25 years ago
Mary Kay Beall and John Carter are composers of "Beautiful Prairie," a musical written to celebrate Belpre's bicentennial. The drama depicts Belpre pioneer life during a five-year period in the late 1700s.
100 years ago
Lewis Hill, Stone Trautman, and Wheatley Frasure, Belpre boys, were each fined $5 and costs before Probate Judge Smith in juvenile court. The trouble grew out an assault upon a Parkersburg youth when he crossed the river to call on a young lady of Belpre.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.