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Red, White, Brews Festival a holiday tradition in Marietta

July 2, 2016 The best way for a crowd of local residents and visitors from outside the Pioneer City to kick off the celebration of America’s birthday Friday was with a cold beer and some rock ‘n roll. more »»

Former Marietta High School teacher sentenced for sex with student

July 2, 2016 The teenage victim of a former Marietta High School teacher charged with sexual battery sobbed throughout a hearing Friday during which the longtime educator was sentenced to 18 months in priso. more »»

Williamstown’s historic train depot getting a new look

July 2, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN—The 127-year-old Williamstown Train Depot hasn't seen a passenger since 1957, but with a few changes, it may have the potential to become a Williamstown staple once again. more »»

Right Path provides outlet for Washington County youths

July 2, 2016 Teens have been either been putting on their dancing shoes and getting down to catchy beats or splashing their peers while making waves in local pools this summer thanks to the Right Path for... more »»


July 2, 2016 Bug hunt July 13 at wildlife refuge Join local naturalist Jason White from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 13 for an evening nature walk to look for bugs. more »»

Summer classes help third graders advance

July 1, 2016 Third-grade reading test scores are in and some local schools are filling up their summer school programs again with 8-and-9-year-olds trying to make it to the next grade. more »»

Washington County jail design changes on the drawing board

July 1, 2016 Though Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks' $98,700 proposal for wall and mezzanine barriers at the county jail were not in the budget for this year's improvements, the project still could move... more »»

Washington County Public Library to have drive-thru on Pike Street

July 1, 2016 The Washington County Public Library plans to soon have a drive-thru location at the Lafayette Center, after a $593,000 property purchase there. more »»

Ormet site owner thinking big for tomorrow

July 1, 2016 By the Associated Press HANNIBAL — Those driving along West Virginia 2 north of New Martinsville have likely noticed portions of the former Ormet Corp. more »»

Riverfront Roar July 8-10

July 1, 2016 As the start of the 2016 Riverfront Roar approaches, the volunteers and staff are gearing up and making some final touches for this year's event, which begins July 8 in Mariett. more »»

Ohio River Jim Leach fan organizes event to raise awareness of clean water

July 1, 2016 From staff reports VIENNA, W.Va. — Jim Leach likes to go boating on the Ohio River. He also swims in the Ohio River and enjoys walking along the river watching the peaceful flow of nature. more »»

Flags around Marietta

July 1, 2016 Patti Finkel, 54, of Marietta, works with her niece Maddie Treadway, 21, of Marietta, to put up American flags on Third Street and Washington Street on Thursday. more »»


July 1, 2016 Community Pints helps career program The Community Pints event at the Marietta Brewing Company, 167 Front St., will benefit the Building Bridges to Careers program throughout July. From 2 to 7 p.m. more »»

July 4 holiday shoppers in Ohio and W.Va. looking for a big boom

June 30, 2016 As people are gearing up for the excitement that is the Fourth of July, buying sparklers and rockets, there are a few things to be mindful of while interacting with fireworks. more »»

Rats, critters up for adoption at Humane Society of the Ohio Valley

June 30, 2016 If tiny creatures with beady eyes, tiny whiskers, wiggling noses and hairless tails are endearing to you, then you’re in luc. more »»

High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets to be fixed

June 30, 2016 A city alleyway that has raised concern from residents in Fourth Street and Fifth Street neighborhoods will be repaired this year, according to a presentation during a city council streets and... more »»

Water line replacement on Hadley Lane will continue through September

June 30, 2016 It could be a long summer for residents in the area of Hadley Lane as the city of Marietta began replacing a major water line in mid-June. more »»

Shakespeare performances of ‘Shrew’ begin tonight in Muskingum Park

June 30, 2016 The third annual Shakespeare by the River program kicks off 8:30 p.m. today at Muskingum Park. This year's production is "The Taming of the Shrew," William Shakespear's classic pla. more »»

‘Bulky Goods’ law in effect in Wood County

June 30, 2016 From staff reports PARKERSBURG - The law on disposal of electronic devices such as televisions and computers changes on Friday, the director of the Wood County Solid Waste Authority said. more »»

Find fun on the Fourth around the Mid-Ohio Valley

June 30, 2016 From staff reports A number of activities are planned in the Mid-Ohio Valley around the Fourth of July holida. more »»



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