Neighborhood News

Frontier reunion

Frontier High School Alumni Association for classes 1969-1990 held their eighth annual class reunion on June 8 and 9, 2018. For both nights the festivities were held at the Quality Inn in Marietta, on Pike Street, inside the Grand Ballroom. For the Friday night mixer type evening, approximately ...

Waterford Elementary honor roll

Waterford Elementary School honor roll for the fourth grading period, 2017-2018: Principal’s roll All A’s and B’s - Grade Point Average 3.50 to 4.00 Grade 3 – Brock Adams, Maggie Baldwin, Addyson Barnett, Brooklyn Cooper, Thomas Daugherty, Zander Erb, Cole Fouss, Seth Goeller, ...

Lowell Elementary students recognized in April & May

Lowell Elementary School recognized students in April and May: April Students of the Month Preschool: Charles Farnsworth. First grade: Talan Robison. Second grade: Kaden Matheny. Third grade: Brandon Allen. Fourth grade: Davin Wolfert. Fifth grade: Austin Wittenbrook and Chris ...

Dragon Boat team meet & greet Sat.

There have been numerous times in the past 12 years that I have thought of Gretchen Feldmaier — the MOV’n Dragons founder and inspiration — and smiled. She felt so strongly about the Mid-Ohio Valley having a Dragon Boat team, that a few of us who gathered at her bedside knew that it was ...

Club news

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on April 8, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Cole Haines. The pledges were led by Dominic Brooker and Meadow Rauch. Members answered role call with “What I Like To Do On Spring Break.” ...

Kiwanis Club donates $25K to NTC playground project

The Northwest Territory Community (NTC) Playground project is a project that grew out of a significant community need and huge volunteer desire to create a recreational opportunity available for the Marietta community. Since Marietta is the first settlement in the Northwest Territory, it is ...

Births

Hill Anthony and Rachelle Hill of Stockport announce the birth of their son, Coy Robert Hill. He was born at 4:13 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Julie and Fred Schultheis of Lowell. ...

Salem-Liberty students of the month

May Students of the Month Kindergarten: Deegan Haines. First grade: Gabreilla Lipscomb. Second grade: Kyrie Foster. Third grade: Franklin Slonaker. Fourth grade: Christian Friese. Fifth grade: Averie Wells. Sixth grade: Abigail Preston. Character Counts Awards Kindergarten: ...

Frontier seniors presented with college, career awards

NEW MATAMORAS — Scholarships presented during the fourteenth annual Senior Awards program and the 50th annual Commencement Exercise totaled more than $310,600 in merit-based grants and scholarships awarded to Frontier High School graduates. Students, and the scholarships or other awards they ...

Betty Hadler scholarship awarded

Laurie Strahler, owner and operator of McDonald’s of Marietta, recently established the Betty Hadler Memorial Scholarship at Washington State Community College (WSCC). Working with the WSCC Foundation, Strahler established the scholarship in memory of her mother, Elizabeth “Betty” L. ...

Historical marker for Dalzell School

Preserving township and education history for generations to come was the vision the late Mary Hendershot, a lifetime Liberty Township resident, had when she found funding to purchase this historical marker for the former Dalzell School. Hendershot sought help from the Marietta Community ...

Royalty to reign over Salem Twp. VFD ice cream social

From local reports The Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual ice cream social at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Salem-Liberty Elementary School on Ohio 821 in Lower Salem. A baked steak or chicken dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Other events will include games, ...

Honor roll

Washington County Career Center Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2017-2018 school year: Principal list (GPA 4.0): Gwendolen Backus, Mikalah Bailey, Abby Beverly, Erin Bogard, Cailee Britton, Nathan Dailey, Joshua Dietz, ...

Card shower for man turning 95

Clarence Emil Piatt will be turning 95 years old on June 4. Cards may be sent to him at: 65 Caywood Road, Marietta, Ohio, 45750.

WSCC/College Credit Plus Graduates

The following are Marietta High School CCP students who recently graduated with one or more Associate Degrees from WSCC on May 12, in addition to their High School diploma: Daniel Copenhaver - AS.GEST General Science Transfer Degree; AA.ARTS Liberal Arts Transfer Degree Caleigh Doan - ...

Wood County Christian students take part in Serving Others Day

Secondary students in grades seven through 12 from Wood County Christian School served others on May 15 during the annual Serving Others Day. Locations where students served: ¯ Seventh-graders — Devola – widow’s home – doing landscaping. ¯ Seventh-graders — Fenton Park – ...

Sarahsville Alumni Banquet

The 45th annual Sarahsville Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 16, at the Noble County Community Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. Baked steak dinners will be served by Patty’s Place, LLC, at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $14 per dinner and $4 dues per ...

Parkersburg Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park

Artsbridge announces the lineup of bands for the Summer Music in the Park series. The Artsbridge Summer Music concerts are held at the Parkersburg City Park every Thursday in June, July and August from 7 to 8 p.m. All concerts are free. The performances are in the band shell (horseshoe pit in ...

Corrections

Corrections to an article that appeared in the May 10 edition, Section B, Page 9, titled, “‘Margaret Blennerhassett’ visits DAR meeting”: ¯ Margaret’s husband’s name is spelled Harman Blennerhassett. ¯ Aaron Burr was suspected of being motivated to overthrow the government and ...

Students who earned Dean’s High Honors at MC

About 110 Marietta College students were named to the spring 2018 dean’s high honors list, which features any full-time student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in a given semester. Local students named to the dean’s high honors ...