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Times Past for March 31

March 31, 2014 50 years ago - The state’s mobile chest X-ray cruiser will visit 14 testing sites in the Washington County during March and April. more »»

Times past for March 29-30

March 29, 2014 March 30 50 years ago ¯ Mariettans traded their Easter bonnets for warmer clothing when two inches of snow blanketed the area and temperatures dropped to a low of 18 degree. more »»

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March 28, 2014 March 28 50 years ago ¯ Allen E. Rupp, who has been superintendent of Marietta City Schools since 1960, will retire in August. more »»

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March 27, 2014 March 27 50 years ago ¯ Forty-eight Fort Frye High School seniors left by train for a trip to Washington, D.C., and New York City. more »»

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March 26, 2014 March 26 50 years ago ¯ Washington County and Marietta health board members have agreed to continue the joint arrangement of employing a city-county health commissioner. more »»

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March 25, 2014 March 25 50 years ago ¯ The recently organized Belpre Historical Society met at the junior high school to review and revise their constitution and by-laws. Mrs. more »»

Times Past for March 24

March 24, 2014 50 years ago - SP-4 Michael L. McKitrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McKitrick of Marietta, was named “Group Soldier of the Month” in Okinaw. more »»

Times Past for March 22-23

March 22, 2014 March 23 25 years ago ¯ Employees of Rossi Pasta are busy dyeing eggs for the company’s egg hunt in Muskingum Park. More than 2,000 eggs are being colored for the event. more »»

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March 21, 2014 March 21 50 years ago ¯ Phillip Ullmann of the Barlow area was one of the first farmers in Washington County to establish contour strip farming this year. more »»

Times past Feb. 12

March 20, 2014 March 20 25 years ago ¯ Patrick D. McDonough, director of education and leadership programs at the Kellogg Foundation, has been named the 15th president of Marietta Colleg. more »»

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March 18, 2014 March 18 25 years ago ¯ A Waterford High School alumni group is working to restore the school’s cast-iron bell as part of the Beverly-Waterford bicentennial celebration. more »»

Times Past for March 17

March 17, 2014 25 years ago - Marietta City Council approved a five-year lease agreement with Harley Noland for a strip of city-owned riverbank on the west side of the Muskingum Rive. more »»

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March 14, 2014 March 14 25 years ago ¯ The Washington Technical College board of trustees approved transferring the title of its current facilities on Ohio 676 to the Washington County Joint Vocational School for... more »»

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March 13, 2014 March 13 50 years ago ¯ Dayton Ford, well-known farmer and oil-producer of Watertown, was driving to Beverly when flood waters washed his car into a creek. more »»

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March 12, 2014 March 12 50 years ago ¯ The Ohio River crested here at 45.2 feet, the highest peak in 16 year. more »»

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March 11, 2014 March 11 50 years ago ¯ Selby General Hospital’s heating system was shut down by high water, forcing a transfer of patients by ambulance to Marietta Memorial Hospital. more »»

Times Past for March 10

March 10, 2014 25 years ago - Thawing temperatures helped the Washington Electric Cooperative in restoration of electricity to about 1,000 rural homes that have been without power since an ice storm four days ago. more »»

Times past for March 8-9

March 8, 2014 March 8 25 years ago ¯ The proposed half-percent sales tax hike that would have raised $1.2 million annually for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office will not be on the May 2 ballot. more »»

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March 7, 2014 March 7 50 years ago ¯ Dr. Thomas C. McCurdy, age 83, died at his office on Front Street after practicing dentistry in Marietta for 48 year. more »»

Times Past for March 6

March 6, 2014 50 years ago - Proponents and opponents of a carry-out beer license for the Rebel Restaurant at Lancaster and Alta streets appeared before city council to state their cases. more »»

 
 

 

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