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Living with the snow

March 6, 2015 A winter storm left one Washington County community without water and several thousands of people without electricity throughout the day Thursday, besides dumping about a foot of snow across the area. more »»

Tips while it’s cold and snowy

March 6, 2015 Health officials urge caution with regard to food safety if you have had a power outage and warn not to over-exert while trying to shovel snow. more »»

Famous Marietta native remembered

March 6, 2015 Marietta lost one of its favorite native sons this week as retired U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Hess died Monday at his home in Huber Heights. He was 97 years ol. more »»

County jobs programs previewed

March 6, 2015 Washington County Commissioners heard department updates from Jobs and Family Services Thursday morning, including information on annual programs and a new one, supported by the state. more »»

MC’s campus icon

March 6, 2015 When construction started in 1845, Erwin Hall was only the second building taking shape on Marietta College’s campus. more »»

Runway safety project almost finished

March 6, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — A long-delayed runway safety project at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport is finished except for inspections and flight tests. Jess Howard Electric C. more »»


March 5, 2015 Shortly after 1 p.m. more »»

Snow emergencies, power outages

March 5, 2015 Most of southern Ohio is under a winter storm warning until at least midday Thursday. The National Weather Service said some parts of the area would see up to a foot of snow accumulation. more »»

New Matamoras residents without water

March 5, 2015 From staff reports Around 700 residents in the village of New Matamoras were left without water during the early morning hours Thursday. more »»

Council meeting canceled

March 5, 2015 Marietta City Council’s regular meeting has been canceled tonight. The meeting will be scheduled for a yet to be determined date sometime next week. more »»

Man admits role in murder scheme

March 5, 2015 A Caldwell man pleaded guilty to a first-degree charge of conspiring to commit murder and agreed to testify at the trial of his co-conspirator, a Belpre woman who allegedly wanted her husband killed... more »»

Coolville man pleads guilty to arson

March 5, 2015 A Coolville man will face up to eight years in prison and a $15,000 fine after he pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony count of aggravated arson in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesda. more »»

New business all about history

March 5, 2015 Marietta’s history is a common commodity, offered up to tourists and residents alike in the form of books, museum attractions, tours and monuments. more »»

Chamber dinner meeting Monday

March 5, 2015 The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner is sure to please as the 100th anniversary of the organization is celebrated and a new award shares the spotlight with the traditional ones. more »»

Kids learn about jug bands

March 5, 2015 BELPRE—With thimbles on each finger and a washboard in hand, Roscoe Goose and The Juggernaut Jug Band entertained and educated kindergarten, first and second grade students at Belpre Elementary... more »»

Woman sentenced for prescription fraud

March 5, 2015 From staff reports A Coolville woman was sentenced to 17 months in prison Wednesday for illegally having a prescription for hydrocodone pills filled under her grandmother’s name at a Belpre pharmacy... more »»

Minor earthquake Tuesday east of Marietta

March 5, 2015 From staff reports A small seismic event that occurred east of Marietta Tuesday morning is being investigated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). more »»

JobsOhio report

March 4, 2015 After seeing 1,652 jobs created in southeastern Ohio in 2014, the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) region of JobsOhio is striving to create more in 2015 and focusing largely on... more »»

Computer store owner accused of fraud

March 4, 2015 After a seven-month investigation, the owner of a Marietta computer business was arrested by Marietta City Police Monday on charges of theft and engaging in corrupt activity. more »»

4 in GOP fight for 3 council at-large seats

March 4, 2015 Seven candidates who have filed, plus any independent candidates yet to file, will ultimately be whittled down to the city’s next three Marietta City Council at large members. more »»

Williamstown OKs water rate hike

March 4, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — An increase in the cost of water service is coming for Williamstown residents this spring after the city council approved a 10 percent increase Tuesday. In the Feb. more »»



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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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