25 years ago
The Fort Frye High School Marching Cadets will perform April 22 on the steps of the Capitol. At the performance, gifts will be presented to Congressman Clarence Miller, commemorating the bicentennial of the Beverly-Waterford area.
The Belpre Board of Education renewed contracts for 16 teachers. The board voted not to renew a number of aides, athletic personnel and substitute teachers.
100 years ago
The B. & O. Railroad Bridge was finished today and the first passenger train to cross the bridge since the flood left the station at 12:08 this afternoon.
A petition to expend $6,000 for the construction and maintenance of a pontoon bridge across the Muskingum River to temporarily replace the city bridge was filed in the court of common pleas.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.