25 years ago
- Marietta's first "Walk a Christmas Mile" consists of touring six Marietta Churches on Dec. 27. Each stop on the tour will give a brief narrative of the church's history and architecture.
- Janet Abbott, a local artist, was a part of the Smithsonian Christmas Show.
100 years ago
- J.H. Drake slipped and fell into the Ohio River at Belpre and drowned.
- Monday Jan. 13 will mark the opening of the next term of court of common pleas.