Neighborhood News

Civil War Rountable will be held Nov. 20 at St. Luke’s

The Civil War Roundtable of the Mid Ohio Valley will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 302 Second St., Marietta. The presenter will be David L. Mowery, author and historian.General John Hunt Morgan is not one of the Confederacy's most renowned ...

Operation Christmas Child has local collection sites

Two locations in Washington County will serve as collection sites in November for Operation Christmas Child-the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual project is a favorite of many county residents, families, churches and groups, who help spread joy to millions of children ...

Health Department awards

Washington County Health Department announced today that it is among 12 cities, three townships and three counties being honored by the Ohio Department of Health's (ODH) Bureau of Healthy Ohio with a Healthy Ohio Healthy Community Award for promoting good health for their residents. System, ...

St. Mary honor roll

St. Mary Catholic School students named to the first quarter honor roll, 2014-2015:Principal (4.0)Third grade: Kenzley Urban.Fifth grade: Hannah Archer, Leslie Huffman.Sixth grade: Cecelia Minard.Seventh grade: Braedon Ayers, Logan Ayers.Eighth grade: Nathan Bennett, Gabriela Martinez, Caroline ...

Marcia Stewart ‘Kiwanian of the Year’

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Marcia Stewart as its 2013-2014 "Kiwanian of the Year" for her service and dedication to the club. Outgoing President, Tom Hushion, announced the award at the club's annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, at The Emeritus of Marietta.Stewart has ...

Williamstown Strings quartet performs

The Ohio River Valley Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters whose stated purpose is to encourage and assist young artists and to create opportunities for artistic endeavor and expression hosted a quartet from the Williamstown Strings program under the direction of teacher Ashley ...

Shoebox donations needed

The Gospel Mission Food Pantry is seeking donations for its fourth annual Operation Backyard Christmas Shoebox. Last year the program provided 238 shoeboxes full of small presents to area needy children. Donations are being accepted now through Dec. 6. Suggested items include shoe boxes, ...

School menus

Week ofNov. 17 to 21Caldwell ElementaryMonday: Taco in a bag with meat, cheese and lettuce, apple, milk.Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, corn, peaches, roll, milk.Wednesday: Barbecue rib on bun, glazed carrots or spiral fries, strawberries, milk.Thursday: Egg taco, spinach or waffle fries, ...

Eastern Star 584 installs officers

Masterton Chapter #584 Order of the Eastern Star held their annual Installation of Officers on Oct. 20 at the Masonic Temple, 30635 Lebanon Road, Lower Salem, at their regular meeting. Members are from Washington and Monroe counties.Honored guests for the evening were: Junior Past Worthy Grand ...

Community Foundation Week is observed

For the 25th year, the Marietta Community Foundation (MCF) and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates of Doddridge, Jackson, Little Kanawha Area, Mason and Ritchie Counties (PACF) Our Community's Foundation join 750 of their peers nationwide in celebrating Nov. 12 ...

Nov. students of the month at WCCC

The Washington County Career Center honors its November Students of the Month, Brianne Giffin and Jonathan Anderson.Brianne Giffin is a Waterford senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program, and she is the daughter of Carl Giffin of Caldwell and Maria Porter of Waterford.At the Career ...

Births

StrahlerCasey and Alicia Strahler, of Lowell, announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Olivia Strahler. She was born at 2:08 p.m. Sept. 23, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Gavin James Strahler, age ...

Gramophone display

Greg Brown of Vincent will display several gramophones when the Western Washington County Historical Society's meets on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Barlow Library.He became interested in Thomas Edison when doing a report in the 8th grade. Although, he is best known for the incandescent ...

The Wayfarers in concert at Ohio Valley Opry

The Ohio Valley Opry will feature The Wayfarers on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the historic Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville.Hailing from rural southeast Ohio, The Wayfarers emerged onto the scene in early 2010 playing their own form of American roots music. While much of their repertoire is ...

Kiwanian of the Year named

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Marcia Stewart as its 2013-2014 "Kiwanian of the Year" for her service and dedication to the club. Outgoing President, Tom Hushion, announced the award at the club's annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, at The Emeritus of Marietta.Stewart has ...

Help available for those in need of utility assistance

The HEAP/Winter Crisis Program (WCP) has begun. The federal income guidelines for the program year 2014/2015 remain at 175 percent of the federal poverty level.Applications will be taken in both Washington and Morgan Counties Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In Washington County ...

Evening at the Museum event

The Friends of the Museums, Inc. will present An Evening at the Museum on Friday, Nov. 21. This yearly fundraiser will once again fill the rooms and halls of Campus Martius Museum with talent. Participants will be entertained by the musical renditions of Bruce DeMoll, Scott Cain, and Theresa ...

Belpre High School honor roll

Belpre High School students named to the principal's list and honor roll:Principal's list, all A'sGrade 7: Matthew Brand, Blake Chamberlan, Patrick Copen, Kaleigh Eakle, Sarah Larimer, Hannah McDaniel, Bailey Miller, Kailei Parker, Chloe Rader, Britan Sprague.Grade 8: Ryleigh Barrett, Andrew ...

School Menus

Week of Nov. 10 to 14Caldwell ElementaryMonday: Cheese pizza, green beans, peaches, milk.Tuesday: No school (Veterans Day).Wednesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, orange, roll, milk.Thursday: Popcorn chicken, broccoli, pineapple, roll, milk.Friday: Hamburger on bun, cheese slice, ...