25 years ago
Thirty ringers representing various local churches will play about 130 handbells in their second annual program, "An Evening of Handbell Ringing," at the Christ United Methodist Church. Directors for the event are Marijean Stockwell, Karen Fenton, and Sara Buchert.
50 years ago
Judge Leonard B. Ogle, who has occupied the Washington County Common Pleas Court bench longer than any other man, announced that he will not be a candidate for re-election in 1964. Ogle began his service January 1, 1941.
100 years ago
Mrs. Marie C. Bible was taken to jail on a charge of bigamy and her husband, Edward E. Bible, may be arrested on a charge of white slavery. Mrs. Bible is accused by her husband of being married to Hubert Williams at Columbus in 1912, and then marrying him at Coshocton in 1913. Mrs. Bible says that her husband brought her to Marietta, placed her in a "resort" on Ohio Street, and collected her earnings.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.