Neighborhood News

CVB attends Heartland Travel Showcase in Detroit

Deana Clark, executive director of the Marietta-Washington County CVB recently attended Heartland Travel Showcase at the COBO Convention Center in Detroit, Michigan. Held Feb. 22-24, she joined other attendees in representing the heartland region group travel industry. Throughout the ...

Fort Frye honor roll

Fort Frye High School honor roll for the second nine weeks. Merit roll – Braiden Allen, Viola Angle, Raeleigh Archer, Carter Armstrong, Jacob Ayers, Victoria Barton, Branden Baumgartner, Malyn Beardsley, Chyanna Berrill, Emma Bradley, John Brice, Aleah Brooker, Samantha Butts, Allison Cain, ...

WSCC student organization establishes scholarship

WSCC student organization establishes scholarship The Washington State Community College Criminal Justice Club recently established a scholarship with the WSCC Foundation. Members of the Club presented a check for $500 to WSCC President and Foundation Representative Dr. Vicky Wood. The ...

Author, activist Flores seeks third transplant

Travis Flores, an Ohio-born author, activist, philanthropist and actor has beaten the odds his entire life. Born with cystic fibrosis, he was he told he wouldn’t live to see his sixth birthday. He’s now 28 and facing his biggest challenge yet. After two double-lung transplants, he is facing ...

Birth announcements

Huck Dustin and Mary Beth Huck of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Colton Daniel Huck. He was born on Dec. 5, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches in length. Grandparents are Patrick and Teresa Huck of Marietta and Philip and ...

Solar installer certification course offered locally

Author, builder and teacher Jay Warmke will be in Marietta March 18-22 teaching Solar Installer Certification at the Unitarian Universalist Church. He has just released two books, “When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine” and “Solar Installer and Design Level II.” Besides a series of ...

Adult Technical Training announces high school scholarships

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center is pleased to announce scholarships available for all area 2019 high school graduates. All 2019 high school graduates in Ohio and West Virginia who achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA and have 90 percent or better attendance during their junior and ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth Street, Marietta) schedule for the week of March 4-11. Tuesday, March 5 9:30 a.m. – Line Dance 10 a.m. – Bible Study 12:30 p.m. – Bridge 5:45 p.m. – Zumba 7 p.m. – Square Dance Wednesday, March 6 8:30 a.m. – Blood Sugar ...

Lowell student awards for February

February award winners at Lowell Elementary School: Students of the Month Preschool: Franklin Bevaque. Kindergarten: Izach Morrow. First grade: Jacob Mireles. Second grade: Colton Harris. Third grade: Karmon Oliver and Skyler Rex. Fourth grade: Davie Wolfert. Fifth grade: Hayden ...

Birth announcements

Stengel Courtney and Chad Stengel of Lowell announce the birth of their daughter, Cambri Faye Stengel. She was born at 2:33 p.m. on Feb. 5 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Todd and Christi Hill of Beverly and Michael ...

SkillsUSA regional winners advance to state

Fifteen students from the Washington County Career Center SkillsUSA youth organization will compete at the state competitive events in Columbus April 16-17. Those who place at the top of their event here will advance to the 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule: Tuesday, Feb. 26: 9:30 a.m. - Line Dance 10 a.m. - Bible Study 12:30 p.m. - Bridge 5:45 p.m. - Zumba 7:00 p.m. - Square Dance Wednesday, Feb. 27: 10 a.m.- Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m.- Fun & Fit 1 p.m.- ...

MOV’n Dragons pasta dinner benefit March 16

The Mid-Ohio Valley’s Dragon Boat team, the MOV’n Dragons, will hold their eighth annual pasta dinner and silent auction on March 16 from 5-7:30 p.m. at a new location– The First Congregational Church at 318 Front St. in Marietta. The MOV’n Dragons is a group of cancer survivors (or ...

4-H NEWS

The Country Kids 4H Club The Country Kids 4H Club met on Feb. 18 at the Highland Ridge Community Church. Five Members were in attendance. Election of officers was held. Max Cogswell - president and secretary, Lakyn Secrest - vice president and recreation, Dylan Barth - news reporter, Kaylie ...

Birth announcements

Ellis Josh Ellis and Ashley Henry of Beverly announce the birth of their son, Liam Charles Ellis. He was born at 8:06 p.m. on Jan. 15 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 17¢ inches in length. Grandparents are Duane and Alice Ellis of Vincent and Doug and ...

Choral Society Valentine Concert

The Parkersburg Choral Society will hold their Valentine Concert on Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. at Vienna Baptist Church. Following the concert, all in attendance are invited to enjoy a reception and mingle with the musicians. The program will include a variety of choral works, some of which will be ...

Community faith leaders join Fairness West Virginia for panel discussion

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host a “Faith is Fairness” panel discussion sponsored by Fairness West Virginia on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event is free and open to the public. The panel discussion ...

Washington Elementary honor roll

Washington Elementary School honor roll: Third Grade All A’s: Joselin Jones A’s and B’s: Elliot Akeman, Desh Bigley, Hayvin Clark, Leah Harman, Phoenis Harris, Abbi McGowan, Emmett Parman, Finn Tindall, Charlie Bartlett, Ethan Conant, Sophie Jeffers, Camrie Jones, Ian Patterson, ...

Washington State Community College RN program named among best in state

The nursing advocacy organization RegisteredNursing.org ranked the Washington State Community College (WSCC) Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) fifth out of 94 RN programs in the state of Ohio. The 2019 nursing school ranking conducted by the organization considers multiple program areas ...

WCCC Aspire program awarded $5,050 from MCF

The Washington County Career Center Adult Technical Training Aspire program has been awarded a $5,050 grant from the Marietta Community Foundation. “The grant money will be used to assist Ohio residents who are pursuing their high school equivalency,” said Anthony Huffman, director, Adult ...