Neighborhood News

Wood County Christian students take part in Serving Others Day

Secondary students in grades seven through 12 from Wood County Christian School served others on May 15 during the annual Serving Others Day. Locations where students served: ¯ Seventh-graders — Devola – widow’s home – doing landscaping. ¯ Seventh-graders — Fenton Park – ...

Sarahsville Alumni Banquet

The 45th annual Sarahsville Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 16, at the Noble County Community Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. Baked steak dinners will be served by Patty’s Place, LLC, at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $14 per dinner and $4 dues per ...

Parkersburg Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park

Artsbridge announces the lineup of bands for the Summer Music in the Park series. The Artsbridge Summer Music concerts are held at the Parkersburg City Park every Thursday in June, July and August from 7 to 8 p.m. All concerts are free. The performances are in the band shell (horseshoe pit in ...

Corrections

Corrections to an article that appeared in the May 10 edition, Section B, Page 9, titled, “‘Margaret Blennerhassett’ visits DAR meeting”: ¯ Margaret’s husband’s name is spelled Harman Blennerhassett. ¯ Aaron Burr was suspected of being motivated to overthrow the government and ...

Students who earned Dean’s High Honors at MC

About 110 Marietta College students were named to the spring 2018 dean’s high honors list, which features any full-time student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in a given semester. Local students named to the dean’s high honors ...

Parkersburg Artsbridge opens Southwood Park Music Fest in June

Artsbridge in Parkersburg announces the line-up of bands for the Southwood Park Music Fest 2018. The Artsbridge summer music concerts are held at Southwood Park every other Tuesday in June, July, and August from 7 to 8 p.m. All concerts are free. The performances are held at the “Al Smith” ...

Playground renovation project fundraising underway

With months of planning and preparations, the Northwest Territory Community Playground is launching into fundraising beginning with the Kiwanis International’s 2018 Legacy of Play contest, running from May 15 to 31 online. The 10 entries with the highest number of votes go into the final ...

Washington County Public Library classes

The Barlow location of the Washington County Public Library, at 45 White Oak Professional Center, will be offering the following free computer class in June, 2018: Introduction to Spreadsheets — Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. Spreadsheets are not just for numbers. They can be used for a ...

WSCC graduates

On Saturday, May 12, Washington State Community College (WSCC) held two commencement ceremonies to recognize nearly 300 graduates from the departments of Arts and Sciences; Health and Wellness; Business Technologies; and Engineering and Industrial Technologies and Public Services. The college ...

90th Birthday

Leonard “Pap” Starkey of Marietta will be celebrating his 90th birthday on May 28, 2018. Cards may be sent to “Pap” at: 315 Colegate Drive, Apartment 211, Marietta, Ohio, 45750.

Belpre Senior Center

Belpre Senior Center weekly activities Weekly activities at The Belpre Senior Center: The Center is closed on Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted. All activities are free unless otherwise noted. Call 740-423-6022 for more information. Monday May 21 10 a.m. – Beginning ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of May 21 to 28: Monday, May 21 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 p.m.: Fun & Fit 12:30 p.m.: Genealogy Workshop 3 p.m.: Health Fair 5 p.m.: Evening Bingo Tuesday May 22 9:30 a.m.: Line Dance 10 ...

Harmar Place expands Music & Memory through grant

MARION, Ohio – The Marietta Welfare League has awarded a $2,000 grant to Harmar Place, a United Church Homes retirement community located in Marietta, to expand its Music & Memory program. United Church Homes and Harmar Place are certified providers of Music & Memory, a nationally ...

River Cities Symphony Orchestra presents Spring 2018 Pops concert

The River Cities Symphony Orchestra (RCSO) presents its Spring 2018 Pops concert, “An American in Paris,” featuring music from the legendary generation of American expat composers. Enjoy the best of the Gershwins, Cole Porter, and Aaron Copeland, with music from “Kiss Me Kate,” ...

Phi Theta Kappa chapter earns awards

Washington State Community College’s (WSCC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Alpha Rho Gamma, recently received several awards at the 2018 Ohio Regional Convention, including a member’s nomination for Most Distinguished Chapter Officer, and being named one of the top chapters in the ...

Career center Hall of Fame honoree

Former Career Center student, Dana Daugherty Cruse, N.P., BC-ADM, was honored at the May Board of Education meeting as an inductee into the prestigious Washington County Career Center Alumni Hall of Fame. She is a 1988 Marietta High School graduate from The Career Center’s former Diversified ...

Career Center inducts students into Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society of the Career Center recently held induction of new members and reception for students selected for membership. Thirty-eight young men and women and their guests were invited to the reception. The National Technical Honor Society, formed in 1984, ...

River Sweep scheduled for June 16

The annual Ohio River Sweep has been scheduled for Saturday, June 16, along the shorelines of the Ohio River and many of its tributaries. The Ohio River Sweep is a volunteer, riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. This is the largest environmental ...

4-H News

Churchtown Community Crew March 2018 Churchtown Community Crew 4-H Club held its meeting at noon on March 11 at St. John Central Grade School. The meeting was called to order by president Haley Tornes. Cameron Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance and Jaslynn Casto led the 4-H Pledge. Roll ...

Civil War ocean battle subject of Roundtable discussion

The next regular meeting of the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 230 Second St. in Marietta. The featured presentation entitled Intrepid Mariners: U.S.S. Kearsarge v C.S.S. Alabama will be ...