Neighborhood News

Interviews to be conducted for winter crisis program

Face-to-face interviews are required for the Winter Crisis Program/Emergency HEAP and will take place at the Washington County office located at 218 Putnam St., Marietta or at the Morgan County office located at 50 W. Third St., Malta. Hours of operation at both locations will be Monday thru ...

Career Center honors December Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its December Students of the Month, Kendell Ullmann and Mason Lowry-Matheny. Kendell Ullmann is a Warren senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program. She is the daughter of Teresa Ullmann of Vincent and the late Arlan Ullmann. At the Career ...

Former local writer publishes fourth book

When he’s not playing softball, he’s writing books. Dan Kincaid, forester and former supervisor of the local Marietta Unit of the Wayne National Forest from 1980 to 1990, has recently published his fourth book since moving to The Villages, Florida in 2014. His most recent book revolves ...

Foundation recognizes excellence in philanthropy, grantmaking

The Marietta Community Foundation held its third annual event on Tuesday, Nov. 14, hosting more than 150 guests at the Marietta Country Club. In celebration of National Community Foundation Week, the Foundation began a new tradition by recognizing and thanking local individuals and groups who ...

Twin Rivers Baptist Church offers special programs for Christmas season

Twin Rivers Baptist Church at 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, has special programs and events planned for the Christmas season. The TRBC Adult Choir presented the Christmas cantata, “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. . Children of the church will present the Christmas ...

Belpre Senior Center

The Belpre Senior Center is located at 1614 Washington Blvd. Call 740-423-6022 for more information. Activity is free unless otherwise noted. The center is closed every Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted. If Belpre City Schools are closed for inclement weather, the center is also ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Dec. 11 to 18: Tuesday, Dec. 12 8 a.m.: Billiard for fun 9:30 a.m.: Line Dance 10 a.m.: Bible Study 1 p.m.: Bridge 5:45 p.m.: Zumba 7 p.m.: Square Dance classes Wednesday, Dec. 13 8 a.m.: Quilters ...

Career Center selects 2017-2018 Student Ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center Student Ambassadors have been selected for the 2017-18 school year. Ambassadors are: Aura Bruce is the daughter of April Bruce of Marietta. She is a senior from Marietta enrolled in the Medical College Prep program; Spencer Crone is the son of Joe and ...

Phi Theta Kappa at Washington State inducts 30 members

The Alpha Rho Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Washington State Community College (WSCC) recently inducted its largest group in several years. The organization also made some exciting scholarship announcements. WSCC’s PTK added 30 members to its roster, bringing the ...

kids enjoying the race

Polar Express Fun Run and Walk 5K

On Saturday, Dec. 2, Beverly-Center Elementary PTO held its 1st Polar Express Fun Run and Walk 5k. Participants were encouraged to wear pj’s and holiday costumes. There was a great turnout for the first race — 121 registered runners. Medals for the first, second and third place overall ...

Photo courtesy of the Washington County Career Center
Chianna Eddy studies video production on a computer at the Washington County Career Center.

Teen of the Week: Teen wants to be TV journalist

If Chianna Eddy achieves her goals, you might see her one day on the national news — covering it, that is. Eddy’s ambition is to become a journalist for a national network, starting with an internship on a major news program such as the Today show. She’s studying graphic design and ...

“Frontier High School Student of the Year Award” (Samantha Farnsworth) Pictured L to R:  Samantha Farnsworth, Todd Bradford.

FLEDA awards go out at annual dinner

The Frontier Local Economic Development Association’s (FLEDA) 16th Annual Dinner was held on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Frontier High School, with 83 registered to attend. FLEDA’s president, Jack Haessly, welcomed everyone to the event and thanked them for their support. School ...

St. Mary

Regional Spelling Bee qualifiers

St. Mary Catholic School Regional Spelling Bee qualifiers, from left, Grayson Linnel, (alternate), Addie Betz, Lilly Westbrock, Elena Cisar and Anna Martin. The event, held in March, was hosted by The Marietta Times. The team is under the direction of Jocelyn Smith.

Vet taking welding classes at WSCC in pursuit of career

Washington State Community College’s November Student of the Month is a craftsman who is taking his skills to the next level. Creighton Henthorn is challenging the traditional career paths for machinists and welders by applying those skills and techniques towards mastering the art of ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Dec. 11 to 18: Monday, Dec. 11 8 a.m.: Billiards for fun 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 1 p.m.: 24 hour nurse 5 p.m.: Evening Dinner concert Tuesday, Dec. 12 8 a.m.: Billiard for ...

Pollution-choked India buying dirty U.S. oil byproduct

ByThe Associated Press NEW DELHI — U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead. Petroleum coke, the bottom-of-the-barrel leftover from refining Canadian tar sands crude and other heavy oils, is cheaper ...

Newport Elementary School honor roll

Newport Elementary School Newport Elementary School students named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period: Principal’s roll, 4.0 4th grade: Keeley Barrows, Rachel Carpenter, Madison Greenwood, Ethan Hartline, Ethan Hartshorn, Levi Hayes, Miley Kiggans, Hayden ...

Fort Frye High School honor roll

Fort Frye High School Fort Frye High School students named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period: Merit (3.0 to 3.49) Anhalah Anderson-Delancey, Carter Armstrong, Tyler Ball, Holden Barton, Collin Bauerbach, Branden Baumgartner, Jordan Beebe, Konnor Bell, Chyanna ...

Children’s author at book signing

During Marietta’s monthly Downtown First Friday sales event on Friday, Dec. 1, doors will be open until 11 p.m. at Twisted Sisters Boutique, located on Front Street. You’ll also find local children’s author, Louise Holmes, book-signing her Christmas story, “Rudolph’s Plight Before ...

Births

Huffman Ryan and Brittany Huffman of Waterford announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Grace Huffman. She was born at 4:16 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Randall and Natalie Lowe of Williamstown ...