in attendance. Guests enjoyed light snacks and ...

Brenda K. Wolfe Foundation donates $5,000 to cancer research center

Recently, the Brenda K. Wolfe Peritoneal Cancer Foundation donated $5,000 to the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Research Center, the James. The board of directors of the foundation wishes to thank all those who donated and volunteered their time to make this contribution possible. One hundred ...