25 years ago
After being fined $1,000 for a serious violation of workplace rules, American Cyanamid Co. will meet with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to discuss the citation. The citation was given following a fatal industrial accident on May 13.
Waste sludge from the Marietta Waste Water Treatment plant is being applied to fields throughout the area. The sludge has been treated and approved by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency as a safe way to fertilize land.
100 years ago
County commissioners closed a contract with the Rocky Glen Home in McConnelsville to house county residents suffering from tuberculosis.
The fastest motorcycle racers in Ohio and Pennsylvania have been booked for the motorcycle races which will be held by the Marietta Motorcycle Club at the Shattuck Park in Parkersburg on July 4.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.