25 years ago
Two companies have been granted permits for constructing towers for cellular phone service in the Marietta-Parkersburg area. Local businessmen are looking forward to the availability of the new technology, as they will be able to conduct business from their cars.
50 years ago
The Marietta High School Orchestra, directed by Einar Helstrom, will be featured in the annual Christmas program in the school gymnasium. George Crawford will direct the various choirs in the singing of Christmas music.
100 years ago
The report of viewers for the Muskingum road was accepted by Washington County Commissioners. The road will start at the Children's Home and extend to the Lowell road at the northerly line of the Dyar farm, crossing Mill Creek, Second Creek, and Tupper Run.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.