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Hitting the road: Holiday travelers are gearing up

November 24, 2014 More people are expected to travel this Thanksgiving than any year since the recession started and low gas prices are helping fuel the numbers of travelers. AAA reports that about 4. more »»

‘Stand your ground’ in Ohio

November 24, 2014 One of the bills being heard during the lame-duck session in state legislature has left the Ohio House and is now going through Senate hearings. more »»

‘Cupcake Truck’ caters to dessert lovers on the go

November 23, 2014 A sweet-tooth craving can now be satisfied from a “Cupcake Truck” serving up gourmet cupcakes, cookies and brownies every Tuesday and Saturday in downtown Marietta and Wednesday in Belpre. more »»

Pay it forward: Special Olympics volunteer says program is near and dear to her heart

November 23, 2014 For nearly a decade, Fleming resident Pam Stanley, 49, has been dedicating her free time to the Special Olympics in Washington County. more »»

Holiday display up now at City Park

November 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With a few new displays, Parkersburg's annual Holiday in the Park exhibit opened for the 2014 Christmas season Saturday at City Park. more »»

Around town published Nov. 24

November 23, 2014 Craft and bake sale at O’Neill Center The annual craft and bake sale at the O’Neill Center will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at the center, 333 Fourth St., Marietta. more »»

CVB’s budget

November 22, 2014 Marketing the city and county online and through travel writers, magazines, newspapers, television, radio and other media takes the biggest bite out of the Marietta-Washington County Convention and... more »»

18-year-old driver indicted

November 22, 2014 The driver of a vehicle that crashed in Liberty Township, killing a 19-year-old Marietta woman on Sept. 21, was among 12 people indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury this week. more »»

Phillips keeps 94th House seat

November 22, 2014 Ohio Rep. Debbie Phillips, the Democratic incumbent currently representing Ohio’s 94th House District, will keep her seat after all four counties in the district finalized results from the Nov. more »»

Ex-city resident sentenced for having child porn

November 22, 2014 A former Marietta man was sentenced to 17 months in prison Friday after he was found to be in possession of sexually-oriented images involving a minor. Matthew R. Fitch, 41, of 571 E. Town St. more »»

Holiday paper made for Black Friday shoppers

November 22, 2014 Shoppers looking to find the best deals on Christmas gifts won’t want to miss the Thanksgiving Day newspaper, according to the circulation director of The Marietta Times. more »»

Not a fantasy: Peter Pan is calling

November 22, 2014 BARTLETT—From a Bartlett workshop to the bright lights of Broadway, a local craftsman is about to see his work shine in a nationally televised program set to air in Decembe. more »»

Surprise farewell party for principal

November 22, 2014 JACKIE RUNION The Marietta Times Phillips Elementary Principal Joe Finley reacts to the surprise farewell assembly staff and students threw for him Friday afternoon in celebration of his last day... more »»

40 days in county jail ordered on weapons charge

November 22, 2014 A Marietta man was sentenced to 40 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of post-release community control after pleading guilty to a third-degree felony charge of possessing weapons... more »»

Theft, domestic violence charges

November 22, 2014 A New Matamoras man was sentenced to six months in the Washington County jail, five years of post-release community control and was ordered to pay more than $3,000 in restitution for pleading guilty... more »»

Area woman gets 32 days in jail on heroin possession charge

November 22, 2014 A Parkersburg woman was sentenced to 32 days in the Washington County Jail and one year of post-release community control after she was found to be in possession of heroin in January. more »»

Good gravy! Price of annual family feast has increased this year

November 21, 2014 In might be easy to forget how much money goes into a meal when Thanksgiving guests are happily feasting on stuffing and turkey. more »»

City approves oil lease

November 21, 2014 The lease of a total 38.57 acres of city property to MNW Energy, LLC for oil and gas exploration was approved by Marietta City Council Thursday. more »»

House race finalized: Phillips retains seat

November 21, 2014 Ohio House Rep. Debbie Phillips, D-Albany, will retain her seat in the General Assembly after Athens, Meigs and Vinton counties confirmed finalized election results Friday. more »»

Boys burned by gas explosion

November 21, 2014 Two Belpre teens continue to recover from burns received Wednesday evening after gasoline thrown onto a fire to cook hot dogs exploded, officials in Washington County said Thursday. more »»

Man pleads guilty in school burglary

November 21, 2014 An area man pleaded guilty Thursday morning after being indicted on a bill of information for a third-degree felony count of burglarizing a Marietta elementary school. more »»



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