Neighborhood News

Hubert I. Coss birthday

Hubert I. Coss was born on July 9, 1928 in Marietta to Hubert Chalmer and Hazel Catherine (Pentz) Coss, and this year he will be celebrating his 90th birthday. Coss is a 1946 Marietta High School graduate and was employed by American Cyanamid from 1950, until he took early retirement in ...

Campus News

Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern University students from Washington County who graduated from Ohio Northern University in May 2018 with degrees: Tyler Welch, Adam Gearhart and Austin Hilverding.

Author to speak in Marietta July 19

The next regular meeting of the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 230 Second St., in Marietta. The featured presenter will be author Steven R. Magnusen to speak about his just-published book ...

Club news

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads May 20, 2018 Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on May 20, 2018. The members met at Lowell Elementary School to plant flowers around the bell for their community service project. After planting the flowers they proceeded to St. John’s ...

Waterford FFA members participate in leadership conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Katelyn Huck and Anna Jones, members of the 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 that will make a difference in their ...

Family Night A Success

Tuesday, Main Street West partnered with The Right Path for Washington County, the Marietta Police Department, Kona Ice of the Mid-Ohio Valley sponsored by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, and drinks donated by the West Side Drive-Thru & Carryout to host Family Night at Flanders ...

Births

Harbison Jenna Long of Lowell and Kyle Harbison of Edmonton, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Beckham James Harbison. He was born at 7:54 a.m. Feb. 21, 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Beckham has three siblings, Jackson Long, ...

Hank Morus Scholarships

On Oct. 5, 1998 longtime teacher, coach and friend Coach Hank Morus passed away. Shortly after his death, the Coach Hank Morus Academic/Athletic Scholarship was started. The first two scholarships were presented in 1999. The Scholarship Committee has awarded $27,000 to Frontier High School ...

Club News

Washington County Democratic Women The Washington County Democratic Women’s Council met June 26 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The meeting was called to order by President Molly Varner. Jake McClellen, ODP field organizer, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Marlene Delany read the minutes ...

Holdren honored for years of service

The Washington County Career Center announces the recently honored 45 years of service award, from the Ohio School Boards Association, to its Board of Education president, Larry Holdren. “It’s an honor and a privilege to have such a dedicated and upstanding citizen of the Mid-Ohio Valley ...

WSCC announces the June Student of the Month

Washington State Community College student Shayla Lightfritz has her own personal fan club. Her four children are intently watching her tackle the challenge of college. Four little girls who are cheering her every accomplishment, accolade, and even the little feats of everyday life that, sum ...

Military News

Julie M. Vinson has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Officer Training School (OTS) at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. The 12-week officer procurement program is designed to provide students with a broad, in-depth understanding ...

Club News

Washington County Junior Fair Board The meeting of the Washington County Junior Fair Board was called to order by Tyler Hartline. The team building activity was lead by Leann Trippett and Caleb Smith. The activity consisted of getting into groups and stacking cups with tools that you were ...

WSCC Summer Food Program

The Washington State Community College TRIO Upward Bound Summer Academy is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, or ...

Local students receive oil, gas scholarships

GRANVILLE, Ohio — More than 60 students, including four from Washington County, have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and Foundation. OOGEEP awarded the scholarships to students pursuing degrees in the oil and gas industry. This ...

Safety Council scholarship

The Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council announced last week the first recipient of the MOVSC Scholarship Program. Caleigh Doan, a recent graduate of Marietta High School, was presented a $500 check to apply towards her continuing education. “We are pleased to announce our very first scholarship ...

Washington State Community College Dean’s List

Washington State Community College recognizes students who have earned a place on the president’s and dean’s lists for the 2018 spring 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 ...

Local 4-H camps still avilable for summer fun, activities

Each summer, thousands of kids from across the state attend one of many camps coordinated by Ohio State University Extension, which are offered to all youth, not just 4-H members. Most Ohio 4-H Camping programs focus on developing knowledge and skills related to: outdoor education, creative ...

4-H News

May 20, 2018 Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on May 20, 2018. The members met at Lowell Elementary School to plant flowers around the bell for their Community Service Project. After planting the flowers they proceeded to St. John's Evangelical Church for the business ...

Campus News

Ohio Northern University Students from Washington County were named to the dean’s list for spring semester 2017-18 at Ohio Northern University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must attain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled full time. ¯ Jacob ...