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Campaign Costs

October 25, 2014 As the clock to Election Day ticks down, campaign materials are everywhere. more »»

Hotel/motel tax split

October 25, 2014 A city council-proposed 1 percent cut in the amount of money the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives from Marietta’s hotel/motel tax is a major concern for the bureau,... more »»

Court wants higher pay raises

October 25, 2014 County commissioners’ plans to budget for 2 percent pay raises in all county departments could be waylaid by a court-ordered budget from Washington County Common Pleas Cour. more »»

1990 cold case:

October 25, 2014 More than 24 years ago the remains of 18-year-old Belpre High grad Terri Roach were discovered on a power line right of way near the intersection of Ohio 676 and Cole Coffman Road. more »»

Water main break in Belpre

October 25, 2014 BELPRE - A water main rupture near the base of the Belpre water towers interrupted water service to the entire town on Friday, officials said. more »»

Diversity on MC campus

October 25, 2014 Aimed at showcasing the school’s diverse collection of inclusive groups, Marietta College celebrated its inaugural Multicultural Day Friday. more »»

Be safe trick or treating

October 25, 2014 Hundreds of Trick or Treaters will be taking to the streets of Marietta and other area communities Saturday, so local law enforcement officers are encouraging parents to keep a close eye on children... more »»

Free fries to support Boys and Girls club

October 25, 2014 McDonald’s fans or those that might just crave the occasional pit stop while driving through Marietta can help support a local nonprofit in exchange for free French fries for a year. more »»

Around Town

October 25, 2014 Holiday Doll Tea at Betsey Mills A Holiday Doll Tea featuring “Rebecca Rubin” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Betsey Mills Club. The tea is intended for girls ages 7 to 1. more »»

Orchard Place

October 24, 2014 Sitting atop the highest point on Harmar Hill rests a house built in the late 1890s by Col. John Harper Riley. According to Councilman Harley Noland, D-At Large, Riley had a lot of wealth. more »»

Marietta police chief plans to retire in Feb.

October 24, 2014 A battle of pen and paper will soon decide Marietta’s next chief of police. Current police Chief Brett Mc-Kitrick has announced his intention to retire Feb. more »»

Drug trafficker gets 90-day jail sentence

October 24, 2014 A New Matamoras woman will spend 90 days in jail and three years under community control for two fourth-degree counts of trafficking in drugs following her sentencing hearing in Washington County... more »»

Stonebridge opens new office

October 24, 2014 With the snip of a ribbon, an existing company officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Marietta Thursday afternoon. more »»

Work at intersection wrapping up

October 24, 2014 The promise to finish the intersection of Seventh, Pike and Greene streets by November is still intact, as workers finish replacing signs, painting lines and tweaking traffic lights as October comes... more »»

Belpre chamber holds dinner

October 24, 2014 LITTLE HOCKING — Hundreds of community members and supporters joined the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce for its 77th annual dinner Thursday evening. more »»

Around Town

October 24, 2014 Nazarene church will hold Trunk or Treat The Marietta First Church of the Nazarene, 100 Mill Creek Road, will hold its annual Trunk or Treat at 6 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Belpre man gets community control

October 24, 2014 Randall S. more »»

Seismic testing

October 23, 2014 WATERFORD—Anyone who might have done a double-take after noticing a low-flying helicopter in the north and northwestern parts of Washington County recently were not imagining things. more »»

Old vs. new in Ohio House race

October 23, 2014 With less than two weeks until Election Day, all Washington County residents will be choosing between a House of Representatives candidate that is a multi-term incumbent and a political newcomer... more »»

Applications for Secret Santa

October 23, 2014 Though the normal rush of Christmas shopping has not yet hit full force, Washington-Morgan Community Action’s annual Secret Santa Program is now accepting applications as well as donations. more »»

Local man to get six months

October 23, 2014 A Warren Township man who turned himself in for accessing child pornography online was sentenced Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to six months in the Washington County Jail,... more »»



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