Neighborhood News

MC faculty member co-authors paper

Marietta College’s Assistant Professor of Management John Fazio co-authored a paper that has been recently approved for publication in the journal Management Decision. The paper is titled, “The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship Between Social Support and Turnover ...

Ag Night training session on Thursday

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training AgriBusiness Planning and Analysis program and the Ohio State University Extension are sponsoring a three-hour training session (Ag Night) geared toward the local farm community and their needs. The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, from ...

Fowler

Fowler

Eric Fowler and Nicole Hartleben of Marietta (Devola) announce the birth of their son, Jaxson Ezra Fowler. He was born at 7:54 .am. Aug. 23, 2016 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The baby has three siblings, Fiona Fowler, Addison Leister and ...

Dodd

Dodd

Ross and Jesseca Dodd of Belpre announce the birth of their son, Maximus Jack Dodd. He was born at 12:20 a.m. Jan. 23, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Jolene Brielle Dodd. Grandparents are Elaine Dodd of ...

Electric co-ops offer leadership tour to Washington

High-school sophomores and juniors whose parents are members of Washington Electric Cooperative are invited to apply for a once-in-a-lifetime leadership experience this summer in Washington, D.C. More than 1,500 students from all across America take part in Youth Tour, an all expenses paid ...

Club news

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club met Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at the Marietta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The meeting was called to order by secretary Anna Strahler. The American pledge was led by Ruslan Strahler and the 4-H pledge was led by Sydney ...

Murder mystery at museum

A “Totally 80’s! Totally Murder!” Mystery Dinner Theatre will be at 6 p.m. March 10 and/or March 11 at Campus Martius Museum. The cost is $60 per person or table of eight for $480. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Museums. Poison Ratenstein is in town for a killer ...

Joe and Judy Baker in front of the Arenal Volcano.

Marietta couple experiences Costa Rica from their bicycles

Whenever you decide to leave the cold winter weather to go somewhere that’s warmer, you face the prospect of being delayed by that aforementioned cold winter weather. My husband Joe and I booked a trip to Costa Rica for the end of January. Leaving out of Akron well before sunrise, we had to ...

McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow

Following the theme, “Leadership Through Time,” historic leadership and leadership across generations will be just some of the topics discussed at this year’s McDonough Leadership Conference, being held from Friday, March 31, through Saturday, April 1. While some will actually present ...

Creating Healthy Communities Program partners with different projects

The Washington County Health Department’s mission is to ensure healthful environments, prevent disease, and prolong life for the citizens of Washington County. One of the primary resources in accomplishing this mission is the Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Program. This program seeks to ...

St. Marys Band

St. Marys Community Band resumes practices, performances

The St. Marys Community Concert Band — I suspect some have seen our posters around town and notes and announcements in the newspaper over the last few years, but who are they? As with most established organizations, the communities where the band gives their concert they are well known. A ...

Marietta College students compete in PetroBowl in Col.

Five Marietta College students recently traveled to Denver to compete in the annual PetroBowl national tournament in Denver. PetroBowl is a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) sponsored event where teams from schools from across the nation compete against each other by correctly answering ...

Wood County Christian honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the second nine weeks grading period. (Grades K-8) 2016-17 school year: Principal’s List (4.0 averages): First grade - Calli Angelos, Caleb Coppernoll, Allison Fluharty, Rowan Johnson, Ellie Piatt, Rowen Postlewait, Brayden ...

River High School honor roll

River High School honor roll for the second nine weeks: Principal’s list Ninth grade: Olivia Beard, Allison Bennett, Brianna Binni, Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Lacey Cordery, Megan Dennis, Kaitlyn Dotterer, Riley Rouse, Madison Shiflett, Jenna Tucker, Cooper Vancamp. Tenth grade: ...

Don’t just throw out your old stuff

Winter time can be a time to get organized. We tend to evaluate our current “stuff” and play “if in doubt, throw it out.” Now, what to do with it. Please consider the following the 3 R’s. Reuse ¯ Consider saving items for a yard sale or give to neighbors or friends. ¯ Use up ...

Campus News

Marietta College Marietta College’s Katie Plas of Sardis was part of a five-person team that competed in the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ PetroBowl in Denver, Col. Marietta’s team placed ninth out of 24 teams. Plas is majoring in petroleum engineering and graduated from River High ...

Honorees announced during Career and Technical Education Month

Career and Technical Education is celebrated nationwide during the month of February. The Washington County Career Center joined in the celebration by hosting an Annual Career Fair for the county’s sophomores. In addition, the Washington County Career Center Board of Education honored ...

Farm Bureau membership campaign is in full swing

The Washington County Farm Bureau membership campaign kicked off and is in full swing. “Our goal each year is to grow our membership,” said Kenley Schwendeman, membership coordinator. “Everyone is invited to join — you don’t have to be a farmer. In factThe Washington County Farm ...

Passport Fair at Vincent post office

Saturday, Feb. 18, the Vincent Post Office will be hosting a Passport Fair from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Come in to the Post Office at 45 Warrior Drive, Vincent, and apply for your passport card, and/or book for your summer vacations. There will be extra staff on hand to help people wanting to ...

Births

Snider Zachary and Samantha Snider of Waterford announce the birth of their son, Dallas Alan Snider. He was born at 8:13 a.m. Jan. 17, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Jeff and Donna Miller of Marietta, Mike and ...