Neighborhood News

Career Center Student Council selects 2014-15 officers

Washington County Career Center Student Council has selected its 2014-15 officers. Student Council is an organization that promotes and practices involved citizenship, provides for student participation in a democratic school government, develops quality leadership, enhances communication ...

WSCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition reception

On Sept. 18, Washington State Community College Foundation held their Scholarship Recognition Reception. Thirty different scholarships totaling $52,000 were presented. A reception, catered by "Just Lunch," followed the recognition of scholarship donors and recipients.The Alpha Rho Gamma ...

Club news

Sandhill United Methodist WomenThe Sandhill United Methodist Women met Sept. 11 at the church with fourteen members attending.Joan Brown read a poem by Helen Steiner Rice entitled Thank God For Little Things. Buying new trays was discussed. A motion was made and carried to purchase 24 trays.The ...

Births

JonesDennis and Kimberly Jones, of Waterford, announce the birth of their son, Bryce Jeffrey Jones. He was born at 7:03 p.m. Aug. 29, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long.Grandparents are Thomas and Doddi Jones and Gary and Kelli Skinner, ...

Peace officer training program unveils simulator

Wednesday, Oct. 8, the OPOTA (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy) program at Washington State Community College (WSCC) unveiled a new simulator to be used to train the officers in the program.Local law enforcement officers, representatives from MILO Range, Bradley Ebersole, president of WSCC, ...

Births

TaylorTrevor and Meagan Taylor, of Newport, announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Monroe Taylor. She was born at 4:32 p.m. Sept. 2, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long.Grandparents are Ron and Judy Boley of Newport and Louie and ...

Multicultural Day will be celebrated at Marietta College

At the end of October, the various cultures represented on campus - from students who studied abroad, to the religious and societal cultures that make up Marietta College will be celebrated.The inaugural Multicultural Day at Marietta College, which is to be hosted by Pioneer Activities Counsel, ...

Two named Career Center students of month for October

The Washington County Career Center honors its October Students of the Month, Brittney Malone and Alex Perry.Brittney Malone is a Frontier senior enrolled in the Health Information Technology program, and she is the daughter of Bernice Addlesburger of New Matamoras.At the Career Center, Malone ...

Coins for Cancer at Beverly-Center

The phrase, "It takes a village to raise a child" could never be more true, especially when that child is diagnosed with cancer. The students at Beverly-Center Elementary School claimed their role in the fight against childhood cancer. Students participated in a month-long fundraiser, Coins for ...

School menus

Oct. 13 to 17Waterford HighMonday: Cheeseburger/bun, baked fries, cooked carrots, fruit, milk.Tuesday: Pizza casserole, peas, fruit, breadstick with cheese, milk.Wednesday: Barbecue rib/bun, sweet potato fries, broccoli/dip, fruit, milk.Thursday: Turkey noodles, green beans, carrots/dip, fruit, ...

Orders being taken for Smart Choice Foods starting Oct. 11

Second Congregational Church will be taking orders for a food program, Smart Choice Foods, at the church on Oct. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. The last day to order food online is Oct. 15 by 11:59 p.m. Food will be distributed at the church on Oct. 25 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EBT food cards, along with ...

Charles Dickens relative will perform ‘Christmas Carol’ at Cambridge

On Nov. 8 Dickens Victorian Village of Cambridge welcomes Gerald Dickens Presents "A Christmas Carol" at Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center. This show-of-the-season is performed by Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great-grandson of literary master, Charles Dickens. Dickens, an actor and producer ...

WCCC’s FFA elects officers

The FFA organization of the Washington County Career Center elected 2014-15 chapter officers recently. Members participating in the FFA organization are students from the Landscape Construction & Turf Management program. The organization expands opportunities for classroom instruction ...

Reunions

Fudd-FlaterThe annual Fudd-Flater reunion was held again at Ogelby Park on Sept. 10, 11, and 12. There were seven members of the group and a special guest, Tim Rodsky. Rodsky, a decedent of Russia, demonstrated various languages never heard by the group.The annual event usually centers on golf ...

New area students at Marietta College

From local reportsWhen classes began for the 2014 fall semester, Marietta College welcomed more than 350 freshmen who are studying in one or more of the 44 majors, including area students: Lindsey Arnold of Vincent is a graduate of Waterford High School. Hailey Bennett of Marietta is a graduate ...

Frontier homecoming candidates

Frontier High School's king and queen candidates:Rodney Dale Barnes II and Amy Lachelle Shepherd.Shepherd is the daughter of Tim and Angie Stottlemire of New Matamoras. Shepherd is the treasurer of the Patient Health Care for Skill USA at the Washington County Career Center. She is working to ...

Washington County Farm Bureau issues awards at annual meeting

President Ralph Coffman conducted the Washington County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Washington County Career Center, Marietta. At this meeting the members voted on proposed policies and selected Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to ...

WSCC pilot program helps nursing students

Washington State Community College is keeping up with technology in the classroom with a pilot program in the Associate Degree Nursing program."We work very hard at Washington State to ensure the highest level of instructional technology. This is recognized as essential for a high quality ...

VA collects food for local food pantry

Pictured are Bob Harlow and Paul Forshey, volunteers with the Gospel Mission Food Bank, Ray Stathers Social Worker from the Marietta VA Clinic, and Jeff Waite, Mission Director. The Chillicothe VA conducted a food drive during the months of July and August. A total of 680 pounds of food was ...

Barlow Fair results/feeder calf steer, heifer

Feeder Calf Steer Sale:Sale number, exhibitor name, 4-H Club, city, parents, tag number, fair price total, weight per pound, price, youth market livestock supporter.Champion Steer1. Aidan Woodruff, Fleming Energizers, Vincent, Jeff Woodruff, 15, $4.20, 655, $2,751, AgLand.Reserve Champion ...