Neighborhood News

Fort Frye FFA students participate in district, state competitions

On September 14, the Fort Frye FFA sent one urban team and one rural team to county soils, both of which did very well. On our rural soils team Joshua Zwick, got first place, Rylee Zimmer got second place, and Collin Bauerbach got fourth, meaning that Fort Frye won first place in the county at ...

St. Mary Honor Roll

St. Mary Catholic School in Marietta announces students named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year: Fourth grade: Principal list: Mikhal Grueneberg, Edison Linnell, Austin Montgomery. Honor roll: Teddy Bauer, Alayna Biehl, Jack Estes, Grant Huffman, ...

Salem-Liberty Students of the Month

Salem-Liberty Elementary recognizes its September’s Students of the Month and students who earned Character Counts Awards: September Students of the Month Kindergarten: Myah Merrow. First grade: Raelann Morgenstern. Second grade: Ashlee Loane. Third grade: Olivia Stacy. Fourth ...

Library offers free computer classes in November

The Washington County Public Library offers free computer classes in November at four of its libraries: Barlow The Barlow location of the Washington County Public Library, at 45 White Oak Professional Center, will be offering the following free computer class in November 2017: Digital ...

Final book of historian Louise Zimmer released

Louise Zimmer, who died Dec. 21, 2015, was a well-known historian, storyteller and author of the Ohio Valley. She lived in Marietta, where she worked at the Washington County Public Library for 18 years as reference librarian and head of the History/Genealogy Department before retiring in 1992. ...

90th birthday celebration ahead

Lillie Marie “Aunt Marie” Johnson of Lowell, formerly of Warren, Ohio, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Nov. 9. She was born Nov. 9, 1927, to Charles “Francis” and Lu Stella White Johnson of Harrisonville, Ohio, the second of five children. She lived in Fleming, Ohio, Canton, ...

Births

Sheaves Justin Sheaves and Crystal Barnett-Sheaves of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Axelton Charles Sheaves. He was born at 12:04 a.m. Sept. 20, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Linda ...

Marietta Kiwanis Club celebrates a successful year

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Tami Selan as its 2016-2017 “Kiwanian of the Year” for her service and dedication to the club. President Elect Marcia Stewart, for Outgoing President Pat Amrine, announced the award at the club’s annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, September 26, ...

Career Center names students of the month

The Washington County Career Center honors its October Students of the Month, Katelyn Chesser and Tanner Wriston. Katelyn Chesser is a Warren senior enrolled in the Medical College Prep program, and she is the daughter of Justin and Bonnie Chesser of Bartlett. At the Career Center, Chesser ...

Baughman

U.S. Air Force graduate

U.S. Air Force Airman Anthony R. Baughman graduated from Basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas on June 2, 2017. The Airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

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 Summer 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 ...

Reunion

Taylor reunion The 76th reunion of the descendants of the Rev. John and Ethelinda Weddle Taylor was held Aug. 26 at the home of Michael and Teresa Haught on Washington County 9. Michael is the great-great-grandson of John and Ethelinda and now lives on the family farm where the first ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Oct.16 to 23: Monday, Oct. 16 10 a.m: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 5 p.m.: Bingo Tuesday, Oct. 17 9:30 a.m.: Line Dance 10 a.m.: Bible Study 1 p.m.: Bridge 5 p.m.: Journal to the ...

Barlow fair results

2017 Barlow Fair Junior Fair Rabbit Department Rabbit Showmanship Sponsors: Barth Farms, Eightmile Rabbitry; Rural King Judges: Hannah Moore and Rustina Taylor Event/Show Exhibitor — 4-H Club/FFA Chapter Junior Division: First Place: Cody Zimmer, Fur & Feather Second ...

Waterford Homecoming King and Queen candidates, top, from left: Hannah Duff, Aliah Encinias, Madison Lang, and Amy Lang. Bottom, from left: Noah Huffman, Teddy Smith, Travis Pottmeyer, and Grant Weihl.

Waterford Homecoming royalty

Queen Candidate, Hannah Duff, is the daughter of Duane and Tina Duff. She is student body president and has been a member of Student Council for 3 years, Basketball for 4 years, Volleyball for 4 years, Track for 1 year, Varsity Club for 4 years, Travel Basketball for 6 years, Youth Group for 1 ...

Barlow Fair results

2017 Barlow Fair Junior Fair Sheep and Goat Department Market Dairy Goat Showmanship Sponsors: Coffman Farms Inc.-Dairy Cows & Goats in Memory of Robert R. Coffman, Jerimiah’s Memorial Fund, Campbell Brothers 2 (Event/Show Exhibitor — 4-H Club / FFA Chapter) Junior ...

Anderson, David

Art show features Fleming resident

An art opening of religious works by David Anderson of Fleming is scheduled for Oct. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Artsbridge office located at 925 Market St. in Parkersburg. The event is free and open to the public. Anderson is a 1980 graduate of Warren High School. From fifth grade at ...

From left: Mark Abbott, Steve Minardi, Ken Wyant, Steve Davis, Carole Wigal, Vickie Ford, Kathy Lough, Shirley Morrison and Paul Frye Jr.

Photographic Society awards

The Marietta Photographic Society recently held its annual awards banquet for the 2016-2017 club year. The end of year competition was judged by Robb DeCamp with entries submitted by members of the club that had gained acceptance throughout the past club year as well as up to five additional ...

Wings of Courage

Wings of Courage comes to WSCC

The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in collaboration with the Washington State Foundation and the Schwendeman Agency, Inc. announce the upcoming family-friendly performance of “Wings of Courage” performed by Mad River Works. The play will ...