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The Unitarians

October 30, 2014 Built in 1855 by John Slocomb, the First Unitarian Universalist Church has stood at the corner of Putnam and Third streets as one of only a few Gothic styles of architecture in town. more »»

Warren student honored for helping 2 who OD’d

October 30, 2014 VINCENT—In October 2013, then-Warren High School sophomore Virginia Offenberger made a decision that law enforcement said might have saved the lives of two of her peers. more »»

Hearing tonight on city’s oil, gas lease

October 30, 2014 Local opinions are spread across the board on whether or not the City of Marietta should lease the mineral rights under 38 acres of city land, but council hopes to hear the views at tonight’s public... more »»

Monroe Co. pipeline explodes; no one injured

October 30, 2014 BEALLSVILLE— An 8-inch diameter Blue Racer Midstream natural gas condensate pipeline exploded early Tuesday morning in Monroe County. more »»

Drainage issues brought to city council

October 30, 2014 On the heels of some rainy weather, two local residents showed up at a Wednesday meeting of Marietta City Council's streets and transportation committee to discuss drainage problems that create... more »»

MHS, Warren bands march to state

October 30, 2014 Two bands from Washington County will be headed for Brunswick and Dayton next week to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association’s 2014 State Marching Band Finals. more »»

2 plead guilty to trafficking in heroin, cocaine

October 30, 2014 Two men charged with trafficking in heroin and cocaine between January and May of this year are facing multi-year prison terms after entering guilty pleas in Washington County Common Pleas Court... more »»

AEP plant’s closure will be $1.2M blow to Wolf Creek

October 30, 2014 WATERFORD — School board members and administrators say creating a district's five-year forecast is like reading a crystal ball, and that thought was echoed at Wolf Creek Local's monthly board of... more »»

Man wanted on charges out of dispute

October 30, 2014 Marietta police are looking for a local man who allegedly shoved his girlfriend into a wall and grabbed her by the throat before taking her car and running into the woman’s son with the vehicle... more »»


October 29, 2014 In 2013, 29.5 percent of Ohio high school students reported that they had consumed alcohol in the past 30 days, along with another 12. more »»

Bed tax reallocation debated

October 29, 2014 Relocating its Tuesday afternoon finance committee meeting due to massive public attendance, Marietta City Council heard public comments at Lookout Park as it first broached the possibility of... more »»

Man gets jail sentence for selling drugs

October 29, 2014 A Parkersburg man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail followed by three years of community control for trafficking in a substance originally believed to be K-2 spice. more »»

Pageant crowns Miss Belpre in Bloom

October 29, 2014 By Brett Dunlap Special to the Times BELPRE — Ten girls got to show the best of what the Belpre community has to offer during the fourth annual Miss Belpre in Bloom contest Tuesday at Belpre... more »»

Homeschool co-op expands learning

October 29, 2014 Marietta resident Stefanie Smith holds a college degree and is confident in her ability to homeschool her 9-year-old son, Demetrie, but says there are still gaps to be filled. more »»

$874,000 grant to help New Matamoras water system

October 29, 2014 A federal grant totaling $874,000 is slated to help New Matamoras make water system improvements. more »»

Brush fire smoke closes 676

October 29, 2014 Ohio 676 near Watertown was closed early Tuesday afternoon due to a brush fire that’s created heavy smoke in the area. more »»

World history

October 28, 2014 With the Ohio Graduation Tests being phased out and new, subject-specific exams taking over, legislators and educators in the state have expressed concern about the future of world history classes. more »»

Armory’s ground floor

October 28, 2014 Misunderstandings and bulky bid logistics could have driven up the single bid for renovating the ground floor of the former National Guard Armory in Marietta and kept other potential bidders from... more »»

Ohio 676 re-opens

October 28, 2014 Ohio 676 near Watertown is now open after being closed to traffic due to a brush fire that’s created heavy smoke in the area. more »»

Plea deal on hold as man changes his story

October 28, 2014 A Marietta man who was scheduled to plead guilty to a fourth-degree felony count of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor was returned to the county jail Monday after denying he... more »»

Family dispute sparks Warren lockdown

October 28, 2014 Barlow-Vincent Elementary and Warren High schools were placed on lockdown Monday while authorities searched for an armed Barlow man who allegedly threatened to shoot his ex-wife, an Athens resident... more »»



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