Neighborhood News

4-H

Oak Grove ExplorersThe Oak Grove Explorers 4-H Club discussed volunteering at the 4-H lemon shake stand at the Sternwheel Festival in Marietta, Saturday, Sept. 6. The club also discussed ideas for the Washington County Fair booth.There were no health or safety reports this past meeting ...

Club news

Country Roads Community Educational Outreach ServiceCountry Roads Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) members, spouses, and one grandson caravanned to the Cornerstone Inn, in Beverly, for the annual August outing. There were 11 in attendance, and roll call for volunteer ...

Belpre Senior Center

Calendar of eventsAug. 25 to 29Belpre Senior Center is located at 1614 Washington Blvd. Call (740) 423-6022 for more information or e-mail manager, Susie Casto, at scasto@oneillcenter.com. Activities are free unless otherwise noted. Adults 55 years of age or older are welcome to participate in ...

Campus news

University of Northwestern OhioThe University of Northwestern Ohio announces that Seth R. Wilson, of Lowell, has made the dean's list for the June 2014 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the ...

Annual triatholon on track for Sept. 28

The Marietta Rowing & Cycling Club announced that final plans are underway for this year's 1st City Triathlon to be held Sunday, Sept. 28. This is the ninth year in a row that the club has organized this athletic event that involves running, bicycling, and paddling. Participants can ...

Barlow Fair membership, petitions available for 2014

The Barlow Fair Board announces that membership tickets for 2014 are now on sale. A membership ticket entitles the bearer to four days admission into the fair and the opportunity to run for fair board of directors during the election to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the fair board office on ...

Food pantry deed

The building that houses the Gospel Mission Food Pantry at 309 Lancaster St., Marietta, has recently been deeded over to the Gospel Mission by a generous donation from property owner Gary Murphy and family. The big red bow on the door was made and provided by Linda Miller.

Food pantry deed

The building that houses the Gospel Mission Food Pantry at 309 Lancaster St., Marietta, has recently been deeded over to the Gospel Mission by a generous donation from property owner Gary Murphy and family. The big red bow on the door was made and provided by Linda Miller.

Doll sale

The Belpre Senior Citizens Center will be hosting the Parkersburg Doll Collectors' Club annual doll sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Howe's Grove Park on Washington Boulevard in Belpre. Dolls and doll accessories of all types will be for sale with many vendors in attendance.

Toys on display

The Toy and Doll Museum at 206 Gilman Ave. in Marietta currently has on display wooden toys from the Fisher Price Toy Co. dated from 1930's. The company was formed in 1931 in East Aurora, N.Y. Principal partners were Herman Fisher, Irving Price, and Helen Schelle. Margaret Evans Price, Irving's ...

Waterford Fair Hog Sale results

The 2014 Waterford Community Fair market hog sale was held Aug. 16. There were 151 hogs sold. Below are names, tag numbers, fair weight, parents, city, age, 4-H Club/FFA Chapter, price per pound, buyer/address and total price.Champion Hog1. Jacob Huck, YE48, 270, Dave Huck, Waterford, 9, ...

Mountain State College Dean’s List

Mountain State College announces area students who have achieved the president's list and honors list for the recently completed spring term 2014. Honorees are full-time students only.President's listIn order to appear on the president's list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or ...

90th birthday

Lawrence Delbert Wittekind, of Fleming, is celebrating his 90th birthday. He was born on Aug. 19, 1924, at Woodsfield, Ohio. The son of the late Lawrence Allie Wittekind and Ida Mae Jones Wittekind of Marietta.He married Helen Robinson of Gravel Bank, Ohio on Sept. 24, 1949. He retired from ...

Offenberger reunion

The 53rd annual Frank and Virginia Offenberger reunion was held July 27 at Our Lady of Mercy Social Hall in Lowell, with 141 family members and guests in attendance.The Arthur and Ruth Offenberger family were hosts for the day. Cecil Bauerbach led those attending in prayer before the potluck ...

Katy Trail bike ride one to remember for local cyclists

I never really thought about exploring the state of Missouri until my bike-riding friends and I found out about the Katy Trail. Katy Trail State Park is the longest developed rail-trail in the country. The park, built on the former corridor of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT), is 240 ...

Friends of Museums elect board members

Since 2009, when the Friends of the Museums assumed operation of the Campus Martius and Ohio River Museums, each year has been more successful than the previous. Attendance at Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museums is up once again and numbers continue to climb. The Friends have had a busy ...

WSCC summer grads

Washington State Community College congratulates the summer 2014 graduates of the Massage Therapy and Radiologic Technology programs. The Massage Therapy Program graduates are: Barbara M. Adkins, Angela D. Ball, Madison E. Beaver (summa cum laude and Phi Theta Kappa member), Rebecca Brockmeier, ...

Boys & Girls club launches Great Futures Campaign

The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County announced the launch of the Great Futures Campaign to mobilize the community in support of kids and empower today's youth to achieve great futures. The local Club is joining Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide to redefine the opportunity ...

Birthday celebration

Clair Orem, of Williamstown, is celebrating his 90th birthday. He was born in Jackson County on Aug. 18, 1924.He was married to the late Laura Orem who passed away Dec. 25, 2000. He was a barber in Williamstown for 64 years.Friends and family are invited to help him celebrate his birthday from ...

Births

LeeJessica and William Lee, of Waterford, announce the birth of their daughter, Jadyn Elizabeth-Paige Lee. She was born at 11:59 a.m., June 15, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8.3 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Jyllian Ella-Marie Lee, ...