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Marietta College fraternity gives back to good cause

February 28, 2015 The sixth annual all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner for Multiple Sclerosis will be held at Spagna’s Italian Restaurant, 301 Gilman Ave., on Sunday, March 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. more »»

Portman’s efforts on tax reform appreciated

February 28, 2015 Democrats in Washington are stepping up their push for unreasonable green energy initiatives and their attacks on domestic energy producers. more »»

Community misses out on Oscar-nominated movies

February 28, 2015 Once again the Oscar program has come and gone — or as it is known locally, “The festival of films too intelligent to be shown to the yokels in Washington and Wood counties. more »»

State falling short in funding local schools

February 28, 2015 It seems every time there is an election it seems there is a new or renewing school levy on the ballot. more »»

Lack of respect for our laws is a basic problem

February 27, 2015 There has been much said lately about school zones and people not obeying the law. more »»

Don’t put infants at risk for SIDS while it’s cold

February 27, 2015 The cold, winter months often correspond with an increase in the number of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cases. more »»

Thanks from Western Washington County pantry

February 26, 2015 The Western Washington County Food Pantry in Vincent wishes to thank everyone for their donations of money, food and items of clothing and miscellaneous for our thrift store. more »»

Obey the words you read in the Bible

February 26, 2015 Did you hear the ridiculous words coming out of the Democrat, progressive, Marxist, socialist, Muslim mouth in the White House, as he refused to use the word terrorist about Muslim murderers, but... more »»

Newport PTO appreciates art night, auction support

February 26, 2015 Newport PTO wishes to thank all who helped to make our Art Night Chair-ity Auction a great success! The students artwork exhibit on the evening of Feb. 12 showed what a talented group of kids we have. more »»

Councilman says mayor provided inaccurate information on leasing

February 25, 2015 Mayor Joe Matthews needs to be held accountable for providing completely inaccurate information at the Feb. more »»

If school is closed, how can there be sports?

February 25, 2015 Sports vs. academics: The week of Feb. 16 to 20 was hard on the local school districts. Many schools were closed each day and some had two-hour delays for the snow and cold. more »»

Learn more about net neutrality issue

February 24, 2015 There’s been a tremendous amount of discussion about net neutrality recently, and along with it, a tremendous amount of misinformatio. more »»

Tri-County Food Pantry says thanks for support

February 23, 2015 We members the board of the Tri-County Food Pantry in Lower Salem, would like to thank all the people who have helped with donations and volunteer labor to keep the food pantry functioning to serve... more »»

Home health care solutions need looked at again

February 23, 2015 These (in-home care) experiments have been tried elsewhere and the outcomes are bad. For the first option, the home health agencies cost the funder more than hiring privately. more »»

Drivers need to follow rules of the road

February 23, 2015 I agree with the recent article about the lack of driver safety at crosswalks in Marietta. Not only does it extend to school zones, but drivers do not yield in shopping centers either. more »»

Thanks to those who came to gardening classes

February 21, 2015 More than 110 Mid-Ohio Valley residents participated in the seventh year of free Marietta Community Gardening classes in the First Unitarian Universalist Church. more »»

Council member explains opposition to well request

February 20, 2015 A letter to ODNR: I am writing to you today as a Councilperson of the City of Marietta, Ohio. more »»

Community supported Pancake Days again

February 20, 2015 The Marietta Kiwanis Club would like to thank the community for supporting the 61st annual Pancake Days Feb. 6 and . more »»

Get the facts straight on Devola’s sewer mess

February 19, 2015 I am writing this letter in regards to the Marietta city councilman’s statement about raising the city’s sewer rate and blaming the commissioners. more »»

It’s amazing NBC thought about punishing anchor

February 19, 2015 Be careful, it’s lyin’ season. more »»


Thirty-One Bingo March 1, 2015

Frontier 8th Grade Class is hosting a Thirty-One Bingo. Sunday, March 1 at Frontier High School. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., games begin at 2 p.m. $20 for 20 games. Raffle for a bag filled with Cougar items, 50/50 and lots of great food. Contact Tara Hays 740-473-1149. more »

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Baby steps

Getting where we're going

February 11, 2015 We have all heard from the time we are children to look both ways before crossing the street. Granted, sometimes what we tell our children often goes in one ear and out the other. more »

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