Neighborhood News

Births

Sheaves Justin Sheaves and Crystal Barnett-Sheaves of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Axelton Charles Sheaves. He was born at 12:04 a.m. Sept. 20, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Linda ...

Marietta Kiwanis Club celebrates a successful year

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Tami Selan as its 2016-2017 “Kiwanian of the Year” for her service and dedication to the club. President Elect Marcia Stewart, for Outgoing President Pat Amrine, announced the award at the club’s annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, September 26, ...

Career Center names students of the month

The Washington County Career Center honors its October Students of the Month, Katelyn Chesser and Tanner Wriston. Katelyn Chesser is a Warren senior enrolled in the Medical College Prep program, and she is the daughter of Justin and Bonnie Chesser of Bartlett. At the Career Center, Chesser ...

Baughman

U.S. Air Force graduate

U.S. Air Force Airman Anthony R. Baughman graduated from Basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas on June 2, 2017. The Airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

WSCC dean’s list

Washington State Community College recognizes students who have earned a place on the President’s and Dean’s lists for the 2017 Summer semester. These outstanding scholastic achievements are earned by students who carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a 4.0 grade point average ...

Reunion

Taylor reunion The 76th reunion of the descendants of the Rev. John and Ethelinda Weddle Taylor was held Aug. 26 at the home of Michael and Teresa Haught on Washington County 9. Michael is the great-great-grandson of John and Ethelinda and now lives on the family farm where the first ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Oct.16 to 23: Monday, Oct. 16 10 a.m: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 5 p.m.: Bingo Tuesday, Oct. 17 9:30 a.m.: Line Dance 10 a.m.: Bible Study 1 p.m.: Bridge 5 p.m.: Journal to the ...

Barlow fair results

2017 Barlow Fair Junior Fair Rabbit Department Rabbit Showmanship Sponsors: Barth Farms, Eightmile Rabbitry; Rural King Judges: Hannah Moore and Rustina Taylor Event/Show Exhibitor — 4-H Club/FFA Chapter Junior Division: First Place: Cody Zimmer, Fur & Feather Second ...

Waterford Homecoming King and Queen candidates, top, from left: Hannah Duff, Aliah Encinias, Madison Lang, and Amy Lang. Bottom, from left: Noah Huffman, Teddy Smith, Travis Pottmeyer, and Grant Weihl.

Waterford Homecoming royalty

Queen Candidate, Hannah Duff, is the daughter of Duane and Tina Duff. She is student body president and has been a member of Student Council for 3 years, Basketball for 4 years, Volleyball for 4 years, Track for 1 year, Varsity Club for 4 years, Travel Basketball for 6 years, Youth Group for 1 ...

Barlow Fair results

2017 Barlow Fair Junior Fair Sheep and Goat Department Market Dairy Goat Showmanship Sponsors: Coffman Farms Inc.-Dairy Cows & Goats in Memory of Robert R. Coffman, Jerimiah’s Memorial Fund, Campbell Brothers 2 (Event/Show Exhibitor — 4-H Club / FFA Chapter) Junior ...

Anderson, David

Art show features Fleming resident

An art opening of religious works by David Anderson of Fleming is scheduled for Oct. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Artsbridge office located at 925 Market St. in Parkersburg. The event is free and open to the public. Anderson is a 1980 graduate of Warren High School. From fifth grade at ...

From left: Mark Abbott, Steve Minardi, Ken Wyant, Steve Davis, Carole Wigal, Vickie Ford, Kathy Lough, Shirley Morrison and Paul Frye Jr.

Photographic Society awards

The Marietta Photographic Society recently held its annual awards banquet for the 2016-2017 club year. The end of year competition was judged by Robb DeCamp with entries submitted by members of the club that had gained acceptance throughout the past club year as well as up to five additional ...

Wings of Courage

Wings of Courage comes to WSCC

The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in collaboration with the Washington State Foundation and the Schwendeman Agency, Inc. announce the upcoming family-friendly performance of “Wings of Courage” performed by Mad River Works. The play will ...

Belpre author to have book signing Saturday

By Brett Dunlap Special to the Times BELPRE — In presenting her own story, a Belpre author has chronicled the challenges many women have faced in meeting the challenges of their own lives. “In the Language of My Country” by Lois Spencer was recently released by Outskirts ...

Career Center W.I.S.H. Day

The Washington County Career Center rewarded approximately 59 students with some fun activities who made it on the W.I.S.H. List during the fourth nine-weeks of last school year. W.I.S.H. is an acronym for Willfully maintaining positive behavior, Intrinsically motivated to achieve good grades, ...

Hino announces major “growth” in Wood County

VIENNA – Hino Motors USA is moving a truck assembly plant into the old Coldwater Creek distribution center in Parkersburg, a $100 million project that will create 250 jobs by 2020, officials announced at a press conference at 7 p.m. today. Hino President Takashi Ono said the plant will be ...

Washington County Fair/Junior Fair Cattle

Junior Fair Cattle Department Dairy Feeder Steer Showmanship Saturday Overall Showmanship winner: Isaac Lang, Churchtown Shining Stars Judges: Matt Griffth Junior Division: First Place: Alayna Biehl, Backyard Gang Second Place: Mason Antill, Running Wild Third Place: Mac ...

AARP to sponsor safe driving class at O’Neill

A safe driving class sponsored by the AARP will be given from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the O’Neill Center, 333 Fourth St., Marietta. The Safe Driving Program is a classroom driver improvement course for drivers aged 50 and older, although there is no age limit. This program developed by ...

Pictured (left to right): Front row; Sarah Eddy, Lindsay Fulkins, Kendra Ogle, Alice Patterson, Kristin Schebelhood.  Back row; Program instructors, Amy West, Megan Ludwig, Kayla McFee and Denise Humphries.

Surgical Technologist program graduates

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center recently honored the Surgical Technologist program graduates. Graduates of the Surgical Technologist program completed one year (1,100 hours) of training that focused on: basic anatomy and physiology, microbiology, medical terminology, ...