Neighborhood News

Shoebox donations needed

The Gospel Mission Food Pantry is seeking donations for its fourth annual Operation Backyard Christmas Shoebox. Last year the program provided 238 shoeboxes full of small presents to area needy children. Donations are being accepted now through Dec. 6. Suggested items include shoe boxes, ...

School menus

Week ofNov. 17 to 21Caldwell ElementaryMonday: Taco in a bag with meat, cheese and lettuce, apple, milk.Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, corn, peaches, roll, milk.Wednesday: Barbecue rib on bun, glazed carrots or spiral fries, strawberries, milk.Thursday: Egg taco, spinach or waffle fries, ...

Eastern Star 584 installs officers

Masterton Chapter #584 Order of the Eastern Star held their annual Installation of Officers on Oct. 20 at the Masonic Temple, 30635 Lebanon Road, Lower Salem, at their regular meeting. Members are from Washington and Monroe counties.Honored guests for the evening were: Junior Past Worthy Grand ...

Community Foundation Week is observed

For the 25th year, the Marietta Community Foundation (MCF) and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates of Doddridge, Jackson, Little Kanawha Area, Mason and Ritchie Counties (PACF) Our Community's Foundation join 750 of their peers nationwide in celebrating Nov. 12 ...

Nov. students of the month at WCCC

The Washington County Career Center honors its November Students of the Month, Brianne Giffin and Jonathan Anderson.Brianne Giffin is a Waterford senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program, and she is the daughter of Carl Giffin of Caldwell and Maria Porter of Waterford.At the Career ...

Births

StrahlerCasey and Alicia Strahler, of Lowell, announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Olivia Strahler. She was born at 2:08 p.m. Sept. 23, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Gavin James Strahler, age ...

Gramophone display

Greg Brown of Vincent will display several gramophones when the Western Washington County Historical Society's meets on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Barlow Library.He became interested in Thomas Edison when doing a report in the 8th grade. Although, he is best known for the incandescent ...

The Wayfarers in concert at Ohio Valley Opry

The Ohio Valley Opry will feature The Wayfarers on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the historic Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville.Hailing from rural southeast Ohio, The Wayfarers emerged onto the scene in early 2010 playing their own form of American roots music. While much of their repertoire is ...

Kiwanian of the Year named

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Marcia Stewart as its 2013-2014 "Kiwanian of the Year" for her service and dedication to the club. Outgoing President, Tom Hushion, announced the award at the club's annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, at The Emeritus of Marietta.Stewart has ...

Help available for those in need of utility assistance

The HEAP/Winter Crisis Program (WCP) has begun. The federal income guidelines for the program year 2014/2015 remain at 175 percent of the federal poverty level.Applications will be taken in both Washington and Morgan Counties Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In Washington County ...

Evening at the Museum event

The Friends of the Museums, Inc. will present An Evening at the Museum on Friday, Nov. 21. This yearly fundraiser will once again fill the rooms and halls of Campus Martius Museum with talent. Participants will be entertained by the musical renditions of Bruce DeMoll, Scott Cain, and Theresa ...

Belpre High School honor roll

Belpre High School students named to the principal's list and honor roll:Principal's list, all A'sGrade 7: Matthew Brand, Blake Chamberlan, Patrick Copen, Kaleigh Eakle, Sarah Larimer, Hannah McDaniel, Bailey Miller, Kailei Parker, Chloe Rader, Britan Sprague.Grade 8: Ryleigh Barrett, Andrew ...

School Menus

Week of Nov. 10 to 14Caldwell ElementaryMonday: Cheese pizza, green beans, peaches, milk.Tuesday: No school (Veterans Day).Wednesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, orange, roll, milk.Thursday: Popcorn chicken, broccoli, pineapple, roll, milk.Friday: Hamburger on bun, cheese slice, ...

Krause science lecture Nov. 12 in Alma McDonough Auditorium

Gordon C.F. Bearn, professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University, will be the speaker for the 2014 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science, to be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium."This may be one of the most innovative topics for the Krause ...

NSDAR Vietnam War commemoration

The Blennerhassett Chapter of the NSDAR (National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution) are partners with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. They will be participating in several different events over the next three years to honor these heroes. At this time ...

‘Evening at the Museum’ at Campus Martius Nov. 21

The Friends of the Museums, Inc. will present "An Evening at the Museum" on Friday, Nov. 21. This yearly fundraiser will once again fill the rooms and halls of Campus Martius Museum with talent.Participants will be entertained by the musical renditions of Bruce DeMoll, Scott Cain, and Theresa ...

WCCC honor roll

Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-2015 school year.Principal list (GPA 4.0): Jordan Anderson, Amber Bable, Wayne Bailey, Shania Baker, Machelle Blankenship, Montana Brooker, Andrew Brooks, Cynthia Brutchey, Nathaniel Bullock, ...

Smart Choice orders accepted

Second Congregational Church will be taking orders for a food program, Smart Choice Foods, at the church on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 to 11 a.m.The last day to order from the full menu online is Nov. 12 by 11:59 p.m. Limited menu options may be available until Nov. 16. Food will be distributed ...

MHS exchange students

From left Siphe Jase of South Africa, Sami Bakroun of Germany, Nada Mohamed of Egypt, Leo Lima of Brazil; Pam Slack and Heidi Curran from Althetha's; and Nathan Matthews, host brother to Bakroun. All students pictured attend Marietta High School. Seventeen AFS (American Field Service) exchange ...