50 years ago
The Rev. and Mrs. Ralph I. Yarnell are observing their 25th wedding anniversary. The Rev. Mr. Yarnell is pastor of Grace Gospel Church, and Mrs. Yarnell is a piano teacher at the Morris School of Music.
100 years ago
Misses Alice, Vera, and Lorena Holdren of Newport were among the passengers on the steamer Queen City when it sank to the bottom of the Ohio River at Louisville, Ky. The excursionists were rescued amid scenes of excitement and continued on their way by rail to the Mardi Gras at New Orleans.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.