50 Years ago
The Belpre Board of Education is proceeding with plans to convert the old Rockland School building into an office building for the board, superintendent, and clerk. However, with increasing enrollment, it is possible that the rooms may have to be used for classrooms again.
100 Years ago
Six teenage boys raided the beautiful home of James A. Roberts at the head of Putnam Avenue while a church choir was holding practice there. They broke out the porch lights and went in the darkness to the rear of the house, where they entered the kitchen and stole pie, butter, cabbage, and apples.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.