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Kasich’s visit touts vocational education

August 16, 2014 Career and technical education got another pat on the back Friday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an appearance at Pioneer Pipe, Inc. more »»

10 years for Nov. burglaries

August 16, 2014 A Belpre man who pleaded guilty to many Belpre burglaries was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday morning after hearing from two of his victims. Corey Bock, 26, of 106 Colonial Square Apt. more »»

Waterford community turns out for parade, fair

August 16, 2014 There are two types of people at any given parade: those who throw the candy and those who collect it. more »»

Oh, a rowing we will go

August 16, 2014 Forget the laid-back, late summer canoe trip—middle and high school students loaded up pairs and eight shell boats this week to help feed the 50-year-old crew tradition at Marietta High School. more »»

Twin Rivers Baptist finally finds home

August 16, 2014 Hidden back from Ohio 821 at 110 D.A.V. Road lies Twin Rivers Baptist Church which was founded nearly 20 years ago. more »»

Center celebrates veterans with Honor Wall display

August 16, 2014 Photos of soldiers in combat gear, framed orders to go to war, icons of each U.S. military branch and many other patriotic bits line two halls of Harmar Hill’s Marietta Cente. more »»

Around town published Aug. 16

August 16, 2014 Bring One Take One Exchange Aug. 23 The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners will hold the annual Bring One Take One Flower & Seed Exchange Aug. more »»

Protect the Past: Mound Cemetery

August 15, 2014 Mound Cemetery on Fifth Street, which houses a giant Adena burial mound inside its gates, is not just an everyday final resting place, but an enclosed piece of history that dates back to both the BC... more »»

Identity revealed of man with lengthy criminal history

August 15, 2014 Police have discovered the identity of a man accused of setting up shop at a local hotel and forcing multiple girls to commit acts of prostitutio. more »»

Tracking deaths by overdose is not an easy task

August 15, 2014 Like so many battles, Ohio’s fight with an ever-growing opiate epidemic tends to be a numbers game. For example, there is the 32. more »»

It’s Waterford Fair time!

August 15, 2014 WATERFORD—Amid laughter, small talk and parents giving directions were the loud squeals and quiet chuffing of pigs during Thursday morning’s festivities at the Waterford Fai. more »»

Match-up benefits United Way

August 15, 2014 The Marietta High Tigers will once again face off with Warren High's Warriors Sept. 5 in the third annual United Way of Washington County Bowl Game Campaign Kickoff at Warren High School. more »»

Lease with Jackson Park tenant not renewed

August 15, 2014 Police patrols will likely increase at Jackson Hill Park after Marietta City Council voted not to renew a longtime lease arrangement with a resident who lives on the park property. more »»

Career Center sees boost in enrollment

August 15, 2014 The Washington County Career Center is once again seeing an increase in students this school year, board members said at their regular meeting Thursday evenin. more »»

Around town published Aug. 15

August 15, 2014 Toy and Doll Museum board meeting Mon. The Toy and Doll Museum will have a board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 206 Gilman Ave., Marietta. Anyone interested in volunteering may attend the meeting. more »»

Area high school bands gearing up

August 14, 2014 For Director Doug Maschue, the size of the Waterford High School Marching Band takes a backseat to the spirit and student growth that he tries to instill in its members. more »»

Tackling area’s opiate epidemic

August 14, 2014 A local treatment facility, re-entry programs, a drug court, countywide prescription drop boxes and anonymous tip lines were some of the many goals discussed Wednesday night by community members... more »»

Differing ideas over RV parks

August 14, 2014 A proposed recreational vehicle park in Marietta’s south end received a lot of attention during a recent meeting of the Marietta Planning Commission, resurrecting an issue the city faced with a... more »»

No way but a Segway

August 14, 2014 Hitting the sidewalk and discovering a new way to look at downtown Marietta just became a little bit easier with a unique touring experience involving techy Segways. After vacationing in St. more »»



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