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Rings trial postponed

Local News

From staff reports Washington County Prosecutor Kevin Rings' trial has been moved from its scheduled start on Tuesday to Feb. 6. Rings has been charged with two misdemeanors, sexual imposition and coercion. The original court date was set on Sept. 15 by special judge Patricia ...

Around town

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Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption will hold its holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 506 Fourth St. There will be a sale of holiday cookies and candy, baked goods, holiday gifts and crafts. There will be a live nativity from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Tunnel United Methodist ...

Career Center announces Interact Club officers

Neighborhood News

The Career Center announces its Interact Club officers for the 2018-19 school year. The Interact Club is affiliated with Rotary International and is a community service club for high school students. Interact has over 10,000 clubs in 109 countries and geographic areas and has a roster ...

Humane Society will host adoption event during First Friday

Neighborhood News

The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley will host a temporary adoption and information center at 274 Front St. from 6 to 8 p.m. today, in concert with Marietta’s First Friday celebration. Several dogs and cats will be on site for introductions and interviews. Light refreshments will be served. ...

Club news

Neighborhood News

Marietta Reading Club The first meeting of the 155th session of the Marietta Reading Club was held Oct. 2 at the Betsey Mills Club. After a social gathering and dinner hosted by John and Amy Bays, the meeting commenced, chaired by president Richard Murdock. The topic of the evening was ...

Beverly Library events

Neighborhood News

Dec. 10 ¯ Join the staff for Experiments for Kids. Experiments can include floating cranberries, coloring seeds, and making a pumpkin volcano. The fun will be Dec. 10 at 6 a.m. Dec. 11 ¯ The Beverly Library will be having Storytime on Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. and repeating again on Dec. 12 ...

Kiwanis Club names Eddy the top member of the year

Neighborhood News

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta named Linda Eddy as its 2017-2018 “Kiwanian of the Year” for her service and dedication to the club. President Marcia Stewart announced the award at the club’s annual installation dinner Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, at Knights of Columbus Hall. Eddy has been a ...

Local school board members attend state convention

Neighborhood News

Four board members from Fort Frye Local School District; Stephanie Lang, Charlie Schilling, Kevin Worthington, Johnna Zalmanek and two administrators; Stephanie Starcher, superintendent and Stacy Bolden, treasurer, attended the Capital Conference Nov. 11 – 13. More than 9,000 people ...

Belpre students of the month

Neighborhood News

Belpre High School December students of the month: Trinity Daugherty is the daughter of Henry Daugherty. She is a member of BHS Student Council, AERO, National Honor Society, Cross Country and Track. Future plans include going to Ohio Valley Univeristy to obtain a Veteranary Tech Degree and is ...

FLEDA recognizes community leaders at November annual dinner

Neighborhood News

The Frontier Local Economic Development Association’s (FLEDA) 17th Annual Dinner was held on Friday, Nov. 2, at Frontier High School. More than 100 people attended the festivities. FLEDA President, Jack Haessly, welcomed everyone to the event and thanked them for their support. School ...

Love Lights

Local News

When thinking of giving during the holidays, many Marietta residents think of supporting a cause that helped loved ones. One of those causes is the Memorial Health Foundation, which at this time of the year encourages people to buy lights, candles or ornaments on the Love Lights tree at ...

Marietta man sentenced for chase, crash

Local News

A Marietta man was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in the county jail and two years community control for a June police chase that ended in a crash. Brandon Marshall, 30, of 636 Ninth St., was observed by a Marietta officer using his phone while operating a vehicle in the 200 block of Pike ...

AAA honors area law enforcement

Local News

Although traffic safety is a concern at this time of year, the people who enforce the law and put significant effort into keeping the crash, injury and fatality numbers as low as possible are sometimes taken for granted. The American Automobile Association tries to give them some recognition, ...

Sentence for third domestic violence charge

Local News

2-6 huff 1 CHAD PLAUCHE-ADKINS The Marietta Times Public Defender Shawna Landaker requests leniency for her client, Keith Huff, Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. 2-6 Huff 2 Mugshot Keith Huff sentencing •Charges: Violation of a protection order, fifth-degree ...

MOVP Youth Theatre showcases “Little Women”

Local News

Dressed in period-style petticoats and ascots, a cast of 25 is prepared to present a theatrical take on the classic "Little Women" this weekend. The play, "Little Women of Orchard House" by David Longest, takes the classic by Louisa May Alcott and utilizes Louisa as a character within the ...

Belpre Home Tour coming Sunday

Local News

From staff reports BELPRE — The GFWC Belpre Woman's Club Home Tour will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Belpre, featuring four homes, a business and the Farmer's Castle Museum and Educational Center. Signs will mark the stops and are all within a three-mile area. Refreshments will be ...

Around town

Local News

There will be a live nativity from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Tunnel United Methodist Church, Ohio 550 and Coffman Road (behind the Warren Volunteer Fire Department). Come out and drive through to enjoy the live animals. Hear Mary and the angel tell the story of the birth of Jesus. Watch the ...

Tree farm experience

Local News

There are plenty of ways to decorate for Christmas but for most, wreaths, Christmas cards on the mantle and strung lights can't compete with the centerpiece of the season, the Christmas tree. Even though fake tree sales are on the rise according to statista.com, there were still more than 27 ...

Wisconsin man gets four years for armed robbery at McDonald’s

Local News

A man who held up the McDonald's restaurant on Glendale Road by threatening staff members with a replica of a .45-caliber pistol in August was sentenced to four years in prison by Washington County Common Pleas Court Judge Randall Burnworth on Tuesday. Donald Sirrell, 58, of Wisconsin, was ...

Marietta City Schools hears challenge

Local News

A former Marietta Middle School teacher who has said she believes God delivered her from chronic pain under the condition that she share her story of deliverance with fellow teachers, students and others was the subject of a day-long hearing at a Marietta hotel conference room ...