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Spots open in youth job program

Local News

While the summer youth employment program officially started on June 4, there is still time to apply for any of the positions available through Washington County Job and Family Services. There are currently 120 eligible youth enrolled in the program with available positions in public and ...

Hank Morus Scholarships

Neighborhood News

On Oct. 5, 1998 longtime teacher, coach and friend Coach Hank Morus passed away. Shortly after his death, the Coach Hank Morus Academic/Athletic Scholarship was started. The first two scholarships were presented in 1999. The Scholarship Committee has awarded $27,000 to Frontier High School ...

Club News

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Washington County Democratic Women The Washington County Democratic Women’s Council met June 26 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The meeting was called to order by President Molly Varner. Jake McClellen, ODP field organizer, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Marlene Delany read the minutes ...

Dangerous trees

Local News

A city official said the safety department and the tree commission are doing what they can to remove hazardous trees. Safety-Service Director Jonathan Hupp was responding to a complaint from a former council member, Roger Kalter, regarding a massive ash tree he believed was a threat to safety ...

Fair housing summit July 20

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With representation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development coming to Marietta next week, the city’s fair housing board is looking for confirmations of attendance. They’re putting on a full-day summit at Washington State Community College July 20 to not only provide ...

Holdren honored for years of service

Neighborhood News

The Washington County Career Center announces the recently honored 45 years of service award, from the Ohio School Boards Association, to its Board of Education president, Larry Holdren. “It’s an honor and a privilege to have such a dedicated and upstanding citizen of the Mid-Ohio Valley ...

Around Town

Local News

Income tax office closed for training The Marietta City Income Tax Office will be closed all day on Thursday for a training. Breakfast to benefit special needs camp A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at K of C Hall on Franklin Street in Marietta. The cost is a ...

Dion Pride at the Ohio Valley Opry

Local News

Dion Pride will be the special guest on the July 21st Ohio Valley Opry show held at the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville. Dion Pride, the son of legendary Charlie Pride, is a dynamic performer in his own right. A crowd favorite, Dion always pleases the audience with classic ...

No classes but lots of activity at local schools

Local News

With buildings vacant for the summer, school districts in Washington County are doing painting, flooring and other repairs and maintenance in preparation for the coming year, which starts in only about six weeks. Frontier Local Schools is forging ahead on its major project to replace the ...

WSCC announces the June Student of the Month

Neighborhood News

Washington State Community College student Shayla Lightfritz has her own personal fan club. Her four children are intently watching her tackle the challenge of college. Four little girls who are cheering her every accomplishment, accolade, and even the little feats of everyday life that, sum ...

O’Neill hosts Reader’s Theater

Local News

Seniors who take part in theater improve cognition and social engagement. Acting helps people express their emotions, does not require previous training and increases social interactions, according to the National Institute on Aging. It is the perfect way for seniors to be social and get ...

Military News

Neighborhood News

Julie M. Vinson has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Officer Training School (OTS) at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. The 12-week officer procurement program is designed to provide students with a broad, in-depth understanding ...

Marietta Health and Wellness marks anniversary

Local News

Changing people’s minds about chiropractic care and its benefits is what got Dr. Jeffrey Dexter interested in opening his own practice in 1993. Providing an integrated practice that incorporates chiropractic medicine, physical therapy, massage therapy and focus on patient care is part of ...

West Side conversation continues on

Local News

After a week to process the input of 115 attendees at the Main Street West dinner, ripples are being felt across social strata. Marietta Main Street partnered with residents of the west side in the last couple months to encourage a resident-driven participation in the development and ...

Club News

Neighborhood News

Washington County Junior Fair Board The meeting of the Washington County Junior Fair Board was called to order by Tyler Hartline. The team building activity was lead by Leann Trippett and Caleb Smith. The activity consisted of getting into groups and stacking cups with tools that you were ...

Road construction projects planned

Local News

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the following projects begin in Washington, Noble and Monroe counties next week: ¯ A 10-foot width restriction will be in place on State Route 26 between County Road 14 (Archers Fork Road) and Township Road 413 (Elk Run Road) for a culvert ...

WSCC Summer Food Program

Neighborhood News

The Washington State Community College TRIO Upward Bound Summer Academy is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, or ...

Around Town

Local News

Historical society to hold special meeting The Washington County Historical Society board of trustees will hold a special meeting on July 17 for discussion, review and approval of proposed revisions to the organization’s by-laws. The purpose of these revisions is to bring the ...

Roar wraps for 2018

Local News

Making waves now for 18 years, the Marietta Riverfront Roar was held this past weekend on the Ohio River in Marietta. With a slight breeze and near perfect weather, the roaring powerboats excited the levee-lined crowd and the related event activities kept people of all ages entertained. The ...

Local forums planned on opioid crisis

Local News

Your Voice Ohio project, a collaborative effort of nearly 40 radio, television, newspaper and online news organizations including The Marietta Times, is poised to hold three local forums on the opioid crisis this month, inviting all members of the community to share concerns and ...