Neighborhood News

2018 Belpre Homecoming Royalty is crowned

Belpre Homecoming Committee announces newly crowned winners of 2018 Belpre Homecoming pageants held during the festival from Aug. 2 to 4, according to Danielle Dowler, pageant coordinator. The winners: Little Miss Belpre Alice Haynes, sponsored by Hayhill Dairy Farm; Little Mister Belpre ...

Barr gives encouragement to Half Marathon runners, walkers

PARKERSBURG — Volunteer Kevin Barr has been a welcome fixture in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon for more than a dozen years, offering a friendly smile and words of encouragement to runners and walkers alike. Barr has stood between the second- and third-mile markers of the ...

First days of school

First days - Belpre City Schools: Aug. 15 - Morgan Local School District: Aug. 15 - Wood County Schools: Aug. 15 - Wood County Christian School: Aug. 15 - Marietta Christian School: Aug. 20 - Warren Local School District: Aug. 20 - Frontier Local School District: Aug. 21 - ...

Belpre City Schools bus routes

Belpre City Schools Bus 10 Driver: Kim Sampson 7:08: Florence and 6th 7:09: Florence and 7th 7:10: Florence and 8th 7:11: Florence and 9th 7:18: Gibbens Lane 7:21: Walnut and 3rd 7:25: Walnut and 8th 7:26: Wirt and Elm 7:28: Wirt and Barclay 7:30: Barclay and 8th 7:40: ...

Wolf Creek Local Schools bus routes

Wolf Creek Local Schools Bus 5 Driver: Marsha Tornes From bus compound on Ohio 339, left on to Ohio 676 to Watertown Road, to Klinger Road, turn around, back to Watertown Road, to Rainbow Road, to Heiss Road, to Hendershot Road, back to Watertown Road, right on Waterford Road, to Strahler ...

Marietta City Schools bus routes

Marietta City Schools Bus 1 Driver: Sharon Deems A.M. High School/Middle School run: 6:35 472/478 Muskingum Drive; 6:40 814 Masonic Park Road; Masonic Park Road at Kentucky Avenue; All stops on Townhall Road and Garden City Road; All stops on Masonic Park Road from Garden City Road to end ...

Frontier Local Schools bus routes

Frontier Local School District Route 1 Bus 18-09 Driver: Tommy Smith -- First pick up 6:25 a.m. Start at Cochranville Hill - Cochran Township 42 at 6:25 a.m. (first pick-up); proceed on Township 66 to Township 137; north on Township 137 to Township 536 and Township 537; West on ...

Williamstown Schools bus routes

Williamstown High bus routes Williamstown High: Students living along Route 31 from Middle Hill north to Williamstown and those who live from a point northward from Route 31 along Route 2 north to the Pleasants County line attend this school. Also, students living south of Williamstown along ...

BrAva golf outing raises $18K toward childhood cancer

BEVERLY — BrAva Fight, the local nonprofit increasing childhood cancer awareness and raising funds for both affected local families and the search for a cure, raised more than $18,000 at its fourth annual golf outing at Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly on Saturday, July 28. This year’s ...

Celebrating her 85th birthday …

Birdie L. (Miller) Allebaugh will be celebrating her 85th birthday on Aug. 12, 2018. She married the late Lester Allebaugh on Jan. 15, 1950 and had two children, one daughter, Julia Cramer and her husband, Terence; and a son, Leslie Allebaugh. Card may be sent to her at: 17740 State Route ...

Local doctor’s guiding principals are biblical

Every once in a while you come across a person who seems to exude a bright spirit. There is a sparkle in the eyes and a pleasant tone in the voice that is somehow encouraging that it’s a good day. After a few moments with this person, things seem brighter and better. Balanced. For Oral and ...

90th birthday celebration

Betty June Huck of Marietta is celebrating her 90th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 9. The family is requesting a card shower to celebrate this milestone. She married Louis Huck Jr. on Oct. 23, 1949 and he passed away on May 10, 2018. They raised four children, Cindy (Mike) Pyles, Mike (Susan) ...

Tech training at O’Neill Center

O’Neill Center will be the site for technology training by Marietta College students from 12:45 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The tech fair is designed to help local adults age 50 and older learn how to use social media and today’s gadgetry, including smartphones, tablets and the latest ...

Christmas in July close to meeting goal

Marietta Main Street jumped into the holiday spirit early this year with a Christmas in July fundraiser to purchase new holiday decor for downtown Marietta. Replacing the candy canes will be pre-lit garland and wreaths, brightening downtown during the holiday season. Although the campaign ...

O’Neill Center Schedule

O’Neill Center O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of July 30 to Aug. 6: Monday, July 30 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 5 p.m.: Dinner with the doctor Tuesday, July 31 10 a.m.: Bible Study 12:30 p.m.: Bridge 5:45 ...

4-H Club news

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club met July 8, 2018 at the St. John School Pavilion in Churchtown. President Connor Tullius called the meeting to order with Carter Brooker leading the USA pledge and member Kail Bauerbach leading the 4-H pledge. The meeting was ...

120 attend annual Casto reunion this year

The annual Casto Reunion for the descendants of John and Renna Molze Casto was held Saturday, July 7, at Elks Lodge #477. In attendance were 120 people, including the last two surviving sons, Russell Casto and Ronald Casto. Those traveling from out of state were from Missouri, New York, and ...

Local 4-H’er wins Ohio 4-H State Achievement award

Along with the many projects, trips and other leadership opportunities available to Ohio 4-H members, teens can apply for state achievement awards each year that recognize their hard work in specific project areas. There were eight 4-Her’s that summited Ohio 4-H State Achievement Award ...

Births

Foster Charitie Slonaker and Cory Foster of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Evangeline Noelle Foster. She was born at 12:03 p.m. July 12, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long. The baby has three siblings, Clayton ...