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Neighborhood News

Ohio Highway Patrol promotes school bus safety

This month, thousands of Ohio school children will be heading back to school. For many of these students their day starts and ends by riding a school bus. The safety of the students riding to and from school and to school-sanctioned events is top priority. From 2016 through 2018, 3,962 ...

4-H news

Ohio State Fair 4-H results announced Nine local 4-H youth were recognized during the Ohio State Fair for receiving Outstanding of the Day Awards or Clock Trophy Awards. Outstanding of the Day awards were presented to the participants that scored in the top 20% of their class, whereas the top ...

Royalty will be crowned at Waterford Community Fair

The 2019 Washington County Junior Fair royalty competition was held on Aug. 12 at the Ohio State University Extension Office. Royalty candidates participated in an individual interview with three panel judges and a public speaking event. There are four candidates for 2019 Washington County ...

Community roundup

Kent State academic lists for Spring 2019 Kent State University names area students to the Dean’s and Presidents list for the recently completed 2019 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s list, full-time students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.40 or greater and must ...

Six Washington County students receive 2019 FAO Scholarships

NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is proud to support the region’s students, from Clermont to Ashtabula counties, in pursuing post-secondary education. And this year, FAO is pleased to announce that more than $390,000 in scholarships have been awarded through over 530 ...

Birth announcements

Lincoln Darrel Lincoln and Brittany Lee of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Emmalyn Rachelle Lincoln. She was born at 6:41 a.m. on June 16 at Camden Clark Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Marci Marple (Robert Buck) ...

90th birthday celebration planned for woman in Beverly

On Aug. 22 Audrey (Silvus) Brooker will celebrate her 90th birthday. To help her celebrate, her children are throwing a 90th birthday open house in her honor on Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church Social Hall at 309 7th Street, Beverly. They are asking for her family, friends, ...

Free and reduced meals policy for Marietta, Belpre schools

Marietta and Belpre City Schools have announced their 2019-2020 program year policies for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Programs. Each ...

4-H News

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club June 21 – Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on June 23. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Owen Brown. Pledges were led by Church Barton and Kasey Lang. Roll call was answered by “your favorite color.” The minutes of ...

Frontier Alumni Association reunion notes

Frontier High School Alumni Association for the classes 1969-1990 held their ninth annual class reunion June 7-8. Both nights, the festivities were held at the Marietta Country Club on Pike Street in Marietta. For the Friday night mixer-type of evening, approximately 125 classmates and or ...

Frontier Alumni Association presents two scholarships

The Frontier Alumni Association 1969-1990 presented two $500 scholarships at the recent 2019 Frontier High School graduation held May 24. This is the eighth year that two seniors have received a scholarship from the alumni. Jeff Beaver, 1976 alumni and president of the Frontier Alumni ...

More than $21,000 raised at fifth annual BrAva Golf Outing

BEVERLY—A full slate of teams and more than 100 hole sponsors were instrumental in helping to raise more than $21,000 at the fifth annual BrAva Golf Outing on July 27 at Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly. The funds benefit BrAva Fight, a local nonprofit organization increasing childhood cancer ...

Jeffferson County historic tour Aug. 3-4

Modern Living with Historic Homes will be the theme of the annual Historic Tour held in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, OH this year. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit three private homes which exemplify that theme. In addition Ohio History Connection’s Quaker Yearly Meeting ...

Birth announcements

Creighton Corey and Tina Creighton of Dart announce the birth of their daughter, Evony Grace Creighton. She was born at 1:06 p.m. on June 18 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Eden Adalay ...

July Student of the Month has long history with WSCC

Tanner Palmer has a strong connection with Washington State Community College that dates back to his time in junior high. Today, when he’s not in the classroom, the massage therapy student stays connected through his involvement with Phi Theta Kappa, Student Council, Music Club, Social ...

Waterford FFA members visit nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mackenzie Cary, Courtney Miller, Rebecca Miller and Isabella Strahler, members of the Waterford FFA Chapter, converged in Washington, D.C., this summer to analyze their personal skills and interests, develop leadership skills and a create a meaningful community-service plan ...

Annual Casto family reunion

The annual Casto Reunion for the descendants of John and Renna Molze Casto was held at Elks Lodge #477 on July 6. In attendance were 98 people. Those traveling from out-of-state were from Kentucky, New York, and Texas. A potluck dinner was served. Chris Casto gave the invocation. The ...

Belpre Rotary hears about Boys and Girls Club plans

Rebecca Johnson, executive director of Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, described plans to establish an after-school community learning center in Belpre as speaker during the July 10 meeting of Belpre Rotary Club. The center will serve up to 30 Belpre Elementary School students the ...

Williamstown Music in the Park

WILLIAMSTOWN – The 25th Annual Music in the Park at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown announces its summer schedule, through Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. ¯ July 23 – Windy Ridge, Sam Brookover. ¯ July 30 – St. Mary’s Community Concert Band. ¯ Aug. 6 – Eugene Haught, All of God’s ...

Students named to Dean’s list at Ohio Northern University

Washington County students named to Dean’s list at Ohio Northern University The following students from Washington County were named to the Dean’s list for spring semester 2018-19 at Ohio Northern University. To be eligible for the Dean’s list, a student must attain a grade point ...