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WVU-P honor roll

West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces its president’s and dean’s scholars for the fall 2017 semester: President’s scholars Students on the president’s list maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college credit. The scholars ...

Marietta Middle School honor roll

Marietta Middle School students named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2017-2018 school year: Honor roll, 3.0 to 3.699 Sixth grade: Amash, Elias; Antill, Raelyn; Ash, Addisyn; Bartlett, Shakira; Berry, Mariah; Biehl, Aiden; Biehl, Zoe; Bigler, Halee; Bowling, Carter; Burke, ...

Submissions wanted for upcoming bridal section

Prospective and recent brides and bridegrooms are invited to announce their engagements or weddings in The Marietta Times’ “Brides and Grooms 2018.” This annual special bridal section will appear in the Times’ weekend edition on Jan. 27-28. All weddings announced in the special ...

Club News

Churchtown Community Crew December 2017 Churchtown Community Crew held their meeting on Dec. 3, 2017 at 1 p.m. at St. John Central School. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Haley Tornes. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Owen Schaad and the 4-H Pledge was led by Elle ...

Daniel Thomas speaks during West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s annual fall nursing pinning ceremony Dec. 9 in the College Activities Center.

WVU-Parkersburg conducts pinning ceremony for nurses

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its annual fall nursing pinning ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the College Activities Center. The pinning ceremony honors students who have completed graduation requirements for the associate of applied science in nursing. The ceremony ...

WSCC recognizes fall graduates

Washington State Community College President Dr. Vicky Wood, the board of trustees, faculty, and staff recognize the fall 2017 graduating class. The college granted 52 degrees and certificates to 46 students: Jon Anderson II, Marietta, Jacob Barnes, Marietta, James Beaver, Guysville, Adam ...

Marietta College presents art exhibition in Gallery 310

The Marietta College Art Department will present “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.” Gallery 310 is celebrating its fifth anniversary, by exhibiting selections from the same Krause collection as the inaugural ...

OSU Master Gardeners Volunteers graduate from training

The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recognize the new class of 2017. The new Master Gardeners of Washington County completed twelve weeks of coursework on horticultural topics, including: soils and fertilizers, botany, plant pathology, organic gardening, vegetable ...

Births

Yarborough Dr. Gretchen Pawloski Yarborough and Phillip Yarborough Jr. announce the birth of their son, Castor Phillip Yarborough. He was born Sept. 19, 2017 in Lexington County Hospital in Columbia, S.C. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Marcia ...

Honor roll

St. Mary Catholic School honor roll St. Mary Catholic School students named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year: Principal’s list Fourth grade: Edison Linnell, Austin Montgomery. Fifth grade: Alice Barret, Jaqueline Cisar, Audrey Porter, Max Reed, ...

Woman found, search for possible second person

PARKERSBURG - Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens said the body of a woman was found in an SUV pulled from Laurel Creek at around 12:50 p.m. today. Deputies, the Waverly Volunteer Fire Department, the Dive Team from the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department and West Virginia Division of ...

Submissions wanted for upcoming bridal section

Prospective and recent brides and bridegrooms are invited to announce their engagements or weddings in The Marietta Times’ “Brides and Grooms 2018.” This annual special bridal section will appear in the Times’ weekend edition on Jan. 27-28. All weddings announced in the special ...

Auditions for ‘Get Smart’

MOVP announces open auditions for the show, “Get Smart.” They will be held upstairs in the theater annex at 227 Putnam St. in Marietta at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, and 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the Washington County Commission meeting room, at 225 Putnam St.. The auditions are for ...

Warren FFA makes blankets for EVE shelter among service projects

The Warren FFA Chapter has been doing a series of events to help those in the community. It started in October with the Annual Trick-Or-Treat for Cans. Members went door to door with flyers several weeks before Halloween to inform the community members about the event. On the Trick-or-Treat ...

Washington State honors December student of the month

Washington State Community College’s (WSCC) December student of the month, Jacob Wagner, is capitalizing on his knack for numbers and just balanced the books on his accounting degree while working toward doubling his assets with a degree in business management. In high school, Wagner ...

WSCC dean’s list

Washington State Community College recognizes students who have earned a place on the president’s and dean’s lists for the 2017 fall semester. These outstanding scholastic achievements are earned by students who carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) ...

Superior Toyota donates to local grant program

Few contribute to the vitality of a community more than locally owned businesses. From sustaining the local economy, to creating jobs for local residents and supporting the community’s overall wellbeing, our locally owned businesses genuinely value and appreciate their customers, neighbors, ...

Jessica Smith, a first grade teacher, with students at Putnam Elementary.

$19,500 donation to Marietta City Schools Literacy Program

Last month, the Friends of the Washington County Public Library, an agency fund at the Marietta Community Foundation, approved a request for $19,500 to expand resources at different levels in the literacy initiatives program in Marietta City Schools’ elementary schools. The donation will be ...

Winter Learning in Retirement classes to be offered

Classes have been announced for the winter session of the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Marietta College. All of these classes are open to any member of the community, regardless of age. The season will be the 25th year classes have been offered to the community, according to ...