25 years ago
In an effort to establish a good relationship with Ohio businesses, eight Chinese trade officials from Hubel Province were in Marietta. The visitors enjoyed local historic sites from the Marietta trolley in the morning, and toured Forma Scientific, Elkem Metals, the Washington County Career Center, and farms in the afternoon.
50 years ago
Donn, Dean, and Drew Schafer, triplet sons of Mr. and Mrs. Don Schafer, left Marietta Memorial Hospital for their home at Longacres. In addition to the triplets, who were born Aug. 28, the Schafers have four other sons: David, 9; Dan, 7; and 3-year-old twins, James and John.
100 years ago
The mouth of the Muskingum River may be dredged while government boats are lying idle there. Congressman White has taken up the matter with the war department.