Neighborhood News

Free community meals

¯ 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday of each month, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. ¯ 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, corner of Fourth and Wooster streets, Marietta. ¯ Daily Bread Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., every ...

Club news

Trail Blazers The Trail Blazers 4-H Club met at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Barlow Fairgrounds. There were 18 members and 15 guests present. They had a report on the canoe trip. A report on the non-livestock skillathon and a report also on the on the livestock skillathon. Aug. 30 and 31 was ...

dog park help

MC students help out at Marietta dog park

Members of the Marietta College Excel Leadership class of 2021 volunteer with community members to spruce up the Marietta Community Dog Park. Volunteers installed three new benches, weather-sealed fencing, spread top soil, grass seed and straw. The college effort was one of many throughout ...

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Sternwheel royal court

Photo provided Lain Weppler, center, of Marietta, was named Queen Genevieve for the 2017 Ohio River Sternwheel Festival on Saturday. Victoria Norris, left, of Vincent, was Little Miss Sternwheel and Maxwell Caudill, right, was Little Mr. Sternwheel.

2017 Washington County Fair Flower Show results

The four Ohio Association of Garden Club affiliated clubs united to present the 2017 Washington County Fair Flower Show, with the theme of “Garden Chat.” The show was held from Sept. 2 to 5, 2017 in the floral hall at the fairgrounds. We were excited to offer a new class for the potted ...

Bauer Fund names 2017 grant recipients

Dr. Bill and Mary Ella Bauer and their daughter Maddie are proud to announce the 2017 Bauer Fund grantees. The awards are in honor and memory of their son and brother, Grant, who passed away from suicide in 2014. The J. Luce Foundation sponsors The Bauer Fund as one of its many initiatives ...

WVU-P Summer Dean’s List

Parkersburg, W. Va. 08/31/17- West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to August 2017 graduates. These graduates will be recognized at the Fall 2017 commencement ceremony. Graduates who attained a 3.50 to 4.00 grade point average (GPA) ...

Parkersburg CVB hosts unique three-day paddle event

Parkersburg, WV (Sept. 15-17-2017) - The Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 4th Annual Parkersburg Paddlefest Weekend, September 15-17, 2017. The Parkersburg Paddlefest is a fun-filled three-day festival dedicated to people-powered watercraft. Paddlefest once again ...

Junior Fair Poultry Department

(Saturday) Judges: Bobby Johns of Fremont, Ohio, and Bill Karcher of Oceola, Ohio Turkey Showmanship Intermediate Division: First Place: Gabriella Grabow, Backyard Gang Second Place: Grace Brookover, Frontier Country 4-H’ers Third Place: James Peck , Waterford ...

Junior Fair Rabbit Department

(Saturday) Sponsors: Linda Miller, Longaberger Judges: Dan Savnier and Haley Innes Rabbit Showmanship Junior Division: First Place: Ethan Zwick, SL Homemakers LS Boys Second Place: Zachary Huffman, SL Homemakers LS Boys Third Place: Steven Anderson, Fur and Feather Fourth ...

Junior Fair Sheep Department

(Sunday) Event Exhibitor Name 4-H Club/FFA Chapter Sponsors: Brian Barth Excavating Judges: Bobby Curry Market Lamb Showmanship Junior Division: First Place: Brady Barth, Backyard Gang Second Place: Nate Ketchum, Lynch Combined Third Place: Kyndal Buchanan, SL Homemakers LS ...

Junior Fair Horse Department

(Saturday) Sponsors: Shafer Leather , Broken Wheel Tack Judges: Jean Stillwell English Showmanship 8-18 First Place: Zoey Carson , Trail Blazers Second Place: Cassie Dennis, Trail Blazers Third Place: Sarah Holbert, Trail Blazers Fourth Place : Hannah Myers, Trail ...

Events this month at Peoples Bank Theatre

This September, the historic Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta celebrates the end of summer with songs from Broadway, welcomes Marietta College families with comedian and magician Michael Kent, and screens the 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. On Sept. 16 at 8 p.m., Peoples ...

Master Gardeners plan road trip Sept. 7

On Thursday, Sept. 7, the Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteers of Washington County are taking their 33rd Gardening Road Show to Kingwood Center in Mansfield. The $75 registration fee includes bus transportation, tour of Kingwood Center, snacks and drinks while on the bus, lunch, ...

WSCC names Aug. student of the month

Life for Tyler County Fair Queen Ariel Fish wasn’t always sparkly crowns and parades. Washington State Community College’s August Student of the Month watched her stepfather struggle with sickness that resulted in the loss of his ability to walk. Watching him work with professionals to ...

BIRTHS

Schlesinger Dan and Kelly Schlesinger of Long Beach, Calif., announce the birth of their son, Matthew Howard Schlesinger. He was born July 7, 2017 at 8:26 p.m. at University California Irvine Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long. Grandparents are Greg and ...

Learning in Retirement classes starting up at Marietta College

Classes have been announced for the fall session of the Institute for Learning in Retirement program at Marietta College. All classes are open to any member of the community, regardless of age. This season will mark ILR’s 25th year of classes for the community, according to Peter Polites, ...

Extension office offers MOV Grazing Conference Sept. 16

From local reports If you pasture livestock or want to know more about pasture management, then do not miss this upcoming opportunity to learn from the region’s “Who’s Who” among forages and pasture management. Ohio State University Extension, West Virginia University Extension, ...

Marietta Noon Lions Club collecting school supplies

During the month of August, Marietta Noon Lions Club will be collecting school supplies for students in need at Marietta City Schools. Starting Aug. 1 through Aug. 31, Marietta Noon Lions Club will be conducting a Back to School Supply Drive to help students with supplies they might not be ...

Campus News

Marietta College Marietta College’s Chemistry Department recently inducted 11 local students into the Gamma Sigma Epsilon honorary: - Adam Garlow of Vincent, is majoring in chemistry and mathematics and is a graduate of Warren Local High School - Daniel Carlsen of Vincent, is majoring ...