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Dog killed after shelter escape

August 26, 2014 A French Mastiff seized from a Belpre home last week was shot and killed Monday after escaping from the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. The dog has a history of violence and aggression. more »»

New county home administrator jumps into job

August 26, 2014 Having a background in health care and experience with nursing homes helped catapult Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of the list of 31 contenders for the Washington County Home... more »»

Riverfront gazebo repaired

August 26, 2014 With less than two weeks remaining before the 2014 Ohio River Sternwheel Festival, renovations to the gazebo on Ohio Street have been completed, and the structure is once again safe for public use. more »»

Ice bucket challenge

August 26, 2014 If you thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon was slowing down, you would be in for a surprise if you visited a number of local colleges, universities and schools. more »»

Testing Sept. 12 for Marietta bow hunting permits

August 26, 2014 Marietta’s annual in-city bow hunting season for deer begins next month, but hunters who hope to bag a deer or two within the city limits must first pass a qualification test before obtaining a city... more »»

Around town

August 26, 2014 Profile ideas sought for the Times’ 150th anniversary edition The Marietta Times is seeking subjects to profile for our special 150th anniversary section on Sept. 24. more »»

Vietnam Memorial Wall will arrive today

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The arrival of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall today will be an event itself. The three-fifths scale model of the memorial in Washington, D.C. more »»

Belpre honors firefighter

August 26, 2014 BELPRE — Belpre City Council gave a standing ovation for a longtime Belpre volunteer firefighter as the mayor recognized her for reporting a house fire last month. more »»

159 run, walk in Y5 road race

August 25, 2014 Bright and early Sunday morning a crowd of 159 runners and walkers gathered on Front Street near East Muskingum Park to compete in the 2014 Marietta Times Y5 Road Race. more »»

WASCO’s superhero

August 25, 2014 The employees overseeing the senior room at WASCO Inc. are not shy when it comes to expressing their appreciation for long-time volunteer Carolyn Miller. more »»

New rabbit and poultry barn is ready

August 25, 2014 Rabbits, chickens and turkeys will have some more comfortable quarters during the 2014 Washington County Fair. more »»

Honey remains the focus of annual festival

August 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Many people came out to the 34th annual West Virginia State Honey Festival at City Park for one reason. “The honey,” said Bill Fittro of Parkersburg. “... more »»

Spanning time

August 24, 2014 NEWPORT TWP. — Just off of Hills Branch Road, snuggled in between Zion Ridge Road and Ohio 26, rests a 19th century beauty suspended over the Little Muskingum River. more »»

Baptist mission battle

August 23, 2014 The saying that the Internet is written in ink is meant to describe the permanent status of web content, and for the Independent Baptist Mission for Asians, that reality has resulted in a nearly... more »»

Treatment facility planned

August 23, 2014 The Washington County Behavioral Health Board is trying to drum up support for its planned residential treatment facility on Fifth Street in Marietta, with less than two weeks to go before it appear... more »»

Smart Networks plans regional growth

August 23, 2014 Though times have been tough for Smart Networks in recent months, with the company being evicted and facing complaints about service, the services provided by the company are soon expected to expand... more »»

EVE auction tops $28,000

August 23, 2014 About 250 people packed the ballroom at the Lafayette Hotel Friday evening for the 32nd annual EVE, Inc. more »»

Local Montessori teaching career began in 1974

August 23, 2014 Since 1974 Sylvia Rajakaruna has been a staple at St. Mary Elementary School, teaching the Montessori approach in her preschool classroom. more »»

Norwood church’s history tied to community

August 23, 2014 Daily at noon the sound of chimes playing traditional Christian music drifts through the neighborhood surrounding the Norwood United Methodist Church in Marietta. more »»

Juvenile center escapee sought

August 23, 2014 From staff reports Local authorities are looking for a teen who walked away from the Washington County Juvenile Center early Friday morning. more »»



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