Neighborhood News

Belpre City Auditor elected first vice president of America in Bloom

COLUMBUS — Leslie Pittenger, Belpre City Auditor, was elected as first vice president of the America in Bloom (AIB) board of directors at its recent annual meeting. Pittenger also serves as chair of the AIB National Awards Program. America in Bloom is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) ...

Warren FFA hosts agriscience education student teacher

Each year the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership (ACEL) at the Ohio State University sends students to high schools around the state for 12 weeks in order to gain real world experience in the classroom. This year, the agricultural education program at Warren ...

Warren prom Saturday at Shrine Club

Warren High School’s prom will be from 8 to 11 p.m. April 21 at The Marietta Shrine Club. Seniors nominated for Prom King and Queen and juniors nominated for Prom Prince and Princess: Juniors: Casey Brague, daughter of Neill Brague and Christina Brague; Diamond Decker, daughter of Ian and ...

National wildlife refuge observes May as mussel month

The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge invites the public to a special Mussel Month event running the entire month of May. The wildlife refuge will be hosting guest speakers at the top of their field, teach about the river and provide craft time activities for children, and all of this ...

Right Path announces youth leadership initiative

The Right Path for Washington County is announcing a new youth leadership initiative, “Young Men and Women of Promise”, to be held Saturday, May 12, 9:30 a.m. at Thomas Hall, Room 124 on the Marietta College Campus. The purpose of this event will be to bring together up to 60 middle ...

Births

Murphy Leah and Darci Murphy of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Lorelai Greer David Murphy. She was born at 9:54 p.m., 12th of April at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Sandra Benson of Park Hill, Oklahoma, ...

Club news

Washington County Junior Fair Board On April 5, the Washington County Junior Fair Board held its second meeting for the 2018 fair season at The Ohio State Extension Office. The meeting was called to order by Tyler Hartline. The board’s first order of business was introducing new members ...

Honor roll

Wood County Christian School Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the third nine-week grading period (grades K-8): Grades 1-8 Principal’s List (4.0 averages): First grade – Lyia Bazell, Jake Blackwell, Daniel Cunningham, Kyla Devine, Jaydin Greene, Klaire ...

Honor roll

Fort Frye High School Fort Frye High School honor roll for the third nine weeks: Merit roll - Viola Angle, Carter Armstrong, Eden Armstrong, Jaymison Baker, Cameron Booth, Tanner Boswell, Suzanne Brightbill, Braxton Brown, Brayden Campbell, Justin Carpenter, Stephanie Carpenter, Johnathon ...

Career Center names April students of the month

The Washington County Career Center honors its April Students of the Month, Taylor Carpenter and Thomas Williams. Taylor Carpenter is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Landscape Construction & Turf Management program, and she is the daughter of Chris and Amanda Hilton of Marietta and the ...

Rising star to headline show at Ohio Valley Opry

The Ohio Valley Opry will present one of Nashville’s rising country music stars, Lauren Mascitti. Mascitti will be the headliner on the OVO’s April 21 show, held at the historic 126-year-old Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville. Mascitti is a country music singer/songwriter, guitarist, ...

Honor roll

Parkersburg Catholic High School Parkersburg Catholic High School academic honors for the third quarter: Commendation list 7th grade: Carter McMinn. 8th grade: Neva Bryant, Emily Verdill. 9th grade: Luca Barret, Aaliyah Brunny, Xavier Collie, Carolyn Dailey, Parker Glodowski, Spencer ...

Honor roll

Salem-Liberty Elementary School Salem-Liberty Elementary School honor roll for the third nine weeks: Principal’s Roll (all A’s or All E’s) First grade - Ashton Becker, Preslee Croston, Ethan Huffman, Raelann Morgenstern, Donovan Myers, Lynell Snowden. Second grade - Kyrie ...

Honor roll

River Elementary River Elementary honor roll for the third nine weeks: Principal’s list Eighth grade: Camryn Caldwell, Sierra Littleton, Emily Smith, Joseph Cook, Wesley Minger. Seventh grade: Grady Palmer. Sixth grade: Talon Ady, Easton Dye, Alyssa Hornbeck, Emma Reed, Chloe Butler, ...

Events announced for Peoples Bank Theatre

Peoples Bank Theatre calendar through the beginning of May: ¯ Peoples Bank Theatre, Marietta College Theatre Department, and Artsbridge present the Second Annual Brick Street Arts Bash on Saturday, April 14, noon to 5 p.m. Activities for the whole family include live music, kids karaoke, ...

Fort Frye honor roll

Fort Frye High School honor roll for the third nine weeks: Merit roll - Viola Angle, Carter Armstrong, Eden Armstrong, Jaymison Baker, Cameron Booth, Tanner Boswell, Suzanne Brightbill, Braxton Brown, Brayden Campbell, Justin Carpenter, Stephanie Carpenter, Johnathon Claggett, Amanda Cooper, ...

Wood County Christian honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the third nine-week grading period (grades K-8): Grades 1-8 Principal’s List (4.0 averages): First grade – Lyia Bazell, Jake Blackwell, Daniel Cunningham, Kyla Devine, Jaydin Greene, Klaire Grose, Riley Mason, Braxton McKean, ...

Births

Gillespie Kris and Christy Gillespie of Little Hocking announce the birth of their son, Easton Lane Gillespie. He was born at 12:24 p.m. Nov. 14, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Morgan Dawn ...

Honor roll

Matamoras Elementary School honor roll: Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade: Albreah Triplett. Fifth grade: Logan Smith. Fourth grade: Ethan Rinard, Madison Smith. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade: Haylee Baerentz, Kalyn Cochran. Fifth grade: Kaycee Berentz, Briley Hupp, Zeke ...

Honor roll

St. John Central honor roll for the third grading period: Principal’s List (All A’s) Fourth grade: Caleb Schaad. Fifth grade: Wade Brooker, Mason Francis, Carmen Henniger, Elaina Lang, Ethan Poulton. Sixth grade: Lakyn Brooker, Jaslynn Casto, Sophia Huffman. Seventh grade: ...