Neighborhood News

Belpre Senior Center

Calendar of eventsJuly 28 to Aug. 1Belpre Senior Center is located at 1614 Washington Blvd. Call (740) 423-6022 for more information or e-mail manager, Susie Casto, at scasto@oneillcenter.com. Activities are free unless otherwise noted. Adults 55 years of age or older are welcome to participate ...

Public meetings

- Warren Township, 6 p.m., July 28, 95 Coffman Road, Marietta.- Macksburg Village Council, 7 p.m., July 29, town hall.- Ludlow Township meeting, 7:30 p.m., July 31, town hall.- Lowell-Adams Joint Fire District, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 4, fire house, Lowell.- Grandview Township meetings, 6 p.m., Aug. 4, ...

Noon Rotary Club awards

From local reportsThe Noon Rotary Club of Marietta announces the recipients of the following awards, given to members for their outstanding service to the club and the community. Bill White (OffWhite), New Rotarian of the Year; Kin Brewer (Warren's IGA/Food 4 Less), Kelly Elmore Service Above ...

School news

Electronic Classroom of TomorrowCOLUMBUS - Three students in Washington County have been named to the honor roll at Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), Ohio's first and largest K-12 online public school - Aaron Hamilton, Maggie Morrow and Mariah Parks.ECOT serves over 15,000 students in ...

Reunion

The 12th annual Williams reunion was held June 22 at the Matamoras pool shelter with 80 family and friends attending. Prayer was given by Ruby Shafer. Music was provided by Gerald Erb.Those recognized were Rodney and Marilyn Leach from Christmas, Fla., traveling the farthest. Shirley Williams ...

O’Neill Center schedule

Upcoming events and activities at the O'Neill Center at 333 Fourth St., Marietta. To register for classes call 373-3914. Massage Appointments: first, second and third Friday each month; call for appointment times and reservations. Zumba Classes: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday; $25 for ...

OSU student awarded Fulbright grant to Germany

Lauren Stabler of Ohio State University has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Germany in International Relations, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.Stabler is one of over 1,800 U.S. citizens who ...

80th birthday celebration

From local reportsDonna Jean (Haas) Williamson is celebrating her 80th birthday. She was born on Aug. 3, 1934, in Stowe, Ohio, to Leona Marie and Norman Glenn Haas. She is the second of five children. She has four brothers, Charles Haas of Caldwell, Gary Haas of Doylestown, Pa., Jim Haas of ...

Catfish fundraiser held for Thad Duvall

A Catfish Fundraiser for Thad Duvall was held on July 19 and 20. First place was the team of Doug Rowland and Alton Rinard. They caught six fish with the total weight of 60 pounds and their largest fish weighing 29 pounds. Second place was John Colvin with six fish with the total weight of 50 ...

Teen makes World Championship shooting team

Lowell teen Michael Steinel recently earned a position on the International Shooting Sport Federation World Championship team by placing well in the Junior Olympics and the Rifle/Pistol National Championships held in Fort Benning, Ga. At the Olympic Training Center, 17-year-old Steinel shot at ...

Births

LemastersTaylor Kuhn and Nathan Lemasters announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Elizabeth Lemasters. She as born at 10 a.m., July 11, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Katie Marie Lemasters.Grandparents ...

100th birthday celebrated

Isabel Christopher celebrated her 100th birthday on June 16 with a reception held in her honor given by her friends at Muskingum Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. Her son, Norman (Patty) Christopher, granddaughter, Susan Gephardt and several great-grandchildren were there to celebrate with ...

Reunion

The 68th annual reunion for descendants of the Nicholas and Philomena Bauerbach family was held July 13 at Our Lady of Mercy social hall. There were 84 in attendance at the dinner reunion.The Paul and Mildred Bauerbach family served on this year's committee. The 2015 reunion will be held on the ...

Club news

Democratic Women's ClubThe Washington County Democratic Women's Club held their annual barbecue picnic on June 26 at the home of Jim and Donna Malcolm on Ohio 821 in Whipple. About 50 people attended the event. An auction was held, with proceeds going to help the club support Democratic ...

Belpre Senior Center calendar

July 21 to 25Belpre Senior Center is located at 1614 Washington Blvd. Call 740-423-6022 for more information or e-mail manager, Susie Casto, at scasto@oneillcenter.com. Activities are free unless otherwise noted. Adults 55 years of age or older are welcome to participate in all activities. ...

Area garden clubs gather for lunch, meeting

The Muskingum Garden Club, along with invited members of the Belpre and Barlow garden clubs, met on July 8 at the Reno Community Center's cafeteria and then took a tour of ponds and gardens. The Muskingum Garden Club provided lunch for all of the guests. President Barbara Garverick and Judy ...

4-H news

Country KidsThe Country Kids 4-H club held their June meeting at the Highland Ridge Community Church. Wesley Satterfield led the American Pledge and Leanna Longfellow led the 4-H pledge.Demonstrations were given by Wesley Satterfield, Skylar Secrest, and Lakyn Secrest.The club will be having a ...

New, one-year programs available at Washington State

Washington State Community College announces the approval from the U.S. Department of Education for one-year certificate programs (multi-craft for industry, petroleum industry, welding, pharmacy technician, and Peace Officer Basic Academy) with financial aid.Washington State Community College ...

Marietta teens earn Eagle Scout recognition

Skyler David Secrest, 16, of Marietta, and Joshua V. Caldwell, 16, also of Marietta completed the requirements and earned the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Rank on Nov. 5, 2013. They were honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony and Reception on March 7 at ...

Thousands served by Gospel Mission Food Pantry

The Gospel Mission Food Pantry provided food to 10,664 people during the first half of 2014. Gosh, I just had to capitalize this wonderful fact based comment. Other key numbers are:- Total people served: 10,664.- Families served: 4,107.- Bibles distributed: 418.- Single parents served: 893.- ...