25 years ago
- Marietta College will serve as the host for the Division III Mideast Regional baseball tournament. The World Series will be held in Bristol, Conn., mostly because Muzzy Field has lights. Marietta's Pioneer Park had been the site of the Series for 12 years.
- The Marietta Fire Department is slated to get a pontoon boat to help fight fires on the rivers, but it won't be until after the summer boating season is over.
100 years ago
- After three weeks of being held prisoner in her home by her father, Mrs. Inez Wheaton was released by police and taken to her husband, James Roush.
- The junior class at Marietta College planned to lower a skeleton bearing the words "The Spirit of the class of '13" into chapel during services for the seniors. The plot was discovered by Dean Manley and put to a stop.