25 years ago
- While repairs are being finished on the Putnam Street Bridge, the Washington County engineer's office is getting plans together to replace the 75-year old structure.
- The first dog walk-a-thon at Camp Tupper, at Third and Warren streets, was held to raise money for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. The event raised $100.
100 years ago
- Dr. J.N. Smith, a local dentist with offices on Putnam Street, has been appointed by Gov. Cox as a member of the state dental board.
- The Lyric will feature the Pathe weekly news film. Among the features will be one by "Bud" Fisher, who will draw the Mutt & Jeff cartoon.