50 years ago
- A surprise performance of "Marietta's Beatles" highlighted the Marietta High School Junior Class Variety Show. The Beatles' record hits were pantomimed by John Barnett, Gary Cogswell, Mel Stewart, and Bill Pierson, accompanied by screams from the audience.
100 years ago
- Mr. B. E. Williamson, Collector of Internal Revenue, has charge of collecting the income tax from people in this district. Williamson will visit Marietta to explain the requirements of the new law before March 1, the date the tax returns must be made.