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Shawnee State UniversityPORTSMOUTH - Tiffany Stone, of Coolville, earned an associate degree in occupational therapy assistant from Shawnee State University. Commencement was Saturday, May 3.Shawnee State UniversityPORTSMOUTH - Shawnee State University held commencement on Saturday, May ...

Births

LudwigPhillip and Megan Ludwig, of Barlow, announce the birth of their son, Zachary Michael Ludwig. He was born June 3, 2014 at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has one sister, Zoey Ludwig, age 1.Grandparents are Rick ...

Warren Local School District honor rolls

Warren Local Schools students named for academic honors for the fourth grading period:Barlow VincentPrincipal's ListGrade 4 - Nikolas Cameron, Benjamin Goodman, Nicole Hennes, Sarah Markley, Damian Moten, Dennis Pettey, Jayden VanNoy, Kody Wells, Collin Welsh, Isaac Whipkey, Josh Yost, Molly ...

Belpre Senior Center

Calendar of EventsBelpre 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 ...

Club news

American Legion AuxiliaryAmerican Legion Auxiliary Unit #64 held their regular meeting at Post 64 on June 18. After opening ritual they held their installation of officers for 2014-2015.The new officers are: Sue Wagner, president; Janet Brown, 1st vice president; Lisa Farley, 2nd vice ...

Local grad awarded scholarship

Phillip Ellis, a recent graduate of Washington County Career Center and Frontier High School, was chosen to receive the 2014 Academic Scholarship of $1,000 from the Washington County Retired Teachers' Association. He plans to study landscape architecture and forensic science at West Virginia ...

Randy and the Renegades will perform July 15

Randy and the Renegades, a local country music group, will perform at Music in the Park, 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown. Bring a chair for the concert.

132 descendants of Casto family attend reunion

The annual Casto reunion for the descendants of John and Renna Molze Casto was held at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108 on Saturday, July 5. In attendance were 132 people, including the last two surviving sons, Russell Casto and Ronald Casto. Those traveling from out-of-state were from ...

4-H news July 10

Churchtown Community CrewChurchtown Community Crew 4-H Club held their meeting on June 29 at 1 p.m. at St. John Central Grade School. The meeting was called to order by President Haley Tornes. Roll call was to your favorite summer activity. The 4-H pledge was led by Cheyanne Hart and the ...

Warren FFA members attend D.C. conference

The Warren FFA Chapter sent two members to WLC (Washington Leadership Conference) in Washington, D.C., from June 10 to 15. The two members were Alexis Coffman and Becca Giffin. While there, they toured famous monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial, World War II and Arlington Cemetery. They went ...

Naval academy grad

James Andrew Mills II graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 23, 2014. He is the son of James A. Mills and Kathy Mills of Marietta. He is the grandson of Dr. James M. and Marilyn Mills of Lower Salem and Jim and Madelyn Webber of New Matamoras.He will go to pilot training in Pensacola, ...

Lions club donates $1K for playground improvements

At the conclusion of the annual Fourth of July pancake breakfast, the Williamstown Lions Club presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to Williamstown Mayor Jean Ford for improvements and repairs to the playground at Tomlinson Park.In prior years, the club has provided both money and labor for ...

Deadline for pageants extended

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce announces an extension of the deadline for registration for Homecoming pageants. New registration deadline is Monday, July 14. In addition, orientation for candidates is July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Belpre Area Chamber office, 713 Park Drive. Photo sessions remain ...

Church taking food orders

Second Congregational Church will be taking orders for a food program, Smart Choice Foods, at the church on Thursday, July 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. The last day to order food online is July 16 by 11:59 p.m. Food will be distributed at the church on July 26 ...

Remake of White Zombie film premiers Saturday

The 2014 remake of the 1932 classic film White Zombie will be premiering at the Twin-City Opera House in McConnelsville on July 12. Filmed locally in Marietta and Cutler last summer, White Zombie 2014 is the brainchild of Little Hocking native and director Arthur Collins, and Susan Sheppard of ...

Washington State helps military veterans attend college

Washington State Community College is a "Military Friendly School," offering veterans the opportunity to go to college during or after their service. The adjustment from serving the country to attending college classes can be difficult, and WSCC is here to make it easier. Veterans have had ...

4-H News July 9

Warren WranglersThe Warren Wranglers 4-H Club met Sunday, June 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Davlin Lake for the Summer Fun BBQ family picnic.Alexis Coffman called the meeting to order. Pledges were led by Brianna King and Victoria Sayre, Secretary and treasurer reports were given. Demonstrations were ...

Births

SmithJustin and Lindsey Smith, of Parkersburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Rose Smith. She was born on March 17, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long.Grandparents are Allen and Marcia Siers, Donna and Joey Uhl and Van ...

Frontier High alumni classes gather for reunion

Frontier High School Alumni for classes 1969-1989 held their fourth annual class reunion June 13 and 14. Both evenings were held at the Quality Inn (formerly Comfort Inn) in Marietta inside the grand ballroom.For the Friday night mixer, approximately 150 classmates and guests started arriving ...

Frontier graduates awarded scholarship

Frontier High School graduates Emily Hinton and Drew Schneider have each been awarded the 2014 Hank Morus $1,000 scholarship.Hinton, of New Matamoras, is the daughter of Holly and Charles Hinton. She has earned nine varsity letters at Frontier, was also in student council, prom and float ...