50 years ago
The Marietta Bible Center Church will begin construction in March on a new auditorium with seating capacity for over 500 persons. The church was organized 10 years ago while meeting in the Junior Fair building, and in 1956 it moved to the existing building at 822 Front St.
100 years ago
The mercury registered 14 degrees below zero, setting a record for the coldest weather recorded here in two years. On Jan. 13, 1912, the temperature was recorded as 21 degrees below zero.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.