Neighborhood News

Front row, from left: Shelby Heiss, Penny Rogers, Tassy Yates (program instructor), Tiffany Sampson, Mary Wickham and Mariah Cano.

Medical Billing Specialist class graduates from 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 (720 hours) of training that focused on: medical terminology, electronic health records, ...

Front row, from left: Lee Sampson, Heather Myers, Merri Curtis. Back row: Sheena Belt, Molly Schutts and Jessica Schofield.

WCCC graduates CMA class

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center recently celebrated the graduation of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) class. Graduates of the program completed 900 hours of training and are now eligible to sit for the Certification Examination of the American Association of ...

Ebersole award

Ebersole recognized

At the regular meeting of the Frontier Local Development Association on April 18, Bradley Ebersole was recognized for his contribution to education in our community throughout his tenure as President of Washington State Community College. Pictured are Ebersole, Jack Haessly (FLEDA president) ...

Club news

Lowell Lively Lassies and Lads 4-H Jan. 29 meeting Lowell Lively Lassies and Lads 4-H Club met on Jan. 29, 2017. The meeting was called to order by President Ben Wagner. Pledges were led by Gwyn and Meadow Rauch. Roll call was answered by “Your Favorite Winter Sport.” Certificates and ...

Local man lived well over 100 years

When I was recorder of Washington County many years ago, I was a member of the historical Society and knew there were many there who loved its extensive history. I know there must be those who still do. I did a story about the person this story is about for a paper or magazine and it was seen ...

DAR chapter hears special speaker

The Marietta Chapter of The Daughters of The American Revolution met April 1 at the Chapter House. The house was decorated on a lovely Spring/Easter theme. Regent Jane Morris welcomed seventeen members and guests to the meeting. A delicious buffet luncheon was hosted by Sherrill Alltop and ...

Wood County Christian School honor rolls

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists (first- through eighth-graders) for the third nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year: Principal's list (4.0 averages): First grade - Calli Angelos, Logan Bowersock, Caleb Coppernoll, Allison fluharty, Hudson Hess, Rowan ...

Black & White Holstein Club hosts banquet

The Washington County Black and White Holstein Club held their annual banquet on Feb, 12, 2017 at the Evergreen Bible Church. Sherry Coffman gave the invocation before the club members and sponsors enjoyed a potluck luncheon. Kurt Bohlen, president of the club, started the meeting by ...

3 honored at annual Oak Grove VFD appreciation dinner

Three members past and present of the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department were honored at the annual appreciation dinner held Saturday, April 8. The Bill Drennen Achievement Award for fire person of the year was given to the parents of David Jahn, a 12-year members of the department who ...

3 United Church Homes communities awarded grants

Three United Church Homes’ communities were each awarded up to $3,500 in grants to implement the Opening Minds Through Art program, pay for art supplies, training support and travel reimbursement. Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton, Parkvue Community in Sandusky and Glenwood Community in ...

Cancer patients, survivors lobby legislators in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the State Capitol in Columbus today and met with Ohio’s lawmakers about the need for increased tobacco taxes, increased tobacco cessation and prevention funding, funding for the breast and ...

Club news

Fur and Feather 4-H The Fur and Feather 4-H Club held their meeting on April 13 at the Second Congregational Church. The club discussed upcoming Quality Assurance dates, community service projects, fundraising, important dates, royalty application deadlines, fair updates, and pre-fair ...

Franciscan Meals

Franciscan Community Meals The Franciscan Community Meals board met April 13 at Shoney’s Restaurant for its monthly luncheon meeting. There were 10 members present. Chairman Judy Grize opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes were read by secretary Suzy Walters. Ruth Davis, treasurer, ...

Belpre honor roll

Belpre Elementary School honor roll for the third grading period: (Master: 4.0; Scholar: 3.5 to 3.99) First grade: Master: Monica Bailey, Violet Bevins, Blake Binegar, Owen Bucy, Bryleigh Burton, Anderson Copen, Izek Daugherty, Warren Davis, Keytree Dillon-Fountaine, Preston Foss, Colten ...

WSCC Foundation gift helps its PTA program

A recent gift to the Washington State Community College (WSCC) Foundation meant a boost to the Physical Therapy Assistant program. Earlier this year an anonymous donor presented the WSCC Foundation with $1000 for improvements to the PTA program. This gift allowed Dr. Dyani Stengel, director ...

Wood County Christian honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists (first- through eighth-graders) for the third nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year: Principal’s list (4.0 averages): First grade - Calli Angelos, Logan Bowersock, Caleb Coppernoll, Allison fluharty, Hudson Hess, ...

Diocese recognizes Parkersburg Catholic students, faculty

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the winners of the St. Thomas Aquinas Award, St. Sebastian Award, Silver Apple Award, and the Bishop’s Cross Awards for the 2016-2017 school year. Based on the life of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Catholic patron of students, this award reflects ...

Members of the Youth Advisory Council

Marietta Community Foundation kicks off new initiatives

The Marietta Community Foundation (MCF) welcomes two new initiatives, the Washington County Women’s Giving Circle and the Youth Advisory Council (YAC). These groups share similar interests but demonstrate different ways of giving and emphasize philanthropy without boundaries. The Giving ...

Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park schedule announced

Artsbridge announces the Summer Music in the Park schedule for Parkersburg City Park and Southwood Park. Parkersburg City Park concerts are on Thursdays during June, July, and August from 7 to 8 p.m. and Southwood Park music series runs every other Tuesday beginning June 6 from 7 to 8 ...

Campus News: Marietta College

¯ Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson of Marietta was recently elected to be the 2017-18 Student Body Vice President. Johnson, a graduate of Warren High School, is majoring in International Leadership and Political Science and is scheduled to graduate in 2019. ¯ Adam Garlow of Vincent is ...