Neighborhood News

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 ...

Births

Perry Michael and Elizabeth Perry of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Oliver James Perry. He was born at 12:13 p.m. on Feb. 4 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Brenna Kostelnik and Kenton ...

Barlow Fair Board receives state award

The Barlow Independent Fair was represented at the 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association Convention held in Columbus. The fair was well represented with over half of its board members attending to take part in educational sessions, district and state meetings, entertainment planning, preparation ...

WVU-P makes donation to Wirt County High School

West Virginia University at Parkersburg made a recent donation to Wirt County High School’s Career and Technical Education welding program. The donation consisted of five welding stations, including four multi-process welders, four bench wire feeders and a tungsten inert gas (TIG) welder. ...

Marietta Middle School students in Power of the Pen

Marietta Middle School competed at the district Power of the Pen tournament on Jan. 11. Power of the Pen is a creative writing competition for students in grades 7 and 8. The tournament was held at the University of Mount Union in Alliance. Marietta Middle School had nine writers that ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Feb. 11–18: Tuesday, Feb. 12 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, Feb. 13 9 a.m.- Quilt Group 11 p.m.- Senior ...

Career Center names February Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its February Students of the Month, Erin Bogard and Timothy Bookman. Erin Bogard is a Warren senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and she is the daughter of Andy Bogard of Vincent and Jeri Pierson of Powell, ...

Comfort Keepers Office Wins Operational Excellence Award

Local Comfort Keepers owner Joanie Yeomans recently accepted the Operational Excellence Award at the 2018 Comfort Keepers Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This was the 6th consecutive year that Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Ohio Valley has received this award from CK Franchising, Inc., ...

WVU-P to host LGBTQ advocate for program on Feb. 14

PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host Shane Bitney Crone, writer, speaker and LGBTQ advocate on Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event, made possible by Higher Education Resource Assessment grant funding, ...

Campus notes

Baldwin Wallace Nathan Matthews, a graduate of Marietta High School and criminal justice major, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Provost Stephen D. Stahl. Any full-time student who achieves a GPA of at least 3.6 for 12 ...

Waterford Honor roll

Waterford Elementary School honor roll for the second grading period of the 2018-2019 school year: Principal’s roll All A’s and B’s (grade point average 3.50 to 4.00) Grade 3 – Maddox Antill, Mikayla Bennett, Addysun Burt, Katlin Campbell, Avery Crock, Trace Harmon, Blake Huck, ...

Births

Carpenter Adam and Sarah Carpenter of Medina announce the birth of their daughter, Everly Ruth Carpenter. She was born at 10:57 p.m. on Jan. 4 at Akron Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, William Henry Carpenter. Grandparents are ...

Birth announcements

Wagner Angela and Brandon Wagner of Waterford announce the birth of their daughter, Emersyn Marie Wagner. She was born at 2:13 p.m. Jan. 8, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Everike Zayne ...

90th birthday celebration

Mary Marie Parks, formerly of Marr, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Feb. 11. Through the years, Mary worked at the Washington County Treasurer’s office. Then, along with her husband Walter, they owned and operated Parks General Store in Marr for over 50 years. During these years they ...

Honor rolls

Newport Elementary Newport Elementary honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year: Principal’s list (4.0) Fourth grade: Adalynn Allen, Emma Eddy, Cuyler Greenwood, Caitlyn Hanes, Aiden Kelley, Brayden Powers, Toby Sunderman, Aven Tacy, Payton Tyler. Fifth grade: ...

Honor rolls

Belpre High School Belpre High School honor roll for the second nine weeks, ending on Jan. 4: All A’s principal’s list Grade 7: Brody Holland, Blaine Keller, Olivia Lemley, Alexander Mason, John Miller, Matthew Rasmussen, Corey Wotring Grade 8: Lillian Bowe, Alana Cooper, Jayden ...

Teacher leaves a lasting legacy

In this life, it is important for individuals to use their resources to assist others. However, Alma Lou “Lou” Moore, decided to take this a step further and use her resources to help others long after her passing. Lou began a career in teaching in North Carolina after graduating from ...