50 years ago
Students at Belpre High School staged a walkout in protest of the non-renewal of Superintendent Donald M. Shrimer's contract. About 350 students marched through the city streets bearing signs, "We Want Shrimer," and chanting, "We Want a Reason."
100 years ago
The Wells Millinery Store has 100 ladies' trimmed hats in the correct style, worth $3.50 to $8.50, on sale for $1 each.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.