25 years ago
Roland and Margaret Fredericks are teaching and working at Wasatch Academy, a Presbyterian-affiliated boarding school in Utah, where they live 55 miles from the closest store and use a pay phone for communication. The couple will return to Marietta in about a year.
50 years ago
Mrs. Robert H. Smith directed the Mid-Ohio Valley Players production of a three-act comedy, "The Tender Trap," in the auditorium at Washington School. Mrs. Rex Robison played the female lead, and the two male leads were portrayed by Rex Robison and Dave Hoff. Other players include Helen Keith and Sylvia Crewes.
100 years ago
Improvements have been made at the D. R. Brothers Company store on Front Street. A balcony was erected in the rear of the main salesroom, where furniture and Christmas novelties will be displayed, and an Otis elevator has been installed.