Neighborhood News

WSCC awarded McDonough Foundation grant

Washington State Community College (WSCC) was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Bernard McDonough Foundation. The funds will support a new initiative by the college intended to address the increased demand for nurses in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Nationwide, and specifically here in the ...

Whipple man honored by Ohio State Grange as Fireman of the Year

Joe Fouss of Whipple recently received the Ohio State Grange Non-Member Fireman of the Year Award. A fire department and emergency squad was badly needed in the community as the nearest protection was many miles away. Because of this, the Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency ...

Appointments for Winter Crisis Program are now being taken

As the colder weather is quickly approaching us, Washington-Morgan Community Action announces the beginning of the Winter Crisis Program/Emergency HEAP. The program began on Nov. 1 and will end on March 31. *NEW – Appointments are now required. Call 1-833-359-2803 to schedule your ...

4-H end of year awards

Washington County 4-H recently recognized 4-H volunteers, members and community friends at their Year-end 4-H Celebration. Service awards were given to several local volunteers completing milestones: Charlotte Wagner - 72 Year Volunteer; Yolanda Smith & Jim Woodruff - 35 Year Volunteers; ...

Career Center names December students of the month

The Washington County Career Center honors its December Students of the Month, Kyra Flanagan and David Sloter. Kyra Flanagan is a Warren senior enrolled in the Medical College Prep program. She is the daughter of Don Flanagan of Marietta and Jenny Flanagan of Marietta. At the Career ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center schedule for the week of: Dec. 10 – Dec. 17 Monday, Dec. 10 10 a.m. Chair volleyball 11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit 5 p.m. Left, Right, Center 6 p.m. Ballroom dancing Tuesday, Dec. 11 9:30 a.m. Line Dance 10 a.m. Bible Study Noon p.m. Hearing Test 12:30 p.m. ...

Marietta Middle School

Marietta Middle School honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year: Principal’s list Sixth grade: Baker, Alyssa; Davis, Cameron; Davis, Collin; Hines, Makayla; Jeffery, Harlan; King, Gabrelle; Lauer, Leigha; Lee, Hannah; Lee-Oliver, Naomi; Macatol, Isabel; Martin, ...

Waterford High School honor roll

Waterford High School honor roll students for the first grading period: 4.0 Grade 9: Julia Cooper, Lillian Franchino, Cara Taylor. Grade 10: Anna Jones. Grade 11: Aliyah Lada, Brooks Suprano. Grade 12: Ana-Sophia Beardsley, Ashley Offenberger, Stefani Saunders, Allex Teters, Leeann ...

Career Center announces Interact Club officers

The Career Center announces its Interact Club officers for the 2018-19 school year. The Interact Club is affiliated with Rotary International and is a community service club for high school students. Interact has over 10,000 clubs in 109 countries and geographic areas and has a roster ...

Humane Society will host adoption event during First Friday

The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley will host a temporary adoption and information center at 274 Front St. from 6 to 8 p.m. today, in concert with Marietta’s First Friday celebration. Several dogs and cats will be on site for introductions and interviews. Light refreshments will be served. ...

Club news

Marietta Reading Club The first meeting of the 155th session of the Marietta Reading Club was held Oct. 2 at the Betsey Mills Club. After a social gathering and dinner hosted by John and Amy Bays, the meeting commenced, chaired by president Richard Murdock. The topic of the evening was ...

Beverly Library events

Dec. 10 ¯ Join the staff for Experiments for Kids. Experiments can include floating cranberries, coloring seeds, and making a pumpkin volcano. The fun will be Dec. 10 at 6 a.m. Dec. 11 ¯ The Beverly Library will be having Storytime on Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. and repeating again on Dec. 12 ...

Kiwanis Club names Eddy the top member of the year

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Linda Eddy as its 2017-2018 “Kiwanian of the Year” for her service and dedication to the club. President Marcia Stewart announced the award at the club’s annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, at Knights of Columbus Hall. Eddy has been a ...

Local school board members attend state convention

Four board members from Fort Frye Local School District; Stephanie Lang, Charlie Schilling, Kevin Worthington, Johnna Zalmanek and two administrators; Stephanie Starcher, superintendent and Stacy Bolden, treasurer, attended the Capital Conference Nov. 11 – 13. More than 9,000 people ...

Belpre students of the month

Belpre High School December students of the month: Trinity Daugherty is the daughter of Henry Daugherty. She is a member of BHS Student Council, AERO, National Honor Society, Cross Country and Track. Future plans include going to Ohio Valley Univeristy to obtain a Veteranary Tech Degree and is ...

FLEDA recognizes community leaders at November annual dinner

The Frontier Local Economic Development Association’s (FLEDA) 17th Annual Dinner was held on Friday, Nov. 2, at Frontier High School. More than 100 people attended the festivities. FLEDA President, Jack Haessly, welcomed everyone to the event and thanked them for their support. School ...

Career Center selects Student Council officers

The Career Center Student Council selects its 2018-19 officers. Student Council is an organization that promotes and practices involved citizenship, provides for student participation in a democratic school government, develops quality leadership, enhances communication between faculty and ...

Birth announcements

Lowery Miranda Science and David Lowery, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Braxton Wesley Lowery. He was born at 4:20 p.m. Nov. 14 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18¢ inches long. The baby has two siblings, Michael and Dalton ...

Career Center holds annual ‘Fall Festivus’

The Washington County Career Center held its 9th Annual Fall Festivus Day on Friday, October 26. This year, Fall Festivus was held with all 15 career-technical programs participating in several fun activities. Kicking off the event, staff performed a “flash mob” dance to Michael ...

Birth announcements

Wolfe Nikita and Richard Wolfe of New Matamoras announce the birth of their son, Kaleb Abel William Wolfe. He was born at 4:32 p.m. Aug. 27 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. The baby has three siblings, Austin Allen Wolfe, Cory Mathew ...