25 years ago
- The Japanese Macaque monkey that escaped the Pittsburgh Zoo July 23 has been captured near Bellaire, Ohio.
- Marietta City Schools, in cooperation with the city police and Washington County Sheriff's Office, will offer fingerprinting of elementary and middle school students in February and March. Fingerprinting will not be done without parental consent.
100 years ago
- A debate between ex-governor Hanly and Congressman Richmond Hobson is set to take place at the Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The topic of the debate is world peace.
- Albert Finket of Wheeling, W.Va., and L.A. Mitchell of Marietta, have purchased the A.L. Savage cigar and stogie factory at Lowell..