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MC Commencement

May 4, 2015 More than 300 Marietta College seniors turned their tassels and received degrees during the school’s 178th annual Commencement Sunday afternoon in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. more »»

Times wins 6 AP awards

May 4, 2015 The Marietta Times earned three first place, two second place and one third place Division I awards during the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition in Columbus Sunda. more »»

Lowell Springfest

May 4, 2015 LOWELL—More than 50 classic and tricked out cars were brought out into bright skies and warm weather on Buell Island for Lowell Springfest’s main attraction Sunday morning: the annual car show. more »»

County home volunteer helps residents

May 4, 2015 From sewing projects to decorating bird houses, each month Marietta resident Carolyn Hawn thinks up an idea, gathers the materials and then makes the trek to the Washington County Home to help a... more »»

Dog Days event held in Belpre for dogs, owners

May 4, 2015 BELPRE — Usually "dog days" refer to the hottest days of summer but at Belpre Heights United Methodist Church the dog days came three months early during Dog Days of Ma. more »»

Around town published May 4

May 4, 2015 Fish fry May 18 to benefit the Right Path The Right Path for Washington County is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat fish fry Friday, May 18, 2015, 5-8 pm at VFW Post 5108, 319 Pike St., Marietta. more »»

Valley residents urged to watch for ticks, Lyme Disease

May 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The regional epidemiologist with the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department said health officials are not anticipating West Nile Virus to be a problem this year, but residents are urged to... more »»

Yard sale time

May 2, 2015 The first weekend of May has arrived, and for many local residents that means it is time to drag out the folding tables, gather up outgrown and unwanted items, and plant those “Yard Sale” signs in... more »»

11-year-old finds, reports gas leak

May 2, 2015 An observant Harmar Elementary student was recently honored for preventing a potentially dangerous situation in her neighborhood when she recognized and reported a natural gas leak on her street. more »»

Indictments from city drug bust

May 2, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times jrunion@mariettatimes. more »»

Marietta in Bloom flowers available

May 2, 2015 Imagine a sea of fuchsia and the familiar trumpet shape of the purple wave petunia in every planter, garden and basket in sigh. more »»

Mother, son fun night

May 2, 2015 LOWER SALEM —Set in the gentle hills off Ohio 821 in Lower Salem and under a setting sun, boys from Salem-Liberty Elementary roasted marshmallows for chocolaty s’mores, went on scavenger hunts and... more »»

Hospital resource center open to public

May 2, 2015 Flipping through cookbooks, books about men’s health, childbirth and anything else health-related that springs to mind might be common practice in the public library, but another library inside... more »»

Belpre officials: Student assault story untrue

May 2, 2015 By Michael Erb Special to the Times BELPRE — A Belpre mother says her 10-year-old daughter was assaulted by school personnel and shocked with a stun gun by police, but law enforcement and school... more »»

Thanks, teachers

May 1, 2015 When Marietta High School senior Olivia Wesel starts attending UCLA in the fall, she will keep science teacher Kim Depue in her heart. more »»

Wife admits murder-for-hire role

May 1, 2015 A Belpre woman who admitted to taking part in a plot to have her husband killed in October pleaded guilty in Washington County Common Pleas Court Thursday just days before the case was set to go to... more »»

Humane Society manager settles into job

May 1, 2015 No more help is needed at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley; a new shelter manager was hired two weeks ago and is working steadily to make the nonprofit a safer haven for animals of all kinds. more »»

County pay dispute continues

May 1, 2015 After receiving a second court order from the Washington County Common Pleas Court judges regarding salary increases, the Washington County Commissioners decided Thursday to contact the Ohio... more »»

Community success stories

May 1, 2015 BEVERLY — Guests happily stockpiled on leftover cupcakes, cookies, and other sweet treats as the Beverly-Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner wound to a close Thursday evening. more »»

Council gets alert CDBG funds may come in late

May 1, 2015 Marietta City Council learned Thursday that later than usual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding could impact or even negate summer projects like house painting and sidewalk repair whic... more »»

Drug arrest after Williamstown traffic stop

May 1, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — A Parkersburg man was arrested Wednesday after a routine traffic stop became a drug investigation, officials said. more »»



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