Neighborhood News

90th birthday celebration

Betty June Huck of Marietta is celebrating her 90th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 9. The family is requesting a card shower to celebrate this milestone. She married Louis Huck Jr. on Oct. 23, 1949 and he passed away on May 10, 2018. They raised four children, Cindy (Mike) Pyles, Mike (Susan) ...

Tech training at O’Neill Center

O’Neill Center will be the site for technology training by Marietta College students from 12:45 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The tech fair is designed to help local adults age 50 and older learn how to use social media and today’s gadgetry, including smartphones, tablets and the latest ...

Christmas in July close to meeting goal

Marietta Main Street jumped into the holiday spirit early this year with a Christmas in July fundraiser to purchase new holiday decor for downtown Marietta. Replacing the candy canes will be pre-lit garland and wreaths, brightening downtown during the holiday season. Although the campaign ...

O’Neill Center Schedule

O’Neill Center O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of July 30 to Aug. 6: Monday, July 30 10 a.m.: Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.: Fun & Fit 5 p.m.: Dinner with the doctor Tuesday, July 31 10 a.m.: Bible Study 12:30 p.m.: Bridge 5:45 ...

4-H Club news

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club met July 8, 2018 at the St. John School Pavilion in Churchtown. President Connor Tullius called the meeting to order with Carter Brooker leading the USA pledge and member Kail Bauerbach leading the 4-H pledge. The meeting was ...

120 attend annual Casto reunion this year

The annual Casto Reunion for the descendants of John and Renna Molze Casto was held Saturday, July 7, at Elks Lodge #477. In attendance were 120 people, including the last two surviving sons, Russell Casto and Ronald Casto. Those traveling from out of state were from Missouri, New York, and ...

Local 4-H’er wins Ohio 4-H State Achievement award

Along with the many projects, trips and other leadership opportunities available to Ohio 4-H members, teens can apply for state achievement awards each year that recognize their hard work in specific project areas. There were eight 4-Her’s that summited Ohio 4-H State Achievement Award ...

Births

Foster Charitie Slonaker and Cory Foster of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Evangeline Noelle Foster. She was born at 12:03 p.m. July 12, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long. The baby has three siblings, Clayton ...

O’Neill offers bus trip to Sugar Creek

O’Neill Center is sponsoring a bus trip to Sugar Creek, Ohio, to see the production of Half Stitched, the musical, on Aug. 8 and 9. The trip cost of $250 will include Pioneer Trails charter bus from Marietta, evening Amish Family style dinner, and The Collingsworth Family concert. The ...

Frontier High School Alumni Association holds class reunion

Frontier High School Alumni Association for classes 1969-1990 held their eighth annual class reunion on June 8 and 9, 2018. For both nights, the festivities were held at the Quality Inn in Marietta, on Pike Street, inside the Grand Ballroom. For the Friday night mixer type evening, ...

Mildred Schwendeman birthday

Mildred Schwendeman will be honored on her 90th birthday with on open house hosted by her 10 children and their families. The event will be held on July 21, 2018 at Our Lady of Mercy Church Social Hall, 5001 Lowell Hill Road, Lowell, Ohio from 1 to 3 p.m. Cards can be mailed to P.O. Box 314, ...

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 ...