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Effort to raise awareness about opiate addiction is seeing success

May 14, 2016 Mid-Ohio Valley Learning About Addiction (MOVLAA) was started around midnight in late January. MOVLAA started because two people made Facebook posts regarding opiate addiction. more »»

Local hiring rules a must for working Ohioans

May 12, 2016 As someone who values the work of craftsmen in our communities, I am very concerned with the direction GOP lawmakers are taking our state. more »»

Both parties need to reform delegrate system

May 12, 2016 In the Marietta Times dated May 5, an editorial entitled, “Don’t ever give up your right to vote” — this is one thing I agree with, but do your votes really count? No they don’t ... more »»

Zonta Award inspires winner to do even more

May 11, 2016 Dear Zonta Club members, It has taken me awhile to digest winning the Woman of the Year. more »»

Work to influence teens so they avoid tobacco

May 9, 2016 I was intrigued by an Associated Press article on the front page of The Marietta Times on April 20 entitled, “FDA targets rural teens who chew tobacco. more »»

Boy Scouts say thanks for fish fry fundraiser support

May 9, 2016 The committee of the Washington District Boy Scouts of America wish to thank every business and individual who donated for the annual fish fry fundraising dinner and auction held on April 1. more »»

Thanks to all who helped on Earth Day Expo

May 7, 2016 West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosted its 2016 Earth Day Expo on April 21, and as one of the faculty organizers, I would like to issue a public thank-you to all the individuals and... more »»

BLM displays shortsighted attitude on forest

May 7, 2016 In response to the BLM’s recent “Finding of no significant impact” related to the leasing of 18,494 acres in the Wayne National Forest’s Marietta Unit for deep shale oil and gas drilling: there are... more »»

Bowling fundraiser really helped a friend

May 7, 2016 A big thank you to the businesses who donated for our fundraiser basket for our bowling friend, Jackie Hlubb, battling cancer! Thanks to all who bought tickets and sold tickets for this cause. more »»

‘Dancing with the Doc’s a success story

May 6, 2016 On Saturday, April 30, there was a sold out crowd at the Peoples Bank Theater. The show was “Dancing with the Docs,” and if you missed it you will want to get your tickets for next year early. more »»

May 1 through 7 is Public Service Recognition Week

May 6, 2016 May 1 through 7 is Public Service Recognition Week. Across the country and in communities like Parkersburg and Marietta, federal, state, county and local government employees serve us every day. more »»

Give the gift of life; donate an organ

May 4, 2016 One choice can create a wide ripple of change, much like the decision to be an organ, eye and tissue dono. more »»

Zonta appreciates support for projects

May 4, 2016 The Zonta Club of Marietta would like to thank the community for all of their support of our recent Unique Boutique Clothing Sale on April 8 and 9. more »»

2016 campaign rancor spoils the process

May 3, 2016 Re: Can we all get along? This election season is baffling and disturbing to me. more »»

Thanks for help with Bowl for Kids’ Sake

May 2, 2016 On April 17, adults and children spent an afternoon bowling at the North Hills Lanes in Marietta. more »»

Something’s missing in Devola sewer issue

April 30, 2016 I read with interest the Marietta Times article dated April 6 regarding the Devola sewer and the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Dangers of alcohol abuse still overlooked

April 30, 2016 Very good to hear Larry Mincks say it’s cheaper to treat the drug addicts than put them in jai. more »»

Thanks for supporting Warren school carnival

April 30, 2016 We would like to thank everyone in the community for their support of the Warren Elementary School Carnival held on April 9. more »»

Reader offers his support for Coach Duckworth

April 29, 2016 My name is Bert Goddard and I am a 1978 graduate of Marietta High Schoo. more »»

Key issue ahead for seniors, health care

April 28, 2016 There is an issue concerning seniors and health insurance that I think needs to be noted in Washington Count. more »»



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