Neighborhood News

2017 Summer Crisis Program will end on Aug. 31

Washington-Morgan Counties Community Action will be accepting Summer Crisis Applications until Thursday, Aug. 31. Visit the Washington County office at 218 Putnam St., Marietta, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and in Morgan County at 50 Third St., Malta, Monday through Friday from ...

Front row, from left, Melinda McDowell, Celisa Ragalyi, Katie Frederick, Kaitlin Dennis. Back row, program instructors, Tassy Yates, Lisa Pinkerton and Vickie Post.

Medical Billing Specialist Class graduates at Career Center

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center recently celebrated the graduation of the Medical Billing Specialist class. Graduates of the Medical Billing Specialist program completed nine months of training that focused on: medical terminology, electronic health records, law and ...

From left, Kami Wilson and Leeann Trippett touring the World War II Memorial while attending the Washington Leadership Conference.

Waterford FFA members attend leadership conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Leeann Trippett and Kami Wilson, members of the the Waterford FFA Chapter, converged in Washington, D.C., this summer to analyze their personal skills and interests, develop leadership skills and a create a meaningful community-service plan that will make a difference in ...

Farm to Table Dinner Saturday

The Third annual Harvest of Hope Farm to Table Dinner will take place on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Holy Smoke Event Center in Whipple. Tickets are $25 per person in advance, $30 at the door. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with appetizers, local beverages and live ...

Pioneer Ladies Civitan awards

In May, the Pioneer Ladies Civitan held an awards banquet for "Special Education Teacher of the Year" and "Citizen of the Year." Following the dinner, the awards program began with the reading of a nomination for Rachel Wakefield, psychologist for Fort Frye Local Schools. Wakefield was ...

Medical billing specialist class

The Career Center's Adult Technical Training Center recently celebrated the graduation of the Medical Billing Specialist class. Graduates of the Medical Billing Specialist program completed nine months of training that focused on: medical terminology, electronic health records, electronic ...

Honor roll

St. John Central School St. John Central School for fourth grade period honor roll: 4th Grade:All A's and B's - Wade Brooker, Mason Francis, Carmen Henniger, Elaina Lang, Emma Richards, and Jackie Tornes. 5th Grade All A's Principal's List - Lakyn Brooker, Alexander Henke, Alec Johnson, ...

Campus News

Ohio Christian University CIRCLEVILLE — Local students graduate from Ohio Christian University. Eric Hughey of Caldwell graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries. Shawntell Parsons of Belpre graduated from Ohio Christian University ...

St. John’s picnic is Aug. 6

The Annual Festival-Picnic of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, located at 35560 Miltonsburg-Calais Road in Woodsfield, Monroe County 2, is being held on Sunday, Aug. 6. Country style chicken and beef dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Meals include homemade noodles, dressing, ...

Roundup

Warren Local hosts community clean-up Warren Local Schools will host a community clean-up on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. to improve the school grounds for the upcoming school year. Each volunteer should bring a pair of work gloves and a paint brush or roller. Additional items that may be ...

Muskingum Garden Club members during an Ikebana event at the Betsey Mills Club. In front, Nadine Kasick and Judy VanDyk.

Muskingum Garden Club hosts Ikebana event at Betsey Mills

The Muskingum Garden Club sponsored an Ikebana event at the Betsey Mills Club in Marietta. It was coordinated by Judy VanDyk and all club members. The luncheon was provided by Muskingum Garden Club members. Other clubs attending were Belpre Garden Club, Barlow Blue Bells and Little Hocking ...

Grant will help improve security at Ely Chapman Foundation facility

The Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF), a United Way Agency, has received a $34,443 grant from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of upgrading the center's safety and security. According to Alice Chapman, chair/founder of ECEF, "This grant will provide a much needed ...

Club news

Marietta Junior Reading Club The Marietta Junior Reading Club met at the home of Bob and Judy Coil on June 13, 2017, with 20 attendees. A social hour preceded the potluck dinner. Vice President Peter Polites led the business meeting. The evening’s program was “What a Difference a ...

New CASA volunteers sworn-in to advocate for Noble County children

CALDWELL — The Honorable John W. Nau swore in two volunteers as CASA volunteers (court-appointed special advocates for children) on Friday, July 21. The newly appointed CASA volunteers join other dedicated community members who have been trained and are advocating for children in the ...

WSCC recognizes 2 programs’ grads

Washington State Community College recognized the Massage Therapy and Radiologic Technology graduates at two commencement ceremonies this week. The accomplishments of 23 students will be acknowledged at ceremonies today and Friday, July 27 and 28 — 12 students from the Massage Therapy ...

MHS Class of 1977 reunion

The Marietta High School Class of 1977 recently held its 40th class reunion on June 16 and 17, 2017. Both evenings festivities were held at the Quality Inn on Pike Street in Marietta, inside the Grand Ballroom. Friday night was a mixer type evening with approximatel 173 classmates and or guests ...

WSCC recognizes 35 area high school seniors

Washington State Community College (WSCC) recognizes 35 area high school seniors who were awarded an institutional scholarship to attend our school this fall. Each year, the college awards more than $150,000 to students through its scholarship program. This year, recipients represent more than ...

4-H news

Churchtown Busy Bunch The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H club met June 4, 2017 in the St. John Central School basement. The meeting was called to order by President Richard Canterbury. The American pledge was lead by Isaiah Tullius and the 4-H was lead by Caleb Schaad. The treasurer's report was ...

Ely Chapman Education Foundation offers summer meals

Ely Chapman Education Foundation serve meals inside, in an air conditioned cafe, and all food is made fresh that day, on site. A hot meal is prepared Monday through Thursday, with a cold sandwich on Fridays. All meals come with meat or meat substitute, milk, fruit and vegetables. Fresh ...

Wood County Christian honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2016-17 schooll year: Grades one through eight: Principal’s List (4.0 averages): First grade – Calli Angelos, Logan Bowersock, Caleb Coppernoll, Allison Fluharty, Adrian Grantham, ...