25 years ago
The Eveready Battery Co. plant on Ohio 7 will be rebuilt. A fire caused extensive damage to the plant in April. Construction will begin in two weeks, will be completed in mid-1988 and will cost an estimated $10 million to finish.
Marietta's water woes should be over with the installation of a new tank
John Sprague was found guilty of grand theft. He stole a T-bone steak, fries and vegetables from the Tally-Ho Restaurant in February.
50 years ago
An attempted breaking and entering occurred at American Legion Post 714. Screws were removed from the locks and there were pry marks on the door.
The Washington County Hiking Club is set to put trail markers down for Buckeye Trail. The trail is patterned after the Appalachian Trail. The goal of the Club is to plan, mark and maintain the trail.
Red Cross Chairman George Murphy announced members of the executive committee and committee chairmen. The committee members will serve until the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 1963.
75 years ago
The annual 4-H picnic will be held tomorrow (Saturday). The event is set to last all day.
Washington County workers filed 58 injury and occupational disease claims this month.
100 years ago
Thirty-five boy scouts will be headed to Lake Chute for their outdoor camp.
R.M. Clark recently returned from India with lion and tiger skins, mirror frames, small stands, Indian idols and other articles. These items are displayed in Weiser and Cawley's furniture store on Putnam Street.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections