25 years ago
After 42 years of service at the Monongahela Power Company, John Poling has retired from his job as supervisor of the Marietta District. Poling says that the toughest time on the job was from 1974 to 1980, when the company had to raise prices due to coal strikes and stricter environmental regulations.
100 years ago
Lowell's bridge across the Muskingum River is now completed and furnishing the residents of that area convenient means for crossing the river. This structure is the first county bridge across the Muskingum to be finished since all of them went out in last year's big flood.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.