50 years ago
Phillip Ullmann of the Barlow area was one of the first farmers in Washington County to establish contour strip farming this year. With the assistance of a soil conservationist, he developed a complete soil and water conservation plan for his farm.
100 years ago
About 200 Masons and members of their families enjoyed the "Historical Evening" hosted by the American Union Chapter No. 1, Royal Arch Masons. The program was devoted to honoring the pioneer members of the chapter, who were prominent among the early residents of this area.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.