Neighborhood News

Merry-Etta parade, tree lighting Nov. 29

"Merry-Etta" will host a Lighted Christmas Parade followed by the Mayor's annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Armory Square on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m."Christmas plans are being finalized now, and it's shaping up to be a bright, shiny Christmas in downtown Marietta," said Ryan Smith, vice ...

Residents enrolled in leadership program

Local residents were recently enrolled in Marietta College's McDonough Leadership Program: Lindsey Arnold of Vincent, Hailey Bennett of Marietta, Chandler Cunningham of Newport, Amanda Davis of Cutler, Anna Hall of Belpre, Jasmine Lamp of Marietta, Elijah Lupardus of Vincent, Elena Robinson of ...

Special events at Riverside Gallery

On Friday, Nov. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m., Riverside Artists Gallery presents "Leather, Beads and Bobbles" featuring the wearable art of Scott Bookman, and the necklaces, earrings and bracelets of Jeanette McKenna. Bookman will debut his recent color photography. Everyone is invited for an evening of ...

Project Save a Flag seeks stories

American Flags and Poles in downtown Marietta announces a new way to commemorate and celebrate veterans and the flags that tell their stories."Project Save a Flag" is a campaign designed to help preserve the stories and historical significance of service flags around the country. The campaign ...

65th forensics invitational Sat.

Saturday marks the 65th anniversary of the Ruth A. Wilcox Memorial Forensics Invitational and the fourth year of the O'Donnell Debate Tournament.Every year, the event commemorates the late Ruth A. Wilcox, former drama and speech professor, and Dean of Women for the College. Wilcox also advised ...

Waterford FFA soil judging team will travel to Oklahoma

The Waterford FFA Rural Soil Judging team is headed to Oklahoma, after participating in three different soil judging contests that lead them to becoming one of the best Rural soil judging teams in Ohio.The first contest was the Washington County Soil Judging Contest which was organized by the ...

95th birthday celebrated

Margaret Geraldine Hopkins celebrates her 95th birthday on Oct. 28 in Belpre. She was born in Moundsville, W.Va. to Martha Louann and Wesley Garrett where she resided for 60 years.She married her childhood sweetheart, William E. Jones and raised three children, Nanetta Marie (Blake) from ...

Franciscan Meals board met recently

The Marietta Franciscan Community Meals board held its monthly luncheon and business meeting at Shoney's Restaurant on Oct. 9.Chairman Judy Grize opened the meeting with prayer. Minutes of the previous meeting were read by Suzie Walters, secretary. Norma Lang, treasurer, gave the financial ...

Salvation Army taking holiday assistance applications

The Salvation Army in Marietta will be taking holiday assistance applications on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Any who need such assistance are asked to bring with them a valid photo ID, proof of all children in household (social security card, birth certificate, etc) ...

WSCC announces honors program

Washington State Community College announces a new honors program to begin in the fall of 2015. The WSCC Honors Program targets high-achieving high school and nontraditional students with plans to transfer to a four-year institution after earning their associate degree. The deadline to apply is ...

Skills USA chooses officers

Washington County Career Center SkillsUSA recently elected its 2014-15 chapter officers. The Career Center representatives are President Brayden McCauley is a junior in Heavy Equipment and he is the son of Susan Johnson of Lowell; Vice President Alexander Gainer is a junior in Sports Medicine ...

Career Center student ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center Student Ambassadors have been selected for the 2014-15 school year. Ambassadors are: Kelsey Clark, daughter of Jay and Diane Clark of Hackney, senior in the Health Information Technology program. Jared Duskey, son of Mark Duskey of Hackney and Sherry Duskey ...

Salvation Army taking holiday assistance applications

The Salvation Army in Marietta will be taking holiday assistance applications on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Any who need such assistance are asked to bring with them a valid photo ID, proof of all children in household (social security card, birth certificate, etc) ...

WSCC announces honors program

Washington State Community College announces a new honors program to begin in the fall of 2015. The WSCC Honors Program targets high-achieving high school and nontraditional students with plans to transfer to a four-year institution after earning their associate degree. The deadline to apply is ...

Career Center student ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center Student Ambassadors have been selected for the 2014-15 school year. Ambassadors are: Kelsey Clark, daughter of Jay and Diane Clark of Hackney, senior in the Health Information Technology program. Jared Duskey, son of Mark Duskey of Hackney and Sherry Duskey ...

Skills USA chooses officers

Washington County Career Center SkillsUSA recently elected its 2014-15 chapter officers. The Career Center representatives are President Brayden McCauley is a junior in Heavy Equipment and he is the son of Susan Johnson of Lowell; Vice President Alexander Gainer is a junior in Sports Medicine ...

School menus

Week of Oct. 27 to 31Waterford HighMonday: Chicken fajitas, peppers/onions, buttered corn, fruit, milk.Tuesday: Sloppy joe/bun, baked fries, broccoli/dip, fruit, milk.Wednesday: Roast pork, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetables/dip, fruit, rolls, milk.Thursday: Nacho chips/cheese, pizza beans, ...

Sidewalk project

Marietta College students Sunday cleared 400 feet of historic brick sidewalk on Sixth Street next to Mound Cemetery.A McDonough Leadership Class 101 team of five freshmen recruited another seven students to help with the removal of three tons of sod and soil from the previously overgrown and ...

Career Center elects BPA chapter officers

The Business Professionals of America organization at the Washington County Career Center elected its chapter officers recently. The chapter includes students from the Computer Graphics program and the Health Information Technology program.Officers for the 2014-15 school year are President ...

Free community meals

Saint Like's Episcopal, 320 Second St., Marietta, 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday each month.Saint Mary Knights of Columbus Hall, 312 Franklin St, Marietta 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first through fourth Wednesday.Christ United Methodist, 301 Wooster St., Marietta, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first Friday each ...