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Perfect Attendance

Perfect AttendanceSeniors: Jamieson Ackley, Jamie Braden, Aaron Powers.Juniors: Jaret Ackley, Reilee Gillman, Trevor Oakley, Change Rucker.Sophomores: Tyler Burgett, Lindsey Furr, Justin Gildow, Shannon Holt, Mikayla Lowers, Deven Powers.Freshmen: Mariah Ackley, Katey Depuy, Paige Ferguson, ...

WSCC hosts conference

Washington State Community College was host to the Ohio Economic Development Association conference on 'Economic Development 101' on Nov. 21. The conference brought together approximately 120 economic development professionals, educational leaders, elected officials, and government officials to ...

Betsey Mills Holiday Tour of Homes is Sunday

The Betsey Mills Club Holiday Tour of Homes will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 day of event.This year, the Holiday Tour of Homes will have four local homes plus the Betsey Mills Club on the tour. The Betsey Mills will provide refreshments in the dining room ...

Dance company performs at WSCC

The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series at Washington State Community College (WSCC) wraps up the first half of the season with a performance by Michael Mao Dance Company. The dancers will take the stage in Graham Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free. The ...

Marietta Middle School honor roll

Marietta Middle School students who were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2014-2015 school year:Principal's list, 3.700 to 4.125Sixth grade: Morgan Allenburger, Wylie Bills, Ashton Binegar, Carolyn Broughton, Adam Coil, Hailey Finch, Isabella Freimann, ...

‘A Christmas Carol’ at MOVP

The MOVP Youth Theater will present Charles Dickens beloved classic "A Christmas Carol" 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12, 13 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at Players Theater, 229 Putnam St., Marietta. Cost for adults is $7 and $5 for youth. Tickets will be available at the box office ...

Local students in scholars program

Local students have dedicated more than 1,700 hours this year to the Peoples Financial Scholars Program, powered by EverFi. For the second consecutive year, Peoples Bank, through a grant from Peoples Bancorp Foundation, has granted students access to this web-based, consumer-education aligned ...

Honor rolls

Waterford ElementaryWaterford Elementary Honor Roll 1st Grading Period 2014 2015Principal's RollAll A's and B's - Grade Point Average 3.50 to 4.00Grade 3 Jarrett Armstrong, Claire Baldwin, Rebecca Bennett, Josie Burke, Sydnee Cline, Judson Coper, Leah Flaherty, Michael Gardner, Cameron ...

Peoples Bancorp Foundation makes 2-1-1 donation

The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a nonprofit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently made a donation to the United Way of Washington County in support of the organization's 2-1-1 community resources program.2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that ...

Local FFA students, Griffin, Whalin, earn recognition

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors the FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. That honor, the American FFA Degree, is ...

Marietta Community Foundation issues grants to organizations

Tis the season for giving, and Marietta Community Foundation is giving back to local nonprofit organizations. Granting more than $58,000 during its third grant cycle, the foundation offers much needed support to 11 community based organizations.Grants from the Foundation unrestricted funds are ...

MC president’s house available for functions

Marietta College President Joseph Bruno and his wife, Diane, will continue a holiday tradition they started in 2013 and open their home up to non-profit organizations, but also to the corporate community to host parties or other functions."Joe and I feel such a strong sense of community that we ...

Satuday Shuffle in Belpre Nov. 29

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce invites area shoppers to experience all Belpre has to offer at its Shop Local event called "Saturday Shuffle" Saturday, Nov. 29. Through this event, chamber members will participate in the national Small Business Saturday, which spotlights local business and ...

Peoples Bancorp Foundation gives to Marietta YMCA

Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Banks market areas, recently pledged $3,000 in support to the Marietta Family YMCA's "Strong Kids" Campaign."Peoples Bank believes that everyone should be able to participate in the YMCA's programs ...

Local firefighters complete fall training

From local reportsGRANVILLE, Ohio - The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) recently completed its fall firefighter training series, adding 92 firefighters to the number of first responders that have been trained how to effectively manage and address potential and rare incidents ...

MC professor honored with outstanding new adviser award

Marietta College's Joan Price was recently honored at the national Society for Collegiate Journalists conference with the Outstanding New Adviser Award."I was so surprised to hear that I had been nominated from the national office," said Price, Associate Professor of Media Studies. "It's truly ...

Who’s Who at Marietta College

Seventeen Marietta College students were recently selected for the 2015 "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."Since 1934 students have been honored in the annual directory as outstanding campus leaders of the year. "Who's Who Among Students" gives each chosen student ...

WCCC W.I.S.H. list

The Washington County Career Center rewarded approximately 38 percent of its student body population with a fun day who made it on the W.I.S.H. List during the first nine-weeks of school. To be eligible for the W.I.S.H. List students must meet the following three criteria: 3.0 GPA or higher, ...

Births

AntonsEli and Ruth Antons, of Baltimore, Maryland, announce the birth of their son, Joel Stephen. He was born at 12:52 a.m. Oct. 5, 2014 at Medstar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. The baby has three brothers, Isaac, Asa and Malachi Antons.Paternal grandparents are ...

Births

ChickloTodd and Jennifer Chicklo, of Parkersburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Annalise Emery Chicklo. She was born at 10:17 p.m. Sept. 9, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Ema Roze and Bella ...